TRANSFORM – The magazine for gender-responsive evaluation – Issue 9, February 2017
UN Women regularly evaluates its own work to enhance accountability, inform decision-making and contribute to learning on gender equality. “TRANSFORM – The magazine for gender-responsive evaluation” uses data visualization and concise evaluation recommendations to highlight good practices and lessons learned on what works for gender equality for transformative change. Produced by the Independent Evaluation Office, TRANSFORM features UN Women corporate evaluations and meta-analyses, along with issues specifically dedicated to gender-responsive evaluation.
Issue no. 9 focuses on the regional architecture of UN Women. UN Women was designed with a regional architecture that aims to maximize the organization’s ability to deliver on its mandate. The evaluation covers the relevance, organizational effectiveness and administrative efficiency of UN Women’s regional architecture, including its organizational capacity to deliver on all aspects of the UN Women’s mandate at global, regional and country levels. It brings to light important findings, conclusions and recommendations that can enhance UN Women’s contribution to gender equality, especially in the framework of designing the new Strategic Plan 2018-2021.