This regional meeting of Parliamentarians, women and men, who are champions of gender equality and equity-focused evaluation will bring together stakeholders from government, civil society, the United Nations organizations and other development actors. Discussions will focus on quality evaluations to oversee the process of inclusion of women and girls in political institutions, parliaments and programs. The meeting is following a series of workshops with parliamentarians from the region. Is is an opportunity to discuss the establishment of a formal forum for development evaluation for effective parliamentary oversight and to inform Parliamentarians about effective initiatives and development programmes. The workshop comes within the broader perspective of the European Union and UN Women joint programme, Spring Forward for Women programme, funded by the European Union.