MOPAN Head of Secretariat: Ms. Suzanne Steensen
Ms Suzanne Steensen has officially taken up her functions as the new Head of the Secretariat of the Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) on 1 June 2017. Ms Steensen is an economist with 20 years’ experience in international development co-operation, working on development finance in bilateral and multilateral contexts.
2017-18 MOPAN Assessment cycle
MOPAN has started a new assessment two-year cycle under MOPAN 3.0, with further adjustments to the methodology. In 2017-18, 14 multilateral organisations have been selected to take part of this exercice: Asian Development Bank (ADB);Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), Global Environment Facility (GEF), Global Partnership for Education (GPE), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), International Organization for Migration (IOM), United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), UN Women, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), United Nation relief and works agency (UNRWA), United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), World Health Organization (WHO) In 13 countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Tunisia, Turkey
Launch of MOPAN 2015-16 Reports
The Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) is issuing a new cycle of 12 assessment reports. Over 2015-16, the Network assessed the organisational performance and effectiveness of the AfDB, Gavi, the Global Fund, IDB, ILO, UN Habitat, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNEP, UNICEF, UNOCHA and the World Bank. The assessment packages are available on our Assessment library.
Italy joins MOPAN
The MOPAN family is delighted to welcome Italy as its 18th member. Italy’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) contribution to the multilateral system is almost USD 2.5 billion (2015), making it the 7th-largest contributor to multilateral agencies among DAC countries. MOPAN members in 2017 are: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
Luxembourg- 2017 MOPAN Chair
Luxembourg has been selected as the 2017 MOPAN Chair, represented by His Excellency Paul DÜHR, Luxembourg Ambassador in France. The Chair will also be supported by the Bureau: Republic of Korea (2016 Chair), Norway (2018 Chair), Canada (Chair of the Technical Working Group) and the United States (Chair of Strategic Working Group).
MOPAN Side event- 30 November at HLM2 in Nairobi
How can Multilateral Assessments contribute to enhancing Development Effectiveness in the Context of Agenda 2030? The Multilateral Organisations Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) and the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) will host a side event at the HLM2 in Nairobi to discuss on the tools to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of multilateral co-operation. Please see the flyer attached for further information.
MOPAN 2015 Annual report
MOPAN's 2015 Annual Report reviews the Network's accomplishments throughout the year. This year the Network focused first and foremost on finalising MOPAN 3.0, its reshaped, more ambitious and country-focused assessment approach.Members, the Secretariat, and the service provider IOD PARC collaborated closely on its development throughout the year. Terms of Reference (ToR) for the different facilitators and focal points involved were completed to complement the new methodology. This allowed MOPAN to begin implementing the first two-year cycle under MOPAN 3.0 (2015-16), with assessments of 12 multilateral organisations and information collected in 16 partner countries.
Launch of 2015-2016 Assessments
All 2015-2016 assessments were launched in January/February 2016. Introductory Meetings with the assessed organisations are being held over the coming weeks. The Leads and Secretariat are currently deep in coordination-mode to have successful outcomes of these outreach efforts.
MOPAN 2016 Chair: Korea
The Republic of Korea will be MOPAN chair in 2016, represented by Mr. Young-soo LEE, Director-General of the Development Cooperation Bureau at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). The Chair will also be supported by the Bureau -United States of America, Luxembourg, Canada (Chair of the Technical Working Group) and Switzerland (Chair of Strategic Working Group).
MOPAN 2015-2016 Assessments: List of assessed organisation
MOPAN has now finalised its list of 12 assessed multilateral organisations for its 2015-2016 cycle. You will find the information under our work.