South Asia Regional Workshop on “Child Rights Based Monitoring & Evaluation”

Save the Children Sweden, Regional Office for South and Central Asia is organizing five days "Regional Workshop on “Child Rights Based Monitoring & Evaluation” focusing on Participation of Children in Developing Indicators, Tools & Techniques to be held from 9 to 13 October 20006 at Kathmandu, Nepal.

It is the third Regional Workshop in the series of capacity building initiatives on Child Rights Based Monitoring & Evaluation organized by Save the Children Sweden, Regional Office for South & Central Asia.

The goal and main objectives of this third workshop are -
To strengthen processes of involving children in monitoring & evaluation to bring positive changes in the lives of children and young people.

The specific objectives are as follows:
* To have a clear understanding on the concept of Most Significant Changes (MSC) in relation to the five dimensions of change.
* To explore the involvement of girls and boys in the process of developing indicators and strengthen their role in developing tools and techniques of monitoring & evaluation.
* To examine involvement of children in identifying the “Most Significant Changes (MSC)” made through program/project interventions.

Participants for this workshop will be selected based on the following criteria:
* With reasonable experience (both theoretical and practical) on Child Rights Programming (CRP) including child participation.
* With knowledge & experience on project management
* With reasonable understanding on the basics of monitoring & evaluation

If you meet the above criteria then raise your interest to Gaziul Hassan Mahmood, Regional Programme Officer - Monitoring, Evaluation & MIS at (hassan@savethechildren.org.np).

Please send a paragraph mentioning the experience based on the above mentioned criteria by 18 September 2006. By 21 September, we will confirm 30 participants for this workshop.