Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: Koloina Randriamiary, Search for Common Ground
Le cours « démystifier le suivi évaluation pour les praticiens » donné par USIP a été tenu en mars dernier. Il vise à aider à mieux concevoir et mettre en œuvre des projets et programmes de consolidation de la paix et ainsi mieux évaluer les impacts et les progrès. Le défi est maintenant de passer de la théorie à la pratique....
Author / Copyright Holder: Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding
While the development of indicators within New Deal focused on a specific group of countries represented by the G7+, and the Post-2015 framework discussions address universal targets in all countries, there are nonetheless critical lessons that can be drawn from the former for the latter.  These lessons are captured in the following key messages that have been developed by the Civil Society Platform on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPSS).  This civil society coordinates and supports civil society engagement in the New Deal process.  Its G7+, Northern, and wider Southern civil society members have participated as one of three primary New Deal stakeholder groups throughout the process.     ...
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: Ned Lazarus
Since 1993, several thousand Israeli and Palestinian youth have participated in 12 summer “coexistence” programs in North America. The programs espouse a common theory of change: that an experience of dialogue in an idyllic American setting will inspire youth to return to the Middle East as aspiring peacemakers....
Author / Copyright Holder: Nicole Goddard and Jasmine Freehoff, CDA
This blog shares what the team at CDA learned through their Listening Program, which collected insights of nearly 6000 people on the receiving end of aid programs about how aid efforts work and what people desire from assistance.  ...
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: USAID
West Africa’s Sahel is an arid band stretching 1.1 million square miles from Senegal to Chad with limited annual rainfall. This zone has a combustible mix of deeply rooted chronic poverty, food insecurity,recurrent drought, scattered conflict, and violent extremism that drives the same vulnerable communities into crisis year after year.RISE marks a groundbreaking joint humanitarian ...
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: 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: SDC
In the light of such unintended and negative effects of humanitarian aid, the future goals of assistance were formulated with modesty: to do some good or – at least – to Do No Harm when offering assistance to areas in crisis....
Author / Copyright Holder: SDC
The Tip Sheets (section three) of this handbook are designed to link SDC’s peacebuilding policy and the ten principles (section one) with the CSPM instrument (section two). While the CSPM leads you stepby- step through the Programme Cycle Management (PCM) with procedural indications, the Tip Sheets provide both methodological as well as thematic guidance....
Author / Copyright Holder: Paul Engel, Charlotte Carlsson and Arin van Zee
Development agencies are consistently required to improve their performance, in terms not only of project outcomes, but also of the quality of their programming and their institutional capacity. In a very practical sense, evaluations are now perceived as learning opportunities....
Author / Copyright Holder: Koenraad Van Brabant
This document in the 'What is Peacebuilding?' series explains the concept of social capital in greater detail. By doing so it draws on the works of Pierre Bourdieu and Robert Putnam.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Joost Van Der Zwan
The 2008 global spike in food prices that caused widespread riots and instability and the recent predictions of another global food crisis highlight the urgency of establishing sustainable food systems, especially in Africa. However, sustainable food systems can only be created if there are coherent and comprehensive approaches to land rights, land policy and land governance....
Author / Copyright Holder: Martina Fischer
In order to improve, peacebuilding and conflict transformation activities require profound context analysis, realistic definition of purpose and strategies, and long-term commitment. Readiness for critical assessment of strategies and systemic self-reflection are imperative for organisations ploughing through this field....