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Annual Report on Evaluation 2013

The 2013 Annual Report on Evaluation was presented at the UNDP Executive Board annual session in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Click here to view statements of the member states highlighing importance of evaluation.

2015 International Year of Evaluation

2015 was declared as the International Year of Evaluation (EvalYear) at the Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities organized in São Paulo, Brazil, 29 Sep-2 Oct 2013. For more info click here!

Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities

The UNDP Independent Evaluation Office & the Brazilian Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger co-hosted the 3rd International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities. Read the Conference Summary!

Evaluation of UNDP Strategic Plan 2008-2013

This evaluation provides an assessment of UNDP performance during the period covered by the Strategic Plan and an organizational assessment of UNDP's use of the Plan.

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to South-south and Triangular Cooperation (2008-2011)

The evaluation assesses the performance of UNDP support to South-South and triangular cooperation from 2008 to 2011.

Annual Report on Evaluation 2013

This report highlights the evaluation activities of 2013 and sets the stage for our future efforts. Within, it discusses not only the evaluations carried out, but also our continuing efforts to refine methodologies and to improve evaluation quality. Starting this year, the report delves further into the evidence from the year's evaluations to include a chapter on results. The general focus of this year's report is lessons from UNDP's work in countries experiencing conflict.

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Assessment of Development Results: Sierra Leone

This evaluation examined UNDP's contributions to national development goals, its relevance and strategic position within the country during the period between 2008 to 2012. It provides a set of forward-looking recommendations, with a view to supporting the country office and its partners in the continuous efforts to improve the country programme by learning from the achievements and challenges.

Assessment of Development Results: Timor Leste

This evaluation examined UNDP's contributions to national development goals, its relevance and strategic position within the country during the period between 2004 and mid-2011 in Timor Leste. It provides a set of forward-looking recommendations, with a view to supporting the country office and its partners in the continuous efforts to improve the country programme by learning from the achievements and challenges.

Assessment of Development Results: Afghanistan

This evaluation examined UNDP's contributions to national development goals, its relevance and strategic position within the country during the period between 2009 and 2013 in Afghanistan. It provides a set of forward-looking recommendations, with a view to supporting the country office and its partners in the continuous efforts to improve the country programme by learning from the achievements and challenges.

Proceedings from the Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities

Lessons and outcomes are summarized in the conference proceedings, which will further contribute to knowledge sharing and South-South cooperation among countries that are strengthening their evaluation-related efforts. This report provides a conceptual framework for the conference theme in order to introduce and support the discussions and experiences shared by papers submitted by participant countries. To increase relevancy for policy makers, this report presents a set of select papers by conference participants and provides country examples that support its analysis.

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Evaluating Environment in International Development

Climate change has emerged as a preeminent challenge to both the environment and to development. Evaluating Environment in International Development is a book that provides international perspectives and in-depth knowledge of evaluating development and the environment and applies evaluation knowledge to climate change mitigation and adaptation. The book focuses on the approaches and experiences of leading international organizations, not-for-profits, and multilateral and bilateral aid agencies to illustrate how systematic evaluation is an essential tool for providing evidence for decision-makers. Click here to order your copy!

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  • Evaluation of the Role of UNDP in Supporting National Achievement of the MDGs
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  • Evaluation of the contribution of UNDP to Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
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Evaluation at UNDP

Launch message - Indran A. Naidoo on eight new independant an evaluations, 2013

National Evaluation Capacity - Mr Juha Uitto, Deputy Director, Evaluation Office of UNDP

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