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October 2017

We are pleased to announce that Universalia has won a contract with the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to conduct the evaluation study of the GPE’s Support to Sector Plan Development, including through Education Sector Plan Development Grants (ESPDG) in the context of GPE 2020. This...
October 2017
Marie-Hélène Adrien, President of Universalia, participated as guest of honour to a professional development workshop organized by Connexion internationale de Montréal on October 25. She shared her experience on managing a consultancy business specialised in international develo...
October 2017
Universalia is leading a consortium of firms that have won the three-year contract for the Design and Implementation of GPE 2020 Country-level evaluations 2017-2020. The consortium includes three other companies, ITAD (UK), Mokoro (UK), Results for Development (USA). This assignment will focus on th...
October 2017
Universalia has won a contract to conduct the Institutional and Organisational Assessment for the effective implementation of the Basic Needs Trust Funds (BNTF) in Suriname. This assessment is being implemented by a team led by Dr. Marie-Hélène Adrien, Ms. Katrina Rojas and t...
August 2017
Universalia was selected by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to conduct the final evaluation of the Maya II joint programme implemented along with OHCHR and UNICEF in Guatemala. With the financial support of the Government of Norway, this joint programme aims to move towards the const...
August 2017
The Multilateral Partnerships Team of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has, since its creation in 2013, acted a cross-foundation partnership coordinator which supports the Foundation’s engagement with critical multilateral partners, in particular, the World Health Organization (WHO) and U...
August 2017
Following a Settlement Agreement with the World Bank Group in 2009, Siemens AG set up the Siemens Integrity Initiative, a 100$M USD fund to finance projects that fight corruption and fraud in the world. To date, the Initiative has funded 55 projects in over 25 countries over two Funding Rounds, for...
August 2017
The Nordic Trust Fund is a knowledge and learning initiative at the World Bank (WB, or the Bank) established in 2009 by Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Germany. It is designed to help the Bank develop a more informed view on human rights, in the overall context of the Bank’s goals of...
August 2017
Education for Employment (EFE) is an affiliated network of locally-run non-profit organizations in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA). Informed by partnerships with employers and world-class education experts, its Job Placement Training Program provides unemployed university-educated youth wi...
July 2017
This mandate is part of the regular series of meta-analysis of project evaluations that EVAL has commissioned to advance ILO’s Decent Work agenda. The meta-analysis covers project evaluations 2013-2016 and will reflect on successes and setbacks in implementing programming strategies to achieve targe...

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