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July 2018
Founder, Senior Consultant, and Shareholder of Universalia Management Group Ltd.
Charles Lusthaus passed away peacefully in Montreal on July 19, 2018 after a short illness.
Charles will be remembered for his leadership and contributions to the Canadian and international evaluation and develop...
July 2018
Universalia is implementing the final evaluation of the third phase of the project “Strengthening the capacity of teachers and policymakers from participating countries in innovative pedagogical skills”. ITEN was officially launched in 2010 and, during its first two phases, focused...
July 2018
In October 2008, the Forum of the Caribbean Group of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (CARIFORUM), signed the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU). The first objective of the EPA is the reduction and eventual eradication of poverty though regional integ...
July 2018
Universalia has been selected to conduct an evaluation of the relevance and impact of the Swedish Development Cooperation approach to strengthen resilience in poor rural indigenous beneficiary populations in Guatemala. The focus of the work will be on resilience and climate change adaptation. Four U...
July 2018
THE MENA MDTF was created in 2012 to provide catalytic donor support to countries undergoing historic transition and reform. It is funded by Denmark, Finland, Norway, and the UK. Based out of the offices of the World Bank, the MDTF aims to become a key instrument of the regional strategy to promote...
July 2018
Dr. Marie-Hélène Adrien and Ms. Lauren-Victoria (Tori) Hellrung are pleased to announce that their article: A Journey to a Professional Designation for Evaluators in Canada, is being published in the latest volume of the Comparative Policy Evaluation series, ‘The Evaluation Enter...
June 2018
Universalia is pleased to announce the nomination of Dr. Marie-Hélène Adrien as member of the Advisory Committee to the Provost and Associate Provost (International) of McGill University.
As a McGill alumni, Marie-Hélène is certainly proud to contribute to the ongoing de...
June 2018
Luc Franche, junior consultant at Universalia, has been elected as a Board member of Connexion internationale de Montréal, a network of young professionals working in international affairs in Montréal. Luc has worked voluntarily for the network over the past four years, notably in lead...
May 2018
Marie-Hélène Adrien and Lorenzo Daïeff facilitated a workshop on Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the McGill Institute for the Study of International Development. Twenty-seven participants from across Canada and the United States were united to understand the...
April 2018
We are pleased to announce that Universalia has won a contract with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), to conduct the evaluation of the CDB Gender Equality Policy and Operational Strategy. This assignment will be led by Ms. Katrina Rojas, supported by Universalia consultant Dr. Sherri B...

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