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IDEA Newsletter, April 2015


IDEA supports Philippines Monitoring & Evaluation activities for Performance Informed Budgeting

A mission was conducted at the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) of the Philippines to help them elaborate a work plan for 2015 in terms of Monitoring and Evaluation activities for Performance Informed Budgeting.

This was the inception mission of a flagship project financed by UNICEF that will include a number of activities over the next 9 months, including the elaboration of an M&E policy, the formulation of an M&E Handbook, a meta-evaluation of program evaluations, advice in terms of Performance M&E Bureau (PMEB) organization, staff training and coaching, etc.


M4R® APPLICATION (MONITORING FOR RESULTS)

WHAT IS M4R?

A Web application that provides information about the performance of the implementation of strategies, programs and projects.

The M4R application has been developed by public sector and Results-Based Management experts of IDEA to adress the needs of high-level decision makers and professionals involved in monitoring and evaluation management of programs and development projects, in a very practical way. Conceptually, technically and technologically M4R articulates planning, programming and monitoring on strategic, program and project levels, using cutting edge innovation. It allows the monitoring of performance in terms of achieving the targets at all levels Measurement Framework Performance (CMP).


WHO ARE THE USERS OF M4R?

- The top decision makers in the public sector and projects

- Professionals involved in the management and monitoring & evaluation of programs and projects


Signature of a partnership between IDEA, IIPM and the University of Ouaga II

The IDEA International Institute (IDEA) and its partner the International Institute of Public Management (IIPM) have signed a partnership agreement with the University of Ouaga II (Burkina Faso) which will cover, among other areas, the implementation of joint initial and continuing training, the cooperation in the development of training programs and the cooperation in the engineering of university training programs.

The partnership agreement was signed on April 10th , 2015 in Ouagadougou by Prof. Stanislas Ouaro, President of the University of Ouaga II and Mr. Sylvain Larivière, Ph.D., Co-President of the IDEA International Institute and Director of the International Partnership with IIPM.


IDEA International prepares its participation at the Global Assembly of IDEAS in Thailand

In the context of the next IDEAS (International Development Evaluation Association) Global Assembly to be held in Thailand in October this year, IDEA International Institute is preparing a paper on the topic of this edition: "Assessing Sustainable Development", one of the Millennium Development Goals to be proposed to the UN General Assembly this September.

IDEA Regional Office in Panama contributes to this paper with the experience in the education sector and its work with the Panamanian Government, through the Education Development Project (PRODE) funded by the Inter-American Development Bank and the public sector. This project succeeded in evaluating the methodology of the proposed educational model based on the Results-Based Management; in identifying risks in their implementation; and in strengthening teaching skills, in order to have a sustainable educational model.


Upcoming Training

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CONTACT US!
Ana María Fernández
Senior Economist and Assistant to the IDEA Network Coordinator
T: 1(418) 266-1223
afernandez@idea-international.org
Thaïs Bindutiye
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
T: 1(418) 266-1223
tbindutiye@idea-international.org


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