Year 2015 was officially declared as the International Year of Evaluation at the Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities held in São Paulo, Brazil, 29 September-2 October 2013. UN-Habitat is supporting this initiative through the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG). The aim of the International Year of Evaluation is to strengthen the demand for and use of evaluation to inform public policies and will be celebrated at global, regional and national levels. A UN resolution on 2015 International Year of Evaluation will be considered by Member States in June 2014. Find more information here.