The Start Fund: Value and Uniqueness

Owl RE carried out this global research  for the Start Fund on global humanitarian funding mechanisms and landscapes with a focus on six countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), El Salvador, Pakistan, the Philippines, South Sudan and Yemen. The report also assesses the value and uniqueness of the Start Fund and puts forward recommendations as to how these attributes can be further optimised for the future. The research was carried out by a team of eight researchers from February to April 2021 through a document review, utilising existing monitoring data and 119 interviews with Start Fund and Network members, partners, donors and other stakeholders within the humanitarian sector.

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WaterAid: Global Thematic Review on Influencing – 2018/19

WaterAid’s aims to influence water and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) policies and practices at the global, regional and national level. This video, produced by Patricia Goldschmid features testimonies from WaterAid staff in Bangladesh, Madagascar, Mali and Tanzania on their efforts in national influencing, as part of the 2018/19 global thematic review carried out by Owl RE in 2019. 

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Evaluation of the IAS Educational Fund – Post Conference Country and Regional Meetings

This infographic provides an overview of the findings of the evaluation of the IAS Educational Fund – Post Conference Country and Regional Meetings.

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Evaluating Advocacy: Challenges, Methodologies and Solutions

This presentation provides an introduction to evaluating advocacy; challenges, methodologies and solutions. Originally presented in March 2021 for the European Centre for Public Affairs.

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Evaluation of global Messengers of Peace programme for the World Scout Bureau

Glenn O’Neil, Sharon McClenaghan and Obando Ekesa supported the World Scout Bureau in this final evaluation of the 10 year global Messengers of Peace youth and development project. The evaluation used a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods collating data and information from nearly 4,000 Scouts, leaders and staff of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, the leading global youth movement.

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