Thematic evaluations

2016

  1. Quick Facts - Impact evaluation

    30 June 2016

    A short set of quick facts highlighting the purpose of impact evaluation, its role in the ILO and how EVAL is responding to the growing need for impact evaluation in the organization.

  2. Independent thematic evaluation of ILO Action Plan for Gender Equality, 2010-15 (Full Report)

    09 February 2016

    Evaluation consultant: Dr. Una Murray

  3. ILO Action Plan for Gender Equality 2010-15 (Final Evaluation Summary)

    09 February 2016

    Thematic evaluation - Evaluation consultant: Dr. Una Murray

2015

  1. Independent thematic evaluation of the ILO’s work in post-conflict, fragile and disaster-affected countries: Past, present and future, Volume 1 Full Report

    18 November 2015

    What should the ILO be doing to help post-conflict, fragile and disaster-affected countries? Finding decent work remains a core challenge for people affected by crisis in countries like Haiti, still recovering from the 2010 earthquake, or in other countries affected by conflict such as Lebanon, Afghanistan or the Central African Republic. This evaluation examines what the ILO has done in such countries, its current involvement and what it should be doing. Evaluation consultants: ECORYS, Ltd.

  2. Quick Facts - Fragile States

    17 November 2015

    A short set of quick facts summarizing the findings of the Independent thematic evaluation of the ILO’s work in post-conflict, fragile and disaster-affected countries: Past, present and future

  3. Independent thematic evaluation of the ILO’s work in post-conflict, fragile and disaster-affected countries: Past, present and future, Volume II Annex

    17 November 2015

    Volume II includes a collection of country reports on the Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Haiti and Lebanon.

  4. Effective Labour Protection for All: Lessons learned from a synthesis review, 2004–2014

    21 May 2015

    Background Paper for the Recurrent Discussion under the ILO Declaration on Social Protection (Labour Protection), 104th Session, 2015.

  5. Effective Labour Protection for All: Lessons learned from a synthesis review, 2004–2014 - Executive Summary

    21 May 2015

    Background Paper for the Recurrent Discussion under the ILO Declaration on Social Protection (Labour Protection), 104th Session, 2015.

2014

  1. Delivering decent work results: A meta-analysis of 15 ILO Decent Work Country Programme reviews

    06 October 2014

    This is a meta-analysis of internally conducted evaluations of Decent Work Country Programmes carried out by regional offices. Recommendations propose ways to improve the quality of these internal evaluations to better inform on the progress of a DWCP and eventually provide useful data and input for independently conducted evaluations.

  2. Decent work results of ILO employment promotion interventions: Lessons learned from evaluations, 2003-2013 - Summary of findings

    16 May 2014

    This is a short summary of the synthesis review which examines a range of ILO project and programme evaluations, as well as evidence-based studies from external institutions to highlight decent work results of ILO interventions in the promotion of employment.

  3. Decent work results of ILO employment promotion interventions: Lessons learned from evaluations, 2003-2013

    16 May 2014

    This synthesis review examines a range of ILO project and programme evaluations, as well as evidence-based studies from external institutions to highlight decent work results of ILO interventions in the promotion of employment.

2013

  1. Decent work results and effectiveness of ILO technical cooperation: A meta-analysis of project evaluations, 2011-2012

    18 October 2013

    EVAL launched a meta-analysis of independent project evaluations in 2010 to provide feedback on the effectiveness and operational performance of technical cooperation. The istructive results shed light on the ILO’s technical and operational strengths and weaknesses in the design and implementation of technical cooperation. Building on experience from this 2010 study, and following an adjustment of the methodology, a new study was conducted in 2013.

  2. Independent thematic evaluation of the ILO's work on international labour migration

    09 October 2013

    Evaluation consultants: Melissa Siegal, Elaine McGregor, Vivianne van der Vorst, Bram Frouws

  3. Social Dialogue: What works and why? A synthesis review 2002-2012

    01 May 2013

    This synthesis review examines a range of ILO project and programme evaluations, as well as evidence-based studies from external institutions, to highlight successful interventions and identify challenges in the promotion of social dialogue in the workplace. The study demonstrates that the ILO is a leader in ground-breaking and innovative interventions in social dialogue. Based on the findings of the review, the authors conclude with some recommendations on sustaining the successes achieved thus far, as well as suggestions for addressing the challenges and improvements still to be tackled. [Spanish and French summaries are available]

2011

  1. Independent thematic evaluation of the Social Finance Programme 2005-2010 - Cluster evaluation of GLO/07/08/GAT, GLO/09/01/LUX, Swiss Development Corporation and other German RBSA funds

    08 November 2011

    Evaluation enterprise: Jacaranda Consult Group

  2. Decent work results and effectiveness of ILO operations: A meta-analysis of project evaluations, 2009-2010

    31 October 2011

    In mid-2011, the ILO Evaluation Unit (EVAL) synthesized the findings, conclusions and lessons learned from 59 independent evaluation reports completed in 2009 and 2010. The purpose of the study was twofold: to present a summary of evaluation results on ILO performance within the framework of the SPF 2010–15 based on a request from the ILO Governing Body to better synthesize information on Office effectiveness and achievement of results; and to establish a baseline, methodology and information system for reporting such results each biennium.

  3. Meta analysis of lessons learned and good practices arising from nine Decent Work Country Programme evaluations

    28 October 2011

    In 2006, the ILO began evaluating the performance of its Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs). Between 2006 and 2009, six such evaluations were undertaken and evaluation reports published - covering Argentina, Indonesia, Jordan, Philippines, Ukraine and Zambia. The ILO commissioned this meta analysis in order to derive lessons learned and identify good practices arising from these evaluations.

2006

  1. Thematic evaluation: HIV/AIDS and the world of work

    01 March 2006

2005

  1. Thematic evaluation report: Gender issues in technical cooperation

    01 March 2005

2004

  1. Thematic evaluation report: Strengthening institutions, processes, legal frameworks and capacity of tripartite constituents for tripartism and social dialogue

    02 March 2004