- 1993 - 2000 (Creation)
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This sub-series contains the shared working files of the Directors-General, Operations Evaluation (DGO), and the Directors, Operations Evaluation Department (OEDDR), for the Annual Reviews of Development Effectiveness (ARDE) for the years 1994 - 2000 and for the Annual Reports on Operations Evaluation (AROE) for 1993 - 1999. Most of the records in the sub-series are electrostatic copies of DGO Robert Picciotto's correspondence and copies of various drafts of the reports that he received, but there are alsosome original records from the OED Directors. The sub-series also includes an OEDDR-only file for the AROE for 1998.
The AROE files generally contain: draft initiating notes and outlines for the report; intra-OED memoranda regarding the report drafting process; comments on drafts of the report; copies of the draft management response to the report; and copies of the DGO's statement to the Executive Directors regarding both the AROE and the ARDE.
The ARDE files generally include: intra-OED memoranda regarding the report's format and content; drafts of the approach paper and design paper; comments on the draft report from Bank staff; copies of statements regarding the report from the DGO, the chair of CODE, and various Executive Directors; paper copies of slides used in computer-assisted presentations regarding the report; press releases; and copies of OED Reach, OED's Fast Track Brief, and OED Precis containing articles regarding ARDE. The files for ARDE 2000 include several items of 2002 OED correspondenceregarding the approach paper for the 2002 report.
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