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December 2020
As we come to the close of a difficult year, we learned about the loss of two dear colleagues in our evaluation community in Canada, who have given so generously not only to the work of evaluators in Canada, but around the globe.  Our condolences go out to the families and friends of John Mayne...
December 2020
Our colleagues Luc Franche, Juan-David Gonzales and Sophie Pénicaud recently produced a Think Piece for the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Evaluation Office (EVAL). Entitled: "Quality assessments of ILO decentralized evaluations: Key results of the qu...
November 2020
Universalia, in partnership with Landell Mills, has recently completed the Evaluation of the European Union’s humanitarian assistance in Ukraine, 2014-2018, for the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO). 
The executive summa...
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...

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