• ISSUE DATE AND TIME: May 26,2017 00:00
  • CLOSING DATE AND TIME: Jun 08,2017 17:00
RFI for the management and delivery of the International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) 2.0.


The Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) of the World Bank Group invites interested parties to respond to this Request for Information (RFI) for the management and delivery of the International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) 2.0. This RFI is issued for the purpose of obtaining information concerning market conditions and academic institutions’ interest and capability to manage and implement IPDET 2.0 on an annual basis. This RFI will allow IEG to identify academic institutions willing and able to manage and deliver IPDET 2.0 and explore new delivery arrangements for IPDET with interested and qualified academic institutions.

The primary objective of this RFI is to collect current data from high-performing academic institutions on their willingness and ability to manage and deliver the annual three to four weeks IPDET building skills and knowledge of academic and professional evaluation experts. IEG is seeking an academic institution with a faculty in the field of international development or a faculty in evaluation in the context of international development, willing to play a leadership role in IPDET 2.0 (and have the infrastructure to make this work), with academic or professional M&E experts in house and an existing Northern-Southern relationship. 


The management and implementation of IPDET 2.0 entails, but is not limited to, growing and leading on the strategic program development and offering, setting up and managing the IPDET program secretariat, managing scholarships, registering participants, organizing all conferencing facilities and technical support and engaging in IPDET 2.0 governance structures, together with IEG.

IEG does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this solicitation or to otherwise pay for the information solicited.

The solicitation may be obtained by sending an email to the designated Contracting Officer, referencing the following information:

  1. Solicitation Number
  2. Company Name
  3. Contact Person Name and Title
  4. Address
  5. Telephone Number
  6. Fax Number
  7. Contact's Email Address

A copy of the solicitation will be sent to organizations that have replied to and are eligible to receive this advertisement. All requests and questions regarding this solicitation shall be directed to the following designated Corporate Procurement Contract Officer(s): 

Marilyn L. Davy at

Subject to the exceptions of the respective information disclosure policies, for any contract award valued at and over US $250,000 made after July 1, 2013, the World Bank Group reserves the right to publicly disclose contract award information - specifically, the name of the vendor receiving the award, a brief description of the contract goods or services, and the contract award amount. Vendor's proposal and contractual documents will remain confidential and therefore not subject to disclosure. 

The World Bank reserves the right to reject any or all responses without recourse.