EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that provides expertise in the field of gender equality, democracy building and citizenship, and advocates for political solutions to all conflicts, and peoples´ rights to self-determination. EFI Headquarters are in Paris, with offices in Amman, Beirut and Erbil.
On January 1st 2019, EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI), with a consortium of women’s rights organizations in Lebanon, Tunisia, Morocco, Palestine, Algeria, Jordan and Egypt started implementing the regional program “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the European Union (EU). The overall objective is to contribute to the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the Southern Neighbourhood States, by promoting a social environment that does not tolerate VAWG, and where decision makers address it as a political priority.
The program is implemented in partnership with Algerian Women Claiming their Rights (FARD) in Algeria; Association for Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development (ACT) in Egypt; Arab Women Organization (AWO) in Jordan; Association Najdeh and Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering (RDFL) in Lebanon; Women’s Action Union (UAF) in Morocco; Palestinian Federation of Women's Action Committees (PFWAC) and Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development (PWWSD) in Palestine; and Tunisian Women's Association for Research and Development (AFTURD) in Tunisia.
1.SCOPE, SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES AND USES OF THE FINAL EVALUATION
2.1. Rationale of the final evaluation
EFI wishes to conduct an external in-depth final evaluation of the program in accordance with the general terms of agreement with the EU. The purpose of the Final Evaluation is to measure the achievement in reaching the targets of the program, assess achieved objectives and results linked to the overall objective, measure and assess qualitatively the impact, and provide relevant findings, lessons learned, and best practices as well as recommendations that would help guide the future programs and interventions.
2.2.Scope of work
It is expected that the evaluator(s) will provide an external and independent final evaluation on achieving the impact of the action. The final evaluation will assess the extent to which the overall objective, specific objectives and expected results were achieved, and to document reached targets by the end of the program. The program performance will also be evaluated. It is expected that lessons learned and best practices are drawn from the design, implementation, and monitoring mechanisms of the program and recommendations provided to guide future actions.
The evaluator(s) will develop a detailed methodology for the final evaluation, which will highlight aspects such as the evaluation design, ethical considerations, sampling strategy and data collection in the targeted areas of the program including tools to be used, as well as a strategy in which both primary and secondary data will be analysed. The final report will comprise of both quantitative and qualitative data, which shall reflect the action’s achievement of its targets, results, objectives, and impact.
Place and deadline for submission of tenders:
Tenders should be submitted in English by email to: email@example.com indicating the reference: “Final Evaluation: Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region" in the email subject.
The deadline for submission of tenders is 3rd August, 2022.