UNDAF 2010-2015 evaluation

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Evaluation Plan:
2010-2015, Tajikistan
Evaluation Type:
UNDAF
Planned End Date:
09/2014
Completion Date:
09/2014
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
32,010

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Title UNDAF 2010-2015 evaluation
Atlas Project Number:
Evaluation Plan: 2010-2015, Tajikistan
Evaluation Type: UNDAF
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 09/2014
Planned End Date: 09/2014
Management Response: Yes
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017)
Evaluation Budget(US $): 32,010
Source of Funding:
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 32,010
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Christian Privat International Consultant
Shukurov Rakhmon Egamovich National Consultant
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders:
Countries: TAJIKISTAN
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

1. The UNCT and Government are called to improve the strategic positioning of the next UNDAF  (strategic focus versus inclusiveness)

2

2. The UNCT and Government could look into the possibility of developing an UNDAF Action Plan

3

3. The UNCT and Government should ensure the continued relevance of the UNDAF

4

4. The Government should strengthen their ownership and coordination of the UNDAF, and the UNCT and Government should encourage the involvement of NGOs and CSOs at a more strategic level

5

5. The UNCT and Government should maintain a geographical targeting in the UNDAF implementation

6

6. The UNCT and Government should enhance the effectiveness of the UNDAF

7

7. The UNCT is invited to strengthen joint programming and implement targeted joint programmes

8

8. The UNCT should strengthen the UN’s strategic positioning in the Development Coordination Council and other coordination mechanisms

9

9. UN agencies are called to increase their cooperation, and the UNCT and Government should put in place Results/Outcome Groups, and Thematic Groups, raise their profile, and use them to manage the UNDAF strategically

10

10. The UNCT should ensure a better resource mobilization around the UNDAF strategic goals

11

11. The UNCT and Government should strengthen their use of effective RBM and M&E systems to monitor and manage the UNDAF strategically

12

12. The UNCT should produce high quality annual reviews and a Progress Report at mid-term, together with a final evaluation

13

13. The UNCT should ensure a greater mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues and the five UNDAF programming principles in the UNDAF

14

14. The UNCT and Government should use the UNDAF to strengthen the efficiency of the UN system and implementing partners

15

15. The UNCT should increasingly “communicate as one”

16

16. The UN system in Tajikistan should continue its efforts to Deliver as One

1. Recommendation:

1. The UNCT and Government are called to improve the strategic positioning of the next UNDAF  (strategic focus versus inclusiveness)

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
UNDAF 2016-2020 has been aligned with NDS 2016-2030, MTDP 2016-2020
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UNCT 2015/12 Completed
2. Recommendation:

2. The UNCT and Government could look into the possibility of developing an UNDAF Action Plan

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

no longer applicable

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
no longer applicable
[Added: 2019/07/04]
no longer applicable 2015/12 No Longer Applicable [Justification: no longer applicable ]
3. Recommendation:

3. The UNCT and Government should ensure the continued relevance of the UNDAF

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
To conduct UNDAF Mid-Term review
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UNCT 2018/08 Completed
4. Recommendation:

4. The Government should strengthen their ownership and coordination of the UNDAF, and the UNCT and Government should encourage the involvement of NGOs and CSOs at a more strategic level

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Joint Steering Committee/Annual review meetings with the engagement of CSOs are regularly conducted
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UNCT 2021/12 Initiated
5. Recommendation:

5. The UNCT and Government should maintain a geographical targeting in the UNDAF implementation

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
no longer applicable
[Added: 2019/07/04]
no longer applicable 2021/12 No Longer Applicable [Justification: no longer applicable]
6. Recommendation:

6. The UNCT and Government should enhance the effectiveness of the UNDAF

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Joint UN/Government Result Groups have been established with clear roles from both sides. UNDAF Coordination and M&E Group has been established to support UNCT in UNDAF coordination, M&E and reporting.
[Added: 2019/07/04]
RCO 2016/02 Completed
7. Recommendation:

7. The UNCT is invited to strengthen joint programming and implement targeted joint programmes

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
For the period of 2016-2019, UNCT initiated 5 joint programmes in areas of cross border cooperation, health, and vulnerability
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UN Agencies 2021/12 Initiated on-going
8. Recommendation:

8. The UNCT should strengthen the UN’s strategic positioning in the Development Coordination Council and other coordination mechanisms

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
UN Agencies are the members of DCC and advocate UN values and programmes
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UN Agencies 2021/12 Initiated on-going
9. Recommendation:

9. UN agencies are called to increase their cooperation, and the UNCT and Government should put in place Results/Outcome Groups, and Thematic Groups, raise their profile, and use them to manage the UNDAF strategically

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
8 Result Groups for 6 UNDAF Outcomes have been established. To support UNDAF implementation and advise UNCT on various development areas following thematic groups were established: Gender, Youth, HIV.
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UNCT 2021/12 Initiated
10. Recommendation:

10. The UNCT should ensure a better resource mobilization around the UNDAF strategic goals

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Resource mobilization is a high priority of UNCT and # of concept notes and proposals have been prepared to tackle future financing opportunities
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UNCT 2021/12 Initiated on-going
11. Recommendation:

11. The UNCT and Government should strengthen their use of effective RBM and M&E systems to monitor and manage the UNDAF strategically

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
1. UNCT and Government conducted RBM workshop to strengthen the capacity in UNDAF implementation, monitoring and reporting. 2. As per MTR recommendations, UNDAF RRF was updated and validated by both parties. 3. UNDAF was extended until 2021 to ensure that the new UNDAF is better aligned with the national priorities and SDG agenda.
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UNCT & UNDAF Coordination and M&E 2016/12 Completed
12. Recommendation:

12. The UNCT should produce high quality annual reviews and a Progress Report at mid-term, together with a final evaluation

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Annual Results Reports and MTR report have been developed and shared with UNDAF partners
[Added: 2019/07/04]
RCO 2021/12 Initiated
13. Recommendation:

13. The UNCT should ensure a greater mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues and the five UNDAF programming principles in the UNDAF

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
UNCT conducted UN SWAP in 2017 and implemented review of UNDAF from gender perspectives in 2018. As per MTR WASH and Migration were integrated into the UNDAF.
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UNCT 2019/04 Completed
14. Recommendation:

14. The UNCT and Government should use the UNDAF to strengthen the efficiency of the UN system and implementing partners

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
UNCT follows the requirements of Delivering as One SOP and implements separate elements of DaO. As such majority of requirements have been implemented and reported.
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UNCT 2021/12 Initiated on-going
15. Recommendation:

15. The UNCT should increasingly “communicate as one”

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
UNCT established UN Communication Group to strengthen one UN communication and to support UNDAF reporting and further advocacy. The UNCG keeps functioning hitherto
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UNCG 2021/12 Initiated
16. Recommendation:

16. The UN system in Tajikistan should continue its efforts to Deliver as One

Management Response: [Added: 2019/07/04]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
as per action plan provided under recommendation #14
[Added: 2019/07/04]
UNCT 2021/12 Initiated on-going

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