DIOS and Evaluation

Decentralized evaluation of the Gender Mainstreaming Strategy
UNRWA has demonstrated its long-term commitment to gender equality since its inception in providing equal access to education for boys and girls. The Agency’s Gender Equality Policy, adopted in 2007, indicates further commitment to mainstream gender in all of its programs...
Decentralized evaluation of the DG Echo Partnership with UNRWA
The Framework Partnership Agreements between DG ECHO and humanitarian organizations include the contractual obligation to conduct evaluations of each partnership. Such evaluations are an opportunity to learn lessons and improve overall effectiveness. This document presents...
Evaluation of the Security Risk Management Programme
In April 2015, the United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) commissioned the Security Risk Management Program Evaluation to an international evaluation team. The evaluation was requested by the Safety and Security Division (SSD)...
Evaluation of the introduction of e-Health
The United Nations Reliefs and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Health Department started developing a comprehensive reform effort in 2009; it included two main components: the establishment of the Family Health Team (FHT) approach and the move to...
Food distribution, South-Aleppo, Syria, February 2015 © Photo by Ahmed Abu Zeid / UNRWA Archive
The extraordinarily difficult financial situation of the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) in 2015 is the result of chronic underfunding. Increasing competition for scarce funding, economic downturn in major financing economies and volatility of exchange rates has...