• 05
    Nov
    2007
  • 06
    Nov
    2007
Workshop
Expert Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluating Capacity Building in Developing Countries

Time:

09:00 - 17:00

Venue:

St John’s, Antigua

City:

Antigua

Country:

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda
5-6 November 2007

Introduction
The COP, at its twelfth session, requested the secretariat to organize, before the thirteenth session of the Conference of the Parties, an expert workshop on monitoring and evaluation of capacity-building, in collaboration with the Global Environment Facility (Decision 4/CP.12, Capacity-building under the Convention).


Objectives and approach

The objectives of the workshop are:

  • To share experiences on approaches to monitoring and evaluation of capacity-building activities by Parties, multilateral, bilateral agencies as well as intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations;

  • To discuss enhancement of the effectiveness of capacity-building through sharing experiences, lessons learned, and best practices on the use of results of monitoring and evaluation.

The workshop will consist of presentations and discussions on the following:

  • Experiences of Parties;

  • Experiences of relevant multilateral and bilateral agencies, and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations;

  • Efforts by the GEF and its implementing agencies to monitor and evaluate capacity-building activities, and develop and apply performance indicators relevant to monitoring and evaluation;

  • Lessons learned from proven approaches to monitoring and evaluation.

Workshop documents

Presentations and handouts
Session 1: Setting the Scene - General Introduction
Background

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Paul Desanker

UNFCCC

Image Framework for Capacity-building in Developing Countries

Abdul Majeid Haddad

UNEP/GEF

Image Background to Capacity Building in GEF

Capacity-building activities in different regions

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Carlos Fuller

CARICOM

Image Regional Capacity Building Activities in the Caribbean

Espen Ronneberg

SPREP

Image A Pacific Regional Perspective on Capacity Building for Climate Change

Shirley Kelebogile Moroka

South Africa

Image Capacity-building Activities in South Africa - Lessons and Gaps

Tatyana Ososkova

Uzbekistan

Image Capacity-building on Climate Change in Uzbekistan: Monitoring and Evaluating

Session 2: Approached to Monitoring of Capacity-building Activities

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Kenneth Dyson Nkowani,
Matti Nummelin

Zambia, Finland

Image Monitoring of Capacity Building in New Aid Architecture

Duane M. Muller

USA

Image USAID's Approach to Monitoring Capacity Building Activities

Ji Zou

China

Image Monitoring and Assessing Capacity Building Activities in Developing Countries for Combating Global Warming: Approaches

Howard Stewart

UNDP

Image Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

Neil Leary

START

Image START: global change SysTem for Analysis, Research & Training

Ikubolajeh Logan

Penn State

Image Role of the Academy in Systematic Human Capacity-building, Monitoring and Assessment in Africa

Blane Harvey

UNITAR

Image Challenges and Constraints in Monitoring and Evaluation of CB - UNITAR's Recent Experience

Session 3: Approached to Evaluation of Capacity-building Activities

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Michael Spilsbury

UNEP Evaluation and Oversight Unit

Image Lessons Learned from Evaluation: A platform for sharing knowledge

David Todd

GEF Evaluation Office

Image Evaluating Capacity Development

Jean-Joseph Bellamy

Consultant

Image Monitoring of Capacity Development in GEF Operations

Supplementary documents

Information for participants

Language:

English