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Exploring the Evolving Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus: A Meta-Evaluation

Since 2018, a growing number of evaluations have explored how organizations have adopted humanitarian-development-peace (HDP) or double nexus approaches. These evaluations delve into progress, barriers and ways to improve connectedness and complementarity of humanitarian, development and Peace sectors.

Commissioned by ALNAP, Lezlie Moriniere (IRMA co-founding partner) worked with a wide team to conduct a meta-evaluation on the HDP nexus. IRMA support to this study included the tireless efforts of Marilise Turnbull and associates Agathe Mazars and Rachael Hinkel. 

The paper curates findings from 90 evaluations undertaken between 2018 and April 2022, exploring how organizations have advanced their version of a nexus approach. It provides insights into the operationalization and implementation of the triple nexus in practice, offering lessons learned and trends for the wider sector.

ALNAP will conduct a webinar on 7 December featuring the presentation of the mapping and synthesis paper, followed by a moderated panel discussion on actionable steps to advance HDP nexus ways of working.

Click here to register to the webinar.

Click here to explore the paper.

Save the Children International’s Climate risk responses evidence review and synthesis

Due to a lack of robust evidence on successful child-sensitive locally-led climate adaptation, Save the Children International (SCI) has commissioned IRMA to conduct a rapid structured scoping of evidence. SCI intends to identify the most promising solutions to address climate risks affecting children, particularly those experiencing inequality and discrimination. 

Marking the initial phase of a wider SCI effort, this review will explore actions across SCI’s six priority sectors:education, child protection, social protection, livelihoods, health, and WASH and will highlight contexts involving migration and displacement.

The overarching objectives of this review are to:

  •       Identify, review, and consolidate existing evidence on the most promising solutions.
  •       Highlight Gaps in existing evidence and explore opportunities to generate new evidence.

Ultimately, the results of this review will provide insights to advocate for the best use of climate finance in support of children adapting to climate change. Additionally, it will inform the development of business initiatives and program design for interventions that prioritize child-centered locally-led adaptation.