Anyone who is interested in evaluation will benefit from an MEA membership, including those commissioning, managing, conducting, and using evaluations. As a member of the MEA, you will have the opportunity to take part in the MEA’s efforts in promoting professionalization and institutionalization of evaluation at national level in Mongolia and beyond.

MEA’s Paid Membership came into effect on 1 April 2023 with a decision of MEA Board on 31 March, 2023 with the following membership opportunities for individuals and institutions.

Membership benefits

Professional development

  • Free access to regular Learning Sessions and other learning events and their recordings
  • Participate in existing or create a new Topical Interest Groups (TIGs) as members or leaders
  • Receive professional support and recommendation letter for national and international conferences and trainings in evaluation field
  • Reduced registration rates for professional development workshops, in-person or remote  (organized or co-organized by MEA)
  • Participate in advocacy for evaluation at national level
  • Participate in evaluation curriculum and blog development
  • Participate in translation of evaluation books and resources

Visibility and Information Sharing Opportunities

  • To be included in ‘Members Directory’ and ‘Find an Evaluator’ functions of MEA website
  • Receive regular email announcements on evaluation-related news and events happening in Mongolia and around the world
  • Receive notification of contracts, employment, and internship opportunities
  • Advertise evaluation jobs on the MEA website, newsletter, and social media channels

Membership types


  • Networking at our happy hours, dinners, holiday parties, and other social events
  • Leadership opportunities as a Board member and an Executive team member
  • Access to our members-only mentorship initiatives
  • Opportunities to work with peers and provide pro bono evaluation assistance to nonprofits and community-based organizations through Evaluation Without Borders
  • Discounted or free admission to MEA-sponsored events
  • Participate in MEA’s Book club (forthcoming)

Free Access to All MEA Products & Archives

  • Monthly MEA newsletter sent exclusively in electronic form, with permanent access to past issues
  • MEA podcast EvalVision (forthcoming)
  • MEA Blog (forthcoming)
  • Recordings of MEA’s online events series

Ability to influence MEA’s direction and activities

  • Participate in the Annual General Meeting
  • Vote in the election of Board members
  • Provide feedback via our annual membership survey
  • Contribute to MEA’s products (listed above)
  • Help contribute to the development of evaluation culture in Mongolia

Individual membership

  • Individual-1 year -> 30,000MNT
  • Individual-3 years -> 80,000MNT
  • Individual-Lifetime -> 500,000MNT

Professionals or any individuals interested in evaluation and supporting our evaluation community are invited to join MEA as individual members.

Student Membership

  • Student-1 year -> 20,000MNT
  • Student-3 year -> 50,000MNT

Students enjoy the same benefits of professional membership at discounted price. They are listed as a student member in the membership directory. 

Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEEs) Interns Membership

YEEs Interns will be awarded with 1-year complimentary membership upon their onboarding of internship at MEA.

Institutional membership

  • Institutional-1 year -> 100,000MNT
  • Institutional-3 year -> 250,000MNT
  • Institutional-Lifetime -> 1,000,000MN

Governmental, non-governmental, international, for-profit organizations, research and evaluation companies, commissioners and users of evaluation can join MEA as institutional member.

Benefits of organizational sponsorship in addition to the general benefits include:

  • Complimentary 4 individual memberships are given to the organization as a part of the Institutional Membership. These 4 memberships belong to the Institution for its lifetime (during its existence) and if change of member employee happens, the institution will notify MEA with updated member information immediately. Additional professional individual memberships for their staff may be purchased at discounted rate of 25,000 MNT per year, 70,000 per 3 years or 400,000 per lifetime
  • Listing your organization as an MEA sponsor on the MEA website
  • Be recognised as a leader in evaluation in Mongolia – you will be listed as an institutional member of MEA on our website, with a dedicated page for your logo and description
  • Co-host joint activities and initiatives with MEA, e.g. online events/webinars and trainings
  • Partner in professional development and networking events

Membership fees are transferred to the following bank accounts of MEA and Membership is active for 1 year/3 years/ Lifetime following the date that your membership payment is made:

Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia

  • Монголын ивалюэйшн холбоо – 819002788 /MNT/
  • Mongolian Evaluation Association – 819002789 /USD/

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Any questions regarding membership maybe addressed to Membership Chair at [email protected]