Durable solutions to refugee crisis

Durable solutions to refugee crisis

Durable solutions to refugee crisis

Meaningful Societies
Case | Refugee Crisis
Situation

We were engaged to conduct a review of a multi-donor fund established to support host communities and refugees to cope with the crisis in the Middle East.

 

Solution

Through desk research, field visits to Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon and interviews with key stakeholders and beneficiaries, we provided an assessment of the performance by the supported partners.

 

Outcome

The review provided strategic direction for the multi-donor fund including how to link up with other instruments in the region to scale-up innovative, durable solutions. Based on the review findings and recommendations, the multi-donor fund had its timeframe extended and budget increased.

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Supporting inclusive employment in Egypt’s ICT sector

Supported by the European Union, the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and the Federation of Egyptian Industry/Environmental Compliance Office (FEI/ECO) aimed to analyze the gaps between Egyptian businesses’ needs and the skills of the workforce in order to enable a dialog on new initiatives to increase employability and thus employment.

Municipality Budget Development

Municipality Budget Development

Municipality Budget Development

Meaningful Societies
Case
Situation

African country had recently built up its municipality system, with their obligations, revenue generation abilities and central governmental transfers. However, daily operation differed much from guidelines and the law.

 

Solution

External parties requested an assessment across the top 20 municipalities, mapping their revenue sources, costs, budgeting processes and financial checks and balances, both from the city councils’ and the communities’ perspectives.

Outcome

After 120 in-person interviews, through legal documentation assessment and on-the ground anecdotes, we created a city-specific and an overall overview on current performance and suggestions for improvements.

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Supporting inclusive employment in Egypt’s ICT sector

Supported by the European Union, the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and the Federation of Egyptian Industry/Environmental Compliance Office (FEI/ECO) aimed to analyze the gaps between Egyptian businesses’ needs and the skills of the workforce in order to enable a dialog on new initiatives to increase employability and thus employment.

UN Global impact delivery improvement

UN Global impact delivery improvement

UN Global impact delivery improvement

Meaningful Societies
Case | Survey | UN
Situation

Large UN organization needed to survey its partners to evaluate the individual and overall performance and to identify organizational strengths and weaknesses in all countries and regions in which it operates.

 

Solution

We lead the survey design, implementation and analysis of the organization’s partners across 32 countries and regions. Both quantitative and qualitative assessments were included in a comprehensive evaluation resulting in 24 country-specific reports and 8 region-specific reports.

Outcome

Our analysis and evaluations led to country and personnel specific actions from the UN organization towards improving and strengthening the identified Performance gaps.

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Supporting inclusive employment in Egypt’s ICT sector

Supported by the European Union, the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and the Federation of Egyptian Industry/Environmental Compliance Office (FEI/ECO) aimed to analyze the gaps between Egyptian businesses’ needs and the skills of the workforce in order to enable a dialog on new initiatives to increase employability and thus employment.

Women security policy in North Africa

Women security policy in North Africa

Women security policy in North Africa

Meaningful Societies
Case | Legislation | North Africa | Women's Rights
Situation

Large UN organization needed to survey its partners to evaluate the individual and overall performance and to identify organizational strengths and weaknesses in all countries and regions in which it operates.

Solution

We lead the survey design, implementation and analysis of the organization’s partners across 32 countries and regions. Both quantitative and qualitative assessments were included in a comprehensive evaluation resulting in 24 country-specific reports and 8 region-specific reports.

Outcome

Our analysis and evaluations led to country and personnel specific actions from the UN organization towards improving and strengthening the identified Performance gaps.

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Supporting inclusive employment in Egypt’s ICT sector

Supported by the European Union, the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and the Federation of Egyptian Industry/Environmental Compliance Office (FEI/ECO) aimed to analyze the gaps between Egyptian businesses’ needs and the skills of the workforce in order to enable a dialog on new initiatives to increase employability and thus employment.

Reliable data gathering in conflict zone

Reliable data gathering in conflict zone

Reliable data gathering in conflict zone

Meaningful Societies
Case | Conflict Zone | Data Gathering
Situation

Consortium of 7 UN agencies was in need of field data to plan their strategic response to the deteriorating humanitarian situation and issue a humanitarian appeal for funding. Evacuations meant no organization was on ground to collect data and reliable information.

 

Solution

We developed a special operation to identify, access and interview 180 key informants, 500 households and conduct 24 focus groups across the country with internally displaced persons, migrants, refugees and host communities.

Outcome

The unique and thorough multi-sectoral assessment was presented in workshops with the UN agencies to strategically select key humanitarian issues to focus on in order to maximize humanitarian impact in the highly insecure environment.

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Supporting inclusive employment in Egypt’s ICT sector

Supported by the European Union, the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and the Federation of Egyptian Industry/Environmental Compliance Office (FEI/ECO) aimed to analyze the gaps between Egyptian businesses’ needs and the skills of the workforce in order to enable a dialog on new initiatives to increase employability and thus employment.