• 2-March-2015

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    Evaluation of SDC's Performance in Governance Programming and Mainstreaming

    This evaluation assessed the effectiveness of SDC’s governance programming (decentralization and local governance) and governance mainstreaming. Assessment criteria included legitimacy and relevance, ownership, participation and non-discrimination, accountability and transparency, efficiency, capacity development, outcomes and sustainability, coherence and coordination, and adaptive learning.

  • 2-March-2015

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    International Party Assistance – what do we know about the effects?

    The purpose of this study is to review the findings of research on international party assistance and evaluation reports of donor institutions. Hence, the aim of the paper is to provide an answer to the question: What do we know about the effects of international assistance to political parties in new democracies?

  • 9-January-2015

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    Justice Sector Cooperation with Portuguese-speaking African Countries

    The overall goal of this evaluation was to assess the contribution of Portuguese Cooperation to the reinforcement of the capacities of the national justice systems and their strengthening, to determine whether the Portuguese support contributed to greater accessibility and better access to justice for the citizens, as well as to identify new areas of cooperation, based upon the good practices and lessons learned.

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  • 9-January-2015

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    Avaliação Cooperação Portuguesa no Sector da Justiça aos Países Africanos de Língua Oficial Portuguesa

    O objectivo geral da presente avaliação foi, assim, apreciar o contributo da Cooperação Portuguesa no reforço das capacidades dos sistemas nacionais de justiça e no seu fortalecimento, determinar se a ajuda portuguesa contribuiu para uma maior acessibilidade e melhor acesso do cidadão à justiça, bem como identificar novas áreas de cooperação, considerando boas práticas e as lições aprendidas.

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  • 28-November-2014

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    Impact evaluation of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD)

    The main objective of this evaluation is to assess “WFD’s effectiveness in contributing towards its intended outcome of making the parliaments and political parties it works with more effective, accountable and representative”. The expected outcome is to “strengthen democracy, stability and good governance, in the emerging/developing democracies and post-conflict countries and fragile states” in which WFD works.

  • 12-August-2014

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    Evaluation of Taxation Reform in the Pacific

    This evaluation was commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The evaluation found that donor support for tax reform in the Pacific has been consistent with good international practice. There was also effective local ownership of reforms with a strong policy dialogue between partners. However, tax reforms in the Pacific remain fragile.

  • 8-January-2014

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    IOB Study: Evaluation issues in financing for development

    This study analyses domestic revenue mobilisation in developing countries, which is an essential component of financing for development. It discusses the role of corporate tax revenues and challenges for the taxation of multinational firms in developing countries, with a focus on effects of Dutch corporate tax policy and Dutch tax treaties. The study concludes that for some developing countries these effects are negative and material.

  • 28-December-2013

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    Strengthening Governance and Accountability in Pacific Island Countries

    This performance evaluation report assesses the performance of the two regional technical assistance projects in meeting their objectives as well as contributing to the overarching objective of improving governance, transparency and accountability in the management and use of public resources in the Pacific.

  • 31-July-2013

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    Mid-Term Evaluation Report on the Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative Project (EDDI)

    The evaluation was conducted internally by the IMF in consultation with DFID. EDDI is a five-year project implemented by the IMF to improve macroeconomic statistics in 25 African countries. The mid-point of a five-year project is an appropriate time for all stakeholders of the project to step back and take stock of what has been accomplished in the first half of the project, what has gone well, what aspects have been disappointing.

  • 31-May-2013

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    Local Perceptions, Participation and Accountability in Malawi’s Health Sector

    Seeking to achieve a participatory approach to development has been the focus of much donor attention, as well as an expressed objective for the governments of many developing countries. The overall objective of which is to develop and pilot test a methodological framework that can be used by international development agencies to improve understanding of the importance of local ownership and participation for aid effectiveness.

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