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The Netherlands is an important player in the field of human rights in multilateral forums and in the framework of the EU. Applying a variety of instruments, the Netherlands has contributed to the promotion of human rights. Results include the adoption of UN resolutions and EU Council decisions. A critical note can be made with regard to the degree of coherence between foreign human rights policy and economic policy.
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Ex-post Evaluation Report on the Project for Upgrading Jaffna Technical College as a College of Technology - Sri Lanka
The project was not able to meet the student enrollment or graduation rates. However, 379 students were educated and trained in the four departments of the Jaffna College of Technology in 2013, with another 31 students are expected to graduate from the ICT Department in 2014. Therefore, the project was evaluated as being somewhat effective.
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The project was funded by the EDCF in August 1996 and was expected to contribute to Sri Lanka’s social and economic development by strengthening its infrastructure. In addition, it was believed to improve the economic cooperation and mutual prosperity of both Sri Lanka and Korea. Thus, funding the project was considered relevant and appropriate in terms of the EDCF’s purposes and loan policy.
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This evaluation report provides a critical overview of 53 years of development co-operation between Sweden and Sri Lanka, from 1958 to 2010. The report highlights a few areas, where, according to the evaluators, Sweden has contributed to solving societal problems and creating results in poor people’s lives in Sri Lanka.
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While UNDP has undertaken several projects to facilitate poverty-reduction in specific sectors and regions, generally, these projects had limited impact and the sustainability of any results achieved was questionable.
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This evaluation assesses Norway’s peace efforts in Sri Lanka from 1997 to 2009. It tells the story of Norway’s engagement, assesses the effects and identifies broader implications and lessons.
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The Evaluation Team assessed the impact chain as logical and realistically achievable and only suggested the reformulation of one gender indicator (as already planned by the project staff) and the addition of a new indicator at outcome level
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This is the first country report as part of a broad evaluation of Norwegian business related development aid, an evaluation commissioned by the Evaluation Department of Norad.
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Evaluation of Donor-Supported Activities in Conflict-Sensitive Development and Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka
This report describes the results of the first pilot test of the new draft OECD DAC guidance on evaluating conflict prevention and peacebuilding activities.
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A ripple in development? Document review Annotated bibliography prepared for the joint follow-up evaluation of the links between relief, rehabilitation and development (LRRD) in responses to the Indian Ocean tsunami
This report summarises the document review for the Joint Follow-up Evaluation of the Tsunami Evaluation Coalition – Second Study on Linking Relief Rehabilitation and Development (TEC LRRD 2). It is not an evaluative document but merely an overview of the available documentary sources.