Evaluation du projet "Accompagnement des populations dans la récupération de leurs documents d’Etat Civil suite au séisme du 12 janvier
Evaluation du projet "Renforcement et mise en réseau des écoles de proximité pour une éducation de base pérenne en zone rurale isolée, départements de l’Ouest et du Centre, Haïti

The Groupe URD Review

Methods and tools

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Haiti Observatory News

Training “Evaluating the Quality of Humanitarian Action” in 2014

The Groupe URD Haiti Observatory team held two training sessions in Port-au-Prince, between 31 March and 11 April 2014 on the Evaluation of |...]

Setting up a database of Haitian evaluators

The database will be useful for the evaluators themselves but also for national and international organisations who are trying to set up [...]

Two sessions in Training of Trainers in Evaluation in May 2014

Two Training of Trainers sessions in Port-au-Prince in May 2014 for University Professors, professionals involved in evaluation or training activities, senior ministerial staff, civil society representatives, etc. [...]

“Building the city”, the first urban national Forum (10 - 18 March 2014)

The Forum was an opportunity to see how the CIAT intends to take into account the citizens’ view points about the problems in their cities.

Study on “New trades in Post Earthquake context in the metropolitan region of Port-au-Prince”

The Haiti Observatory just launched a study on new trades in post earthquake context in the metropolitan region of Port-au-Prince. It aims, amongst other things [...]

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Lessons learnt

Support Programme for the Reconstruction of Housing and Neighbourhoods (UN agencies - UCLBP and Haitian institutions): gradual structural reorganisation of institutions


The Support Programme for the Reconstruction of Housing and Neighbourhoods aims to reinforce institutional mechanisms at the government and municipal levels, supporting urban reconstruction and future housing and planning policies. The first phase of the evaluation of this programme (2012) looked at the relevance, effectiveness and connectedness of the different components of the programme and the tools created with regard to the length of the programme [...] In 2013, the interim evaluation – which took into account changes in the programme and the context – evaluated the progress made and argued for its extension.

Transparency and accountability – particularly vis-à-vis local authorities – as a way of mitigating the risk of corruption in humanitarian operations


This article looks at how the Haitian government plans to improve the transparency of humanitarian organizations via the Cadre de Coordination de l’Aide Externe (CAED) and highlights how corruption can affect the process of managing and distributing humanitarian aid. It also goes on to show how transparency and accountability – particularly vis-à-vis the local authorities – help to mitigate the risk of corruption.