Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: Michele Tarsilla
Dr Michele Tarsilla presents DME for Peace with the new notion of Transformative Evaluation Capacity Development (T-ECD) a strategy, "more genuinely geared towards the fulfillment of the organization’s internal information needs and social aspirations, consistent with the staff interests and organizational vision" Michele posits that the inequities of international development processes have affected the way Evaluation Capacity Building (ECB) strategies are developed and implemented....
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: Megan Bastick & Tobie Whitman, The Institute for Inclusive Security and DCAF
The purpose of this guide is to engage you and other women from civil society in transforming the security sector in your communities and countries.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Tom Bamat and Aaron Chassy, Network of Peacebuilding Evaluation
In this Thursday Talk, Tom Bamat and Aaron Chassy of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) led a discussion on the recently published Humanitarian Response in Violent Conflict: A Toolkit of Conflict Sensitive Indicators.      ...
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: Partners for Democratic Change
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Author / Copyright Holder: NATO
This volume reviews recent practices, and suggests ways the process could be improved ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Urs Bolz, Beat Knechtli, Denise Lee, Michelle Mikos, Daniel Hofer, Aline Stoll, PricewaterhouseCoopers
The evaluation focuses on the effectivness of practices and processes for knowledge management (KM) and institutional learning (IL)  at The Swiss Agenct for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the framework conditions and organisational issues that promote or hinder KM and IL at SDC, and the outcomes and impacts of KM and IL on SDC's performance. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: IPDTC-PATRIR
  The International Peace and Development Training Center (IPDTC) and ENGI are inviting expert professionals, policy makers and practitioners for its upcoming Executive Leadership Training Programmes to be held in London, UK, between 14-19 October, 2013. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Learning Portal for DM&E for Peacebuilding, Sharon Morris
In this interview, Sharon Morris, Director of the Youth & Conflict Division at Mercy Corps, reflects on recent progress and achievements made in the advancement of peacebuilding design, monitoring and evaluation. She praises the maturation thus far of peacebuilding DM&E, and implores practitioners to have more faith and confidence that our approaches will be validated by the evidence collected through evaluation....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
As part of the multi-country Governance and Transparency Fund (GTF) program funded by UKAID, Search for Common Ground (SFCG) in Burundi implemented a three month project from June until September 2011 in support of its overall programmatic goal: to promote inclusive, effective and responsible participation in a process of social transformation toward a fair and equal society in Burundi. The goal was supported by the following key objective: Promote constructive exchange and dialogue between and among Burundian youth from different political parties and political leaders about governance issues, particularly political manipulation of youth and its resulting violence, with a view to encouraging peaceful cohabitation. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Laura Gagliardone
Some developing countries and countries in transition experience security and stability problems usually due to the weakness of the state, the disorganization of security forces and the lack of transparency in doing business. In most of developing countries, the army must usually be reconfigured and military and civilian planners well trained and equipped....
Author / Copyright Holder: The International Fund for Agricultural Development
The general aims and specific objectives of participatory mapping initiatives vary significantly. This variation is directly related to the end-use to which these maps will be put, which in turn is influenced by the audience that will view and make decisions about the content of these maps....
Author / Copyright Holder: The International Fund for Agricultural Development
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is an international financial institution and a specialized United Nations agency dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger in the rural areas of developing countries. Working with poor rural people, governments, donors, NGOs and many other partners, IFAD focuses on country-specific solutions to empower poor rural women and men to achieve higher incomes and improved food security....
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.
Media development seeks to support and promote a pluralistic, editorially independent and financially sustainable media sector. An independent media sector buttresses key governance goals such as voice, accountability, and transparency -- not through dissemination of messages about these issues, but through its very existence....
Author / Copyright Holder: NOREF
  How can the effectiveness of peacebuilding operations in countries marked by conflict be better measured? This policy brief examines the steps needed to improve the measurement of peacebuilding work, highlights the technical and political problems this work faces, and makes recommendations for action by organisations in the field.   ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Evaluation Capacity Development Group
The international development community has been doing evaluation capacity development (ECD) for years with limited success. ECDG believes that the limited success is due to the manner in which evaluation capacity development has been conceptualized. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: IDB / International Development Research Centre / Charles Lusthaus, Gary Anderson, and Elaine Murphy
This book is intended to assist both external and internal efforts to strengthen organizations and to provide a framework for documenting the effects of such efforts. ...

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