Independent evaluations

Evaluation report on SECO's climate approach

This evaluation conducted between 2022 and 2023 covers a wide range of activities and provides targeted options that take into account both the potential and limits of SECO in the field of climate.

Evaluation report on SECO’s engagement with the private sector (PSE)

In 2021/2022, an evaluation found that SECO's engagement with the private sector works generally well to achieve the development goals set out in the international cooperation strategy.

Evaluation report of SECO’s activities on Public Financial Management

In 2020/2021, an evaluation found that SECO’s activities on Public Financial Management have performed very strongly against the stated objectives.

Evaluation report Sustainability of SECO projects

In 2018/19, SECO mandated external experts to examine the sustainability of its projects. The report provides information on how other donors assess the criterion of sustainability and gives indications on how good practices can be used.

Evaluation report on SECO's Activities in the Area of Competitiveness and Market Access

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In 2018/19, SECO mandated an analysis of 25 of its projects. The evaluation confirms SECO WE’s strategic direction and operational rigor. The portfolio was assessed as “satisfactory” (i.e. good) following the DAC criteria – relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability.  

Evaluation report on SECO's activities in the Area of Energy-efficient Cities


2018, the SECO analyzed 14 of his projects. The evaluation concludes that the relevance of SECO's projects is high, that their effectiveness and efficiency is satisfactory and that Switzerland's visibility and value added are acknowledged, particularly in bilateral projects.

Evaluation report on the Swiss Contribution

EB 2015

The evaluation 2016 shows good results. The detailed audit reveals that the approximately 300 projects are making a positive contribution in stimulating economic and social development in the 13 partner states.

Independent Evaluation SECO’s Corporate Development on "Tax and Development"

Tax & Developpement 2015

The subject of this evaluation 2015 is the development measures adopted by SECO WE as part of its “Taxes and Development” programme between 1996 and 2013.

Review on Economic Governance

Economic Governance 2015

The subject of this review 2015 is SECO’s development measures under the cross-cutting theme “Economic Governance” over approximately 15 years.

SECO's Corporate Development of Public Utilities


This independent evaluation covers 40 projects in 13 countries from 2003 to 2013. It examines the relevance of the approach in strengthening the operational and financial capacity of public utility companies.

Last modification 02.05.2024

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