Strategy and policy evaluations

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.

  4. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy to address HIV and AIDS and the world of work (Volume 1 of 2)

    19 October 2011

    The independent evaluation is based on the analysis of key reports and programme documentation, a portfolio review organized by country, project documentation, and interviews with ILO staff, constituents and United Nations (UN) system colleagues.

  5. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy to address HIV and AIDS and the world of work - Annexes (Volume 2 of 2)

    18 October 2011

    Six desk case studies and three country missions were undertaken covering Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, India, Paraguay, Russia, Senegal, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

  6. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy for the elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation (Volume 1 of 2)

    15 October 2011

    The period under review included two Strategic Policy Frameworks (SPFs), 2006–09 and 2010–15, and three P&B biennia covering the period from 2007 to 2011. The evaluation team assessed the evolution of the ILO’s non-discrimination work from activities responding to the Global Reports (GRs) and Action Plans (APs), to a specific strategic outcome, Outcome 17, under the 2010–11 P&B.

  7. Annexes: Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy for the elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation (Volume 2 of 2)

    14 October 2011

    Case studies: Discrimination and Domestic Workers; Discrimination against Migrants; Discrimination of Indigenous Peoples; Discrimination based on HIV/AIDS; Support the promotion, implementation and application of ILO Convention on Discrimination (Convention No. 111); and Disabilities

2010

  1. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy to extend the coverage of social security (Volume 1 of 2)

    28 October 2010

    The independent evaluation of the ILO’s strategy to extend the coverage of social security during the period 2005-2009 is based on the analysis of key reports and programme documentation, a portfolio review organized by country, project documentation, and interviews with ILO staff, constituents and United Nations (UN) system colleagues.

  2. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy to extend the coverage of social security - Annexes (Volume 2 of 2)

    28 October 2010

    Eleven case studies were undertaken covering Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Cyprus, Ghana, Jordan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mozambique, Nepal, Senegal, Thailand, and Zambia.

2009

  1. Strategy evaluation: Performance and progress in gender mainstreaming through the ILO Action Plan for Gender Equality 2008-09

    22 December 2009

    This evaluation analyses performance and progress in gender mainstreaming, using the Action Plan as a basis for measuring results and gaps. The main purposes of the evaluation are: internal management learning and decision making; as a reference for drafting the Director-General’s report on results of the Action Plan, to be presented to the Governing Body in March 2010; for advising on the drafting of the next Action Plan; and for sharing lessons learned and good practices with other UN system entities.

  2. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy to support member States capacities to development policies and programmes focused on youth employment. Case studies are on Perú, Indonesia and Liberia.

    24 October 2009

    The evaluation analyses the ILO’s strategy to increase member States’ capacities to develop policies or programmes focused on youth employment. The thrust of this strategy is to strengthen the International Labour Organization (ILO) constituents’ capacities to translate global commitments expressed in the United Nations (UN) (for making productive employment and decent work a fundamental component of economic and social policies and/or development strategies) into national action.

  3. Independent external evaluation of International Labour Organization Evaluation Function

    19 October 2009

    When the ILO’s Governing Body adopted the Evaluation Policy in November 2005, it also stipulated that the policy be evaluated at the end of five years and this report commissioned to an external evaluation team is the result.

  4. Terms of reference of the independent external evaluation of ILO's evaluation function

    19 October 2009

2008

  1. Independent Evaluation of ILO’s Strategy for the Protection of Migrant Workers: 2001-2007 (Volume I: Main Report)

    21 October 2008

    The purpose of the evaluation is to provide insight into the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the ILO’s strategy, programme approach, and interventions for protecting migrant workers. This includes consideration of whether and how the Office approach should be modified or adapted to the current climate. It is also intended to provide findings and lessons learned for improved leadership and decision-making within the context of results-based management. The period under review is 2001-2007.

  2. Independent Evaluation of ILO’s Strategy for the Protection of Migrant Workers: 2001-2007 (Volume 2: Annexes)

    21 October 2008

    This annexes volume contains the evaluation Terms of reference; the Questionnaire; Components of TC projects on labour migration; Strategy’s Components Results Framework; ILO’s collaboration with members of the Global Migration Group (GMG), the International Organization for Migration (IOM)and other Agencies.

  3. Independent Evaluation of the ILO's Strategy to Support Member States to Improve the Impact of International Labour Standards

    21 October 2008

    The purpose of this strategy evaluation is to provide insight into the mandate, continued relevance, effectiveness, efficiency of the strategy, programme approach, and interventions in strengthening and broadening national capacities to ratify and improve the application of the International Labour Standards (ILS) by member States, and covering the period 2000-2006.

2006

  1. Independent Evaluation of ILO's Strategy for Employment Creation through Employment-intensive Investment

    01 September 2006

    This evaluation report provides the background documentation and analysis for the basis of the findings, conclusions and recommendations set out in the summary report GB.297/PFA/2/2, “Independent evaluation of the ILO’s strategy for employment-intensive investment”, presented by the Office to the Governing Body at its 297th Session in November 2006.

2005

  1. Evaluation of the InFocus Programme on Socio-Economic Security

    31 December 2005

    The Independent Evaluation of the inFocus Programme on Socio-Economic Security looks at the programme’s performance over the period 1999-2005. It examines the ILO’s strategy to contribute to the social and economic security in a dynamic international context through the creation and development of the SES programme. It endeavours to identify what works well and where improvements can be made.

  2. Evaluation of the InFocus Programme on Social Dialogue, Labour Law and Labour Administration

    29 December 2005

    The purpose of the evaluation is to provide insight on the mandate, continued relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of IFP/DIALOGUE’s strategies, programme approach and interventions in promoting social dialogue and strengthening mechanisms and institutions of social dialogue and assisting member States to improve their labour law and labour administration. This will include consideration of whether the programme should be continued, discontinued or modified.

  3. External review of the ILO's implementation of strategic budgeting in a results-based management framework

    01 November 2005