NGO Projects Draw Fi­nan­cial Sup­port

At the meet­ing of the Par­lia­men­tary Com­mis­sion for the Man­age­ment of the Funds of the Oliy Ma­jlis Pub­lic Foun­da­tion for the Sup­port of NGOs and Other Civil So­ci­ety In­sti­tu­tions, the is­sues of state sup­port for the par­tic­i­pa­tion of NGOs in the im­ple­men­tati

Uzbekistan Today (English) - - TODAY IN UZBEKISTAN - Igor chernykh

In 2017, the Pub­lic Fund al­lo­cated to the sub­jects of the ‘third sec­tor’ from the State Bud­get 12.7 bil­lion soums for more than 260 pro­grams and projects.

In the Ad­dress of the Pres­i­dent of Uzbek­istan, the Oliy Ma­jlis as the most im­por­tant tasks is de­ter­mined by sys­temic study of the prob­lems of the peo­ple, sup­port of women who find them­selves in dif­fi­cult so­cial sit­u­a­tions, pre­ven­tion of crimes and crimes among young peo­ple and women, pro­mo­tion of their em­ploy­ment, so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties of NGOs and other civil so­ci­ety in­sti­tu­tions.

To this end, at the meet­ing of the Par­lia­men­tary Com­mis­sion, the main ar­eas of sup­port for pro­grams and projects of NGOs and other civil so­ci­ety in­sti­tu­tions in 2018 were con­sid­ered, and 17.7 bil­lion soums are to be al­lo­cated from the state bud­get. It was noted that, com­pared to last year, the amount of funds al­lo­cated from the state bud­get for pro­grams and projects of sub­jects of the ‘third sec­tor’ in­creased by 1.4 times.

In par­tic­u­lar, in or­der to im­prove the con­di­tions for the re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion of the health of so­cially vul­ner­a­ble groups of the pop­u­la­tion, es­pe­cially youth with dis­abil­i­ties, im­prove the eco­log­i­cal cul­ture of the pop­u­la­tion, knowl­edge and skills in the field of civil pro­tec­tion, strengthen co­op­er­a­tion with state bod­ies to main­tain in­tereth­nic and interfaith con­sent, good-neigh­borly and mu­tu­ally ben­e­fi­cial in­ter­na­tional re­la­tions placed state so­cial or­ders for 3 bil­lion soums.

In gen­eral, in 2018, it is planned to pro­vide state fi­nan­cial sup­port to 280 projects and pro­grams that will be im­ple­mented with the par­tic­i­pa­tion of more than 1,000 NGOs, me­dia and other civil so­ci­ety in­sti­tu­tions.

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