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Norms and Standards for Evaluation (2016)

In 2005, United Nations Evaluation Group adopted the foundational document, Norms and Standards for Evaluation in the United Nations System. In 2015, a United Nations Evaluation Group working group led work to revise and update the Norms and Standards resulting in a document tat was discussed and unanimously adopted at the April 2016 United Nations Evaluation Group Annual General Meeting in Geneva.

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Facts & Figures

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81% Supervision and Backstopping Rating

18% improvement of evaluated projects rated ‘Satisfactory’ or better in 2014/15 compared to 2012/13 biennium. 

74% Project Implementation and Management Rating

Steady improvement of evaluated projects rated ‘Satisfactory’ or better over the three biennia 

2014/15 - 74%  |  2012/13 - 55%  |  2010/11 - 47% 

87% Strategic Relevance Rating

Relevance to UN Environment's strategies and global, regional and national environmental issues or needs rated 87% 'Satisfactory' or better in 2014/15 biennium 

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