Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: CARE UK, CDA Inc., & SFCG for the U.K. Department for International Development,
This series of Guidance Products was developed under the Results Initiative in Conflict, Crime, and Violence Programming within Department for International Development (DFID).  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Ricardo Wilson-Grau
Explore the strengths and weaknesses of how Wilson-Grau broaches the subject of complexity and systems thinking with clients who engage him to support them in developing monitoring (or M&E) mechanisms or to evaluate their work. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Ned Lazarus, Ayse Kadayifci-Orellana, Maya Kahanoff, and Fakhira Halloun
Since 2004, the United States Agency for International Development’’s (USAID) Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM) in Washington has held an annual Reconciliation Program Fund small-grants competition through an ““Annual Program Statement”” (APS). The Fund is a Congressional appropriation to support local-level ““people-to-people”” (P2P) conflict mitigation and reconciliation programs, and has grown from an initial award pool of $8 million to $26 million annually, with $10 million specifically allocated for programs in Israel/West Bank/Gaza (IWBG)....
Author / Copyright Holder: Jenny Aulin & Goele Scheers, GPPAC
The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) is faced with two major challenges in their monitoring and evaluation: Firstly they have to deal with the complex causal mechanisms involved in conflict prevention work and secondly they have to navigate the dynamic nature of networks through which they intervene....
Author / Copyright Holder: Saferworld
This briefing paper presents options for goals, targets and indicators that could help address conflict and violence as part of the post-2015 development framework. It builds on a series of three Saferworld Issue Papers entitled ‘Addressing conflict and violence from 2015’....
Author / Copyright Holder: Saferworld
Debates on the post-2015 development framework are now turning to monitoring and measurement. The United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) is expected to lead on the process for creating an indicator  framework, while member states, UN agencies, civil society and academia will play key roles in shaping its final design. More discussion is required to generate a common approach to overall principles, methods of measurement and data sources for the issues related to peace, governance and justice that have now been agreed for inclusion in Goal 16....
Author / Copyright Holder: Institute for Inclusive Security
This guide is a resource for policymakers and civil society leaders as they seek to develop, implement, and track progress of national strategies aimed at advancing women’s inclusion.   It explains how to use monitoring and evaluation as a vital tool to make United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 a reality....
Author / Copyright Holder: Institute for Inclusive Security
This is the powerpoint that accompanied a Thursday Talk entitled What Matters Most: Measuring Plans for Inclusiveness with Zsuzsanna Lippai of the Institute for Inclusive Security.  You can access the Thursday Talk summary, recording, and discussion here.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Institute for Economics & Peace
This short paper identifies existing indicators that can be applied to measuring progress in  targets for goal 16 for the SDG/post-2015 development agenda. It uses existing sources of  information from previous expert meetings and consultations which identified mostly current  available data sources....
Author / Copyright Holder: Melina Heinrich, the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development
How can you measure the achievements of private sector development in conflict-affected environments?  In this post Melina Heinrich introduces the updated DCED guidlines designed to answer this exact question!  From providing practical tips to offering an eight-part framework for measuring and managing results, this is an overview you will not want to miss! ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Ben Fowler and Adam Kessler for the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development
The paper provides guidance for measuring results in conflict affected environments (CAEs) using the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) Standard for Results Measurement.  Since 2008, the DCED Standard has been implmented by numerous private sector development (PSD) projects across Africa and Asia, and has helped monitor progress towards objectives and manage interventions....
Author / Copyright Holder: Carlos Bozzoli, Tilman Brück and Nina Wald
  We provide an overview over the concepts, pitfalls and challenges involved in conducting scientifically sound impact evaluations and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in conflict-affected and fragile states or areas. We consider both interventions aimed at preventing and overcoming war, conflict and insecurity as well as interventions targeted at common socio- economic outcomes such as livelihoods, employment, microfinance, health or poverty which happen to be in insecure or post-conflict reconstruction environments....
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: Valentina Bau
In this post, Valentina Bau, PhD candidate at Macquarie University introduces a framework that highlights the potential of Communication for Social Change (CSC) in post-conflict settings through the use of participatory media.      ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Craig Valters, Asia Foundation
This paper provides a much needed analysis of how Theories of Change are used in the day-to-day practice of an international development organization.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: CDA, Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance
Le présent document d’orientation s’adresse aux personnes qui conçoivent ou mettent en oeuvre des écanismes de retour d'information au sein d’un programme humanitaire. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Tim Midgley, Larry Attree, Thomas Wheeler and Hannah Vaughan-Lee, Saferworld, CDA and DFID
This paper identifies and analyzes a range of external stress factors that can contribute to conflict. It is intended to be a useful resource for policymakers working on the post-2015 development framework.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: FriEnt - Working Group on Peace and Development
The present publication is a collection of “snapshots” from the practice of FriEnt member organisations and organisations affiliated to FriEnt. It identifies steps towards results-based learning and strategic planning in peacebuilding. It combines issue-specific experience with lessons learnt in particular country contexts....
Author / Copyright Holder: Tim Midgley, Ivan Briscoe and Daniel Bertoli, DFID
This paper idenfies and analyzes a broad range of approaches and intervention strategies that have been applied to tackle Transnational Organized Crime (TOC).  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Mercy Corps
This case study is part of a USAID-funded research grant that examines the relationship between economic development and stability.  ...

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