Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: UN Women Independent Evaluation Office
This Evaluation Handbook is a practical handbook to help those initiating, managing and/or using gender-responsive evaluations by providing direction, advice and tools for every step in the evaluation process: planning, preparation, conduct, reporting, evaluation use and follow up....
Author / Copyright Holder: Andrea Binder, Philipp Rotmann
What are the specific challenges for monitoring and evaluation of foreign policy projects in fragile contexts and how can they be overcome?  This report by Andrea Binder and Philipp Rotmann seeks to answer this question and more in the context of stabilization, humanitarian action, civilian crisis prevention and democratic transformation projects based on the experiences of the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States....
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: 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: Lisa Inks, Mercy Corps and Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation
In this talk, Lisa Inks discusses a comparative study Mercy Corps is conducting of three types of conflict-affected communities in order to identify the effects of their programs.  ...
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: Megan Grace Kennedy-Chouane
The article looks at the process of developing the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD's) Development Assistance Committee (DAC)'s evaluation guidance.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Suman Chowdhury Mony
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Author / Copyright Holder: OECD
Ce sommaire de OCDE est une référence internationale, ces principes guident les efforts déployés pour améliorer les résultats du développement à travers une évaluation de qualité. Les normes et standards dont une synthèse est présentée ici doivent être appliqués avec discernement et adaptés avec soin pour correspondre au mieux à l’objet, à la finalité et au contexte de chaque évaluation.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: International Peace and Development Training Center
ADVANCED CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES (ACPs) November 2013 - IPDTC Global Center   www.patrir.ro/training ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Marie Gaarder and Jeannie Annan / World Bank
The paper argues that it is possible and important to carry out impact evaluations even in settings of violent conflict, and presents examples from a collection of impact evaluations of conflict prevention and peacebuilding interventions.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Roisin Hinds/GSDRC
Participatory approaches have been broadly advocated in development policy as means of enabling local people to share and analyse their conditions and experiences. This report identifies and reviews a selection of participatory tools that have been used in micro-level poverty, social exclusion and vulnerability analysis.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Cordula Reimann / CDA Inc.
This CDA Working Paper series aims to share reflections, lessons learned, and practical support for practitioners who are undertaking their own program reviews and evaluations. Evaluability Assessment, the topic of this paper, is a form of program review well known in the evaluation world but neglected in the peacebuilding field....
Author / Copyright Holder: IPDET, World Bank, Carleton University
IPDET was designed to meet the needs of evaluation and audit units of many different types of organizations involved in development work. This comprehensive international program is designed to help a range of development specialists conduct significant evaluations of development interventions at the project, program, and policy levels....
Author / Copyright Holder: Cordula Reimann, Diana Chigas & Peter Woodrow for CDA, Inc.
Drawing on the findings of RPP regarding factors that contribute to effectiveness and impacts of peacebuilding, and on the experience of practitioners, this Working Paper offers an approach to reviewing program quality that addresses organizational needs for feedback, assessment and learning short of a formal evaluation.  In Section 2, this Working Paper offers some general introductory comments on evaluation in peacebuilding....
Author / Copyright Holder: Mark M. Rogers / CDA Collaborative Learning Projects
This Working Paper series is based upon findings regarding program review and evaluation processes from across CDA Collaborative Learning Projects (CDA) programs, all of which are concerned with issues of impact, results, assessment and learning, as well as mechanisms for obtaining feedback and being accountable for program effects....
Author / Copyright Holder: Mark M. Rogers / CDA Collaborative Learning Projects
This Working Paper series is based upon findings regarding program review and evaluation processes from across CDA Collaborative Learning Projects (CDA) programs, all of which are concerned with issues of impact, results, assessment and learning, as well as mechanisms for obtaining feedback and being accountable for program effects....
Author / Copyright Holder: Mark M. Rogers for CDA Collaborative Learning Projects
Evaluation criteria and standards evolve through theory, practice, reflection, discussion, research, and meta-evaluation. This paper strives to identify processes that can be employed to achieve credible and useful evaluation findings about relevance.   ...
Author / Copyright Holder: United Nations World Food Program (WFP)
Useful 32-page "how-to" document concerning how to carry out M&E, what to consider, what to look out for, provides templates for tools like a logical framework (log frame) and examples that demonstrate how to use provided tools. Purpose is to encourage readers to ensure that the M&E Plan and Evaluation Plan are feasible both in terms of the capacity of WFP and its partners to implement them and the budget and other resources available. Intesting aspects of document: inclusion of "Beneficiary Contact Monitoring" which aims to assess the satisfaction of people involved in the project (i.e....

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