Evaluation at UNODC

In line with the UNODC Strategy 2021-2025"UNODC (Independent Evaluation Section) will conduct evaluations in UNODC's mandated areas of work, as well as utilize evaluation and oversight results to provide information at an aggregate level, for example, through meta-syntheses.", "... findings of oversight bodies and evaluations will be used to create a learning organization ..." 
 
Apart from conducting participatory, independent, inclusive, gender-responsive and utilization-focused evaluations at corporate, policy, programme and projects levels, contributing to UNODC's accountability and evaluation-based decision-making in the response to drugs, crime, corruption and terrorism, Independent Evaluation Section ensures a wide variety of services and products in line with its three strategic pillars of mandated work indicated below. 
PILLAR 1: CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT

Evaluation Capacity Development for UNODC staff and Member States; Evaluation and the SDGs ... more

PILLAR 2: EVALUATION RESULTS

Database with all UNODC evaluation reports by year/topic/region and external quality assessments ... more

PILLAR 3: KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTS

Evaluation-based knowledge products based upon aggregate evaluation results, including meta-syntheses ...more

Ms. Katharina Kayser, Chief, Independent Evaluation Section, UNODC, talks about how evaluation contributes to the SDGs.