01.07.2009 - IOS Evaluation

Evaluation of Strategic Programme Objectives 3: Leveraging scientific knowledge for the benefit of the environment and the management of natural resources

This evaluation assesses progress towards achieving the expected outcomes of Strategic Programme Objective 3, and how progress might be enhanced through improving programme policy, design and delivery.

The expected outcomes of SPO 3 given in UNESCO's Medium-Term Strategy (2008–2013) are as follows:

  • UNESCO’s leadership for United Nations system activities in the areas of freshwater and the oceans at the global and national levels firmly established, including in United Nations system country programming exercises

  • Global monitoring reports produced periodically for the state of freshwater and oceans

  • Principles and guidelines for science-based sustainable management of natural resources agreed upon and implemented in all regions through national policies.

Download the full evaluation report here. (PDF/960KB)

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