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ENA  DTF  The Middle East and Nort Africa Multi Donor Trust Fund  Annual Report  2016

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W  2016 ANNUAL REPORT Report Period  January, 2016     December 31, 2016 The Middle East and North Africa Multi Donor Trus...
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Table of Contents 1 ABBREVATION      6  OPENING STATEMENTS     8     Foreword  MNA VP          Message  benefiting country...
2     INTRODUCTION             ABOUT THE MENA MDTF            WHAT WE DO         IMPLEMENTING THE MENA REGIONAL STRATEGY  ...
Abbreviations  6  LB  AfDB  African Development Bank  CoP  Community of Practice  CSO  Civil Society Organization  DFID  D...
7  Lebanon Morocco Multi Donor Trust Fund Middle East and North Africa Ministry of Education Ministry of Local Authorities...
Foreword In the MENA region, social, economic and political exclusion is the main driver of fragility. The World Bank Grou...
9  Modest as it may be against the massive need, the MDTF plays a catalytic role in supporting reforms in strategic sector...
Message from a beneficiary I am pleased to introduce the fourth Middle East and North Africa Multi Donor Trust Fund  MENA ...
11  Introduction  ABOUT THE MENA MDTF  T  he Middle East and North Africa Multi-Donor Trust Fund  MENA MDTF  was created i...
What We do  gue  12  n atio  ar prep  Dialo       Project preparation, including project design, to adapt best practice to...
13        South-South  S-S  knowledge exchange       L a nd m a r k c on fe re nc e s a nd workshops on the thematic compo...
  IMPLEMENTING THE MENA REGIONAL STRATEGY 14  T  he magnitude of the conflicts and unrest in the Middle East and North Afr...
15  Refugees and Resilience  The second pillar seeks to strengthen the resilience of MENA societies. Several countries hav...
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Table of Contents 1 ABBREVATION      6  OPENING STATEMENTS     8     Foreword  MNA VP          Message  benefiting country...
18  The World Bank Technical Review Committee is chaired by the Director of Regional Programs and Partnerships and is supp...
19  Introduction  MDTF DONORS The MENA MDTF is administered by the World Bank Group and financed by the governments of Nor...
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21  What Lies Ahead  The MENA MDTF was envisioned to close in 2015. Due to strong demand by both partner countries and Ban...
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Table of Contents 1 ABBREVATION      6  OPENING STATEMENTS     8     Foreword  MNA VP          Message  benefiting country...
IN REVIEW  THE MENA MDTF IN REVIEW  T  he MENA MDTF is a well-established trust fund with activities that reflect demand f...
25 One of the biggest obstacles to youth employment is the mismatch between the training provided by educational instituti...
DJIBOUTI The Improving Youth Well-being in Djibouti by Reducing Qat Consumption activity provided information and educatio...
27  Governance WHY SUPPORTING GOVERNANCE IN TRANSITION COUNTRIES IN MENA   D  espite high hopes, i n most MENA countries, ...
HOW DO WE SUPPORT GOVERNANCE IN THE MENA REGION  TUNISIA Through the Strengthening Accountability and Oversight Institutio...
29  Lebanon  IN REVIEW  IRAQ The Iraq Capacity Building TA for Ministry of Education activity seeks to enhance the capacit...
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL INCLUSION WHY SUPORTING ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL INCLUSION   B  etween 2,000 and 2010, prior to the events ...
31  HOW DO WE SUPPORT ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL INCLUSION   Tunisia  Egypt TUNISIA The Tunisia Service Delivery Support  Program...
EGYPT The Enhancing Participatory Monitoring and Community Engagement in Egypt activity has produced a rapid assessment fo...
33  CHALLENGES AND LESSONS LEARNED  Another challenge, related both to local capacity issues as well as Bank procedural re...
Results Framework  MENA MDTF Aggregate Results Framework Results Chain  Indicators Doing different things  Cumulative numb...
35  Dec 2016  Target 2015  44,000,000  July 2015   50,000,000  12,830  223,000  N A  3,597,157  2011   7,900,000  8,000,00...
MENA MDTF Aggregate Results Framework Results Chain  Indicators Cumulative number of high quality analytical products prod...
37  Baseline 2012  Dec 2016  Target 2015  Source  96  20  MDTF progress reports with random sample quality assured by DFID...
Communication  Communication was one of the top priorities for the MENA MDTF in 2016. Believing that proactively communica...
39  02  03  Increasing brand awareness  The MDTF is administered by the World Bank Group, and although it is part of the w...
Online presence  Being part of the wider  Communication  WBG comes with numerous advantages, as the trust fund has been ab...
41  Youth Entrepreneurs creating smart jobs  S  peaking in a hall packed with young men and women, Rania Rafie and Yara Ya...
Promoting Youth Inclusion start-up companies operate and how they deal with other the sectors and what we can learn from t...
43  Engagement Initiative Project. The project aims to promote a nd ma instrea m yout h i nc lu s ion in the country by cr...
activists and labor market specialists. The winning authors received financial awards and had their essays published onlin...
45  Drawing on International expertise  To ensure a smooth transition to decentralization and guarantee accountability to ...
To support the implementation of the ongoing reform program, the Middle East and North Africa Multi Donor Trust Fund  MENA...
47  Financial Overview
Financial Overview  OVERVIEW OF MENA MDTF FUNDING AND FINANCIAL STATUS The MENA MDTF is financed by contributions from the...
49 In December 2016, the Government of Norway contributed 9 million NOK, as can be seen in Table 1B, and the UK DFID has p...
Table 2  FINANCIAL SUMMARY  Financial Summary  US   TF071840  TF072755  TOTAL  Contribution paid in  15,453,885  1,034,411...
51  Table 4  DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS BY COUNTRY  30 25  NA E M  Allocation by Country      27   20 15  a isi  n Tu  17   pt ...
Table 3  GRANTS AWARDED Activity Name  Execution  Grant Agreement Date  1  Supporting Economic Governance Transition in Mo...
53 Closing Date  Grants Awarded  Disbursed  Committed  Available Balance    Disbursed  a  b  c  a-b-c  5 15 2014  420,507 ...
Annex Delivery on Agreed Results  Outputs 2016 outputs are highlighted in bright blue bullets. Black bullets represent pro...
55 Expanding the Engagement of Youth Inclusion and Peace Building in Iraq  Improving Youth Well-being and Opportunities in...
56  Iraq KRG Capacity Building TA for Ministry of Education  IQ  Jordan on-the-job Program  JO  Develop local expertise to...
57 Mainstreaming Beneficiary Feedback in Egypt  EG      Roll out of activities agreed with the implementing agency      De...
Strengthening Accountability and Oversight Institutions in Tunisia  Strengthening Accountability for Improved Education Se...
59  Strengthening Delivery of Health Services to Vulnerable Populations in MENA  MA  MENA  Recipient-executed activity to ...
Strengthening Financial Oversight Capacity of the Lebanon Parliament  Support for Parliament in Djibouti  60  LB  DJ  Prov...
61 Supporting Land Acquisition Policy and Institutional Reform in Egypt  TU  Help the Egyptian Government to adopt a more ...
Transition Support to Yemen Technical Assistance to Yemen for Post National Dialogue Transition  62  RY  Due to the curren...
63 Tunisia PforR Service Delivery Support  TU       Manual for Participatory Planning and Budgeting developed        Guide...
Upper Egypt Governorates Development TA Program  64  EG  Support the Government of Egypt  GoE  to develop a comprehensive ...
65  TN  Connecting Voices in MENA  MENA  Enhancing Governance through Public Procurement Reform in Yemen  RY  Promote publ...
Enhancing Microfinance Outreach among Women and Youth in MENA  Gender Learning and Operational Initiative Yemen and Morocc...
67  Knowledge   Learning for Social Safety Nets and Active Labor Market Programs  MA  MENA  Help improve equity and delive...
MENA Early Stage Innovation  ESIF  Technical Assistance  MENA  MNA Life in JO, EG, Transition Sur- MA, TN vey  Provide gap...
69 Promoting Social Entrepreneurship in MENA  MA, JO  Raise awareness on and create opportunities for social entrepreneurs...
Service Delivery in Jordan   s Health and Education Sectors  JO  Assess the quality of health and education services and b...
71     Dialogue with multiple international organizations on the development of information sharing mechanisms held      C...
TN, MA  Develop guidelines for performance-based budgeting, M E systems  support for drafting access to information  ATI  ...
73  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This Annual Report was prepared by Agnes Said, Farhad Peikar and Olivier Lavinal, of the Program Coord...
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