The 2015 Mid-Term Review (MTR) of the Pacific Fund covered the 2012-2014 implementation period. This review assessed the relevancy, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and inclusiveness of the Programme, including lessons learnt and evidences on the use of Outputs and intermediate Outcomes achieved at this stage of the Programme’s implementation.
UNWomen’s Fiji MCO ‘acknowledged and agreed’ that all the 8 (eight) recommendations of the MTR be ‘adopted and actioned’ as crucial developments to improve the progress of the Pacific Fund Programme towards achieving its planned results. The core of this Management Response are summarized below as Key Actions and Timeframes in response to every Recommendation. Detail narrative is also included to elaborate more on the rational of every response and the current status of work done under each recommendation.
Summary of KEY ACTIONS AND TIMELINES per each Recommendation.
i. Mapping of current regional work on primary prevention and service delivery, including an analysis on needs and gaps – focused on Tier 1 countries where UNW works - Q3 (August 2016)
ii. Pacific Fund Phase II Design Workshop - Q3 (July 2016).
I. Pacific Fund Phase II Design Workshop - Q3 (July 2016)
ii. Regular (frequency to be determined in country) meetings with DFAT in each programming country - Q3-Q4 ( July – October 2016)
iii. Co-planning regional technical consultations (i.e. Primary Prevention Workshop) with DFAT and PWSPD, to further inform strategic investments - Q3 ( September 2016).
I. Daily technical support from MCO - Q1 – Q 4 (January – December, 2016)
ii. Technical trainings/workshops for PF Project Coordinators, at least two times per year - Q1 & Q3 ( February; September 2016)
iii. Project Coordinators to attend other, outside trainings where possible- Q2 ( June 2016).
I. Create specific knowledge management strategy - Q3 (September 2016)
ii. Regularly collect impact stories from grantee organization - Quarter 1- Quarter 4 (January- December 2016)
iii. Regularly share grantee impact stories through PWSPD website, through Nesian Tok and other channels - Q1-Q4 ( January – December 2016)
iv. Create two knowledge products, on primary prevention of VAWG and on Service Delivery - Q3-Q4 ( July – October 2016)
v. Regular (frequency to be determined in country) meetings with DFAT in each programming country - Q1-Q4 ( January – December).
i. Hire Response & Service Delivery Specialist - Q1 -Q2, (January & May, 2016).
ii. Develop a service delivery capacity building strategy to guide the Specialist work - Q3 (July, 2016)
iii. Workshops on the EVAW Toolkit in PF programming countries - Q4 2015 & Q1, 2016
iv. Regular M&E visits to grantees - Q2 & Q4 ( JUNE – NOVEMBER 2016).
v. Improve internal systems for information and knowledge management - Q3 - Q4 ( July - November, 2016).
I. M&E Coordinator provides training to all grantees - Q2 – Q4 ( June – November 2016).
I. Pacific Fund Phase II Design Workshop - Quarter 3 (July 2016)
ii. Development of Client Satisfaction Surveys with selected grantees Quarter 3 ( August, 2016).
i. Update the UN Women Resource Mobilization plan and strategies Quarter 3 (August, 2016).