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01 Jun 2021

IOM Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines

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The IOM Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines contribute to strengthening the capacities at IOM by providing more detailed and in-depth support for the systematic monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of any IOM intervention, including projects/programmes and policies, as well as strategies at national, regional and global levels. The comprehensive IOM Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines are structured as follows:

  1. Introduction to monitoring and evaluation. This chapter discusses the main concepts and benefits of M&E. It also focuses on the difference between monitoring and evaluation, and explains the strategic orientation at IOM;
  2. Norms, standards and management for monitoring and evaluation. Chapter 2 describes the norms and standards for conducting M&E, and highlights the main roles and responsibilities related to the management of M&E norms and standards;
  3. Monitoring at IOM. This chapter provides a step-by-step explanation of how to develop a Results Matrix, as well as a Results Monitoring Framework. The chapter also introduces the Theory of Change and looks into various types and levels of monitoring used in IOM;
  4. Methodologies for data collection and analysis for monitoring and evaluation. This chapter outlines the methodologies, tools and approaches required to design data collection tools, conduct data analysis and include measures of quality control;
  5. Evaluation. Chapter 5 explains the different steps required for planning, undertaking and following up and using evaluations. It also looks into accountability and learning from evaluation

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