On January 27, 2014 the World Bank Country Office in Romania hosted at its premises a debate with the Romanian policy makers from key ministries and agencies on the benefits of and good practice in monitoring and evaluation of public policies.
The Awareness Raising Workshop for Policy Makers on Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Policies was co-organized together with the Chancellery of the Prime Minister. The event launched a series of activities under the World Bank Institutional Development Fund Grant for the Monitoring and Evaluation of Policy-Making aiming at helping ministries measure results on their policy priorities. In particular, the project will develop a framework to monitor and evaluate the progress with the implementation of strategies and policies in two ministries - Employment, Family and Social Protection and the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration. The discussion benefited from practical country experiences presented by experts from the United Kingdom, Slovakia, Canada and Hungary.