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Tools for » 66247 URY Support for the strengthening of public institutions that work in the social area.
Project ID:00066247Description:URY 2008 F2 Social Area Instns
Uruguay One UN Coherence Fund
Start Date *: 31 Dec 2008
URY One UN Coherence Fund
End Date*: 31 Dec 2010
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. 


The project will strengthen the capacities of the public institutions that manage social policies.  Create an Institute for Social Security, Health and Administration Studies. Support the institutions in charge of administering low income, senior citizen housing facilities.  Installation of a centre of the availability and safety of medicines.  Impact evaluation of social policies.


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 2.6 “Institutions in the social policy system (education, employment, health and social security) have been strengthened.” 


Outputs and Key Activities:

The project has the following components.

1.     Creation of an “Institute for the study of social security, health and administration”.

2.     Support for the public institutions in charge of administering housing solutions for retired and pensioner persons with low income.

3.     Installation of a “Centre of biodisponibility and bioequivalency of medicines”.

4.     Creation of a “Unit of prospective evaluation for public policies”.

5.     Strengthening for the community and for the centres of primary assistance for addressing the problems of drugs, investigation, diagnostics, campaigns, training of trainers, prevention programmes, strengthening of health centres of the penitentiaries, and strengthening of community and youth promoters to conduct activities in the prevention of drug consumption.



Procurement activities will be conducted through ILO, UNFPA, UNOPS, 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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