Making more Societies more Meaningful

Making more Policy more Meaningful

Key products & services

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Fact-based
Policy-making

Fact-based strategies for effective programming

Providing fact-based recommendations and policy options based on extensive research and data collection in complex environments

  • Context-sensitive strategies and programs
  • On-the-ground data collection
  • Holistic analysis of the stakeholder environment

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Meaningful Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

Ensuring continuous adaptation and learning.

Developing meaningful results frameworks, monitors project activities and outputs on an ongoing basis, and evaluates the outcomes and impact of our partners’ interventions.

  • Review and refine results frameworks
  • Provides insights on project achievements and evaluate interventions according to OECD/DAC criteria
  • Sensitive to specific programming environments

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The Meaningful
Impact Tool

Investment delivery rooted in global normative frameworks

Supporting our partners in enhancing their ESG-related impact by contextualizing SDGs, identifying opportunities, and navigating risks.

  • Assesses investment contributions 
  • Operationalizes the concept of meaningfulness 
  • Improves ability to monitor and manage impact-driven activities 

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Context Sensitive Third-Party Monitoring

Neutral program monitoring anchored in local contexts

As an independent third party, Voluntās monitors project activities and outputs through locally anchored data collection and analysis.

  • Accountability of funding and adaptability of programming 
  • Eyes and ears on-the-ground in complex and remote areas
  • Mindful of local context and respects principle of do-no harm 

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Cases

Bridging Academia and Meaningfulness in the MENA region

On September 15th, 2022, Voluntas and the Arab Master’s program in Democracy and Human Rights, “Global Campus – Arab World” signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), laying the foundation for a new era of cross-sector collaboration in the MENA region.

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The world’s most human university with meaningfulness on the curriculum list

Esbjerg wants to create the world’s most human university with a central focus on education, human development and a high degree of belonging.
Voluntas and the star architect company Bjarke Ingels group are supporting the project.
Based on Morten Albæks philosophy of a meaningful life, the students must embark on an educational journey based on becoming self-realized people who master their encounters with life’s coincidences, opportunities, and challenges.

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Voluntas launches “Nos Racines – Our Roots”: Preventing violent extremism in Tunisia, with a special focus on youth and women.

In recent years, Tunisia has undergone profound political and social changes and currently faces a severe economic crisis The unemployment rate reached 18.4% in 2021, with 40% of under 25s and 24.8% of women out of work. There are growing disparities in living standards between regions and political participation has declined.
Within this context, radicalisation, and exposure to violent extremism –in part linked to the phenomenon of the return of jihadist fighters (foreign fighters) – is a major challenge in Tunisia, particularly among marginalized youth. This risk is aggravated by the lack of detection mechanisms throughout the country and the absence of continuous dialogue between young people and public authorities, particularly the security sector.

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Some of the organizations we work with