“Joint Action to Strengthen Human Rights in the Transnistrian Region of the Republic of Moldova”

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Evaluation Plan:
2018-2022, Moldova
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
09/2018
Completion Date:
09/2018
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
35,000

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Title “Joint Action to Strengthen Human Rights in the Transnistrian Region of the Republic of Moldova”
Atlas Project Number: 00078796
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022, Moldova
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 09/2018
Planned End Date: 09/2018
Management Response: Yes
UNDP Signature Solution:
  • 1. Governance
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 1.1.2 Marginalised groups, particularly the poor, women, people with disabilities and displaced are empowered to gain universal access to basic services and financial and non-financial assets to build productive capacities and benefit from sustainable livelihoods and jobs
SDG Goal
  • Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
SDG Target
  • 16.3 Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all
  • 16.6 Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels
Evaluation Budget(US $): 35,000
Source of Funding: Project (donor) funds
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 8,400
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: Yes
  • Joint with UN Agencies
  • Joint with OHCHR; UNAIDS / UNODC
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Gheorghe Caraseni Evaluator gheorghecaraseni@gmail.com
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders:
Countries: MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

Improve project design aspects in the next phase

2

Mainstream RBM approach through the project lifecycle and strengthen monitoring, data collection and reporting

3

Use comprehensive and coherent approach towards capacity development

4

Develop and implement a Lobby & Advocacy Plan regarding HR policy and de facto normative framework

5

Support blogging as awareness raising and HR culture development initiative

6

Mainstream uncompleted and still relevant commitments in the next joint action

7

Use blended format of Delivery as One and include a Program Manager position

1. Recommendation:

Improve project design aspects in the next phase

Management Response: [Added: 2018/10/18] [Last Updated: 2018/10/18]

The CO dedicates sufficient time and resource for the adequate planning and design of the next phase of Joint Action in TN proposal

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
1.1 Hire an Individual Consultant to work with all involved UN Agencies to develop a coherent logic of intervention and assessment in the next phase of Joint Action in TN
[Added: 2018/10/18] [Last Updated: 2018/11/29]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2018/12 Completed 29.11.2018 - The individual consultant has completed the assignment. Project Document for the next phase of Joint action in TN was developed in consultation with all UN Agencies involved. History
2. Recommendation:

Mainstream RBM approach through the project lifecycle and strengthen monitoring, data collection and reporting

Management Response: [Added: 2018/10/18]

RBM is an important element of all UN interventions and will be better tailored into future initiatives

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
2.1. Hire a Programme Manager to be in charge of overall coordination and compliant results-based program management
[Added: 2018/10/18]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2021/12 Not Initiated
2.2. Provide capacity development on RBM to the local partners in the next phase of Joint Action in TN proposal
[Added: 2018/10/18]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2021/12 Not Initiated
2.3. Develop a detailed plan for monitoring, use monitoring templates, collect data and report against performance indicators in the next phase of Joint Action in TN
[Added: 2018/10/18]
UNDP CO/IG Cluster 2021/12 Not Initiated
3. Recommendation:

Use comprehensive and coherent approach towards capacity development

Management Response: [Added: 2018/10/18]

Develop a complex approach towards capacity development of CSOs and other stakeholders within the next phase of Joint Action in TN proposal, in terms of planning, managing, assessing and reporting

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
3.1. Elaborate a joint action plan for the capacity development of CSOs from both banks in the next phase of Joint Action in TN
[Added: 2018/10/18]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2021/12 Not Initiated
3.2. Develop pre- and post- intervention assessment tools, after the capacity development events, in the next phase of Joint Action in TN
[Added: 2018/10/18]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2021/12 Not Initiated
4. Recommendation:

Develop and implement a Lobby & Advocacy Plan regarding HR policy and de facto normative framework

Management Response: [Added: 2018/10/18]

Given the sensitivity of advocating for policy and regulatory changes in the Transnistria region, UN agencies will carefully examine and select areas where such changes can be promoted, mainly through capacitating civil society to advocate for alignment of frameworks to the international human rights standards in the field

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
4.1. Develop a human rights framework for the implementation of Thomas Hammarberg and other UN recommendations
[Added: 2018/10/18]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2021/12 Not Initiated
4.2. Capacitate civil society from Transnistrian region to advocate for the alignment of the de-facto regulatory framework to the international human rights standards
[Added: 2018/10/18]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2021/12 Not Initiated
5. Recommendation:

Support blogging as awareness raising and HR culture development initiative

Management Response: [Added: 2018/10/18]

Identify funds to implement project to enhance the human rights culture in the Transnistrian region

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
5.1. Implement activities oriented towards creating a human rights culture for addressing human rights in the media and in the society at large along with increasing the capacities of the duty bearers to protect, respect and fulfill human rights in the region
[Added: 2018/10/18]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2021/12 Not Initiated
6. Recommendation:

Mainstream uncompleted and still relevant commitments in the next joint action

Management Response: [Added: 2018/10/18]

Future interventions of UN agencies in the field of human rights in Transnistria region will ensure full functionality of the previous interventions

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
6.1. Conduct a needs assessment of unfinalized commitments from the current phase of the Joint Action in TN
[Added: 2018/10/18] [Last Updated: 2019/08/02]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2019/10 Initiated The needs assessment was initiated by the new Programme Manager, who started his assignment on 26 of July, following the approval of the project by the donor on 22 July. History
7. Recommendation:

Use blended format of Delivery as One and include a Program Manager position

Management Response: [Added: 2018/10/18]

The next phase of Joint Action in TN will follow Delivering as One approach thus aiming to enhance the coherence, efficiency and effectiveness

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
7.1 Apply a cross-component approach in the next phase of the Joint Action in TN, ensuring that all involved UN agencies jointly contribute to the achievement of project objectives by building on their respective mandates, operational capacities and competency areas
[Added: 2018/10/18]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2021/12 Not Initiated
7.2 Include a Programme Manager position in the next phase of Joint Action in TN project proposal to ensure overall coordination, and compliant results-based program management, close monitoring and evaluation of program’s progress, observance of procedures, transparency and efficient use of funds
[Added: 2018/10/18]
UNDP CO / IG Cluster 2021/12 Not Initiated

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