Thematic Evaluations

Ongoing Thematic Evaluations

Evaluation of UNFPA support to population and housing census data to inform decision-making and policy formulation 2005-14

The evaluation will assess the extent to which the UNFPA support to population and housing censuses data strengthens national capacity for the production and dissemination of quality disaggregated data, integrates evidence-based analysis into decision-making and policy formulation over the last 10 years.

Evaluation of the UNFPA Support to Family Planning 2008-2013

The  independent evaluation of UNFPA support to family planning  is a matter of corporate strategic significance for the Fund. It is expected that the results of the evaluation will provide an overall independent assessment of UNFPA interventions in the area of family planning and identify key lessons learned for the current and future strategies. 

Evaluation of the UNFPA Support to  Adolescents and Youth 2008-2014

The purpose of the evaluation is to assess the performance of UNFPA in its support to adolescents and youth during the period 2008-2014 falling under the UNFPA Framework for Action on Adolescents and Youth and the UNFPA Strategic Plan 2008-2013.

  Thematic Evaluations

Joint Evaluation of Joint Gender Programmes in the UN System  

This evaluation was undertaken to provide credible and useful evaluative information on the added value and worth of Joint Gender Programmes in the UN System (JGP) and to generate knowledge on JGP for their improvement, including the identification of key lessons learned and challenges and capturing best practices.




UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C): Accelerating Change

The evaluation report together with the country case study reports were presented to 25 governments, parliamentarians, human rights defenders, regional intergovernmental institutions, civil society organizations as well as UNFPA and UNICEF representatives from country and regional offices at an International Conference on Female Genital Mutilations jointly organized by UNFPA and UNICEF and hosted by the Italian Government in Rome in October. The conference also explored how recommendations could be taken forward in planning phase II of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme.

UNFPA Support to Maternal Health 2000-2011

The results of the thematic evaluation of UNFPA support to maternal health including the contribution of the MHTF were presented during a webinar on 7 November 2012.

Visit our knowledge sharing page to listen and watch the presentations.




Mid-Term Evaluation: The Maternal Health Thematic Fund Contribution to UNFPA Support to Maternal Health