Strategic partnerships for children
UNICEF Uzbekistan is expanding its strategic partnerships for children and mobilizing new ones. National and international partnerships are being leveraged to prioritise resource allocation to improve the quality of basic social services benefiting children and their families. Partnerships with research institutes and policy think-tanks are also being strengthened to advocate with evidence that is necessary for improving programme interventions and upstream policy work aimed at reducing disparities to enable Uzbekistan to achieve the MDGs with equity.
Main partners include:
• Government of Uzbekistan;
• Parliament of Uzbekistan;
• Community based organisations and networks;
• National Human Rights Centre, Ombudsperson’s office, Prosecutor General’s Office;
• The UN agencies in Uzbekistan, especially United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO);
• European Union (EU);
• World Bank;
• Asian Development Bank;
• Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI);
• Academic institutions such as the Academy for State and Public Construction, Institute of Economic Research, etc.;
• Mass media.