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June 2017
Universalia has been commissioned by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to conduct multilateral performance assessments of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The assignment will assess the performance of the two organiz...
May 2017
Hussein Amery, Universalia’s Performance Measurement Practice Leader, describes and untangles the relationship between the new Canadian Development Finance Institute, Export Development Canada, and existing official development assistance flows. Read article.
May 2017
Universalia was selected by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) to conduct a Baseline Study for the “Launching Economic Achievement Program” (LEAP) for Women in Jordan. The Program will support women's empowerment for sustainable economic growth in Jordan through p...
May 2017
Mr. Syed Sajjadur Rahman, Universalia Senior Associate, was invited to deliver a workshop at the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in April 2017.
The workshop was on International Development and Project Management and was well attended. Universalia has been delivering workshops at t...
April 2017
Universalia was mandated by UNICEF in Nigeria for the evaluation of its individual training investment. The purpose of this evaluation is to determine the extent to which individual training activities conducted by UNICEF in Nigeria have been relevant, effective, efficient and sustainable in su...
April 2017
Universalia successfully completed the Formative Evaluation for Mid Term Review of the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women Program (GrOW) for the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). This formative, mid-term evaluation examined the portfolio of research projects funded through t...
March 2017
Universalia was recently contracted by the International Development Research Center (IDRC) to conduct a final evaluation of the Safe and Inclusive Cities (SAIC) program. Financed jointly by IDRC and DfID, SAIC’s primary objective is to document the linkages between urban violence, poverty, an...
February 2017
Universalia has been contracted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to lead the review of the work of the BMGF’s Multilateral Partnership Team (MLP), and in particular, of its management of the foundation’s relationship with the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the United...
February 2017
The objective of this short-term assignment (November 2016 - March 2017) is to prepare the final report of the evaluation of the SSHRC’s Research-Based Knowledge Cluster sub-program. The primary focus of the evaluation is on SSHRC’s Impact Awards. The evaluation will address five core ev...
February 2017
Universalia has won a contract involving UNAIDS and the Global Fund, who have established a continuous working relationship since 2002. The Cooperation Agreement signed in 2014 replaced the previous MoUs and strengthened the cooperation framework between the Parties, especially in terms of coordinat...

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