Recent, Current and Upcoming Projects

European Union / Transtec (B)

Moldova 2018

Mid-term evaluation of the project “Confidence Building Measures 2013 in Moldova”, addressing a variety of projects and sectors in support of the population on both sides of the Nistru River, with a particular focus on the Transnistria region and the conflict around that region.

European Union / B&S Europe (B/RO)

Ethiopia 2017

Evaluation of the project “Support to the Reintegration of Returnees and to the Management of Labour Migration ion Ethiopia”, in support of 160.000 Ethiopian labour migrants in Saudi Arabia suffering forced repatriation in 2013/14. Project objectives are reintegration of returnees, strengthening of central and regional government authorities in the field of migration management, and awareness in community level on chances of legal and dangers of illegal migration. The project is co-implemented by ILO and GIZ – German Agency for Development Cooperation.

GIZ - German Agency for Development Cooperation

Germany 2017

Resource person at expert forum on return and reintegration programmes for migrants due for repatriation, in particular rejected asylum seekers.

Various Consulting Companies (B, D)

Germany 2017

Contributions to relevant documents for project tenders in the areas of migration and post-conflict intervention (EU, GIZ - German Agency for Development Cooperation).

Communal Administration of Harburg District (D)

Germany 2016

Workshop moderation on issues of migration management and root causes of migration from selected countries for civil society groups involved in migrant / refugee support activities.

Mine Advisory Group (GB) / German Federal Foreign Office (D)

Mali / Burkina Faso, 2016

Evaluation of the German contribution to the programme “Regional Assistance to Arms Management, Control and Destruction in the Sahel (Phases I – III)”, with field visits to Mali and Burkina Faso. Other countries covered (Sierra Leone, Chad and Niger) will be assessed by remote evaluation instruments. The focus is on small arms and light weapons, in particular the prevention of illicit proliferation.

Zif (D) / OSZE

Mongolia, 2016

Short term election observation of parliamentary elections; deployment to Ulan Bator and surroundings

EU / Eptisa (E)

Comoros, 2016

ROM monitoring of the EU-financed project “The House of Ecotourism”, an initiative of an NGO on promoting ecology issues, particularly on the Grand Comore island. The initiative is to create a network of interested actors in the promotion of tourism with a focus on national heritage: nature and ecology, history and culture, as well as education. The approach targeted is on involving rural communities by creating and equipping sites for integrated tourism.

EU / Eptisa (E)

Tchad, 2016

ROM monitoring of the EU financed project “Support to the Demining Sector in Tchad” (PADEMIN) consisting in the support of activities of actual demining: technical identification of areas with mines and remainders of war, removal and / or destruction of mines and explosives. Also, sensitisation of populations in mine affected areas of related dangers, and finally support measures for mine victims. The project is implemented by specialised international and bi-lateral NGOs (MAG, Handidap International, Swiss Foundation on Mine Action), and is in support of the National Demining Commission.