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Thematic Evaluation Reports

This series assesses United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) performance in areas that are critical to ensuring sustained contribution to development results in the context of emerging development issues and changing priorities at the global and regional levels. To this end, thematic evaluations may cover, for example, UNDP policies, focus areas, partnerships, programmatic approaches, cooperation modalities, or business models. The Evaluation Office also engages in evaluations conducted jointly with other United Nations organizations to assess system-wide performance.

EVALUAT UNDP STARTEGIC PLAN & GLOB

Evaluation of the UNDP Strategic Plan and Global and Regional Programmes

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
22 Sep 2017
IEO and UNDP carried out an ‘Evaluation of the UNDP Strategic Plan, Global Programme, and Regional Programmes (2014-17)’ with the purpose of strengthening UNDP accountability to global and national development partners, supporting the development of the next Strategic Plan, and supporting organi...
ASSESS UNDP INSTITUTIONAL EFFEC

Joint Assessment of the Institutional Effectiveness of UNDP

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
31 Jul 2017
Recognizing that institutional effectiveness is important to both UNDP’s audit and evaluation functions, the Directors of IEO and Office of Audit and Investigations (OAI) undertook the Assessment of UNDP’s Institutional Effectiveness jointly, using both audit and evaluation methods. The UNDP Eval...
EVALUAT IMPACT UNDP SUPPORT MINE

Evaluation of the UNDP Contribution to Mine Action

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
8 Mar 2016
The evaluation of the UNDP contribution to mine action is an independent thematic evaluation that emphasizes an impact approach conducted by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 2014. The evaluation, focuses on the social and economic impa...
EVALUATI UNDP CONTRIB GENDER EQUAL

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
16 Dec 2015
The evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) contribution to gender equality is an independent thematic evaluation conducted by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the UNDP during the course of 2014. Following the evaluation of gender mainstreaming in UNDP, this evalua...
EVAL UNDP CONTRIB POVERTY REDU

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Poverty Reduction

Multidimensional

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
19 Jun 2013
The Evaluation Office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducts evaluations to capture evaluative evidence of UNDP’s overall contribution to development results at the global, regional and national levels and, in particular, its contribution to the Millennium Development Goals (...
EVAL UNDP PARTNER GLOBAL FUNDS

Evaluation of UNDP Partnership with Global Funds and Philanthropic Foundations

Sustainable Partnership

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
31 Aug 2012
The evaluation recommends that UNDP should engage more consistently with global funds and philanthropic foundations to develop mutual approaches to development challenges. UNDP should place more explicit emphasis on the central importance of mainstreaming a human development perspective and devel...
EVAL UNDP CONTRIB ELECTORA SYS

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Strengthening Electoral Systems and Processes

Participation

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
31 Aug 2012
This evaluation examines UNDP role and contribution to the attainment of electoral results. It seeks to determine the quality and added value of UNDP performance in strengthening electoral systems and processes. It also assesses how well UNDP positioned itself to address growing and changing dema...
EVAL UNDP CONTRIB ENVIRO MANAG

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Environmental Management for Poverty Reduction

The Poverty-Environment Nexus

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
30 Mar 2011
The evaluation builds from the widely recognized assertion that poverty exacerbates environmental degradation and environmental damage reinforces poverty. The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP's) success at integrating these two aspects of its core mandate is very important for its cre...
EVAL UNDP CONTRIB NATL CAPACITIES

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Strengthening National Capacities

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
30 Mar 2011
As countries take ownership of the development agenda, enhancing sustained abilities for countries to do things for themselves takes centre stage as a critical element of development effectiveness. The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP's) support to this nationally-driven process plays...
EVAL UNDP CONTRIB LOCAL GOVERNANCE

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Strengthening Local Governance

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
30 Mar 2011
Strengthening local governance with a view to promoting democratic representation, establishing entitlements, and improving the provision of goods and services can play a critical role in human development. For the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to play a more effective role in stren...
EVAL UNDP CONTRIB DISASTER PRE

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Disaster Prevention and Recovery

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
30 Mar 2011
The increasing frequency and scale of disasters over the last decade pose mounting economic and humanitarian challenges and necessitate effective management of disaster risk as an integral part of development planning. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) plays a significant role in di...
EVAL UNDP CONTRIB SOUTH SOUTH COOP

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to South-South Cooperation

South-South Partnerships

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
5 Oct 2009
This report sets out the findings and recommendations of the evaluation of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) contribution to South-South cooperation. This evaluation focused on: the assessment of the Third Cooperation Framework for South-South Cooperation, managed by the Special Unit fo...
EVALUAT UNDP ASSIST CONFLICT

Evaluation of UNDP Assistance to Conflict-Affected Countries

Human Security

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
10 May 2009
This study on United Nations Development Programme support to conflict-affected countries was conducted by UNDP’s Evaluation Office in response to a request from UNDP’s Executive Board. The evaluation was designed to assess the extent to which UNDP has helped address the structural conditions con...
EVAL ROLE CONTRIBUTION UNDP

Evaluation of the Role and Contribution of UNDP in Environment and Energy

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
10 Dec 2008