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Author / Copyright Holder: CARE UK, CDA Inc., & SFCG for the U.K. Department for International Development,
This series of Guidance Products was developed under the Results Initiative in Conflict, Crime, and Violence Programming within Department for International Development (DFID).  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Bruce W. Hemmer, Ph.D., Bureau of Conflict & Stabilization Operations, US Department of State
Results of pre-post survey of conflict analysis recipients evaluating whether the analysis met standards thought to lead to impact, and whether recipients gained knowledge they anticipate using in diplomacy or programs. As doing M&E on conflict analysis is rare, this may serve as a useful example of one way of doing it.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Michael Sayre
This is a recording of the M&E Thursday Talk from Thursday, May 11th as Michael Sayre of Search for Common Ground led a discussion on "The Evolution of Collective Impact." ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Kat Haugh
In September 2016, we published the results of a literature review on the evidence base for collaborating, learning and adapting and stated that we planned to update it on an ongoing basis.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Jindra Cekan
Poor villagers like Edith, Aminata, Rituu, and Juan don’t appear much on the nightly news.  You might never know they exist unless you stop and read your mail from some charity asking you to help them....
Author / Copyright Holder: Rhea Daniels, Media El Tayara, and Jacob Gaudaur
When working in the field of peacebuilding, it is not hard to come across various types of evaluations - impact, developmental, and outcome evaluations are just a few of the many! In this blog, we will discuss our approach to content analysis in assessing a sample of evaluations....
Author / Copyright Holder: Eric Meerkamper
This is a recording of the M&E Thursday Talk hosted on April 27th 2017 by Eric Meerkamper, Global Head of Citizen Engagement at RIWI, who led a discussion on "Creating Opportunities for Accessing Global Citizen Opinion." M&E Thursday Talk - Creating Opportunities for Accessing Global Citizen Opinion from DME for Peace on Vimeo. This webinar highlighted Random Domain Intercept Technology(RDIT), an innovative methodology widely used to gather citizen opinion for data driven policy development and program initiatives....
Author / Copyright Holder: CDA Collaborative Learning Projects
The Alliance for Peacebuilding and its partners in the Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium—CDA Collaborative Learning Projects, Mercy Corps, and Search for Common Ground—began the Effective InterReligious Action in Peacebuilding project (EIAP), with funding from the GHR Foundation. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Peace Direct
This learning summary highlights the main successes, challenges and lessons learnt from an ongoing project delivered by Peace Direct and the Collaborative for Peace Sudan (CfPS) in South and West Kordofan, which aims to strengthen local conflict prevention capacity by creating and supporting local Peace Committees (PCs) across the region. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Peace Direct
This learning summary highlights the main successes, challenges and lessons learnt from an ongoing project delivered by Peace Direct and the Collaborative for Peace Sudan (CfPS) in South and West Kordofan, which  aims to strengthen local conflict prevention capacity by creating and supporting local Peace Committees (PCs) across the region. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Roger MacGinty
This is a recording of the M&E Thursday Talk from April 13th as Roger MacGinty of the University of Manchester and Everyday Peace to led a discussion on "Follow that car! Telling the story of conflict and peacebuilding through material objects."   ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Lillie Ris and Anita Ernstorfer, Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium
This paper aims to contribute to improving the relevance and effectiveness of ‘preventing’ or ‘countering’ violent extremism (P/CVE) approaches, including through the critical consideration of both the policy context in which P/CVE exists and the types of efforts being undertaken under this heading.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Jindra Cekan
This is a recording of the M&E Thursday Talk on, March 30th hosted by Jindra Cekan of Valuing Voices who led a discussion on "Built to last? Embedding sustainability in the project cycle." ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Leslie Minney
On March 7th, I attended the CPRF Forum on Building the Programs that Build The Peace Conference at the United States Institute of Peace which brought together Adrienne Lemon of Search for Common Ground, Leslie Wingender of Mercy Corps, Isabella Jean of CDA Collaborative Learning Projects, Joe Hewitt of United States Institute of Peace, and Melanie Greenberg of Alliance for Peacebuilding as moderator to discuss “Building the Programs That Can Better Build The Peace.” This discussion centered around learning, challenges, and bright spots in the monitoring and evaluation of peacebuilding practices. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Adrienne Lemon
This is a recording of the M&E Thursday Talk on March 16th, 2017 hosted by Adrienne Lemon of Search for Common Ground who led a discussion on "The Foundations of Monitoring and Evaluation." ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Laura Gagliardone
Over the past years, the role of culture in evaluation has acquired respect and importance because its comprehension helps at telling a more complete story of what is happening to and with program participants. Developmental specialists and evaluators are called to operate in a way that reflects the historical, social, cultural, political and economic contexts of people while planning, developing and implementing programs as well as monitoring, evaluating and disseminating the results....
Author / Copyright Holder: Laura Gagliardone
  Abstract People’s behavior is determined by their setting of goals, the motivation they feel associated with goal achievement, their evaluation of efforts toward the goals, and the resulting satisfaction or dissatisfaction. Therefore if you want to persuade people to modify their behavior, then you have to take into consideration key elements of social psychology which this article summarizes as a handy guideline based on the book entitled ‘Social Psychology and Evaluation’ written by Donaldson, S....
Author / Copyright Holder: Reina Neufeldt
This is a recording of the M&E Thursday Talk on March 9, 2017 hosted by Reina Neufeldt who led a discussion on "You did what??? Exploring Peacebuiling Evaluation Ethics." ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Key Findings from MERL Tech London
Last week I attended the first London MERL Tech conference which brought together 90 researchers, evaluators, development practitioners, humanitarian aid workers, technology developers, data analysts/scientists, funders and others to continue the discussion that the MERL Tech community has been engaging in around the role of digital data and technology for monitoring, evaluation, research and learning for social good....
Author / Copyright Holder: Nick Oatley
This is a recording of the M&E Thursday Talk on February 23rd, 2017 hosted by Nick Oatley of Partners Global who led a discussion on "Making Design, Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning a primary objective." ...

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