Management Response

: Jordan
: 2018 - 2018 , Jordan (CO)
: Hemayati: Promoting Women and Girls' health and well-being
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: Jordan
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UNFPA, UN Women and UNICEF are in general agreement with the recommendations highlighted in the evaluation report.

: Approved
Recommendation: It is recommended that future projects ensure the voices of beneficiaries are heard within the design of the programme by conducting needs assessments and community consultation into the design and implementation modality.
Management Response: The three participating agencies recognize the importance of the participation of beneficiaries in the design process of the programme. While this may have been limited in the first and second phases of the programme, the feedback generated from beneficiaries in those two phases have shaped the design of the third phase.
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Capacity development, Promoting inclusiveness/Leaving no one behind
Organizational Priorities: Humanitarian action
UNEG Criteria: Effectiveness, Efficiency, Relevance, Sustainability, Impact, Human Rights, Gender equality
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
UNFPA, UNWomen and UNICEF will support regular community consultations with beneficiaries to feed into the design of future programming. UN Women , UNICEF, UNFPA 2020/03 No Longer Applicable
Recommendation: It is recommended that implementation plans be developed in a consistent manner between the different locations.
Management Response: While the participating agencies recognize the importance of having different types of GBV prevention and Response services available in each center/safe space; it is not necessarily recommended to have the exact same set of services in all sites. Therefore, the key actions in response to this recommendation will be towards enhancing coordination efforts aim to improve referrals between different organizations, to avoid duplication of efforts.
Description:
Management Response Category: Partially Accepted
Thematic Area: Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Capacity development, National ownership
Organizational Priorities: UN Coordination, Partnership, Humanitarian action
UNEG Criteria: Gender equality, Human Rights, Sustainability, Relevance, Efficiency, Effectiveness
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
Services mapping will be continuously updated, thus ensuring inclusion of all services in SGBV referral pathways UNFPA with inputs from UN Women and UNICEF 2020/12 Not Initiated
Recommendation: It is recommended that programmes develop standard staff training package as well as standard activities for beneficiaries inside and outside shelters especially concerning life skills and psycho-social activities. Economic empowerment activities can continue to be based on demand.
Management Response: GBV case management services are available with a good geographical coverage but an investment in quality is still needed - building capacity is essential to ensure survivors access compassionate, professional care.
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Women economic empowerment (SPs before 2018), Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Capacity development, Promoting inclusiveness/Leaving no one behind
Organizational Priorities: Partnership, UN Coordination, Humanitarian action
UNEG Criteria: Effectiveness, Efficiency, Relevance, Sustainability, Human Rights, Gender equality
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
1. Meet with Jordanian Women’s Union to discuss how their internal training packages can be informed by the new SOPs UNWOMEN and UNFPA 2020/03 No Longer Applicable
Recommendation: It is recommended to work with donors for extended funding cycles even within emergencies to ensure the continuation of services that are needed by beneficiaries.
Management Response: The three participating UN Agencies will look at opportunities for multi-year funding to ensure continuation of services in GBV Programming.
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Women economic empowerment (SPs before 2018), Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Capacity development, Advocacy, National ownership
Organizational Priorities: UN Coordination, Partnership, Humanitarian action
UNEG Criteria: Gender equality, Human Rights, Relevance, Efficiency, Effectiveness
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
The three participating UN Agencies to continue advocacy for multi-year funding for GBV Programming. UN Women, UNICEF , UNFPA 2020/03 Ongoing
Recommendation: It is recommended that a clear and standard management structure for joint projects be developed. It ought to include core functions and dedicated staff. This would help strengthen the “jointness” and ensure the development of best practices regarding the implementation of joint programmes.
Management Response: The three participating UN Agencies had a clear management structure, focal points from three agencies were assigned, steering committee established…. Etc.. However; the 3 agencies recognize the added value of this recommendation noting that it may not be applicable according to Donor Restrictions or funding availability
Description:
Management Response Category: Partially Accepted
Thematic Area: Women economic empowerment (SPs before 2018), Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Capacity development, National ownership, Advocacy
Organizational Priorities: Partnership, UN Coordination, Humanitarian action
UNEG Criteria: Effectiveness, Efficiency, Relevance, Human Rights, Gender equality
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
Ensure meeting the requirements of the UNDG guidance note on joint programmes to strengthen the “ jointness” and ensure proper programme implementation. UN Women and UNFPA and UNICEF 2020/12 Not Initiated
Recommendation: It is recommended that the UN system and with GoJ develop new methods of acquiring approvals for joint projects implemented by UN agencies. This will ensure smooth and consistent implementation of interventions. It will also enable the programme to develop one memorandum of understanding or cooperation agreements with implementing partners, thus reducing duplication.
Management Response: The three participating agencies recognize the importance of this recommendation; however, this is beyond the control of the three agencies and In the hands of MOPIC and GOJ
Description:
Management Response Category: Partially Accepted
Thematic Area: Women economic empowerment (SPs before 2018), Ending violence against women (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Promoting inclusiveness/Leaving no one behind, National ownership
Organizational Priorities: UN Coordination, Partnership, Humanitarian action
UNEG Criteria: Gender equality, Human Rights, Relevance, Sustainability, Efficiency, Effectiveness
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
Discuss on the level of the head of organization on how to move forward with UNCT/RC/GoJ UN Women , UNICEF, UNFPA 2020/03 Ongoing