Support Kuwait’s implementation of SDG5

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Evaluation Plan:
2015-2019, Kuwait
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
07/2019
Completion Date:
10/2019
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
20,000

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Title Support Kuwait’s implementation of SDG5
Atlas Project Number: 00099129
Evaluation Plan: 2015-2019, Kuwait
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 10/2019
Planned End Date: 07/2019
Management Response: Yes
UNDP Signature Solution:
  • 1. Gender
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 2.6.1 Capacities strengthened to raise awareness on and undertake legal, policy and institutional reforms to fight structural barriers to women’s empowerment
SDG Goal
  • Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
SDG Target
  • 5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere
  • 5.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation
  • 5.5 Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
Evaluation Budget(US $): 20,000
Source of Funding: Project fund
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 13,415
Joint Programme: Yes
Joint Evaluation: Yes
  • Joint with UN Agencies
  • Joint with UN Women
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Alejandro Rausch Evaluator alejandro.rausch1@gmail.com ARGENTINA
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: Kuwait University, GSSCPD
Countries: KUWAIT
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1
  • Consider the possibility of a new phase for the SDG 5 project to allow further time to strengthen and build the sector´s institutional capacities; those of its other stakeholders while contributing to continuity of GEWE, reduction of VAW and further the SDG5 2030 Agenda.
2

The new project phase should contemplate a sufficient time / duration, to allow for measurable results, impact and sustainability

3

Promote SSC and TrC within the project, among Arab and especially Gulf countries such as GRB training provided by the GoM, participation in the Annual Women´s Leadership Conference,  including members of the Ra’edat network of women parliamentarians from the Arab States and how this SSC/TrC has supported successful implementation

4
  • Review the coordination and execution mechanism between UNDP, UN Women, WRSC and GSSCPD to enhance the implementation effectiveness and efficiency

 

5
  • Provide conditions towards stability and continuity of project managers and assistants as well as timely availability of key consultants during its implementation
6
    • Ensure feedback and active participation, and voice from all key stakeholders during both the project formulation and execution stage. To improve the project formulation and execution, its strategy and outputs should be designed based on a careful evaluation and review of this former project with the participation, commitment and contributions of all key stakeholders to ensure ownership and achievement of the project results and indicators
7
  • Ensure optimized sustainability and enhancement of the SDG5 project results the GSCSPD, with the support and advice of the WRSC, UNDP and UN Women should analyze and select the public sector institution responsible for policy design, coordination and follow up within the Government, in close consultation with ministries responsible for its different actions through GRB, and other stakeholders, while allowing sufficient time for implementation and sustainability.

 

8
  • When international consultants are necessary, ensure the active participation of local consultants, CSOs and national institutions, which will participate in learning by doing or through shadow work with the foreign consultant, to contribute to capacity-building and sustainability in Kuwait

 

Management Response Documents
1. Recommendation:
  • Consider the possibility of a new phase for the SDG 5 project to allow further time to strengthen and build the sector´s institutional capacities; those of its other stakeholders while contributing to continuity of GEWE, reduction of VAW and further the SDG5 2030 Agenda.
Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/04]

Will be considered in the future

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Will be discussed with GSSCPD for new CPD
[Added: 2019/11/07] [Last Updated: 2020/03/26]
Management 2020/03 Completed Next phase of the SDG5 was included in the CPD and is under development. History
2. Recommendation:

The new project phase should contemplate a sufficient time / duration, to allow for measurable results, impact and sustainability

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/04]

Will be considered in the future

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Will be considered in the future
[Added: 2019/11/06]
Management 2019/11 Completed
3. Recommendation:

Promote SSC and TrC within the project, among Arab and especially Gulf countries such as GRB training provided by the GoM, participation in the Annual Women´s Leadership Conference,  including members of the Ra’edat network of women parliamentarians from the Arab States and how this SSC/TrC has supported successful implementation

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/04]

Will be considered in the future

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Will be considered in future projects
[Added: 2019/11/06]
Management 2019/11 Completed
4. Recommendation:
  • Review the coordination and execution mechanism between UNDP, UN Women, WRSC and GSSCPD to enhance the implementation effectiveness and efficiency

 

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/07]

Will be considered in the future

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Will be reviewed for new projects
[Added: 2019/11/07] [Last Updated: 2020/03/26]
Management 2020/03 Completed Enhanced communication and synergy in activities included as part of the next phase. History
5. Recommendation:
  • Provide conditions towards stability and continuity of project managers and assistants as well as timely availability of key consultants during its implementation
Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/07] [Last Updated: 2019/11/07]

Will be considered and reviewed in the future joined projects

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
This will be done in new projects for new CPD
[Added: 2019/11/07] [Last Updated: 2020/03/26]
Management 2020/03 Completed With the availability of a new project roster, there will be a pool of professionals to recruit and retain for the duration of the project. History
6. Recommendation:
    • Ensure feedback and active participation, and voice from all key stakeholders during both the project formulation and execution stage. To improve the project formulation and execution, its strategy and outputs should be designed based on a careful evaluation and review of this former project with the participation, commitment and contributions of all key stakeholders to ensure ownership and achievement of the project results and indicators
Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/07] [Last Updated: 2019/11/07]

Will be considered in the future and will be implemented in all execution stages.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Will be done for the new projects/New CPD
[Added: 2019/11/07] [Last Updated: 2020/03/26]
management 2020/03 Completed Meeting and communication frequency to be increased in the new phase of the project. History
7. Recommendation:
  • Ensure optimized sustainability and enhancement of the SDG5 project results the GSCSPD, with the support and advice of the WRSC, UNDP and UN Women should analyze and select the public sector institution responsible for policy design, coordination and follow up within the Government, in close consultation with ministries responsible for its different actions through GRB, and other stakeholders, while allowing sufficient time for implementation and sustainability.

 

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/07]

Will be considered in the future projects

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
For future CPD
[Added: 2019/11/07] [Last Updated: 2020/03/26]
Management 2020/03 Completed Since a public institution is not available for this, the next phase will work closely with other projects aimed at enhancing the institutional capacity and policy making of government entities. History
8. Recommendation:
  • When international consultants are necessary, ensure the active participation of local consultants, CSOs and national institutions, which will participate in learning by doing or through shadow work with the foreign consultant, to contribute to capacity-building and sustainability in Kuwait

 

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/07]

Will be done in the future for future projects

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
For future CPD
[Added: 2019/11/07]
Management 2019/11 Completed This is a continuous process

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