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November 2016
Dr. Eric Abitbol, Senior Consultant and Practice Leader for Environment, Security and Conflict Transformation at the Universalia Management Group, recently returned from the 2016 Conference of the American Evaluation Association, on the theme of “Evaluation + Design”. In this article, he...
October 2016
Universalia is pleased to announce that it has won two new projects with UN agencies within the gender equality portfolio. For the next four months, our team will conduct the Meta-assessment of Gender Integration in the World Food Programme’s Evaluations completed in 2016. This process aims to...
September 2016
Universalia Senior Consultant Dr. Eric Abitbol was in Washington, DC on September 12, 2016 for the launch of the graduate practicum report on environmental peacebuilding. Universalia supported the students in undertaking an environmental peacebuilding assessment of a cooperative Israeli-Palestinian...
September 2016
On September 8-11, Universalia participated in the 13th International Forum of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) in Costa de Sauípe in Bahia, Brazil. The Forum is a triennial event gathering nearly two thousand women’s rights advocates and practitioners from...
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...

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