Making policies work

Eunike Spierings

  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Internal reporting systems
  • Capacity development
  • EU aid effectiveness
  • Policy Coherence for Development


Eunike Spierings, a Dutch national, joined the European Centre for Development Policy Management in 2008 and is an M&E specialist, responsible for the Centre’s monitoring and evaluation. With a background in development studies, she worked before joining ECDPM on monitoring and evaluation at the Dutch NGO ICCO and at Partos, the Dutch umbrella organization for international development. Since joining ECDPM she worked on the internal monitoring and reporting of the Centre’s work, prepared an internal assessment and accompanied the external evaluation of ECDPM in 2011. While at ECDPM she participated in several studies and evaluations, experience include involvement in studies on the European Consensus on Development, on reporting on development, ODA and financing for development, on measuring policy coherence for development and evaluations on the EU budget’s external action instruments, on European efforts to promote policy coherence for development and the evaluation of the Dutch coherence unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Furthermore, she has been closely involved in work related to capacity development and organisation development, including contributions to the monitoring and evaluation of Dutch support to capacity development by the Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB) and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the ECDPM capacity development reference document.


  • ECDPM’s monitoring and evaluation processes

Pre-ECDPM assignments

  • Policy officer Partos Kwaliteitshuis
  • Junior policy officer ICCO monitoring & evaluation

External publications and contributions

    Eunike Spierings

    Policy Officer Learning and Quality Support




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