Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: Creative Associates International, Center for Strategic & International Studies
This report is an assessment by the Americas Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) of the Plan de Consolidacion Integral de la Macarena (PCIM), a project that the government of Colombia is implementing in six municipalities.  First organized in August 2007, the PCIM is now a year and a half old, although it was not fully implemented until late that year....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground Nepal
From 2010 to 2012, Search For Common Ground, with support from UNICEF, conducted a project to assist the local Nepalese NGO leadership and staff in shaping capacity building on youth and peacebuilding. As a component of a reintegration and rehabilitation program, the ‘Capacity Building in Youth and Peacebuilding’ project was evaluated using various methods of Focused Group Discussions (FGDs), survey, interviews, and project reports to assess the impact on capacity building and training in Nepal....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search For Common Ground
In January 2012, Search for Common Ground (SFCG), Nepal finished a project called Women Building Community Peace in Eastern Terai. Funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), this project’s overall goal was to strengthen the role of women and girls in the Eastern Terai to be a positive force for peacebuilding at the local level....
Author / Copyright Holder: SFCG
This document is an  evaluation of the 24-month project implemented by Search for Common Ground (SFCG) entitled Trading for Peace in the Great Lakes.  The overall goal of this project was for trade routes between Burundi, DRC and Rwanda to be more secure for regional economic activities. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Pact Kenya
Development and Training Services, Inc. (dTS) was contracted to conduct a mid-term evaluation of the Kenya Civil Society Strengthening Program (KCSSP). This grant-making and capacity-building program was designed to address the fragmentation, fractionalization and low constituent credibility constraining Kenya civil society from effectively playing its role in promoting political reforms and keeping government accountable to the citizens of Kenya....
Author / Copyright Holder: Pact Sudan
The overall goal of Pact Sudan’s Transitional Areas Peace Fund (TAPF) Program is to support sustainable peace and reconciliation as a foundation for recovery and development in the transitional areas of Sudan. The program purpose is to help create an “enabling environment” for the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in the Three Areas of Abyei, Blue Nile, and Southern Kordofan in Sudan....
Author / Copyright Holder: Melanie Kawano-Chiu
In recent years, the peacebuilding field made a commitment to improving its evaluation practices. From the newer Search for Common Ground evaluation database, to the established OECD-DAC evaluation guidelines, to the practical CDA Collaborative Learning Projects' Toolbox and Church and Rogers' Designing for Results, resourced for program design and implementation evaluation now exist....
Author / Copyright Holder: Anne Eckman, Aparna Jain, Sarah Degnan Kambou, Doris Bartel, John Crownover
Working toward the reduction and elimination of gender-based violence, ICRW partnered with CARE Balkans and CARE International to implement a groundbreaking program working directly with young men between the ages of 13 and 19 to deconstruct masculinity in their cultures and determine how gender norms and male socialization lead to inequitable attitudes and behaviors toward women and girls. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
In 2011, Search For Common Ground conducted Focus Group Discussions with Rwandan youth to assess the content and impact of radio drama programs in the Livelihood Skills Development Project, funded by USAID. Discussions regarding the participants’ opinions of the radio story, whether they had listened to it as a training module or were listening to it for the first time, showed a positive impact on Rwandan youth....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
The 'Radio for Peacebuilding' project has three major components – development and adaptation of guidebooks on radio talk show production aimed at Peacebuilding into Urdu and Pashto, training and coaching provided to FM station producers and presenters to host radio talk shows on Peacebuilding and finally production of talk shows using the common ground approach....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
The Pathways to Peace program (P2P) sought to structurally transform the way that youth participate in the civic and political arena so that they can make a substantial and positive contribution to the overall peace and democratic processes in Nepal....
Author / Copyright Holder: Amr Abdalla and Yasmine Arafa for Search for Common Ground
According to Search for Common Ground (SFCG)‟s description in its Inception Report, The Team in Morocco “seeks to transform the relationship between individuals from two sides of the economic divide. The series dramatizes the wide and growing gap between the „haves‟ and the „have-nots‟ characterized in the relationship between the wealthy footballer, Mehdi and the poor footballer, Samir....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
The goal of this project was to increase public awareness of religious freedom in the Near East, South and East Asia and Turkey by providing a voice for constructive perspectives on religion, and effectively using the media as a forum for free speech in which individuals stand up for human rights and tolerance....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
The project ―Kosovo Youth for Democracy and Peace building‖ started in January 2010, when CCG in partnership with YMCA has been granted funding by the European Comission, to target Kosovo youth from 15 to 22 years of age, coming from different ethnic communities and various municipalities throughtout the country and create awareness of the basic principles of democracy and human rights, as embedded in international treaties as well as Kosovo‘s constitution....
Author / Copyright Holder: Scott Cunliffe and Patrisia Saraswati for Search for Common Ground
From early 2010 till late 2011 Search for Common Ground, and P3M implemented the “Promoting International Freedom and Understanding in Indonesian Pesantrens” Project. During the two year life of the Pesantren Project religious freedom and tolerance in Indonesia has continued to endure persistent challenges from various elements of state and society....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
Since 2002 Search for Common Ground (SFCG) has worked with local civil society organisations, the media, conflict survivors and others to develop appropriate and innovative conflict transformation initiatives. In 2009 SFCG sought resources from the US Embassy Jakarta to implement a two year project that aimed to counter and prevent radicalization in Indonesian prisons....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
In October 2008, Search for Common Ground (SFCG) signed a nine month project with USAID to help ensure that Guinea’s upcoming legislative elections are held in a credible, participatory and transparent manner accepted by all. This grant received two extensions due to the evolving political context and the delays in the election calendar and will end in April 2011....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
In 2011, SFCG implemented the OXFAM GB cholera prevention emergency program by producing a series of radio spots and programs in the provinces of Equateur, Bandundu and the city-province of Kinshasa. The goals of this four months program (July 25th – November 25th, 2011) was to provide the population with quality information about cholera prevention and to promote positive attitudes and changes towards the prevention of this epidemic....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
This evaluative report summarzies Search for Common Ground's twelve-month project in the DRC which aimed to better inform refugee and returnee populations on how to prevent Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) and provide support for victims....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
As part of the multi-country Governance and Transparency Fund (GTF) program funded by UKAID, Search for Common Ground (SFCG) in Burundi implemented a three month project from June until September 2011 in support of its overall programmatic goal: to promote inclusive, effective and responsible participation in a process of social transformation toward a fair and equal society in Burundi. The goal was supported by the following key objective: Promote constructive exchange and dialogue between and among Burundian youth from different political parties and political leaders about governance issues, particularly political manipulation of youth and its resulting violence, with a view to encouraging peaceful cohabitation. ...

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