Nordic Consulting Group recently finalized an evaluation of the Strategic Development Phase for the Global Future Cities Programme (GFCP). The evaluation covers the Strategic Development Phase (April 2018-March 2019). UN Habitat was delegated the mandate to execute this evaluation in coordination with the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK FCO) and the involved City Authorities.

The evaluation was understaken to

1) assess the performance of the Strategic Development Phase, the extent to which it has been relevant, efficient and effective;  2) assess the prospective changes at outcome level, emerging impact and sustainability during the Implementation Phase, and  3) to identify lessons to inform the implementation of next phase. 

The evaluation was conducted by NCG Partner, Per Kirkemann, and can be found and read here.