Evaluating programs to prevent and counter violent extremism (P/CVE) is an emerging field without established recipes for success. While institutional setups and actors differ internationally, many countries face similar challenges in establishing organizational structures for evaluation. There is a lot that can be learned from peer exchanges across borders. Examining common challenges such as balancing the dual goals of learning and accountability, creating funding structures that encourage quality outcomes, and executing proper targeting and timing can help make deliberate decisions about the structures governing P/CVE evaluation.
Bressan, Sarah/Friedrich, Julia/Wagner, Marie (2021): Governing Evaluations. Internationally Shared Challenges in Evaluating Preventive Measures Against Extremism, PRIF Spotlight 9/2021, Frankfurt/M.