Revision of Local Service Delivery Assessment Methodology

Updated an existing methodology to assess the service delivery capacity of municipalities in Turkey and the Western Balkans taking into account developments since the methodology was first developed, in particular the need for municipalities to mitigate the impact of the global financial crisis at the local level.

Evaluation of 7 projects in Turkey awarded under two EU programmes: (1) Reproductive Health; (2) GAP Regional Development Programme

Evaluated 7 projects with total EU grants of EUR 1.7 million addressing sexual and reproductive health, cultural heritage, and agriculture. The evaluation was undertaken in the provinces of Diyarbakır, Mardin, Şanlıurfa, Aydın, and Izmir, and covered the following projects: ‘Create Awareness about Sexually Transmitted Diseases Early Diagnosis of Breast and Cervix Cancer and Screening of … Read more

Development of Methodology for Assessment of Municipal Service Delivery Capacities

The objective of the assignment was to develop a methodology to assess the capacities of municipalities in the countries of the Western Balkans, Kosovo and Turkey to provide quality basic services. This methodology complemented the draft IPA Absorption Capacity Methodology that had already been developed by UNDP-BRC. The new methodology was based on (1) UNDP’s approach … Read more

Monitoring of EBRD ‘Private Sector Support Facility’ (PSSF) in Turkey

Carried out monitoring of €22.5 million EU contribution supporting implementation of five EBRD credit lines in Turkey covering energy efficiency, agriculture, and female entrepreneurs. This monitoring assignment was carried out in the framework of ‘Service Contract for a Results-oriented Monitoring system of the Implementation of Projects and Programmes of External Co-operation financed by the European … Read more

Evaluation of European Union and Council of Europe Joint Project ‘Strengthening the Capacity of the Turkish Judiciary on Freedom of Expression’

The project aimed to enhance the application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights case-law in the field of freedom of expression in the daily work of the judiciary through the interpretation and implementation of legislation in line with European standards. Among other things, the project introduced a … Read more