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Meeting on experiences with performance indicators for monitoring and evaluation of capacity-building  in developing countries

South American Copacabana Hotel
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
6-7 November 2008


The COP, at its thirteenth session, requested the secretariat to convene, before the fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties, a meeting to discuss experiences in using performance indicators for the monitoring and evaluation of capacity-building at the national level, consistent with the capacity-building framework.

The objectives of the workshop are:

  • To share experiences in the application of performance indicators in monitoring and evaluating capacity-building activities at the national level including practical examples of such activities;
  • To share experiences and lessons learned in approaches used in monitoring and evaluating capacity-building in various fields, in order to explore how such methods could be applied to capacity-building for climate change;
  • To discuss potential conceptual frameworks for development and application of performance indicators for capacity-building for climate change under the Convention at the national and global levels.

Workshop documents

Background documents

Presentations and handouts

Welcome and opening

Presenter Party/Organization Subject
Newton Paciornik Brazil Image Capacity-building in Brazil

Session I - Setting the Scene - General Introduction

Presenter Party/Organization Subject
Paul Desanker UNFCCC Image Workshop background
David Watson Consultant Image Monitoring and evaluating capacity-building at multiple levels

Session II - Application of Performance Measures at Broad Levels in Different Programmes

Presenter Party/Organization Subject
Jamil H.Chowdhury Bangladesh M&E Network, Bangladesh Image Performance indicators for M&E of capacity building
Patrick Chimutu Christian Service Committee, Malawi Image Monitoring capacity-building for climate change
Piet de Lange Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands Image Evaluating support to capacity development
Livia Bizikova IISD, Canada Image Development and application of indicators and performance measures
Lichia Saner-Yiu Centre for Socio-Eco-Nomic Development, Switzerland Image More Enabling and Less Controlling!

Session III - Application of Performance Measures at the National Level

Presenter Party/Organization Subject
Duane Muller USA Image USAID's Experience and Lessons Learned in Approaches used in Monitoring and Evaluating Capacity Building Activities
Makoto Kato Japan Image Methodologies of monitoring and evaluating capacity development
Ke Wang China Image Performance Indicators for Monitoring and Evaluation of Capacity-Building Activities in Developing Countries for Combating Global Warming: China's Perspectives
Shamiso Najira Malawi Image Monitoring and Evaluating Capacity-building in Malawi
Fida Ermira Albania Image Country's experience in building and monitoring capacities in climate change area. Albania case
Peter Tarfa Nigeria Image Application of Performance Indicators in Monitoring Capacity Building for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Eleven (11) Desert Prone Frontline States of Northern Nigeria

Session V - A case study on developing indicators for technology transfer

Presenter Party/Organization Subject
Bernard Mazijn
Image Developing and testing performance indicators for the development and transfer of EST's under the UNFCCC: about process and methodology

Information for participants