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Evidence Summary on COVID-19 and Food Security

Mar 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened an already fragile global food insecurity situation. In fact, alongside factors such as conflict, economic crises and climate change, in 2020, COVID-19 let to an additional 130 million people being chronically undernourish...

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Stock-Taking Exercise on Policies and Guidance of UN Agencies in Support of Evaluation of Social and Environmental Considerations (Main Report and Annex)

Feb 2021

This stock-taking exercise is the first step towards developing UNEG system-wide guidance on incorporating environmental and social considerations into all evaluations.  It looks at the extent to which UN agencies reflect environmental and social consideratio...

Tag: Guidance Policy

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Compendium of Evaluation Methods Reviewed (Volume 1)

Dec 2020

Choosing appropriate approaches and methods are pre-requisites for credible, independent and useful evaluation exercises in the United Nations. The Compendium of Evaluation Methods Reviewed is a guidance document resulting from discussions among members ...

Tag: Approaches and Methods Programme of Work

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Evaluation Use in Practice

Jan 2020

This paper constitutes the continued effort of UNEG to promote the use of evaluation. Four dimensions serve for the analysis of practices about the use of evaluation in UN agencies. The dimensions are as follows: i) in the first place, ways to maximise the relevan...

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Lessons Learned Paper #1 - Quality assurance of decentralized evaluations

Aug 2020

In 2020, the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) Interest Group on Decentralized Evaluations started documenting key lessons on specific topics drawing from its webinars with the view to facilitate the dissemination of key lessons among UNEG members and the wid...

Tag: Decentralised Evaluation

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UNEG Ethical Guidelines for Evaluation

Jun 2020

The UNEG Ethical Guidelines for Evaluation were first published in 2008. This document is a revision of the original document and was approved at the UNEG AGM 2020. These revised guidelines are con...

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Third Professional Peer Review of the Independent Evaluation Function of the Global Environment Facility 2019

Apr 2020

Introduction
Executive Summary
1. The evaluation function in the Global Environment Facility (GEF) helps the GEF to become more effective in its pursuit of Global Environmental Benefits (GEBs) and has two overarching objectives:
a. Promot...

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Final draft report of the external peer review of the evaluation function at IFAD

Sep 2019

This report presents the findings of an independent External Peer Review (EPR) of the evaluation function of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), initiated by the Independent Office of Evaluation (IOE) and authorised by the Executi...

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Synthesis of Guidelines for UN Evaluation under COVID-19

Jun 2020

This synthesis document has two objectives. First, it provides a descriptive synthesis summary of 11 evaluation guidelines that were recently issued as a response to the COVID-19 crisis (presented in Section 2). Second, building from the synthesis, it discusses is...

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Professional Peer Review of the ICAO Evaluation Function

Jun 2020

This Professional Peer Review of the evaluation function of ICAO was carried out under the provisions contained in the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) Framework for Professional Peer Reviews of the Evaluation Function of UN organizations.Peer Reviews

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ILO's response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers and enterprises

May 2020

What evaluative lessons can be drawn from the ILO’s past response to an economic and financial crisis?

The crisis that the COVID-19 pandemic poses threatens the health and livelihoods of millions of people and is having major economic and employmen...

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Implications of COVID-19 on evaluations in ILO

Apr 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to re-think how we conduct our work as an evaluation function in order to maintain activities to the extent possible without taking unnecessary risks. In this effort, the Evaluation Office released an operating procedure on 20 M...

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UNEG Programme of Work 2019-2020

Feb 2020

This document presents UNEG’s Programme of Work for 2019-2020. Agreed deliverables will be presented at the UNEG AGM 2020 (Paris, France, June 2020). 

It reflects the leadership of the UNEG Executive Steering Committee and, more important...

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Professional Peer Review of the UNESCO Evaluation Function

Jan 2020

This Professional Peer Review of the evaluation function of UNESCO was carried out under the provisions contained in the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) Framework for Professional Peer Reviews of the Evaluation Function of UN organizations. It is the first ...

Tag: Norms and Standards Peer Reviews Professionalisation

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Shaping Sustainability. The 2030 Agenda in Development Cooperation

Nov 2019

This report was published by the German Institute for Development Evaluation with an article entitle "A new era for evaluations" by Susanne Frueh UNEG Chair 2019-2021 

Tag: Articles and papers Evaluation function

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