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Mainstreaming global environment commitments for effective national environmental management
Commissioning Unit: Suriname
Evaluation Plan: 2017-2021
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 04/2019
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: Suriname
Documents Related to overall Management Response:  
1. Recommendation:

Hold a meeting with the project partners to discuss the current state of the Capacity Development Score Card and present the outcomes of the TE

Management Response: [Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/05/14]

Accepted. UNDP has discussed with National Implementing partner and agreement to include in annual workplan for the project extension period and carry out during this period 

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Invite target audience and host session filling capacity Development Score Card
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
NIMOS and Environment and Natural Resource Management programme 2019/03 Completed Completed, Capacity Score Card event took place on 11 July History
2. Recommendation:

Set up a specific meeting with the CM of the Cabinet to discuss progress and continuation; Portfolio meeting between UNDP and NIMOS can be option to establish technical information flow between 2nd layer NIMOS and CM, mirroring info and contact between management of NIMOS and CM. Need for systematic review of optimization of information flows within and between organizations. 

Management Response: [Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/05/14]

Accepted. UNDP will advocate for setup of portfolio type of systemic information exchange on ongoing Environment and Natural Resource Management projects

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Communicate proposed portfolio information exchange format and frequency with Coordination Environment and NIMOS for agreement and implementation.
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Environment and Natural Resource Management programme 2019/03 Completed Completed through adhoc opportunity during the Inception Workshop Suriname 3rd NC to UNFCCC History
Regular portfolio information exchange.
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Coordination Environment, NIMOS, and Environment and Natural Resource Management programme 2019/06 Overdue-Not Initiated Regular exchange yet to be agreed upon. History
3. Recommendation:

Finalize draft Roadmap for Change, Environment Atlas, Catalogue, Decrees for the Environment Framework Act, Sustainable Financing Plan

Management Response: [Added: 2019/05/14]

Accepted and discussed with implementing partner and this is part of AWP 2019 during extension period 

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Finalize, validate and approve draft documents
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Coordination Environment, NIMOS with Environment and Natural Resource Management programme support 2019/12 Initiated Ongoing History
4. Recommendation:

Produce cover documents by NIMOS to officialize its interpretation of the Kaplan documents as official government documents with decision making implications. This can be done either as a cover document discussing all of the document or a cover document for each report/document produced.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/05/14]

Accepted as follows in that UNDP will follow up with implementing partner and advocate to have as part of project closure a status of documents overview report

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Documents overview report
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Coordination Environment, NIMOS with Environment and Natural Resource Management programme support 2019/06 Completed Completed, UNDP Head of office requested and received verbal confirmation for high level presentation of results History
5. Recommendation:

Present documents to the foreseen partners in the SMIN and ask for their feedback

Management Response: [Added: 2019/05/14]

Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Finalize and validate draft documents
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Coordination Environment, NIMOS with Environment and Natural Resource Management programme support 2019/12 Initiated Ongoing History
Approved documents disseminated
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
NIMOS with Environment and Natural Resource Management programme support 2019/12 Initiated Ongoing History
6. Recommendation:

Establish TOR for web-portal SMIN and hire company to design and make accessible the Portal to SMIN partners and general public

Management Response: [Added: 2019/05/14]

Accepted and already discussed with implementing partner and this is part of AWP 2019 during extension period 

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Validate and approve draft ToR including Annex on the SMIN porta
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Coordination Environment, NIMOS with Environment and Natural Resource Management programme support 2019/12 Initiated Ongoing History
7. Recommendation:

Formalize SMIN – TOR and organize first meeting to outline the way of working together, MOUs, standardization of data/information and the use of the web-portal

Management Response: [Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/05/14]

Accepted. This work on SMIN is part of AWP 2019 during extension period 

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Implement additional SMIN work program activities
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Coordination Environment, NIMOS with Environment and Natural Resource Management programme support 2019/06 Overdue-Initiated Started and ongoing through multiple streams under coordination of National Institute for Environment and Development in Suriname (NIMOS) and National Bureau of Statistics (ABS). History
8. Recommendation:

Elaborate a Capacity Development Strategy that will incorporate all capacity development achievements during the project, as well as a roadmap for further capacity development after the project closes. This should include the HR Transition Plan as outlined as an important indicator of success in the PRODOC 

Management Response: [Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/05/14]

Not accepted. The importance of this recommendation is understood, however given the institutional changes as a result of new Environmental Framework Law for NIMOS and potentially also Coordination Environment legal basis realization and given project duration and funding this recommendation is unattainable. It would require dedicated actions and funding.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Discuss this recommendation with Coordination Environment and NIMOS and way forward
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Coordination Environment, NIMOS with Environment and Natural Resource Management programme support 2019/06 Completed Completed History
9. Recommendation:

Adapt the REDD+ Communication Strategy and the Stakeholder Engagement Plan to suit the needs of continuity of the CCCD project

Management Response: [Added: 2019/05/14]

Accepted and discussed with implementing partner and under implementation

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Discuss this recommendation with Coordination Environment and NIMOS and way forward
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Coordination Environment, NIMOS with Environment and Natural Resource Management programme support 2019/12 Initiated To be completed during Q4 2019 History
10. Recommendation:

Outline how the CCCD project will put special attention on the gender aspects of the project, as well as the specificities of vulnerable groups, such as youth, children, elderly, IDPs, refugees. Also put particular attention to the involvement of Indigenous and Tribal People and how to ensure their FPIC with regards to use of Indigenous Knowledge (Nagoya Protocol).

Management Response: [Added: 2019/05/14]

 Accepted 

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Mainstream into all program and projects
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Coordination Environment, NIMOS and Environment and Natural Resource Management programme support 2019/06 Overdue-Initiated Gender mainstreaming is Ongoing History
Support to National FPIC processes by government of Suriname and Indigenous and Tribal Peoples is key part of REDD+ program
[Added: 2019/05/14] [Last Updated: 2019/10/16]
Coordination Environment, NIMOS with Environment and Natural Resource Management programme support 2020/06 Initiated Ongoing History

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