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UNEG Programme of Work 2022

Jun 2022

The UNEG Work Plan 2022 has been developed around our three Strategic Objectives: 

  • SO1: Develop and safeguard professional norms, standards and guidance
  • SO2: Enhance professionalization and capacity 
  • SO3: Influence...

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UN-DESA Evaluation Policy (2022)

May 2022

This Evaluation Policy was initially endorsed in July 2012 as an important step towards enhancing UN DESA’s evaluation function and ensure its utility, credibility and independence and alignment with United Nations Evaluation Group’s (UNEG) N...

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Stocktaking Study on the Utility of Peer Review

May 2022

One of the primary aims of the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) is to strengthen evaluation capacity within the United Nations system and peer reviews are one of UNEG’s flagship initiatives to achieving this aim. 

The peer review mechani...

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United Nations contributions to national evaluation capacity development and the evolution of national evaluation systems

Apr 2022

In 2021, the UNEG working group on NECD undertook a review of the progress on the implementation of the Resolution and identified areas for improvement. The review built on the development of a shared definition and theory of change for NECD, and included six case...

Tag: Capacity development Decentralised Evaluation

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UNEG Principles of Working Together (2022)

Apr 2022

The UNEG Principles of Working Together (PWT) define the principles by which UNEG functions in terms of membership, governance, ways of working and funding. It is a living document, updated in consultation with UNEG members when required.

This version re...

Tag: Internal Documents Professionalisation UNEG Foundation Documents

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Guidance on Integrating Disability Inclusion in Evaluations and Reporting on the UNDIS Entity Accountability Framework Evaluation Indicator

Mar 2022

The United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy (UNDIS) provides the foundation for sustainable and transformative progress on disability inclusion through all pillars of the work of the United Nations. The Strategy consists of a system-wide policy and an account...

Tag: Approaches and Methods Gender Equality Guidance Human Rights

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WFP Evaluation Policy 2022

Mar 2022

This updated WFP evaluation policy responds to changes in circumstances since the last evaluation policy was approved, to ensure that WFP profits from a well-balanced, utility-focused evaluation function that supports a culture of accountability and learning. ...

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Peer Review of the Evaluation Function at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Aug 2021

This Peer Review of UNHCR’s evaluation function was conducted under the provisions contained in the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) Framework for Professional Peer Reviews of the Evaluation Function of UN system organizations and the OECD DAC. It...

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Professional Peer Review of the UNITAR Evaluation Function

Sep 2021

Upon request, UNEG conducted a professional Peer Review of the evaluation function of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) between June to September 2021. The specific objective of the Peer Review is to provide insights that can be used ...

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UNEG/ OECD Peer Review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Evaluation Function

Oct 2021

This Peer Review of IOM’s evaluation function was conducted under the provisions contained in the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) Framework for Professional Peer Reviews of the Evaluation Function of UN organizations and the OECD DAC. It is the first ...

Tag: Capacity development Evaluation function Peer Reviews

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Guidelines for the Evaluation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework

Sep 2021

The United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (CF) forms the centre piece of UN reform and represents the collective response of the UN to help countries address national priorities and challenges in achieving the 2030 Agenda. It sees a shift of...

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Evaluability Assessment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF)

Sep 2020

In line with the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) Standard 4.22, this evaluability assessment (EA) serves as an initial step to increase the likelihood an evaluation will provide timely and credible information for decision-making3. The Evaluability Ass...

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Peer Review of the Evaluation Function at the World Food Programme

Jun 2021

This peer review of the evaluation function at WFP was carried out in accordance with the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) Framework for Professional Peer Reviews of the Evaluation Function of United Nations organizations and the Development Assistance Commi...

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UNEG Partnership Strategy 2021

Jun 2021

The UNEG Partnership Strategy 2021 is an update of the first UNEG Partnership Strategy (2018) was prepared by the UNEG Partnerships Working Group under Strategic Objective 4 of the Capacity development Professionalisation Programme of Work UNEG Strategy

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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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