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2019 EO: Evaluation of the UNICEF contribution to education in humanitarian situations



Author: Mokoro Ltd

Executive summary

Abstract:

The purpose of the evaluation is to determine if UNICEF has made adjustments to increase its efficiency and effectiveness as an organization with a growing footprint in humanitarian programming. The evaluation will also advance the organization’s accountability objectives by interrogating and/or verifying achievement of results for the education in emergencies response and programming. Evidence from the evaluation will be used to facilitate evidence-based decision-making, evidence-based advocacy, and resource mobilization and to contribute to learning within UNICEF humanitarian sector, and in the education in emergencies sub-sector.

Description:

UNICEF education in emergencies the expenditure grew from 182 million in 2014, to 542 million in 2017. With this kind of growth, the organization needs to re-examine if it is still fit-for-purpose, hence the need to determine, through an evaluation, whether UNICEF has made the necessary adjustments to increase its efficiency and effectiveness as an organization with a growing footprint in humanitarian programming. This evaluation will assess the influence and leadership of UNICEF in the global EiE architecture and the relevance and effectiveness of the programmes solutions and implementation strategies and examine the efficiencies in terms of capacities and funding.

The evaluation will focus on UNICEF education humanitarian programming during the period of the previous Strategic Plan (2014 – 2017), and in 2018, the first year of Strategic Plan 2018 – 2021 in order to capture the latest developments, reforms, trends and innovations, generate findings and provide recommendations that are relevant, timely and useful for evaluation audiences.

The evaluation will be used to facilitate evidence-based decision-making, evidence-based advocacy, and resource mobilization and to contribute to learning within UNICEF humanitarian sector, and in the education in emergencies sub-sector.

 

You will find the documents further below, labelled as follows:

  1. Evaluation of UNICEF contribution to education in humanitarian situations (Volume I: Synthesis of findings) - Report
  2. Evaluation of UNICEF contribution to education in humanitarian situations (Volume II: Annexes) - Part 2
  3. Executive summary (Arabic) - Part 3
  4. Executive summary (French) - Part 4
  5. Executive summary (Spanish) - Part 5

In addition to these, you will also find the following country case studies:

  • Evaluation of UNICEF contribution to education in humanitarian situations: Jordan case study
  • Evaluation of UNICEF contribution to education in humanitarian situations: Nepal case study
  • Evaluation of UNICEF contribution to education in humanitarian situations: Somalia case study


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Report information

Year: 2019

Region: Headquarters

Office: Evaluation Office

Type: Evaluation

Themes: Education; Humanitarian; Emergencies

Sequence #: Evaluation Office/65/2019/16610

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