This is the report of an in-depth evaluation of the Institute that was carried out during 2006. Financed by the government of Sweden (the Department for Research Cooperation of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency—Sida/SAREC), and commissioned jointly by the governments of Finland, Norway and Sweden, the evaluation reviewed and examined the research and activities of UNRISD during the period from 1996 to 2005. The inquiry assessed the quality, relevance and impact of UNRISD research, and considered the research process, the cost-effectiveness of UNRISD activities, and the Institute’s funding situation. The evaluation was carried out and the report authored by Deepak Nayyar, Signe Arnfred, Sten Johannson and Tapio Salonen.
The evaluation report was published as Sida Evaluation 06/46. It may be accessed using the button on the right, or ordered from Sida