MEET EVA DALAK

Eva Dalak is an international consultant, facilitator and trainer with 18 years of experience in international development cooperation, with particular focus on gender mainstreaming and implementing rights-based approach. She worked with the European Union, the United Nations and various international non-governmental organizations.

In 2018, Eva prepared Country Gender Analysis Report for Iraq, to inform EU development strategy in Iraq and provide comprehensive backdrop on the situation of women for EU’s future bilateral and multilateral engagements. As Expert in Gender and Women Empowerment she provided technical assistance to the EUD in Madagascar on GAP II reporting. She’s been a team member of the GAP II Gender help desk providing help desk support and technical assistance on gender equality and RBA. As a gender expert for European Commission’s IcSP Gender Facility she provided training, guidance and coaching, as well as TA assistance to QSGs. She also worked as the Gender trainer for the DEVCO B1, designing participatory thematic gender-mainstreaming training modules.

Regarding UN tenures, most recently she carried out analysis and assessment of UNICEF Madagascar WASH programs and the Madagascar Country Office from a gender perspective, to assess institutional effectiveness of gender mainstreaming and evaluate impact for change and formulate recommendations and key actions based on analysis of collected data (qualitative and quantitative). She also worked as a Gender Advisor for the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Ivory Coast and as a Gender Trainer for the UN Department Integrated Training Services. As part of some of her assignments she developed customized training materials and RBA materials depositories tailored to the needs of specific audiences, such as peacekeeping staff, including military, police and civilians.

During the seven-year tenure as Programme Manager at INGO Search for Common Ground she provided support to Country Directors in Jordan, Israel, Morocco, DRC, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Burundi, etc. developing context analyses as required within the framework of project and programme development, supporting monitoring and evaluation efforts in the project cycle management, designing, developing and delivering gender analysis and gender mainstreaming and RBA in conflict context.

Eva has experience working in highly diverse, dynamic and complex multicultural contexts in various conflict zones in Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia, including field experience in Iraq. She speaks fluently French, English, Arabic, Hebrew, and Spanish.