BANGKOK, THAILAND, 27-28 May 2019 – USAID Asia CTIP brought together Chiefs of Party (COP) and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) specialists from five USAID-funded counter-human trafficking projects in Asia (Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, and Thailand) for the Third Annual Monitoring and Evaluation Working Group Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting allowed representatives of the projects to review their activity and outcome metrics, identify and cluster common indicators, and share best practices in M&E. As a project partner, NEXUS Institute led the discussion on tools that strengthen safe, culturally sensitive, and accurate victim identification.
Previous M&E meetings included:
The Second Annual Monitoring and Evaluation Working Group Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand (September 11-12, 2018)
The second meeting of the M&E working group was held September 11-12, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. It was attended by M&E Specialists and Program Leads from USAID-funded CTIP country programs in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Nepal and Thailand bilateral programs, USAID/RDMA, USAID Asia CTIP (CoP and M&E Advisor) and NEXUS Institute. The objectives were to review the regional Learning Action Plan and identify key learning activities and mechanisms to streamline collaborative efforts in implementing the learning activities; to discuss the draft M&E Learning Toolkit being developed by USAID Asia CTIP; and to discuss relevant TIP data collection efforts for the M&E working group and their respective programs. The meeting built from the Learning Forum, hosted in June 2018.
The First Annual Monitoring and Evaluation Working Group Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand (September 6, 2017)
On September 6, 2017, USAID Asia CTIP hosted the first M&E working group meeting, attended by USAID Asia CTIP, NEXUS Institute and USAID funded CTIP projects in Bangladesh, Cambodia and Nepal. The objective of the meeting was to discuss and analyze the existing M&E framework for CTIP interventions in Asia and develop a workplan for the five-year project.