Democratic Governance

  • International experience: Participation of NGO and private sector in the process of regional strategic planning in the example of USA and Russian Federation International experience: Participation of NGO and private sector in the process of regional strategic planning in the example of USA and Russian Federation This analytical paper discusses various aspects of the strategic planning process. The first chapter provides information about the principles of the strategic planning process in the U.S., the role and participation of NGOs and private sectors in the socio-economic life and regional development of the country, as well as respective governmental structures that are responsible for strategic planning and economic development of regions.

  • The concept of establishing and managing Local Government Information Centers The concept of establishing and managing Local Government Information Centers The concept of establishing and managing Local Government Information Centers within the structure of local government bodies (khokimiyats) analyses the current situation, set targets by the local authorities at regional as well as district levels, in the field of managing information and strategic achievement directions and challenges to their implementation, in the example of Djizak and Namangan regions.

  • Guidelines on the workings of the regional, district and city Councils of Deputies Guidelines on the workings of the regional, district and city Councils of Deputies The practical manual is prepared based on legislation that regulates the activities of regional, district and city Councils of deputies.

  • Home Care ManualHome Care ManualThis manual provides guidelines for home care service provision for lonely elderly persons and persons with disabilities. It covers organizational, professional, ethical and practical issues of social assistance at home, one of the aspects of social services. The manual includes practical recommendations on the organization of effective communication with clients of personal assistants, the safety of workers and other issues.

  • Practical manual for creating social enterprises in UzbekistanPractical manual for creating social enterprises in UzbekistanThis manual is a kind of "tutorial" and "guide" for those who want to open a new or improve the effectiveness of existing social enterprise. The manual explains various aspects of establishing and operating a social enterprise, including the optimal choice of legal form and registration, taxation and accounting, human resources, issues of fund raising and marketing. Of particular value are the recommendations for the development of "social component" of social enterprises - addressing social issues, collective creation and enterprise management, and the development of social partnership.

OUR WORK - DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE

The UNDP Democratic Governance Unit works to enhance the efficiency, transparency and accountability of government in Uzbekistan. In close cooperation with government partners the unit has improved citizen access to service, decentralised public administration, and enhanced parliamentary capacity. It has also reinforced NGO-government partnerships to support vulnerable women and people with disabilities, addressed the HIV epidemic in Uzbekistan, promoted volunteerism as a means for social change, and helped introduce economic diplomacy.

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