Workplan of IEU
IEU is leading and guiding Independent Project Evaluations, Participatory Self-Evaluations and In-depth Evaluations. For more details, see Evaluation in the Project/Programme Cycle and Evaluation Step by Step.
B. Evaluation Tools
IEU is providing Project Managers with guidelines and templates to plan for and conduct evaluations. All evaluation tools (i) are in line with the Norms and Standards of the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) , (ii) ensure a coherent approach in terms of evaluations across the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. For more details, see Evaluation Tools. See also Evaluation Policy and Evaluation Handbook.
C. Capacity Development
a) IEU is establishing contacts with all Project Managers at Headquarters and Evaluation Focal Points (EFP) in the field, assessing and coordinating current and future evaluation activities and needs;
b) IEU will deploy an Evaluation Officer in Afghanistan in order to strengthen the evaluability of initiatives in the region;
c) IEU is developing evaluation capacity throughout UNODC by carrying out integrated evaluation training;
f) In line with the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, IEU may assist in identifying mechanisms to strengthen already existing evaluation expertise in respective countries.
a) IEU is guiding and supporting UNODC in evaluating its performance at the programme and project levels, contributing to in-house investments regarding accountability and transparency;
b) IEU is assisting the Office of the Executive Director (OED) in the implementation of the Recommendations of the Joint Inspection Unit on the Review of Management and Administration at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2010;
c) IEU is sharing findings of project and programme evaluations and examines areas with high improvement potentials;
d) IEU is assisting UNODC in monitoring the follow-up to the recommendations made by relevant oversight bodies.
E. Internal Coordination
a) IEU is liaising directly with sections and units at Headquarters as well as field offices in order to jointly develop a proactive approach to evaluation;
b) IEU is working in close coordination with units within UNODC as regards change management initiatives, while preserving its independence when evaluating programmes or projects at UNODC.
F. Evaluation of the Evaluation Function of UNODC
IEU is planning its own evaluation, following best practices set by the United Nations Evaluation Group.