Accountability in evaluation – accountable to who?

Being accountable, and being held responsible for the results of our projects and activities is one of the key pillars that frame monitoring and evaluation practice. The growing and varied acronyms for evaluation professionals sometimes include an ‘A for Accountability, e.g. a MEAL manager. Before you get hungry, MEAL stands for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning.   As a consultant focusing on the evaluation of human rights programmes, the conceptContinue reading “Accountability in evaluation – accountable to who?”

Looking back and looking forward

It has been over a year and a half since I officially launched the Rights Evaluation Studio – and low and behold, it is only now (whilst on a plane, with no other distractions) that I have finally found time to bring our blog space to life. I am constantly encouraging the organisations I work with to make time and space to reflect on theirContinue reading “Looking back and looking forward”

Tackling the impact measurement challenge in strategic litigation

Over the last year or so, I’ve been working with the Digital Freedom Fund to develop and pilot a new framework for impact and outcome assessment for strategic litigation and digital rights. You can check out my blog on their website which describes the process of developing the framework and our first steps in bringingContinue reading “Tackling the impact measurement challenge in strategic litigation”