About APEA

The Asia Pacific Evaluation Association (APEA) is a regional organization for evaluation in the Asia-Pacific that started in 2012. Its members have been increasing and now stand at 17, 15 of which are national VOPEs* (consisting of Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam) and 2 as associate members (Australasian Evaluation Society and Parliamentarian Forum of Development Evaluation - South Asia). It is officially registered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A number of development agencies, think tanks, financial intermediaries, and non-profit organizations continue to support APEA in its initiative of advancing the cause of evaluation in the Asia Pacific Region.

APEA is strictly a non-partisan regional organization that aims to improve the theory, practice, use, and institutions of evaluation across the Asia-Pacific. It advocates building of capacity among individual evaluators and member organizations representing Asia Pacific countries -as it advances the principles of transparency, accountability, and learning toward a just and progressive society.

APEA Board of Directors
# Name Position Country VOPE
1. Romeo B. Santos President Philippines PHILDEV
2. Hur Hasnnain Vice President Pakistan PEA
3. Nguyen Thi Thu Que Vice President Vietnam VNME
4. Dolgion Aldar Secretary Mongolia MEN
5. Yuriko Sato Director Japan JES
6. Saman Bandara Director Sri Lanka SLEVA
7. Subarna Lal Shresta Director Nepal NES
8. Kheng Joo Lim Director Malaysia MES
9. Umi Hanik Director Indonesia InDEC
Note: VOPEs* = Voluntary organization for the Professionalization of Evaluation. Members of APEA are national evaluation societies, associations, networks, or groups representing individual countries in the Asia Pacific Region. There is only one national VOPE registered as member of APEA.


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