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October 2020
Universalia extends our congratulations to the Adaptation Fund for the recent publication of its Study on Readiness and Capacity Building for Direct Access to Adaptation Finance.
Eric Abitbol, PhD, Florence Allard-Buffoni and Arunima Sharan of Universalia’s Environment, Security and Conflict...
October 2020
Throughout 2018, Universalia provided evaluation support to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and in particular its Independent Evaluation Unit (IEU), in undertaking a comprehensive evaluation of the GCF Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme (RPSP). A major evaluation for the GCF, recommendations...
September 2020
In 2019, Universalia’s Eric Abitbol, PhD led a team of consultants in undertaking the Overall Effectiveness Evaluation of the C&A Foundation (now Laudes Foundation), with partner organisation MOVE based in Brazil. The Director of MOVE, Daniel Braga Brandão, recently published an art...
August 2020
Universalia is pleased to announce that Marie-Hélène Adrien, Senior Consultant at Universalia and member of the Board of International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS) has been invited to join the Taskforce on the EvalPartners EvalAgenda 2030 as representative of IDEAS. The T...
August 2020
Universalia’s Dr. Eric Abitbol, practice leader of the Environment, Security and Conflict Transformation (Ensect) Practice, has recently published a chapter in a book entitled “Understanding Conflict Management.” The book is aimed at introducing to students the key mechanisms...
July 2020
Universalia is extremely pleased to learn that the first Universalia Charles Lusthaus Scholarship has been awarded by the Canadian Evaluation Society Educational Fund (CESEF). Created at the end of last year, the scholarship aims to facilitate access to education among graduate students who wish to...
July 2020
Universalia, in collaboration with CLEAR-AA, GRM Nigeria and the OSSAP-SDG office in Nigeria, has recently completed the Voluntary National Review (VNR) for Nigeria on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Congratulations to our colleagues Laila and Florence! To view the re...
June 2020
Universalia has recently completed the Formative Evaluation of Country Programme between the Government of Madagascar and the UNICEF for 2015-2020.
Conducted between August 2019 and February 2020, the main objective of the evaluation was to inform and support the preparation of the future country p...
June 2020
We are pleased to announce that a consortium led by Universalia, which includes Itad and R4D, has completed the third and final year of country-level evaluations for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).
As part of this mandate, which spanned the period 2017-2020, we designed summative and pr...
June 2020
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Katrina Rojas as Chief Executive Officer of Universalia starting June 1st, 2020. Katrina brings a wealth of knowledge and a diversity of experience in evaluation and in organizational development to her role. Since joining Universalia...

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