Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: Ella Duncan, Search for Common Ground
What can peacebuilding learn from the broader field of adult education to increase the efficacy of trainings?  More specifically, how can lessons learned on adult learning be applied to M&E capacity-strengthening trainings? ...
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: 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: The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network
The Evaluation Toolkit is designed for professionals who work with college outreach programs that are interested in conducting small scale, high quality evaluations of their programs. Program evaluation should help determine the effectiveness of program practices and generate recommendations for program improvement, refinement, and success....
Author / Copyright Holder: Neha Karkara
The toolkit contains guidance and tools on how to plan, design, implement, monitor and evaluate advocacy strategies for national evaluation policies and systems that are equity-focused and gender-responsive. While technical evaluation capacities (the so-called supply side) are paramount to produce high-quality evaluative evidence, an enabling environment for evaluation is necessary to ensure it is actually used for decision-making. ...
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: IPDTC-PATRIR
  The PCTR is a five-day intensive program which provides experts, practitioners and policy makers with a forum for reflection and targeted, relevant professional development in a dynamic and stimulating environment.  Given the issues it addresses, it is also relevant for those working in political, gender, security, human rights, development, and humanitarian fields, donors, and diplomats, working in areas affected or threatened by war and armed conflict or in post-war situations. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: The International Security Sector Advisory Team (DCAF)
A security and justice reform (SSR) process will at times lead to a discussion on the need to change the roles and responsibilities of different actors and institutions involved in the provision, management or oversight of security and justice services....
Author / Copyright Holder: International Program of Development Evaluation Training (IPDET)
This module guides evaluators about the different types of evaluation questions that can be asked and when to use each type of question. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground Nepal
From 2010 to 2012, Search For Common Ground, with support from UNICEF, conducted a project to assist the local Nepalese NGO leadership and staff in shaping capacity building on youth and peacebuilding. As a component of a reintegration and rehabilitation program, the ‘Capacity Building in Youth and Peacebuilding’ project was evaluated using various methods of Focused Group Discussions (FGDs), survey, interviews, and project reports to assess the impact on capacity building and training in Nepal....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
Since 2002 Search for Common Ground (SFCG) has worked with local civil society organisations, the media, conflict survivors and others to develop appropriate and innovative conflict transformation initiatives. In 2009 SFCG sought resources from the US Embassy Jakarta to implement a two year project that aimed to counter and prevent radicalization in Indonesian prisons....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
In October 2008, Search for Common Ground (SFCG) signed a nine month project with USAID to help ensure that Guinea’s upcoming legislative elections are held in a credible, participatory and transparent manner accepted by all. This grant received two extensions due to the evolving political context and the delays in the election calendar and will end in April 2011....
Author / Copyright Holder: Institute for Conflict Research
The Institute for Conflict Research, based in Belfast, has performed independent evaluations of PeacePlayers International's local program for several years. In this, their most recent evaluation, they examine the way the organization's programming has evolved over the years to offer a more comprehensive approach to peacebuilding and youth development in Belfast. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Catholic Relief Services
This report is largely focused on project results. Its findings are structured around the two Strategic Objectives (SOs) of the project, its stated Theory of Change, and matters of initiative sustainability. The report also provides a set of lessons learned and recommendations by different project participants, and concludes with the evaluators’ own final reflections and recommendations to CRS/JWBG regarding future youth and peacebuilding projects....
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: 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: IPDTC-PATRIR
Acclaimed  by  policy  makers  and  practitioners  from  national  and international  organizations  and  governments  as  one  of  the  best  programs  of  its  kind  in  the world, The PCTR program is a five-day intensive training which provides middle and senior-level experts with  a  forum  for  reflection  and  professional  development  in  a  dynamic  and  stimulating environment ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Tulasi R. Nepal, Sagun Basnet, Prakash Bhattarai, and Shiva K. Dhungana for Search for Common Ground
Search for Common Ground has been working in Nepal since February 2006 with the mission to transform the way the world deals with conflict: away from adversarial approaches, toward cooperative solutions. With a multi-pronged program to support the peace process, SFCG combines media with community peacebuilding work that translates into the production of two nationally and 17 locally broadcast radio programs and community-based activities with youth, children and other key actors in the peace process. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
In September 2011, the final evaluation for the project “Promoting ‘Common Ground’ Print and Broadcast News in Israel” in Israel was released. The program’s overall goal is to promote “Common Ground” journalism and enrich Israeli mid-career media professionals in a process of empowerment, skill development, interaction, networking, and dialogue that will shift the way media portray the Arab-Israeli relationship....
Author / Copyright Holder: Rashmi Thapa, Pradip Pariyar, Prem Raj Ojha, and Sudha Subba
The Children’s Voices, a UNICEF co-funded project, was established at the first national-level DDR working group, the Children Associated with Armed Forces and Armed Groups (CAAFAG) Working Group. The project aimed to provide a platform for children and youth’s voices in the transition to peace so as to prevent the further manipulation of youth to violence....

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