Society

STEM-VCR is a consulting company incorporating over 35 years of operations in developing countries and emerging economies where over 150 projects have been implemented successfully.
In the last decade our company has acquired experience in supporting Non-State Actors' involvement in development policies as well as in governance. In this framework, civil society organizations (CSOs) and small and medium enterprises (SME) have represented the main areas of intervention.

Experience

Our firm faced the evolving challenges in the field of cooperation for sustainable development. Skills acquired over time make STEM-VCR able to anticipate future issues and innovative solutions.
The engagement of new emerging actors worldwide and locally in governance-related aspects represent an important focus for STEM-VCR. Fragile states, conflict and post-conflict contexts, democratization processes represented the most common field of intervention in respect of our expertise.

Innovation

The 35 years of activity of STEM-VCR have been characterized by the capability to be at the forefront of technology and to pioneer advanced methodological approaches, in the continuous effort to anticipate trends and to provide edge cutting solutions.
Together with the capacity to deal with technological innovation, STEM-VCR developed capacities for identifying and analyzing social innovation worldwide, considering both the new actors and the new practices adopted for managing politic, economic, environmental and social crisis.

Global vision

Capable to operate in very diversified contexts, capitalising on existing original local features and tailoring its own approach within a global socio-economical framework. The implementation of a project sets out from the detailed analysis of the local economical, environmental and cultural background framed in a broader international perspective.

Teaming up

The team consists of a group of experts whose professional competencies thoroughly cover the areas of the firm's activities. Integration and flexibility of staff availing synergies guarantee efficiency and a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach. STEM-VCR created a network of experts able to match a high level professional expertise in many disciplinary areas with an in-depth knowledge of local and national contexts.

Independence

Autonomous from any industrial, financial, social or political groups. Such distinguishing attribute guarantees the absolute impartiality of the firm's experts in the execution of their professional tasks.

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Support to implementation of Visa Liberalisation Action Plan:

STEM has been awarded the following evaluation in Moldova:
Support to implementation of Visa Liberalisation Action Plan

Final (ex post) evaluation of Technical Assistance to OCTA:

STEM has been awarded the following evaluation:
Final (ex post) evaluation of Technical Assistance to OCTA

Development of an integrated Logical Framework for the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) Project:

STEM has been awarded the following mission:
Development of an integrated Logical Framework for the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) Project

Etude de formulation d'un appui au renforcement des autorités locales et de la société civile dans des villes secondaires en République du Congo:

STEM has been awarded the following mission:
Etude de formulation d'un appui au renforcement des autorités locales et de la société civile dans des villes secondaires en République du Congo

Final evaluation of the Sector Policy Support Programme (SPSP) for Rural Feeder Roads:

STEM has been awarded the following evaluation in Rwanda:
Final evaluation of the Sector Policy Support Programme (SPSP) for Rural Feeder Roads

Final evaluation of the IfS/IcSP support under Articles 3 and 4 to Mediation in beneficiary countries (2007-2018):

STEM has been awarded the following evaluation in Lebanon, Central African Republic and Nigeria: Final evaluation of the IfS/IcSP support under Articles 3 and 4 to Mediation in beneficiary countries (2007-2018)

STEM-VCR IS PARTNER OF THE WINNING CONSORTIA OF THE NEW EUROPE-AID FRAMEWORK CONTRACT SIEA 2018, FOR THE PERIOD 2018 - 2022:

STEM-VCR is partner of the winning consortia of the new EuropeAid Framework Contract SIEA 2018, for the period 2018 - 2022. The involvement relates the following 2 lots:
- Lot 3 “Human Rights, Democracy and Peace” (Human rights, democracy and rule of law; Enhancement of the role of civil society; Local Authorities & Decentralisation; Migration; Conflict prevention and resolution, Peace and Security)
- Lot 5 “Budget Support” (Public policy; Macroeconomic stability; Public finance management; Domestic revenue mobilisation; Statistics and indicators)

Mid-Term Evaluation Supporting civil society in socio-economic development at local level:

STEM has been awarded the following evaluation in Egypt:
Mid-Term Evaluation Supporting civil society in socio-economic development at local level

Support to civil society in Armenia on CEPA monitoring; contributing to EU programming and identifying relevant follow-up actions to recent justice system and human rights situation reviews:

STEM has been awarded the following mission:
Support to civil society in Armenia on CEPA monitoring; contributing to EU programming and identifying relevant follow-up actions to recent justice system and human rights situation reviews