Ref N° 684

Final Evaluation of three interventions under the Decision “Investing in Culture and Creativity”

Country
Various
Client
EUD
Overall project value (EUR)
€ 149 375
Origin of funding
EC
Proportion carried out by legal entity
80%
Consortium members
Cowater International
Start date
January 2022
End date
August 2022
Number of staff provided
120 w/d

Detailed description of project Back

The main objectives of the evaluation are to provide the relevant services of the European Union, the interested stakeholders and the wider with an overall independent assessment of the past performance of the Decision “Investing in Culture and Creativity” with its 3 components:

  • EU Identity Building and Sharing Business Initiative: an ethical and “global” approach to Job Creation and Sustainable Development (Uganda, Kenya, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Mali, Ivory Coast, Eritrea);
  • International dimension of the European Year of Cultural Heritage: Silk Road Heritage Corridors in Iran, Afghanistan and Central Asia (Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan);
  • EU Expert Facility on the Governance of Culture in Developing Countries implemented by UNESCO (Phase 2): Creating a new regulatory environment for the cultural and creative industries and South-South cooperation (worldwide, selected beneficiary countries are Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Gabon, Georgia, Jamaica, Mexico, Namibia, Palestine, Panama, South Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe).

In particular, this evaluation will serve the European Commission and implementing partners to assess whether the expected results have been attained by the action in the most cost-efficient and sustainable way.

The evaluation will be used by the European Commission to assess the relevance of financing similar actions in the future.

Type of services provided

Standard evaluation process, carried out in five phases:

  • Inception;
  • Desk;
  • Field (mission in the countries of the intervention, if possible due to COVID-19 restrictions);
  • Synthesis;
  • Dissemination.

Main staff provided:

  • Team leader (50 w/d).
  • Evaluation specialists (70 w/d).

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