REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the Interim Evaluation of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative for the period mid-2014 to mid-2017
1. This report sets out the results of the interim evaluation (hereafter ‘the evaluation’) of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative and is accompanied by a staff working document covering the detailed findings of the evaluation. EUAVI aims to provide practical support to humanitarian aid projects by providing volunteers who can help strengthen the local capacity and resilience of disaster-affected communities. It also provides technical assistance for organisations based in Europe to strengthen their capacity to participate in EUAVI. The programme started in 2014 and will run until 2020.
2. The report sets out the results from the mandatory interim evaluation of the Initiative, undertaken between May and November 2017, to give an indication of the impact of the scheme.