This independent final evaluation was conducted with a focus on lessons learnt from programmatic and coordination perspectives, to assess the programmatic progress and performance. The EMG overall accepts and is satisfied with the quality of the evaluation, despite several challenges and delays faced throughout the evaluation process. The participating UN agencies (IOM, UN Women, and ILO) agree with the joint evaluation process that was consultative, comprehensive, evidence-based, and objective.
IOM, UN Women, and ILO will use the evidence and lessons generated by the evaluation to inform future programming. Specific actions are outlined below to be lead by respective national project staff, in coordination with relevant regional or global specialists as relevant.
The report (in Russian) was also shared for comments, validation, and use by the Evaluation Reference Group (ERG), composed of representatives of key national stakeholders from government, civil society organizations and relevant programme partners. The full report and brief (in English and Russian) will be disseminated to all targeted users of the evaluation: the personnel of the participating UN agencies in Kyrgyzstan, UN Peacebuilding Fund and responsible parties, and government counterparts at local and national levels, CSOs, and other UN agencies, donor community and development partners present in Kyrgyzstan, and the programme beneficiaries.