Country Programme Evaluation (2016-2020) – UNICEF Serbia

Country

Serbia

Region

Europe and Central Asia Region (ECAR)

Type

Evaluation Report

Year

2019

Country Programme Evaluation (2016-2020) – UNICEF Serbia

Country

Serbia

Region

Europe and Central Asia Region (ECAR)

Type

Evaluation Report

Year

2019

Abstract:

I4DI conducted an evaluation of the UNICEF Country Programme 2016-2020 in Serbia as a formative evaluation that critically assessed the strategies applied in the current Country Programme (CP) against the standard evaluation criteria adopted by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability, and impact. The evaluation’s primary purpose was to inform the design and provide recommendations for the development of the new Country Programme Document (CPD) 2021–2025 between UNICEF and the Government of the Republic of Serbia.
The evaluation also assessed the extent to which the CP design and the implementation have been fit-for-purpose, and whether equity, gender equality, and human rights-based approaches have been incorporated throughout. Furthermore, this evaluation assessed significant and promising interventions implemented throughout the current program cycle.

Description:

The Evaluation of the UNICEF Country Programme 2016-2020, took place in the last trimester of the country programme cycle, tol offer the opportunity to critically assess the strategies applied in the current Country Programme, identify their relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and estimated impact in achieving planned results, and draw on lessons learnt. However, the weight of its intent is on learning and specifically, to inform the design and provide recommendations for the development of the new CPD 2021-2025 between UNICEF and the Government of the Republic of Serbia. The evaluation was intended to feed into the United Nations (UN) Development Partnership Framework (DPF) evaluation that was carried out in the fall of 2019. The primary audiences of this evaluation refer to UNICEF’s country office in Serbia, the regional office for Europe and Central Asia, the Government of Serbia, and other key UNICEF partners.

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