UNDAF Mid-term Review and Strategic Reflection

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Evaluation Plan:
2012-2016, Mozambique
Evaluation Type:
UNDAF
Planned End Date:
11/2014
Completion Date:
10/2014
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
40,000

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Title UNDAF Mid-term Review and Strategic Reflection
Atlas Project Number:
Evaluation Plan: 2012-2016, Mozambique
Evaluation Type: UNDAF
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 10/2014
Planned End Date: 11/2014
Management Response: Yes
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017)
Evaluation Budget(US $): 40,000
Source of Funding: Trac 1
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 32,000
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: Yes
  • Joint with UN Agencies
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Sam Barnes Independent Consultant
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: Government, UN agencies, academic institutions, development partners
Countries: MOZAMBIQUE
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1 The Strategic Reflection and Mid Term review of the UNDAF (2012-2015) in Mozambique was carried out between mid-July and mid-October 2014. UNDP Country Programme contribution is focused on the Economic and Governance programme areas. The below recommendations apply for UNDP intervention. Economic Programme Area Recommendations: ? Conduct a scoping exercise on the key issues related to urbanization and industrialization and engage in a coordinated UN dialogue with the Ministry of Planning and Development, Ministry of State Administration and Ministry of Environment; ? Support Ministry of Planning and Development policy and dialogue on linking inclusive growth and job creation; ? Prioritize the design of a joint programme on employment; ? Consolidate the UN broker role in the extractive industries dialogue and strengthen advocacy on the social, environmental and human rights dimensions of the extractive industries; ? Define expanded support to Municipalities.
2 The Strategic Reflection and Mid Term review of the UNDAF (2012-2015) in Mozambique was carried out between mid-July and mid-October 2014. UNDP Country Programme contribution is focused on the Economic and Governance programme areas. The below recommendations apply for UNDP intervention. Governance Programme Area Recommendations: ? Monitor closely post-election policy development and seek out opportunities to engage in dialogue and support; ? Identify key governing institutions that are most critical in promoting political inclusion and support their role as ?peace builders?; ? Intensify support and capacity building to Parliament; ? Finalize the UN Civil Society Strategy; ? Improve coordination in the support provided to the National Institute of Statistics in the preparations for the next census; ? Continue the support to the Decentralization process; ? Human rights support and women?s empowerment should receive a higher profile within existing governance programming; ? Select smaller number of key institutions for joint UN programmes that are critical for promoting social cohesion and political inclusion; ? Undertake an integrated assessment of possible areas for UN support to elected legislative bodies at all levels; ? Examine possibility with development partners of strategic partnership for improving and strengthening Rule of Law institutions and in support for democratic institutions.
1. Recommendation: The Strategic Reflection and Mid Term review of the UNDAF (2012-2015) in Mozambique was carried out between mid-July and mid-October 2014. UNDP Country Programme contribution is focused on the Economic and Governance programme areas. The below recommendations apply for UNDP intervention. Economic Programme Area Recommendations: ? Conduct a scoping exercise on the key issues related to urbanization and industrialization and engage in a coordinated UN dialogue with the Ministry of Planning and Development, Ministry of State Administration and Ministry of Environment; ? Support Ministry of Planning and Development policy and dialogue on linking inclusive growth and job creation; ? Prioritize the design of a joint programme on employment; ? Consolidate the UN broker role in the extractive industries dialogue and strengthen advocacy on the social, environmental and human rights dimensions of the extractive industries; ? Define expanded support to Municipalities.
Management Response: [Added: 2015/03/30]

As part of the UNCT in Mozambique, UNDP will discuss and agree the actions to be taken with other UN Agencies and ensure the necessary steps are carried out according to the recommendations provided.

Key Actions:

2. Recommendation: The Strategic Reflection and Mid Term review of the UNDAF (2012-2015) in Mozambique was carried out between mid-July and mid-October 2014. UNDP Country Programme contribution is focused on the Economic and Governance programme areas. The below recommendations apply for UNDP intervention. Governance Programme Area Recommendations: ? Monitor closely post-election policy development and seek out opportunities to engage in dialogue and support; ? Identify key governing institutions that are most critical in promoting political inclusion and support their role as ?peace builders?; ? Intensify support and capacity building to Parliament; ? Finalize the UN Civil Society Strategy; ? Improve coordination in the support provided to the National Institute of Statistics in the preparations for the next census; ? Continue the support to the Decentralization process; ? Human rights support and women?s empowerment should receive a higher profile within existing governance programming; ? Select smaller number of key institutions for joint UN programmes that are critical for promoting social cohesion and political inclusion; ? Undertake an integrated assessment of possible areas for UN support to elected legislative bodies at all levels; ? Examine possibility with development partners of strategic partnership for improving and strengthening Rule of Law institutions and in support for democratic institutions.
Management Response: [Added: 2015/03/30]

As part of the UNCT in Mozambique, UNDP will discuss and agree the actions to be taken with other UN Agencies and ensure the necessary steps are carried out according to the recommendations provided.

Key Actions:

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