Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Community Organizing and Mobilization

Author / Copyright Holder: DME for Peace, Washington Network on Children and Armed Conflict
On February 3, 2015 DME for Peace and the Washington Network on Children and Armed Conflict (WNCAC) hosted a panel discussion on Children and Youth in Peacebuilding: Evidence based approach to breaking cycles of violence. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Tilman Brück and Neil T. N. Ferguson
  In 1998, the Good Friday Agreement concluded a period of violence in Northern Ireland yet the scars of the conflict remained prevalent in the political landscape. Rival communities remained divided, economic performance was poor and intercommunity tensions frequently manifested....
Author / Copyright Holder: Shiva Dhungana
Shiva Dhungana of Search for Common Ground's Institutional Learning Team updates DME for Peace on the process and progress of the Nepal Partnership on Children and Youth in Peacebuilding's ongoing participatory evaluation.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Wise Solutions, LLC; NIFAA/CIFA
Mid-term evaluation of the Faiths United for Health program, a pilot program of the Nigerian Inter-Faith Action Association (NIFAA) that uses an interfaith action approach to train Muslim and Christian religoiius leaders to educate and motivate Nigerians to undertake behavior change in the fight against malaria. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID, MercyCorps
This evaluation reviews the The USAID funded Rift Valley Local Empowerment for Peace (LEAP II) program in the Rift Valley, Kenya. The LEAP II program was the second phase of a peacebuilding program in the Rift Valley implemened by Mercy Corps....
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID
This report contains three recommendations to help strengthen the implementation of USAID’s Strengthening Civil Society in Ukraine project. The primary goal of USAID's Strengthening Civil Society in Ukraine's project is to "strengthen and assist leading pro-reform Ukrainian NGOs to sustain and consolidate democratic gains." To accomplish this, the project aims to work with local partners as equals in implementing all project activities.  The project has four objective that address challenges to civil society and assist CSOs with monitoring and advocacy initiatives that are essential to advancing Ukraine's reform process.  1) NGOs better represent citizen interests and drive reform agenda thorugh more effective advocacy, monitoring, and activism.  2) The relevant legislative framework for civil society approaches European standards. 3) NGOs are transparently governed and capably managed. 4) Civil society organizations are more financially sustainable and less dependent on foreign  donors. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID, Mendez England and Associates
This is a report on the mid-term performance evaluation of the Advancing National Integration (ANI) project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Georgia. The project is being implemented by the United Nations Association - Georgia (UNAG) between September 2011 and January 2015....
Author / Copyright Holder: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO)
The 2012 Belize engagement of the U.S. Dept. of State Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) was a small innovative program to reduce gang activity and violence in Southside Belize City by developing mediation and community dialogue capacity....
Author / Copyright Holder: Catherine Borgman-Arboleda and Helene Clark/ActKnowledge
The aim of this guide is to present an easy-to-use resource for evaluation and assessments of social justice, social change and movement building work.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Christopher Blattman, Alexandra Hartman and Robert Blair
Governments and NGOs commonly try to “teach” civic val-ues, conflict resolution, and democratic norms through widespread dialogue, education and information campaigns. But do these dialogue and education programs work as intended? Can education campaigns actually change norms and behaviors and, if so, how? To help answer this question, IPA and Yale University researchers studied one of Liberia’s largest peacebuilding programs—the Community Empowerment Program—for answers....
Author / Copyright Holder: The Aspen Institute
In this paper, the authors James P. Connell and Anne C. Kubisch present the "theory of change approach" to evaluating comprehensive community initiatives (CCIs). ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Pact Kenya
Development and Training Services, Inc. (dTS) was contracted to conduct a mid-term evaluation of the Kenya Civil Society Strengthening Program (KCSSP). This grant-making and capacity-building program was designed to address the fragmentation, fractionalization and low constituent credibility constraining Kenya civil society from effectively playing its role in promoting political reforms and keeping government accountable to the citizens of Kenya....
Author / Copyright Holder: Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, International Development Department, College of Social Sciences University of Birmingham, UK.
This guide introduces some of the best recent literature on the role of communication in governance. It highlights the major critical debates surrounding the relationship between communication, government accountability and responsiveness, and state-society relations in developing countries....
Author / Copyright Holder: The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank Communication for Development and Accountability Program (CommGAP)
The importance of social accountability for development effectiveness has increasingly been acknowledged in recent years. This Trainer’s Guide focuses on the role of communication techniques and approaches for generating genuine citizen demand for accountability. Communication campaigns can motivate and activate citizens to stand up and hold their government accountable....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
In 2007, Search for Common Ground (SFCG), with financial support from the United States Department of State: Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), launched the twelve-month project, Mass Information In Support of Congolese and Burundian Refugees....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
This external evaluation was conducted in October 2010 at the end of the two-year “Promoting locally-driven transformation and collaborative action in Burundi” project funded by the United States Agency for International Development. The project aimed to promote constructive political dialogue between and among parliamentarians and their constituents on issues of local and national concern, and foster dialogue and collaborative approaches to conflict between returnees and residents in return zones....