Independent Evaluation Group (IEG), World Bank Group
IEG evaluates the development effectiveness of the World Bank Group (the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Development Association, the International Finance Corporation, and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency.)
IEG is independent of the Management of the World Bank Group and reports directly to the Executive Board.
IEG’s overriding goal is to help the World Bank Group build on its successes and avoid unnecessarily repeating past mistakes. Our two medium-term objectives are:
What We Do
To achieve our goals, we undertake a diverse set of evaluations to:
We are committed to continuously expanding the use of innovative evaluation methods to complement traditional approaches, including assessing outcomes against stated objectives, benchmarks, and standards.
To enhance the effectiveness of our work, we invest in systematic outreach to bring our findings and recommendations to the right stakeholders, at the right time, and in the right format.