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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...
June 2017
The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) reflects the strategic orientation of the United Nations (UN) system in Cambodia. The independent evaluation of the UNDAF 2011-2015 and UNDAF 2016-2018 is designed to establish the extent to which the two cycles are/have been aligned to nat...
June 2017
International Development Training Modules – Universalia Delivers International Development Project Management and RBM Training for the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) staff in April and May 2017
The training modules consisted of two complementary and sequential training courses that built on...
June 2017
Universalia’s Lorenzo Daïeff recently returned from the Canadian Evaluation Society annual conference in Vancouver, and relates his impressions of the event. https://reflectlearn-blog.org/2017/05/31/three-weeks-later-three-lasting...
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...

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