Technical Assistance for Establishing Strong Monitoring, Evaluation and Coordination Mechanism for National Roma Integration Strategy (for the Action Plans)
Technical Assistance for Establishing Strong Monitoring, Evaluation and Coordination Mechanism for National Roma Integration Strategy (for the Action Plans) project is funded by the European Union and implemented by the Ministry of Family and Social Services. The contract authority of the project is Central Finance and Contracts Unit (CFCU). The Lead Institution of the project is The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate for EU Affairs. The Lead Institution is responsible for the programming and monitoring of the actions in the relevant sectors. The project started on 8 July 2020 and will be implemented for 24 months.
The project seeks to strengthen the institutional capacity of the beneficiary through establishing strong monitoring, evaluation and coordination mechanisms along with the capacity development of the beneficiary and key stakeholders with an inclusive approach to ensure that effective implementation of the National Roma Integration Strategy and the Action Plan at national and local level.
Overall Objective of the project
The project aim is to strengthen the Monitoring and Evaluation mechanism for Roma.
Purpose of the project
The project purpose is to achieve measurable progress towards the full enjoyment of all fundamental rights and freedoms.
Expected Project Results
Result 1: Establishment of a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework and related practices for the implementation of the Roma Strategy Document
Result 2: To enhance the M&E capacity among key staff, particularly relevant staff of the Ministry of Family and Social Services (MoFSS).
Result 3: Strengthened cooperation, coordination and communication among different stakeholder agencies regarding the M&E of the Roma Strategy Document both at national level and local level.
The work plan of the project consists of 17 different activities designed to achieve the three key results defined above. The most important of these activities are the design of a comprehensive M&E framework together with operative guidelines describing the new practices, establishment of an IT-based information system to support the monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of social inclusion policies, in particular the Strategy Document, and the development of a communication and cooperation plan to set out the roles and responsibilities of stakeholder agencies participating in the M&E activities.