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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: 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: USAID Supporting Access to Justice, Fostering Equity and Peace (SAFE) Program
Conflict Scans are designed to build upon deeper analysis of the broad ongoing trends, formulated through a thorough Conflict Assessment. Conflict Assessments before starting our programs in a specific area, Conflict Scans help us stay on track and adapt our strategy; they ensure that implementers and partners continue to do no harm and reduce tensions while responding to the root causes of conflict. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: UN Women, EvalPartner, ioce
With the 2015 International year of Evaluation coming up, UNWomen, EvalPartner, and ioce published a report on how to integrate gender equality and social equity into national evaluation policies and systems (NEPSs), which many developing nations are implementing.  ...
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: Henri Myrttinen, International Alert and Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation
In this Thursday Talk, Henri Myrttinen discusses International Alert's multi-year, multi-country research projects that aims to conceptualize and develop a variety of M&E approaches that would allow for a broader and deeper understanding of gender relations, and reflect the complexities of the various kind of programming that fall under the broad category of "peacebuilding".    ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Accord
The protection of women in conflict-affected areas, as well as their participation in political decision-making, has been increasingly prominent in international policy over recent decades. But the development of new policy and approaches has not yet had the impact many had hoped for....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
This self-guided modular curriculum breaks the project cycle down into easily manageable stages as they relate to the design, monitoring and evaluation of peacebuilding projects and programs. The modules are meant to enable peacebuilders to learn simple, practical, and effective tools to design high quality programs and follow them up with rigorous monitoring and evaluation....
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: Naila Kabeer for Sida
In efforts to measure empowerment, do indicators mean what they are supposed to mean? Are the values they reflect appropriate? This paper examines the measurement of three dimensions of empowerment: resources (the conditions under which choices are made); agency (the process by which choices are made); and achievements (the outcomes of choices)....
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: United States Agency for International Development
This document walks through exercises to reflect on thought processes around ambiguity, turbulent environments, and adaptive strategies. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Candian International Development Agency - CIDA
Sharing Results is Part 10 in a ten part series called How to Preform Evaluations from Canadian International Development Agnecy. This guide looks at sharing results from two perspcetives. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Learning Portal for DM&E for Peacebuilding, Tom Bamat
When we talk about the current state of DM&E in the peacebuilding field, we often lament the fact that we do not have an established evidence base of what works, and that our methodological approaches are still not that sophisticated compared with other disciplines such as education and health....
Author / Copyright Holder: Andrew Blum and Melanie Kawano-Chiu
A product of the Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP) and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the day-long Evidence Summit, which was held in December 2011 at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC, and this report were made possible in part thanks to support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and USIP....
Author / Copyright Holder: Learning Portal for DM&E for Peacebuilding, Rob Ricigliano
When we talk about the current state of DM&E in the peacebuilding field, we often lament the fact that we do not have an established evidence base of what works, and that our methodological approaches are still not that sophisticated compared with other disciplines such as education and health....
Author / Copyright Holder: Berghof Foundation
This glossary defines and discusses 20 core terms related to conflict transformation in the work of the Berghof Foundation. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Sarah Earl, Fred Carden, Terry Smutylo
Outcome Mapping recognizes that development is essentially about people relating to each other and their environment. The originality of this approach lies in its shift away from assessing the products of a program to focus on changes in behaviour, relationships, actions, and activities in the people, groups, and organizations it works with directly....
Author / Copyright Holder: Mary B. Anderson and Lara Olson
This book is about the effectiveness of peace practice. ...
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 ...

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