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July 2016
Universalia’s Senior Consultant, Eric Abitbol, was a guest editor on the recently published Swisspeace Conflict Sensitivity Working Paper. He is also an active member of the Conflict Sensitivity Community Hub (CSC-Hub) and an Executive Editor of the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development. Th...
June 2016
Universalia is pleased to announce that it has joined a group of 1245 businesses from around the world in becoming a signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles. Established by UN Women and the UN Global Compact following an extensive global consultation process, these principles offer guida...
June 2016
Dr. Marie-Hélène Adrien attended the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of International Development Professionals (CAIDP) on May 9, https://www.caidp-rpcdi.ca, in Ottawa. Dr. Adrien was the moderator of the panel on: Design and Impact in Development Programming: Start with...
May 2016
Marie-Hélène Adrien, President of Universalia, has been nominated as a Board member of the Canadian Association of International Development Professionals (CAIDP) and will serve on the External Relation and Strategic Planning Committees.
CAIDP is a not-for-profit organization that giv...
May 2016
In April 2016, Juan-David Gonzales and Marie-Hélène Adrien facilitated a workshop at the Regional Bureau of the World Food Program (WFP) in Panama.
The workshop focused on opportunities and constraints of implementing Capacity Development Initiatives in the Latin America and Caribbean...
May 2016

The UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office contracted Universalia to provide quality assurance services on its main evaluation deliverables. Universalia uses review instruments to provide feedback on draft terms of reference, draft inception reports and draft evaluation reports. The r...
May 2016
Universalia was contracted to put together the second Annual Development Effectiveness Report (ADER) for the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD); the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group. The ADER will be developed based on existing documentation a...
May 2016
Universalia was contracted by the UNICEF South Asia Regional Office to provide quality assurance services on its main evaluation deliverables. Universalia uses review instruments to provide feedback on draft terms of reference, draft inception reports and draft evaluation reports. The review instrum...
April 2016
Universalia has conducted a field mission in Peru as part of the evaluation of the World Food Program (WFP) 2009 Policy on Capacity Development. In April 2016, a team led by Marie Helene Adrien, accompanied by Dr. Hector Maletta, Senior economist and expert on food security, and by Mr. Juan David Go...
April 2016
Universalia has been contracted by Coffey International Development to develop a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan for the Australia Awards in Indonesia Short-term Awards Sub-program. The objectives of the consultancy are to design a user-friendly and gender-sensitive M&E system for the S...

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