Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development in Papua New Guinea: Mid-term Review of the Papua New Guinea Country Plan, and management response
Summary of publication
These documents are from an independent evaluation of the Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women) second country plan for Papua New Guinea (Country Plan). The evaluation also looked at how the Pacific Women program was contributing to the separate Bougainville Gender Investment Plan and a separate report is provided on Bougainville.
The independent evaluation is intended to promote learning and improvement, accountability, and whole-of-program quality assurance. The review does this by identifying significant contextual developments, assessing progress towards the objectives of the Country Plan, including in Bougainville, reviewing its focus, and suggesting ways to streamline program management and governance.
In its management responses to both reports, DFAT welcomes the evaluation as a constructive and well informed contribution to strengthening the Pacific Women program going forward. DFAT generally agrees with the proposed set of recommendations, with only one exception (to the nine) in each report.