Strengthening project internal monitoring How to enhance the role of EC task managers
The preparation of this document has been coordinated by the "Coordination and Organisation Strategies Unit"
in EuropeAid with the assistance of the Aid Delivery Methods Programme. Its preparation has involved a
process of consultation with members of a Working Group in Brussels comprised of representatives from
Directorate E, all Geographical Directorates, the Unit in charge of central management of thematic budget lines
and the Unit in charge of Evaluation and of the Results Oriented Monitoring System (ROM).
The document has also benefited from the input of some 68 Delegations who responded to a web-based survey
regarding their concerns and priorities on project monitoring (see Attachment 2 for a summary of survey results).
Project monitoring is a challenging area of work which impacts on many of the aid effectiveness principles,
including ownership, alignment, donor harmonisation and managing for results. This document intends to be just
one input to support ongoing improvement in this area with a view to foster the overall quality of EC external