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SOI Peace Building Project Phase II
Commissioning Unit: Fiji
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 12/2019
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: Fiji
Documents Related to overall Management Response:  
1. Recommendation:

Improving Program Effectiveness.

Management Response: [Added: 2020/01/16]

Agreed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
1.2 Analyze and account fully for full breadth of government peacebuilding strategy and policy
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/03]
UNDP, UN Women, RCO and SIG 2022/12 Initiated This is going to be a key area of consideration in the review of the responsible Ministry's (Ministry of Peace) Peacebuilding Policy. Hope to be completed by the end of 2022. History
1.3 Improve efficiencies and planning to reduce logistical and transport costs
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/03]
UNDP, UN Women, SIG and RCO 2022/05 Completed This key action will be on-going as it is one of the key issues within the government ministries and agencies. History
1.4 Anticipate a December recess
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/18]
UNDP 2021/04 Completed There was a December recess however, now with the proper planning of activities before they happen there should be some form of control. History
1.7 Streamline and improve methods around disbursement of funds
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/18]
UNDP and UNWomen 2021/04 Completed Tighter review of concept notes and budgets for activities in 2021. Particularly this months and onwards History
1.8 Share and disseminate monitoring and evaluation findings
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/01/18]
UNDP, and UN Women 2021/04 Completed April 2021 History
1.9 Improved organizational arrangements to improve the ‘joint’ delivery
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/01/18]
UNDP and UN Women 2021/04 Completed April 2021 History
1.10 Tighter project planning in advance of activities
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/18]
UNDP. UN Women and SIG 2021/04 Completed Tighter Project planning in advance of activities in 2021. Particularly this months and onwards History
1.11Utilize recommendations and conclusion contained in the CDA
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/19]
UNDP. UN Women and SIG 2021/04 Completed This has been completed. Recommendations from the CDA were utilized to inform the development of the Inclusive Governance of Natural Resources for greater social cohesion in the Solomon Islands Project 2020-2021 History
1.1. Utilization of systematic context analysis conflict sensitivity frameworks to maintain distance from controversial government initiatives
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/23]
UNDP, UN Women, RCO and SIG 2022/05 No Longer Applicable [Justification: This might come up again in any future PBF Project however, no longer applicable for now]
This might come up again in any future PBF Project however, no longer applicable for now History
1.5 Undertake impact assessment following enough passage of time
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/23]
UNDP 2022/05 No Longer Applicable [Justification: This Key action is no longer applicable]
This Key action is no longer applicable History
1.6 Include realistic and thoughtful exit strategies in subsequent programming
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/23]
UNDP 2022/05 No Longer Applicable [Justification: This key action is no longer applicable]
This key action is no longer applicable History
2. Recommendation:

Future Programming

Management Response: [Added: 2020/01/16]

Agreed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
2.1 Revisit and challenge application of industry-standard understandings of ‘conflict’ and ‘peacebuilding’ ahead of any project concept.
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/03]
UNDP, UN Women, SIG 2022/12 Initiated The Ministry of Peace is currently reviewing its Peacebuilding policy. This is aimed to be completed by this year. A new inclusion for this review will be the PCIA which is relevant to this action. History
2.2 Disseminate TRC summary report distributed to parliamentarians.
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/19]
Ministry of Traditional Governance, Peace and Ecclesiastical Affairs (MTGPEA) 2021/04 Completed The distribution of the TRC Summary report (shorter version) has been done. The tabling of the reparation will be in July during the next Parliamentary sitting. UNDP's part has now been completed. Now it is following the process of the government. History
2.3 Support rural communities’ ability to take long-term, healthy and informed decisions about use of their land.
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/19]
UNDP 2022/05 Completed This is addressed under another PBF Project named Inclusive Governance of Natural Resources. Where the project supported selected Tribal communities selected by the Ministry of Lands through the Customary Land Recording process. The main focus was as follows; -To introduce the customary land recording and bylaw development process. -Identify main issues, and resolutions that will inform and guide the Government of Solomon Islands to undertake appropriate policy, legal and administrative reforms that is inclusive. -To discuss the potential business opportunities for recorded customary land. History
2.4 PWCs and PYCs would benefit from participation in UN brokered workshops with National Councils of Women and Youth (and their provincial subsections)
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/23]
UNDP & UN Women 2022/06 Completed The project has carried out workshops and trainings for the Provincial Council of Women as well as the Provincial Youth Councils. These Women and Youth Councils are fully functioned in the provinces, and they are active in helping Women and Youth in the provincial level. History
2.5 Local level conflict resiliency and peace building capacity would be enhanced by ongoing support to community leaders in Honiara, Western and Malaita trained under PBF II in peace building and conflict analysis.
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/24]
UNDP 2022/06 Completed Community Leaders and Youth Caucus leaders are being trained to take up responsibilities to address conflict issues within the community Level. The result of these trainings is that community Leaders are able to conduct conflict analysis within their own communities. History
2.6 Maintain and expand Youth Innovation Training Forum with addition of future thinking component
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/24]
UNDP 2022/05 Completed This can be possible for future PBF Project should there be a similar training forum conducted. History
2.8 Utilize or build peacebuilding, mediation and social cohesion skills of local trainers and facilitators
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/19]
UNDP 2021/04 Completed Through the project the capacities of the partners from the national government were increased with a set of trainers workshops. in addition to this the trained trainers were utilized to train the Youth Leaders through the supporting Youth Peace Building Project. The Catalytic effect of this project was reflected in two upcoming PBF Funded projects where the letter was basing its capacity building activities on the achievements of the PBF II project. History
2.11 Provide conflict sensitivity technical support and/or framework to government as it rolls out larger scale infrastructure
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/19]
UNDP 2021/04 Completed The Reparation Policy is now with the Clerk of Parliament awaiting the TRC Summary report which will be supporting this policy before being tabled to Parliament in July History
2.12 Undertake study of potential scope and repercussions (through peace/conflict lens) for Solomon Islands of Bougainville referendum
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/19]
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Immigration and the Office of the Prime Minister 2021/04 Completed This has now been taken onboard by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade History
2.14 Expand, publicize and share youth innovation work
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/24]
UNDP 2022/05 Completed Innovation stories were published on the social media. The Youths that are involved in the innovation work tell their stories using the social Media platform. History
2.15 Consolidate and expand women’s role in social cohesion and peacebuilding
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/24]
UNDP 2022/05 Completed This was something covered by the Empowering Youth Project History
2.7 requiring a Gender Specialist or focal point to assure enough inclusion of gender sensitive components and sign off on each (relevant) activity
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/24]
UNDP 2022/05 No Longer Applicable [Justification: This is no longer applicable. However, is relevant for future PBF Projects]
This is no longer applicable. However, is relevant for future PBF Projects History
2.9 Invest in office technology to support government and civil society partners
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2022/05/24]
UNDP 2022/05 No Longer Applicable [Justification: No Longer applicable. However, UNDP is investing in Digital Transformation which means it would be beneficial to any new projects in the future. ]
No Longer applicable. However, UNDP is investing in Digital Transformation which means it would be beneficial to any new projects in the future. History
2.10 Provide longer term funding for social cohesion and institution and state building
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/19]
UNDP 2021/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: At the moment there are no decisions made in terms of longer term funding for social cohesion and institution and state building]
At the moment there are no decisions made in terms of longer term funding for social cohesion and institution and state building History
2.13 Undertake conflict resiliency survey
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/18]
UNDP 2021/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: This is no longer discussed with the government. ]
This is no longer discussed with the government. History
2.16 Caution on further activities around the Reparations Bill
[Added: 2020/01/16] [Last Updated: 2021/05/18]
UNDP 2021/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: The project is no longer supporting in this area anymore]
The project is no longer supporting in this area anymore History

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