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Tools for » 66250 URY Support for the decentralization processes and promotion of citizen participation as part of the reform of the State.
Project ID:00066250Description:URY 2008 I Citizn participtn
Uruguay One UN Coherence Fund
Start Date *: 31 Dec 2008
URY One UN Coherence Fund
End Date*: 31 Dec 2009
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 process of decentralization and promotion of citizen participation throughout the country; improve the process of coordination and interaction of social, cultural, and international involvement policies; and ensure greater social and political participation through strengthening the Departmental councils of social policies.


Development Goal:

UNDAF 4.  By 2010, the country will have advanced in the adjustment of national legislation and practices to its international commitments, and in the strengthening of public and civil institutions for the design, execution, monitoring and evaluation of public policies.


One UN Programme 4.2 “Policies on decentralization and promotion of citizen participation in the territory will have been supported by 2010.”


Outputs and Key Activities:

1.1     The coordination of social public policies throughout the country has been strengthened by 2010.

1.2     The capabilities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs related to the promotion of commerce and investment by implementing local Government initiatives and supporting the formation of diplomatic personnel have been strengthened by 2010.

1.3     The coordination of public policies that promote social integration and citizenship throughout the country has been strengthened by 2010.

2.1     The participation by citizens in the identification of priorities for the social policies throughout the country has been strengthened by 2010.

2.2     The spaces for citizen participation throughout the country have been supported by 2010.

2.3     By 2010, the link between Parliament and the community, in particular local governments and youth throughout the country, has been strengthened.



Procurement activities will be conducted through UNDP, UNESCO, 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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