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IOD PARC works globally. We have staff based in the UK, Nepal, Australia and France. We partner with our broad and well-established network of partner agencies, associates and locally based consultants to provide comprehensive and context-specific service to our clients. Over the last 22 years, IOD PARC has worked on over 1000 assignments in more than 100 countries world-wide.

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Empowering all: Our commitment to Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

Author: Emmeline Henderson, Sadie Watson
Date: March 2024
Service: Supporting Change Supporting Change Organisations need to adapt - to new learning, to arising challenges and to dynamic and complex contexts.
Topic: Gender and Social Inclusion Gender and Social Inclusion Our work on gender and social inclusion is a core element of our work with our partners and clients, as well as an important part of our internal culture and way of working. Our work includes gender audits for organisations and programmes, undertaking mixed-method research and capacity development. We incorporate a gender lens across all our topics, with particular intersections with health, climate action and peacebuilding.

Localisation in Evaluation – Learning Paper

Author: Sarah Bolger,
Date: June 2023
Service: Evidence and Learning Evidence and Learning Any organisation relies on its own expertise and knowledge to make a difference. But it thrives on learning - reflecting on what is going well, on failure, on changes in the context in which it is working - and using that understanding to adapt.
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Evidence Briefs for the 2023 Global Refugee Forum

Author: Nur Abdelkhaliq Zamora, Ima Bishop Sarah Bolger,
Date: December 2023
Service: Evidence and Learning Evidence and Learning Any organisation relies on its own expertise and knowledge to make a difference. But it thrives on learning - reflecting on what is going well, on failure, on changes in the context in which it is working - and using that understanding to adapt.
Topic: Conflict, Peacebuilding and Fragility Conflict, Peacebuilding and Fragility Our growing peacebuilding portfolio covers thematic areas including the triple nexus, countering violent extremism, conflict mediation, humanitarian mine action, international humanitarian law, resilience and social cohesion. Our peacebuilding work has strong links with our well-established migration portfolio and is underpinned by cross-cutting issues such as gender, social inclusion and climate change. Migration, Refugees, Displacement Migration, Refugees, Displacement Our work on migration focuses on forced displacement and migration management and spans cross-cutting issues such as gender, protection, peacebuilding, livelihoods, resilience and health. Our global portfolio spans MENA, Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin and Central America.

Concept Piece: developing and ongoing humanitarian needs in the Gaza strip

Author: Nur Abdelkhaliq Zamora, Ilaria Ravai
Date: December 2023
Service: Supporting Change Supporting Change Organisations need to adapt - to new learning, to arising challenges and to dynamic and complex contexts.
Topic: Conflict, Peacebuilding and Fragility Conflict, Peacebuilding and Fragility Our growing peacebuilding portfolio covers thematic areas including the triple nexus, countering violent extremism, conflict mediation, humanitarian mine action, international humanitarian law, resilience and social cohesion. Our peacebuilding work has strong links with our well-established migration portfolio and is underpinned by cross-cutting issues such as gender, social inclusion and climate change. Migration, Refugees, Displacement Migration, Refugees, Displacement Our work on migration focuses on forced displacement and migration management and spans cross-cutting issues such as gender, protection, peacebuilding, livelihoods, resilience and health. Our global portfolio spans MENA, Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin and Central America.

Final Evaluation of the Programme ‘Protecting Children Affected by Migration in Southeast, South and Central Asia’

Author: Nur Abdelkhaliq Zamora, Ima Bishop Nick York, Diksha Mahara, Pragya Pokharel, Vittoria Moresco, Scott Cameron, Olga Schetinina, Christina Torsein, James Gomez,
Date: June 2023
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Migration, Refugees, Displacement Migration, Refugees, Displacement Our work on migration focuses on forced displacement and migration management and spans cross-cutting issues such as gender, protection, peacebuilding, livelihoods, resilience and health. Our global portfolio spans MENA, Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin and Central America.

External evaluation of the Geneva Centres (DCAF, GICHD, GCSP), Switzerland

Author: Mark Keen, Sarah Bolger Joe Watkins, Luc Chounet-Cambas,
Date: May 2022
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Conflict, Peacebuilding and Fragility Conflict, Peacebuilding and Fragility Our growing peacebuilding portfolio covers thematic areas including the triple nexus, countering violent extremism, conflict mediation, humanitarian mine action, international humanitarian law, resilience and social cohesion. Our peacebuilding work has strong links with our well-established migration portfolio and is underpinned by cross-cutting issues such as gender, social inclusion and climate change.

Evaluation of the UNRWA Emergency Appeals for the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Syria Regional Crisis 2016-2021

Author: Nur Abdelkhaliq Zamora, Scott Cameron Claudia Lo Forte, Jasmin Lilian Diab, Stuart Astill, Khalil Bitar,
Date: March 2023
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Migration, Refugees, Displacement Migration, Refugees, Displacement Our work on migration focuses on forced displacement and migration management and spans cross-cutting issues such as gender, protection, peacebuilding, livelihoods, resilience and health. Our global portfolio spans MENA, Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin and Central America.

UNRWA Evaluation Manual

Author: Eva Otero Candelera, Joy McCarron Sadie Watson, Scott Cameron,
Date: June 2023
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation. Quality Assurance Quality Assurance Sometimes our clients ask us for direct support, bringing our external perspective, and our technical skills, to bear on quality assurance processes.
Topic: Migration, Refugees, Displacement Migration, Refugees, Displacement Our work on migration focuses on forced displacement and migration management and spans cross-cutting issues such as gender, protection, peacebuilding, livelihoods, resilience and health. Our global portfolio spans MENA, Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin and Central America.

Creating Resilience Monitoring Framework – Insights from our work in Nepal

Author: Roeland Hemsteede,
Date: June 2023
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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Review of Ireland’s Strategy for Partnership with Small Island Developing States 2019-2025

Author: Sarah Bolger, Joe Watkins
Date: Aug 2022
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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Evaluation Synthesis of WFP’s Country Capacity Strengthening from Decentralised Evaluations

Author: Dorothy Lucks, Alayna Imlah Naomi Blight, Enrique Young, Josh Fuchs, Nick York,
Date: May 2021
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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Strategic Evaluation of WFP’s Work on Nutrition and HIV/AIDS

Author: Josh Fuchs, Fabiola Padilla Diaz Julian Gayfer, Francis Watkins, Tamsin Walters, Katherine Butcher, Kate Sadler, Susana Rafalli,
Date: Jan 2023
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Health Health We work with UN agencies and other global health organisations to strengthen their contribution to SDG 3: Ensuring health and well-being for all. Our health work includes reviewing health programmes and conducting strategic, policy, thematic and country programme evaluations. Our technical expertise includes health system strengthening, immunisation programmes, SRHR, GBV, HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and COVID-19, as well as supporting organisations to strengthen their data and reporting on health results. Our global portfolio spans Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and the Pacific region. Health is a cross-cutting issue with links to our work on gender, WASH, climate action and migration.

Formative Evaluation of Inclusion & Mainstreaming of Climate Resilience in UNICEF Cambodia WASH Programme

Author: Sonia Pérez, Mark Keen Singe Day, Scott Cameron,
Date: Aug 2022
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Climate action Climate action Our climate action work supports organisations to make the necessary and urgent changes to protect the planet, move towards a net-zero emissions economy and build an inclusive, climate resilient society. Embedded in our work towards a just and resilient transition is a focus on women, youth and marginalised communities. We work across IOD PARC portfolios to link with our work on health, migration, peace building and fragility. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Water, Sanitation and Hygiene We work with a wide range of clients globally to improve their policies and practices regarding the management of water, sanitation, and food security. This includes both humanitarian and development contexts. Our overriding aim is to contribute to positive and lasting change for those that suffer from water and food insecurity in the face of growing pressures, such as climate change, land degradation and increased demand.

MOPAN 2015-2016 Institutional Performance Assessment (World Bank)

Author: Matthew Crump, Dorte Kabell Enrique Young,
Date: April 2017
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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MOPAN 2020 Institutional Performance Assessment (UNOPS)

Author: Dorte Kabell, Matthew Crump Sonia Pérez, Oscar Arnstein, Simon Henderson, Emma Buchy-Dury,
Date: Oct 2021
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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Experiences of Female Refugees & Migrants in Origin, Transit and Destination Countries: A Comparative Study of Women on the Move from Afghanistan, East and West Africa

Author: Nur Abdelkhaliq Zamora, Alayna Imlah Scott Cameron, Rachel Wareham, Jamila Afghani,
Date: Sept 2018
Service: Evidence and Learning Evidence and Learning Any organisation relies on its own expertise and knowledge to make a difference. But it thrives on learning - reflecting on what is going well, on failure, on changes in the context in which it is working - and using that understanding to adapt.
Topic: Gender and Social Inclusion Gender and Social Inclusion Our work on gender and social inclusion is a core element of our work with our partners and clients, as well as an important part of our internal culture and way of working. Our work includes gender audits for organisations and programmes, undertaking mixed-method research and capacity development. We incorporate a gender lens across all our topics, with particular intersections with health, climate action and peacebuilding. Migration, Refugees, Displacement Migration, Refugees, Displacement Our work on migration focuses on forced displacement and migration management and spans cross-cutting issues such as gender, protection, peacebuilding, livelihoods, resilience and health. Our global portfolio spans MENA, Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin and Central America.

Evaluation of UNHCR’s Data Use and Information Management Approaches

Author: Stephen Ladek, Nur Abdelkhaliq Zamora Scott Cameron, Siobhan Green, Caitlin Procter,
Date: Nov 2019
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Migration, Refugees, Displacement Migration, Refugees, Displacement Our work on migration focuses on forced displacement and migration management and spans cross-cutting issues such as gender, protection, peacebuilding, livelihoods, resilience and health. Our global portfolio spans MENA, Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin and Central America.

Mid Term Evaluation of Phase III EU MADAD Fund Support to Strengthen the Resilience of Palestinian Refuges from Syria in Jordan and Lebanon

Author: Naomi Blight, Ima Bishop Hana Asfour,
Date: March 2022
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Migration, Refugees, Displacement Migration, Refugees, Displacement Our work on migration focuses on forced displacement and migration management and spans cross-cutting issues such as gender, protection, peacebuilding, livelihoods, resilience and health. Our global portfolio spans MENA, Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin and Central America.

MOPAN 2017-2018 Institutional Performance Assessment (UNFPA)

Author: Ingrid Obery, Daniel Arghiros Sonia Pérez, Julian Gayfer,
Date: May 2019
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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MOPAN 2019 Institutional Performance Assessment (UNIDO)

Author: Emma Henrion, Patrick Tiefenbacher Sonia Pérez, Julian Gayfer,
Date: June 2020
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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Evidence Review: Potential Impact of Sanitation on Health and Wellbeing, 2018 (UNICEF India)

Author: Sonia Pérez, Emma Henrion
Date: Feb 2018
Service: Evidence and Learning Evidence and Learning Any organisation relies on its own expertise and knowledge to make a difference. But it thrives on learning - reflecting on what is going well, on failure, on changes in the context in which it is working - and using that understanding to adapt.
Topic: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Water, Sanitation and Hygiene We work with a wide range of clients globally to improve their policies and practices regarding the management of water, sanitation, and food security. This includes both humanitarian and development contexts. Our overriding aim is to contribute to positive and lasting change for those that suffer from water and food insecurity in the face of growing pressures, such as climate change, land degradation and increased demand.

Final Evaluation of Funding Leadership Opportunities for Women (FLOW 2) 2016-2017

Author: Claire Hughes, Elisa Radaelli Joy McCarron, Gulnar Wakim, Jackson Mutavi, Kirsty Milward, Julian Gayfer,
Date: Feb 2022
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Gender and Social Inclusion Gender and Social Inclusion Our work on gender and social inclusion is a core element of our work with our partners and clients, as well as an important part of our internal culture and way of working. Our work includes gender audits for organisations and programmes, undertaking mixed-method research and capacity development. We incorporate a gender lens across all our topics, with particular intersections with health, climate action and peacebuilding.

Digital Data Collection in Plan: a Review of Current Practice and Lessons Learned

Author: Erica Packington, Hannah Beardon
Date: June 2016
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation. Evidence and Learning Evidence and Learning Any organisation relies on its own expertise and knowledge to make a difference. But it thrives on learning - reflecting on what is going well, on failure, on changes in the context in which it is working - and using that understanding to adapt.
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MOPAN 2017-2018 Institutional Performance Assessment (IOM)

Author: Julia Betts, Matthew Crump Nur Abdelkhaliq Zamora, Julian Gayfer,
Date: April 2019
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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MOPAN 2017-2018 Institutional Performance Assessment (WHO)

Author: Matthew Crump, Nick York Steven Lally, Julian Gayfer,
Date: April 2019
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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Evaluation of the UNICEF supported Federal Government of Nigeria Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programme (2014-2017)

Author: Jerry Adams, Sonia Pérez Adam Biran, Stuart Astill, Nick York, Matthew Crump,
Date: May 2020
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Water, Sanitation and Hygiene We work with a wide range of clients globally to improve their policies and practices regarding the management of water, sanitation, and food security. This includes both humanitarian and development contexts. Our overriding aim is to contribute to positive and lasting change for those that suffer from water and food insecurity in the face of growing pressures, such as climate change, land degradation and increased demand.

Country Strategy Programme Evaluation (Barbados)

Author: Matthew Crump, Johanna Polvi Henriette Kabell, Nick York, Ali Khadr, Julian Gayfer,
Date: June 2020
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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Independent Evaluation of the Implementation of the Development and Business Delivery Model of the AfDB

Author: Dorte Kabell, Mark Singleton Simon Henderson, Matthew Crump, Alayna Imlah, Nur Abdelkhaliq Zamora,
Date: June 2019
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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Initial Evaluation of the Framework of Engagement with Non-State Actors

Author: Matthew Crump, Annalize Struwig Alayna Imlah, Sonia Pérez, Nick York, Naomi Blight,
Date: Dec 2019
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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Evaluation of the UN Volunteers Strategic Framework 2018 – 2021

Author: Matthew Crump, Eva Otero Itzíar Gómez Carrasco, Scott Cameron,
Date: June 2021
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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MOPAN: Lessons in Multilateral Effectiveness

Author: Julian Gayfer, Nick York Silke Hofer, Kate Alliott, Ima Bishop, Josh Fuchs, Laura McCall,
Date: June 2021
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
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Final Evaluation of EUTF-funded Project in Lebanon and Jordan MADAD II: Strengthening the Resilience of Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Jordan and Lebanon

Author: Nur Abdelkhaliq Zamora, Khalil Bitar Caitlin Procter ,
Date: July 2020
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Migration, Refugees, Displacement Migration, Refugees, Displacement Our work on migration focuses on forced displacement and migration management and spans cross-cutting issues such as gender, protection, peacebuilding, livelihoods, resilience and health. Our global portfolio spans MENA, Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin and Central America.

COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund Joint Evaluation

Author: Matthew Crump, Sonia Pérez Josh Fuchs, Scott Cameron, Nick York,
Date: Dec 2021
Service: Assessment and Evaluation Assessment and Evaluation Understanding what works and why is fundamental to good policy and programme design, and effective implementation.
Topic: Health Health We work with UN agencies and other global health organisations to strengthen their contribution to SDG 3: Ensuring health and well-being for all. Our health work includes reviewing health programmes and conducting strategic, policy, thematic and country programme evaluations. Our technical expertise includes health system strengthening, immunisation programmes, SRHR, GBV, HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and COVID-19, as well as supporting organisations to strengthen their data and reporting on health results. Our global portfolio spans Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and the Pacific region. Health is a cross-cutting issue with links to our work on gender, WASH, climate action and migration.