MDG-F Joint Programme on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in the occupied Palestinian territory, Final Evaluation

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Evaluation Plan:
2012-2017, Palestine
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
12/2012
Completion Date:
12/2012
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
32,500
MDG-F Evaluation 2012 - Lessons Learned

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Title MDG-F Joint Programme on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in the occupied Palestinian territory, Final Evaluation
Atlas Project Number: 00060507
Evaluation Plan: 2012-2017, Palestine
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 12/2012
Planned End Date: 12/2012
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Cross-cutting Development Issue
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017)
  • 1. UNDP programmes/projects integrate gender equality and women's empowerment in line with the UNDP gender equality strategy, 2008-2011
Evaluation Budget(US $): 32,500
Source of Funding: MDGF
Joint Programme: No
Mandatory Evaluation: Yes
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: N/A
Countries: OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1 1. Establishment and continuous strengthening of the M&E Unit within MoWA to monitor gender equity goals at the national, sub-national and local level (tawassol) and to provide support to MoPAD so that all sectoral strategies are gender mainstreamed and monitored based on harmonized national gender indicators.
2 2: Revise no contact policy with existing government and public institutions in Gaza
3 3: Proposed future JP interventions to accelerate the attainment of the MDGs in oPt
1. Recommendation: 1. Establishment and continuous strengthening of the M&E Unit within MoWA to monitor gender equity goals at the national, sub-national and local level (tawassol) and to provide support to MoPAD so that all sectoral strategies are gender mainstreamed and monitored based on harmonized national gender indicators.
Management Response: [Added: 2014/05/20]

Strengthen government capacity to monitor women's access to justice and the National Strategy to Combat Violence Against Women

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
1.1 Support the development of gender sensitive M&E capacity, within the Palestinian Civil Police 1.2 Capacitate MoWA to report on the status of the implementation of MOUs related to the National Strategy to Combat Violence against Women 1.3. Gender-specific indicators are monitored by justice and security institutions in relation to access to justice and security services (including legal services)
[Added: 2014/05/20] [Last Updated: 2017/10/13]
Governance Team 2016/12 Completed Update - 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3 - These activities were included in the Joint UNDP/UN Women Rule of Law Programme that ran from 1 May 2014 - 30 April 2017 - Document (Annual Reports 2014- 2016) History
2. Recommendation: 2: Revise no contact policy with existing government and public institutions in Gaza
Management Response: [Added: 2014/05/20]

Strengthen engagement with government and public institutions in the Gaza Strip; move from low engagement modality to normal engagement modality;

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
2.1. Include a specific Gaza Outcome into UNDP/PAPP's new rule of law project, which includes public institutions; 2.2. Review of engagement opportunities following recent announcement of reconciliation (23 April 2014) 2.3 Commence support to reintegration of justice sector institutions in the West Bank and Gaza Strip
[Added: 2014/05/20] [Last Updated: 2017/10/13]
Governance Team and Senior Management - See comments 2018/06 Overdue-Initiated 2.1 - Spring 2014 ? Governance Team - Implemented within new project phase - Completed - Document (Annual Reports 2014- 2016) 2.2 - Q2, Q3 2014 - Senior Management Governance Team - Depends on UN engagement policy towards new government - Ongoing - Update - Completed - two assessments carried out under the UNDP/UN Women Joint rule of law programme to identify opportunities for legal harmonization and judicial reintegration. - Document (Annual Reports 2014- 2016) 2.3 - 2014 ? 2016 - Senior Management Governance Team - Depends on UN engagement policy towards new government and funding - In preparation - Update - Pending due to lack of progress on reconciliation process during 2014-2017. History
3. Recommendation: 3: Proposed future JP interventions to accelerate the attainment of the MDGs in oPt
Management Response: [Added: 2014/05/20]

Implement recommended interventions to accelerate attainment of MDGs in oPt

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
3.1 Enhance women's standing in family courts (incl. Sharia courts) 3.2 Support to Palestinian Civil Police Family Protection Units (FPUs) 3.3 Further support to revision of laws in support of GEWE
[Added: 2014/05/20] [Last Updated: 2017/10/13]
Governance Team 2016/12 Completed Update - 3.1, 3.2, and 3.3 Included in the UNDP/UN Women Joint rule of Law Programme 2014-2017 - Document (Annual Reports 2014- 2016) Previous comment - Implemented within new project phase History

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