INES is an informal network of experts interested in the practical and theoretical aspects of the policy, program and project evaluations. It has been established by a group of researchers and enthusiasts affiliated with the SeConS Development Initiative and Institute of Economic Sciences which recognized necessity for spreading evaluation culture in Serbia as a part of developing responsible policy making systems. INES is actively participating in the work of the Western Balkans Evaluaton Network (WBEN).
INES is committed to enhancement of the evaluation capacities and spreading evaluation culture in Serbia which would result in effective public policies. INES is focusing on:
“Evaluation is the process of determining merit, worth, or significance; an evaluation is a product of that process” (Scriven, 1991, Evaluation thesaurus. Fourth edition. Newbury Park : Sage.)