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Project ID:00066245Description:URY 2008 E Soc Int & Fd Sec
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 seeks to enhance social integration processes for the poor, particularly the young population (19 to 29) with children.  The project will also contribute to reduce the significant poverty levels recently observed in Uruguay. 


Development Goal:

UNDAF 2: “By 2010, the country will have advanced in the design and management of policies to eradicate indigence and reduce poverty.”


One UN Programme 2.1 “The central Government’s ‘Plan de Equidad’ has been supported in its implementation, follow-up and evaluation.”


Outputs and Key Activities:

1.         Support the Equality Plan.

1.1        Conduct workshops that improve literacy, mathematics skills, expand knowledge of human rights, and improve employability for targeted group.

1.2        Conduct community activities with workshop participants.

1.3        Participants engage in organized courses by the University of Labor of Uruguay (UTU) to gain job skills.


2.         Develop policies that promote food security in the country. 

2.1        Implement an information system on nutritional food security.

2.2        Install a food security observatory



Procurement activities will be conducted through FAO, UNDP, and national implementing 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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