Tracking progress on Human Rights and Policy-Making status

Tracking progress on Human Rights and Policy-Making status

Ever since I evaluated a UN agency 5-years Country Programme for the first time and I realized how many factors are at play in order to make progress in Human Righst fulfillment, I had this idea that it would be great to have an overview of the status of all those...
Mapping Evidence

Mapping Evidence

Credible evidence. Such an intriguing concept (what it is and what makes it credible) makes me think about it often. And of course, I don’t reach too far, as most of us idealistic evaluators searching for answers… (sad LOL). But one day I thought: well,...
An easy way to display a visual Stakeholders Mapping

An easy way to display a visual Stakeholders Mapping

Hi! Finally back to posting after an unexpected (!) break for the summer. I wanted to talk today about a simple idea I use. So, one thing I realize when I read evaluation ToRs or reports is how few of them have a nice Stakeholders Mapping, that really helps you...
Factsheets summarizing ToRs

Factsheets summarizing ToRs

As an evaluator, I read many Terms of Reference (document that describes the background and technical specifications of an evaluation to the potential evaluation teams), first, to see if they interest me, and second, to check if I fit the profile. In order to do that,...
Parameters of Unintended Effects

Parameters of Unintended Effects

Ever since I fully realized that programs can (and often do) produce Unintended (or Unexpected) Effects (or Outcomes or Consequences) for the people directly or indirectly affected by the program, they are very present when I think about and practice Evaluation. I...