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Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluations

Welcome to this e-learning course, Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluations, developed in partnership by UN Women and OHCHR, in collaboration with UNEG and EvalPartners.

Based on the UNEG Guidance on "Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluations", this e-learning course offers an overview of evaluation practice in various contexts, and features concrete guidance, tips and insights from experienced practitioners.

The course is composed of 10 units and it includes lectures (25 minutes on average), requested readings (20 pages on average), additional reading materials, and tests (10 questions). After successfully finishing all 10 units, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Before proceeding, we encourage you to watch the following videos introducing the course and offering suggestions on how to make the most of it.

Introductory videos on "Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluations"

by Valeria Buldakova (UN Women intern)

By instructors:
Jennifer Worrell (OHCHR - Chief of Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Service)
Marco Segone (UNEG Chair / Director of UN Women Independent Evaluation Office)
Shravanti Reddy (UN Women Evaluation Specialist)

This course expands on the UNEG’s Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluations Guidance. You can download the Guidance at: http://www.unevaluation.org/document/detail/1616. It also includes a technical note on the UN-SWAP Evaluation Performance Indicator, an indicator used by all UN entities to report on their implementation of the UN-SWAP (United Nations System-wide Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) concerning evaluations.

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1. Concepts and Principles for HR&GESylta Georgiadis (OHCHR Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer)
Sabas Monroy (OHCHR Evaluation Officer)
2. HRBA and GE mainstreaming strategies in evaluationShravanti Reddy (UN Women Evaluation Specialist)
3. Human Rights and Gender Equality analysis in evaluationRamla Khalidi (UN ESCWA Chief of the Strategy, Evaluation, and Partnership Section (StEPS))
Chandi Kadirgamar (UNDP Evaluation Senior Adviser) (in additional materials)
4. How to plan and prepare for an HR&GE responsive evaluationAlexandra Capello (UN Women Evaluation Specialist)
5. Participatory dimensions of an inclusive HR&GE responsive evaluationKatia Sediakina-Rivière (UNESCO Associate Evaluation Specialist)
6. HR&GE in the evaluation designAlexandra Chambel (UNFPA Evaluation Adviser)
7. Indicators for an HR&GE evaluation and Data collectionInoussa Kabore (Regional Chief Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), UNICEF WCARO)
8. How to analyze and interpret data within an HR&GE responsive evaluationMarta Piccarozzi (FAO Evaluation Specialist)
9. How to apply HR&GE principles to evaluation use and disseminationKirsten Zeiter (UN Women Evaluation Intern)
10. Technical note on UN SWAP Evaluation Performance IndicatorSara Callegari (UN Women Inter-Agency Coordination Specialist) Isabel Suarez (UN Women ECARO Regional Evaluation Specialist)

Please let us know what you think of this course. To share your feedback, please email us at ieo@unwomen.org


Project management: UN Women Independent Evaluation Office (IEO)
Course design and materials: Helena Morais Maceira and Viviana Vignola, Independent Consultants
IT support: Community Systems Foundations (CSF)

This course benefited from an extensive review process. We would like to thank all those who generously contributed their time, insights and valuable feedback.
Priya Alvarez, (UN Women); Valeria Buldakova, (UN Women); Alexandra Capello, (UN Women); Alexandra Chambel, (UNFPA); Scott Chaplowe, (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies); Sylta Georgiadis, (OHCHR); Ane Iturzaeta Agirre, (UN Women); Inoussa Kabore, (UNICEF); Ramla Khalidi, (UN ESCWA); Sabas Monroy, (OHCHR); Elizabeth Parr, (UN Women); Marta Piccarozzi, (FAO); Shravanti Reddy, (UN Women); Katia (Ekaterina) Sediakina-Rivière, (UNESCO); Isabel Suarez, (UN Women); Kirsten Zeiter, (UN Women).


Sara Callegari, UN Women Inter-Agency Coordination Specialist
Alexandra Capello, UN Women Evaluation Specialist
Alexandra Chambel, UNFPA Evaluation Adviser
• Sylta Georgiadis, OHCHR Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Chandi Kadirgamar, UNDP Evaluation Senior Adviser
Inoussa Kabore, Regional Chief Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), UNICEF WCARO
Ramla Khalidi, UN ESCWA Chief of the Strategy, Evaluation, and Partnership Section (StEPS)
• Sabas Monroy, OHCHR Evaluation Officer
Marta Piccarozzi, FAO Evaluation Specialist
• Shravanti Reddy, UN Women Evaluation Specialist
Katia (Ekaterina) Sediakina-Rivière, UNESCO Associate Evaluation Specialist
• Isabel Suarez, UN Women ECARO Regional Evaluation Specialist
Kirsten Zeiter, former UN Women Evaluation Intern; currently Program Officer for Gender, Monitoring, & Evaluation at the National Democratic Institute in Washington, DC (USA)