6th Biennial SAMEA Conference Report
The SAMEA Conference is a biennial event that brings together monitoring and evaluation community to engage with the state of development of M&E in South Africa and internationally.
The 2017 conference provided DPME the opportunity to advocate for and mobilize different constituencies made up of government officials, civil society, private sector, universities (academics and students) non-government organisation and development partners around the NDP priorities and vision.
The conference theme for 2017 was ‘Purpose-driven Monitoring and Evaluation’
“In terms of the partnership agreement between DPME and SAMEA to collaborate to continuous develop the capacity of M&E community , DPME has partnered with SAMEA in successfully hosting the 2018 Conference.
The Minister and DG was represented by DDG Dr Ntsiki Tshayingca-Mashiya, who presented the opening address in the Conference.
This event provided an opportunity for officials from different government departments to network with international and local experts .