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Project ID:00066244Description:URY 2008 D Community Dev.
Uruguay One UN Coherence Fund
Start Date *: 31 Dec 2008
URY One UN Coherence Fund
End Date*: 31 Dec 2012
Country: Uruguay Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   Multiple

Programme Description:

This project was developed as one of the objectives of the One UN Programme 2007-2010 “Building Capacities for Development” in Uruguay. 

This project will strengthen the State and social capacities to promote development in Departments of the interior for achieving the MDGs.  It will also contribute to the national priority or reducing the poverty levels that have increased recently in Uruguay.  In addition, this project is being executed in conjunction with the efforts being implemented by IFAD in the country.


Development Goal:

UNDAF 1. “By 2010, the country will have made progress in the generation of the capacity to incorporate knowledge, innovation and diversification in the production of goods and services aimed at sustained and sustainable growth.”


One UN Programme 1.13 “State and local capacities in the promotion of development in the territory have been strengthened by 2010.”                             


Outputs and Key Activities:

1.        Strengthening the capacities of local governments (Departments/Municipalities) and organizations along Route 5, geared toward promoting development of sustainable tourism.

2.        Strengthening the capacities of local stakeholders of the society in the execution of projects geared toward promoting social development through a strategy of healthy communities.

3.        Strengthening the capacities of local government (Montevideo) and organizations for the monitoring and achievement of MDGs, according to the priorities identified in the Action Plan for the achievement of MDGs in Montevideo.

4.        Strengthening of the capacities of local stakeholders of society in the Northeast of the country for the execution of projects that develop sustainable production.

5.        Strengthening of the capacities of State and social organizations in bringing dignified housing solutions as a channel of access to health, education, employment, and social security.



Procurement activities will be conducted through FAO, ILO, UNDP, UNICEF, and the national implementation partners.



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If you have questions about this programme you may wish to contact the RC office in Uruguay or the lead agency for the programme.

The person with GATEWAY access rights to upload and maintain documents for the programme:

  • Aldo Garcia, Deputy Resident Representative; Telephone: +598 2412 3357; Email:
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