Management Response

: Jordan
: 2018 - 2018 , Jordan (CO)
: Final Project evaluation for Eid bi Eid project phase I and II
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: Jordan
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UN Women is in general agreement with the recommendations highlighted in the evaluation report. A third phase of the Eid bi Eid project level has been developed which takes many of the below recommendations on board.

: Approved
Recommendation: UN Women should develop clear connection with its beneficiaries in the ‘Oases” within the host communities.
Management Response: UN Women’s rollout of the Oases in non-camp settings is designed according to the same model as camp Oases and to use C4W as an incentive to engage women in all services available through Oasis.
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Peace and security (SPs before 2018), Global norms and standards (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Not applicable
Organizational Priorities: Operational activities
UNEG Criteria: Human Rights
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
UN Women Jordan will implement the Oasis centers in non-camp settings in the same model as camps in terms of using cash for work as the incentive to enter the Oasis and then offer multi-sectoral services to beneficiaries once they begin access the services- including GBV prevention and protection services, livelihoods trainings and education services. UN Women 2019/12 Completed This has been the intention of UN Women from the beginning of rolling out the Oasis model in non-camp settings
UN Women will leverage existing beneficiaries and their families to do outreach and attract new beneficiaries through positive word of mouth UN Women 2019/12 Completed This has proven to be an effective strategy in camp settings.
Recommendation: In-camp continuation of the move away from Oases as safe spaces.
Management Response: UN Women recognizes the importance of engaging men and boys in resilience and empowerment initiatives; challenging harmful social norms; building support of men in family and community for women’s livelihoods engagement and challenging gender roles through mixed spaces.
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Women economic empowerment (SPs before 2018), Peace and security (SPs before 2018), Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Promoting inclusiveness/Leaving no one behind
Organizational Priorities: Operational activities
UNEG Criteria: Sustainability, Impact, Human Rights
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
1. UN Women will continue to engage men and boys in activities inside the Oasis centers in both camp and non-camp settings through He for She activities, engaging men activities. UN Women 2019/12 Completed These activities all have funding and are planned in 2019 and will continue in future years pending funding confirmation.
Potential for additional co-employment pilots of men and women will be explored, similar to Healthy Kitchen model. UN Women 2019/12 Ongoing
Recommendation: UN Women should explore non-traditional career options for women within the camp settings.
Management Response: UN Women has designed its new Strategic Note around challenging social norms and attitudes keeping women out of the non-traditional sectors job rich growth sectors of Jordan’s future.
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Women economic empowerment (SPs before 2018), Peace and security (SPs before 2018), Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Not applicable
Organizational Priorities: Operational activities, Humanitarian action
UNEG Criteria: Human Rights, Gender equality
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
UN Women has identified non-traditional cash for work options in the Oases in non-camp settings. UN WOMEN 2019/03 Completed
UN Women will explore non-traditional cash for work options in Oases in camp settings, including for example caravan repair UN WOMEN 2019/12 Ongoing
Recommendation: UN Women should use private sector links in the SGBV activities within the host community.
Management Response: As part of existing project implementation UN Women has recognized the importance of improving workplace conditions and raising awareness of harassment in public spaces, in transportation and in workplaces.
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Women economic empowerment (SPs before 2018), Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Promoting inclusiveness/Leaving no one behind
Organizational Priorities: Partnership
UNEG Criteria: Impact, Sustainability
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
UN Women Jordan will work with private sector and MOL on SGBV prevention and protection through gender responsive monitoring of working conditions. UN WOMEN 2019/06 Completed UN Women has established partnerships with Better Work Jordan and with a number of factories in proximity to host community Oases a component of which includes raising awareness of protection and SGBV issues.
Recommendation: UN Women should encourage and facilitate out-of-camp employment
Management Response: UN Women already has a number of core activities in the model to facilitate work permit access for women, including childcare for women with work permits and joint job fairs with ILO and UNHCR
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Women economic empowerment (SPs before 2018), Peace and security (SPs before 2018), Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: National ownership
Organizational Priorities: Operational activities
UNEG Criteria: Effectiveness, Relevance, Sustainability, Impact
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
UN Women already has a number of core activities in the model to facilitate work permit access for women, including childcare for women with work permits and joint job fairs with ILO and UNHCR UN WOMEN 2018/12 Completed
Recommendation: UN Women should work on addressing the limitations of the programme document’s current monitoring framework
Management Response: The third phase of EBE will be fully aligned to the JCO SN and AWP, including the indicator framework
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Peace and security (SPs before 2018), Women economic empowerment (SPs before 2018), Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Not applicable
Organizational Priorities: Culture of results/RBM
UNEG Criteria: Not applicable
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
The third phase of EBE will be fully aligned to the JCO SN and AWP, including the indicator framework UN WOMEN 2019/03 Completed