UN-Habitat evaluates its work to assess how well its interventions are achieving the intended results and how effectively they are contributing to broad development goals. This is done by assessing what is achieved and by making recommendations that feed into policy, programme/ project development and implementation. An independent Evaluation Unit was established in January 2012 to further improve and strengthen the evaluation function. 

 

If you wish to contact the evaluation unit, please write to: unhabitat-evaluation@un.org

All Evaluation Reports

End-of-Project Evaluation: Identification of Best Practices, Policies and Enabling Legislation in the Local Delivery of Basic Urban Services (Phase 2) 1/2015

The ‘Best Practices’ project supported local and national governments in Cuba, El Salvador, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay and Mozambique pursued through supporting decentralization processes and national urban policies, technical assistance for local…

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Evaluation of the Open UN-Habitat Transparency Initiative 1/2016

Through the Open UN-Habitat web portal, which is part of the open UN-Habitat Transparency Initiative, UN-Habitat is able to show donors, partners and the public where and with whom the agency is working, the decisions taken, as well as the funding and…

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UN-Habitat’s Role in Joint Programming for the Delivery of MDGs in Latin America and the Caribbean 2/2014

The final evaluation of UN-Habitat’s role in the Millenium Development Goal Achievement Fund (MDG-F) joint programme for Latin America and the Caribbean was conducted between November 2013 and March 2014 by two independent consultants. The ex-post…

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UN-Habitat’s Role in Joint Programming for the Delivery of MDGs in Latin America and the Caribbean 2/2014

The final evaluation of UN-Habitat’s role in the Millenium Development Goal Achievement Fund (MDG-F) joint programme for Latin America and the Caribbean was conducted between November 2013 and March 2014 by two independent consultants. The ex-post…

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Evaluation of UN-Habitat’s Role in Post-Disaster Recovery, Reconstruction and Development in Pakistan, 2005-2012 (1/2013)

This evaluation aims to provide the organization and its stakeholders with a greater understanding of UN-Habitat’s role in post-disaster recovery, reconstruction and development in Pakistan, through an independent assessment of its achievements,…

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Evaluation of UN-Habitat’s Flagship Reports: Global Report on Human Settlements and State of the World's Cities Report 1/2014

The evaluation conducted from July through October of 2013, was managed expertly by the Evaluation Unit in close consultation with the Research and Capacity Building Branch. This evaluation took place against the background of:

(1) A decision…

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Evaluation of the Implementation of UN-Habitat's Medium-Term Strategic and Institutional Plan 2008-2013

UN-Habitat's Medium-Term Strategic and Institutional Plan (MTSIP) 2008-2013 was adopted by resolution 21/2 of April 2007 of the Governing Council. The overarching goal of the plan is "to ensure an effective contribution to sustainable urbanization".…

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Evaluation of the UN-Habitat Liaison Offices

The evaluation of the UN-Habitat liaison offices was conducted at the request of UN-Habitat management. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the roles, relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and implications of the new reform of UN-Habitat on the…

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Evaluation of the Establishment Process of the UN-HABITAT Rafik Hariri Memorial Award (5/2012)

The evaluation report presents findings, lessons and recommendations from the evaluation of the Rafik Hariri UN-Habitat Memorial Award launched in 2009 jointly by UN-Habitat and Rafik Hariri Foundation, the sponsor of the Award. It also covers an…

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Mid-Term Evaluation of the Cities and Climate Change Initiative

This report represents the Mid-Term Evaluation of UN‑Habitat’s Cities and Climate Change Initiative. The Initiative was launched in 2008 and to date has been implemented in three phases: August 2008 to July 2010 (Phase I), August 2010 – December 2011…

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