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.
|1.||Romeo B. Santos||President||Philippines||PHILDEV|
|2.||Hur Hasnnain||Vice President||Pakistan||PEA|
|3.||Nguyen Thi Thu Que||Vice President||Vietnam||VNME|
|6.||Saman Bandara||Director||Sri Lanka||SLEVA|
|7.||Subarna Lal Shresta||Director||Nepal||NES|
|8.||Kheng Joo Lim||Director||Malaysia||MES|
|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.|