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Evaluation

CALL FOR EVALUATORS

 

Evaluation is defined as a systematic and discrete process, as objective as possible, to determine the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact, and/or sustainability of any element of a programme’s performance in relation to their objectives. 

The objective of evaluation is to enable the Secretariat and member States to engage in systematic reflection with a view to increasing the effectiveness of the programmes by altering their content and, if necessary, reviewing their objectives.

Evaluation in UNECE is designed to:

Improve programme performance
Promote organisational learning
Support accountability.

UNECE is a member of the United Nations Evaluation Group and is committed to the guiding principles of the Norms and Standards for Evaluation in the United Nations System

The  2014 General Assembly resolution A/RES/69/237 emphasizes the importance of building capacities for the evaluation of development activities at country level, and allows for interaction and cooperation amongst all the relevant partners, including those of the UN System to coordinate efforts to further strengthen the Member States capacities for evaluation. Through this resolution, member States agree that evaluation is an important component of development processes, and recognize evaluation as a country level tool that can help strengthen and support development results.

UNECE evaluation documents are available below.

 

All UNECE evaluation reports, management responses and progress reports published after 1 October 2014 are posted below. 

Issue Date  Evaluation Title Terms of Reference (ToR) Report Link Management ResponseProgress Report
March 2017Review of UNECE efforts to promote cross-sectoral collaboration and an integrated approach to sustainabledevelopment workToRReportManagement ResponseProgress Report

April 2016

OIOS Evaluation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Inception Paper

Report

Management Response

Progress Report

25 Feb 2015Review of the Role of Information and Communication in Promoting the Visibility of the Work of the ECEToRReportManagement ResponseProgress Report 

Issue Date  Evaluation Title Terms of Reference (ToR) Report Link Management ResponseProgress Report

July 2016

Review of UNECE activities under the Espoo Convention and its Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)ToRReportManagement ResponseProgress Report
February 2017 Capacity-building for cooperation on dam safety in Central Asia Phase 3ToRReportcoming sooncoming soon

Issue Date  Evaluation Title Terms of Reference (ToR) Report Link Management ResponseProgress Report

 July 2016

Evaluation of the global and regional impact of UN regulations and United Nations Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods (2005-2014)ToRReportManagement ResponseProgress Report
Nov. 2016Strengthening the capacities of developing countries and countries with economies in transition to facilitate legitimate border crossing, regional cooperation and integrationToRReportManagement ResponseProgress Report

Issue Date  Evaluation Title Terms of Reference (ToR) Report Management ResponseProgress Report
Expected in November 2016Review of UNECE work on measuring sustainable development and related areas ToRReportManagement ResponeProgress Report
27 February 2017Project on the preparation for the 2020 round of population censuses and the production of better migration data in CIS countries, Implemented from 2013 to 2015ToRcoming sooncoming soon

Issue Date  Evaluation Title Terms of Reference (ToR) Report Link Management ResponseProgress Report
November 2016Evaluation of the UNECE project "Capacity Development to support the implementation of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in BelarusToRReport

Issue Date  Evaluation Title Terms of Reference (ToR) Report Link Management ResponseProgress Report
Expected in October 2017Review of the case studies of the application of best practice guidance for coal mine methane managementToRReportManagement ResponseProgress Report

13 Nov.
2015

UNDA project 1213AB - Promoting Energy Efficiency Investments for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable DevelopmentToRReportManagement ResponseProgress Report

 Issue Date  Evaluation Title Terms of Reference (ToR) Report Link Management ResponseProgress Report
....(coming soon)

Issue Date  Evaluation Title Terms of Reference (ToR) Report Link Management ResponseProgress Report
August 2016Assessment of the relevance of the 2014-2017 UNECE/FAO Integrated Programme of Work to the needs of member States and challenges in the forest sectorToRReportManagement ReponseProgress Report
July 2016UNDA Project 12/13AW - Sustainable Forest Management for Greener Economies in the Caucasus and Central AsiaToRReportManagement ResponseProgress Report

Issue Date  Evaluation Title Terms of Reference (ToR) Report Link Management ResponseProgress Report

August  2016

Role of UNECE Country Profiles on housing and land management and related follow-up activities in development of national housing legislation and programmesToRReportManagement ResponsProgress Report
UNECE project "Preparation for the 2020 round of population censuses and the production of better migration data in CIS countries"ToRReportManagement ResponseProgress Report
External evaluation of the UNECE-European Union project Active Ageing Index II - Further Development and DisseminationToRReport