ECOPER mission to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

The ECOPER team travelled to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, this week to carry out face-to-face sessions with team members from OCADES, a local partner of Cáritas Española. The purpose was to enhance the documentary and financial management of a multi-sector humanitarian assistance project financed by ECHO. The sessions relied on information contained in a remote monitoring …

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Global ideas on research and higher education

ECOPER consultants and ICREA professor Diego Blas Temiñoare collaborating in a research project aiming at mapping the dissemination of global ideas on research and higher education policies throughout national institutions, with a focus on developing countries. The research is based on computerized content analysis and follows a four-phase plan. First, global ideas on research and …

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Big data analysis of 4,287 cultural policy measures

Big data analysis conducted by ECOPER assesses 4,287 cultural measures and the alignment with the principles of the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. While alignment increases in all signatory countries, data proves that financial support from Sweden makes a significant difference in developing countries. Occurrences of …

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Research agreement: local culture and global citizenship

ECOPER and Nemesis Association collaborate in the monitoring of local cultural heritage in cosmopolitan or anti-cosmopolitan discourses through big data analysis techniques… Culture is and has always been a meeting place for people and groups of diverse social and geographic origin, so that the promotion of the cultural heritage of a given territory is always …

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UNESCO’s board discusses ECOPER’s report on Creative Cities

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was established in 2004 to foster international cooperation and knowledge exchange among cities that use culture and creativity as a driver for sustainable urban development. Since then, the Network has progressively increased its membership and currently covers 350 cities in more than 100 countries across the five UNESCO regions. …

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Services

Services available from ECOPER revolve around three main axes: Analysis and evaluation NGO management Training Analysis and evaluation ECOPER carries out independent assessments on the performance of international cooperation projects and programmes, as well as comparative analyses of national policies and background studies to inform policy design. Our clients include international organizations, cooperation agencies, and …

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Decentralized cooperation reaches all-time high

Publication of the Decentralised Cooperation Report 2023, a work by ECOPER for the Basque Agency for Development Cooperation. Decentralised Official Development Assistance (DODA) will grow by 14% in 2021, exceeding its historic ceiling of 3 billion dollars. These data are included in the Decentralised Cooperation Report 2023, along with other characteristics of international cooperation by …

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