Evaluation of UNV’s Support to UN Peacebuilding Fund’s Gender Promotion Initiative

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Evaluation Plan:
2018-2021, UNV
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
06/2020
Completion Date:
07/2020
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
No
Evaluation Budget(US $):
26,500

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Title Evaluation of UNV’s Support to UN Peacebuilding Fund’s Gender Promotion Initiative
Atlas Project Number: 00095244
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2021, UNV
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 07/2020
Planned End Date: 06/2020
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Sustainable
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017)
SDG Goal
  • Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
SDG Target
  • 15.6 Promote fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources and promote appropriate access to such resources, as internationally agreed
Evaluation Budget(US $): 26,500
Source of Funding:
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 26,500
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Melissa Andrade Costa Senior Evaluation Consultant Melissa.andrade@Nikeconsultoria.com.br BRAZIL
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders:
Countries: GLOBAL
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

Continue partnership between UNV, UN Women and PBSO through the deployment of international and national UN Volunteers to PBSO projects and promotion of learning in the linkages between gender, volunteerism and peacebuilding (outside a project framework).

2

Give light to the importance of volunteerism to peacebuilding through further fostering of learning and research in the area.

3

Improve selection process.

4

Improve preparation of UN Volunteers and Host Organizations before deployment.

5

Sensitize partners on the ground about the links between volunteerism and development.

6

Review protocol for UNV´s work in host countries to assist UN Volunteers and promote volunteerism.

7

Consider building a network of Alumni for the UN Volunteers to act as Ambassadors of Volunteerism.

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