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Latest news from FCG Sweden

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Strengthening Community Policing in Albania, Second Phase, 2017 - 2020

2017-02-01

Strengthening Community Policing in Albania builds upon the first phase, successfully implemented by SIPU International during 2012 – 2015. The programme is Sida-financed and SIPU International has been awarded the contract to implement the second phase.The overall objective is to build mutual trust and partnership between police and communities in order to create safe neighbourhoods in Albania. The project is planned to address three interrelated areas: Community Policing support to Regional...

Continued success in the Sida framework agreement for evaluation services

2017-01-31

As part of the merger of SIPU and ORGUT, now under our new name FCG Sweden, we have merged our consortia for the Sida evaluation framework agreement. We now have a core team of 20 evaluation experts, spread over six partners. Apart from FCG Sweden, our consortium includes Itad Ltd, Sthlm Policy Group AB, NCG Sweden and Tana Copenhagen ApS.  Jointly, we won 16 of the 34 the call-offs contracted during 2016. At the end of January, we held our first consortium meeting, where we discussed lessons...

Conference on Multidimensional Poverty – How to Understand, Measure and Monitor Poverty in Multiple Dimensions

2017-01-03

Ending poverty in all its forms everywhere - Goal 1 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - highlights poverty in multiple dimensions, including monetary and non-monetary aspects. How we measure and understand poverty impacts our choices of approaches and strategies to end poverty. Agenda 2030, SDG 1, and the commitment to “leave no one behind” made up the frame of the conference that was held in Stockholm 10-11 November 2016. The aim of the conference was to reflect on how we can...

Discussing evaluation quality and independence at the European Evaluation Association conference

2016-11-01

Christian Carlbaum and Johanna Lindström represented SIPU/ORGUT at the European Evaluation Society conference in Maastricht, 26-30 September 2016. They each chaired a panel discussion: Ensuring the Quality of Independent Evaluations under Resource Constraints". Johanna chaired this session and was be joined by Kim Forss, Founder and Owner of Andante - Tools for Learning AB,  Eva Lithman, Independent Consultant, and Joakim Molander, Head of the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit at Sida....