M&E of Joint Programs
Principles & Guidelines
• The Results Based Management Guidelines are developed
by the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) in
consultations with the Governments of all Pilot countries to
ensure simplification and harmonization.
• All partners are jointly responsible for the implementation
of M&E framework and plans
• Implementation of M&E Framework is shared among
Agencies according to thematic and geographic
presence/capacity, suited to the purpose
Oversight & Monitoring Function
High Level Committee,
Executive Committee, UNCT,
Joint Program Steering
Committee and Task Forces
are the high level oversight
forums to provide strategic
guidance and recommend
course correction.
Results & Outcomes Framework of One
Program captures the results to be
achieved collectively by UN and Govt. of
Five Joint Programs and 21 Joint Program
Components have their respective Result
Frameworks elaborating the lower level
results contributing to high level outcomes
of the One Program.
Program Reviews and Evaluations provide
a basis for informed planning and decision
Thematic Working Groups
and CCI Group are
responsible for M&E of Joint
Programs supported by
Monitoring & Evaluation
Network of the One Program
M&E Plan of each Joint Program outlines
the M&E activities and articulate how,
when and by whom the results will be
Periodic narrative and financial progress
reports provide results based progress
M&E requirements of Headquarters &
Key Partners
• Progress Reports by Participating Agencies to respective
• One Fund Report by Administrative Agent
• Individual Donors Reporting Requirements
• Joint Reviews of JPs and JPCs
• External Evaluation of DaO pilots
Steps involved in M&E of One Program
M&E Activities
Time involved
Step 1: Joint Annual Work Plan Developed
Last quarter of each calendar
Step 2: Joint Monitoring Plan Developed
December-January ( based on
the AWPs)
Step 3:Implementation and monitoring
Throughout the year
Step 4: M&E data generated in the field
Through out the year
Step 5: Reports shared with Country Offices
April/ July/October/January
Step 6: Half Yearly and Annual Reports
consolidated by CAs
August/ February
Step 7: Reports shared with donors, Govt. &
other partners
August/ February
Step 8: Feedback on reports incorporated for
As and when received
Step 9: Joint Annual Review conducted
Step 10: Joint evaluations, mid term reviews
planned and conducted
2nd year of implementation
M&E Achievements 2009
• Standardized templates for Joint Annual Work Plan, Joint Monitoring
Plan, Joint Progress Reporting used by all JPs.
• Joint Progress Reports for all Joint Program Components (JPCs)
are being developed based on mapping of Agency Reporting
Exercise to reduce reporting burden.
• Joint Annual Work Plan (JAWP) 2010 is being developed at JPC
• JAWP for Operation Management Team developed with indicators
and baselines.
• Delivering as One-MIS created for tracking financial information of
one budgetary framework and UN’s support in Humanitarian,
Development and stand alone activities.
Joint Annual Work 2010
• The strategic inputs and leadership role of GoP is ensured through
the participation of Task Force (TF) co-chairs and representation of
provincial counterparts in TF meetings.
• The Provincial Coordination Teams (PCTs) in Punjab and Sind
facilitated the JAWP process for a more meaningful and
comprehensive engagement of provincial partners.
• Joint Annual Workplan (JAWP) 2010 is developed through a
consultative process between UN, GoP and Donors. The workplan
incorporates the inputs of Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education,
Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Finance,
Ministry of Livestock and Dairy Development, Ministry of Food and
Agriculture, Ministry of Population Welfare, Ministry of Women
Development, Planning Commission/Department, NDMA and their
respective departments at National and Provincial level.

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