The UNISDR established a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework to provide a consistent approach to the monitoring and evaluation of its Programmes and Projects.
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is an organizational approach used for assessing the performance of projects, institutions and/or programmes. Its goal is to improve current and future management of outputs, outcomes and impact.
- Monitoring is a continuous activity assessment based on early progress information on ongoing assessed activities.
- An evaluation is an examination concerning the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and impact of activities in the light of specified objectives.
These assessment activities focus on different sections on the planning cycle, as illustrated by the following graphic.
Within its purview, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) established a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework in order to provide a consistent approach to the monitoring and evaluation of the UNDRR’ Programmes and Projects so that sufficient data and information is captured for review.
The following documents measure and assess performance in order to more effectively manage actions’ outcomes and outputs, or are otherwise focused on monitoring and evaluation activities.