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Examines extent to which program objectives or desired outcomes have been achieved. Will also measure factors that affect achievement and relationships between program implementation and measured outcomes. These evaluations are ususally conducted when a program is well established (Source: InforMEA)

Systematic and objective assessment of an ongoing or completed project, program, of policy, and of its design, implementation and results, to determine the relevance and fulfilment of objectives, development efficiency, effectiveness, impact, and sustainability. An evaluation should provide information that is credible and useful, so that lessons learned can be incorporated into the decision-making process. (Source: OECD-DAC)

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Alternative labels:
effectiveness evaluation
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with evaluation

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with evaluation. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Biological Diversity
Basel Convention
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Convention on Migratory Species
Stockholm Convention
Montreal Protocol
Cartagena Protocol
Nagoya Protocol
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
World Heritage Convention
Kyoto Protocol
Ramsar Convention
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Rotterdam Convention
Barcelona Convention
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol
Offshore Protocol
Hazardous Wastes Protocol
Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
Espoo Convention
Abidjan Convention
Noumea Convention
Cartagena Convention
Jeddah Convention
Minamata Convention on Mercury
Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas
Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats
United Nations Environment Assembly

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What is effectiveness of MEAs

The Stockholm Convention Effectiveness Evaluation - process and framework

The Stockholm Convention Effectiveness Evaluation - the committee

The Stockholm Convention Effectiveness Evaluation - Expressing results

KP Compliance Mechanism - Expert Review

The Stockholm Convention Effectiveness Evaluation - Conclusion