14 Jun 2017
An analytical study of EU programmes to support democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms found that they had clear objectives and offered value for money that the European Commission invests.
Evaluation allows decision makers and stakeholders to make better judgements, which often lead to improved performance and outcomes.
A funder may ask for an evaluation before, during, or after a programme's implementation. The evaluation may focus on process, impact, or both. And economics may or may not be part of the evaluation. By analysing where and how to focus efforts, we encourage public and private sector accountability.