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Project ID:00066252Description:URY 2009 K Envnmtl Sust
Uruguay One UN Coherence Fund
Start Date *: 2 Nov 2009
URY One UN Coherence Fund
End Date*: 31 Dec 2013
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 joint project will support and strengthen the capacities for the development of public policies and strategies to address environmental vulnerabilities and sustainability, specifically climate change.  The effort will coordinate the “Initiative on Poverty and Environment for Uruguay”, “Local Level Climate Change”, and “Strengthening of Local Government Capacities for Risk Management in Uruguay”.


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 1.12 “Environmental protection policies at the local level have been supported.”


Outputs and Key Activities:

1.      Strengthen the capacity of the National Response System to Climate Change and local governments reduce environmental vulnerabilities and sustainability while coordinating joint initiatives.

2.      Generate and disseminate information related to the reduction of environmental vulnerabilities and sustainability for their inclusion into public policies being developed.

3.      Strengthen the capacity to analyze environmental vulnerabilities and sustainability on the use of water resources as related to climate change.



Procurement activities will be conducted through UNEP, 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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