UNICEF and Interpeace partnership
In June 2019, IPAT applied a mixed methods approach for the qualitative evaluative review. It focused on assessing the extent to which UNICEF’s peacebuilding, violence prevention and social cohesion programs are effective, relevant and sustainable from a peacebuilding perspective and are successfully integrating conflict sensitivity approaches, outlining areas for improvement. Moreover, IPAT identified existing organizational assets, strengths and needs, that could enable UNICEF to better leverage its humanitarian and development programming in the service of peacebuilding and social cohesion goals. Additionally, IPAT developed actionable recommendations to strengthen UNICEF’s approach to peacebuilding, violence prevention, social cohesion and conflict sensitivity going forward.