IMF Executive Board Considers Implementation Plan Following IEO Evaluation of Research at the IMF
March 21, 2013
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March 21, 2013
On November 27th, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed to the implementation plan in response to board-endorsed recommendations arising from the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) evaluation of Research at the IMF.
On June 13th, 2011, the Executive Board discussed the Independent Evaluation Office's Research at the IMF: Relevance and Utilization.
Based on those IEO recommendations that were endorsed by the Board, staff and management have prepared an implementation plan. The implementation plan is part of the framework established following an External Evaluation of the IEO that seeks to ensure a more systematic follow-up and monitoring of the implementation of Board-endorsed IEO recommendations. That framework envisages, amongst other things, the presentation to the Board of a forward-looking implementation plan for Board-endorsed recommendations soon after Board discussion of each IEO report. The Executive Board agreed that the proposals contained within Table 1 of the implementation plan fulfilled this requirement.