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Improving the municipal management system in Uzbekistan - main directions, mechanisms and tools

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Duration: March 2010 - August 2011

Improving the municipal management system in Uzbekistan - main directions, mechanisms and tools

The urban-oriented development of Uzbekistan is facing many challenges. One of the main problems is a certain contradiction in the current municipal management system of the country. Khokims of small and medium-sized cities, which are administrative centers in rural areas, are subject to the district administration. Such subordination is present at all levels. This system does not encourage the development of small and medium-sized cities and the municipal government, because of the lack of their real autonomy (especially in the public sector).

As a result, the existing problems in these cities are almost “invisible” comparing to the problems that must be resolved in the area / region. Therefore, in order to stimulate urban development it is necessary to thoroughly review the reallocation of powers between the administrations of small and medium-sized cities with district and regional administration (provincial authorities).

The objective of the research is to assist to the improvement of the institutional and administrative and budget component of the urban governance in the medium term.


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One-Pager:Improving Municipal Governance and Urban Infrastructure in Uzbekistan: Problems and the Search for New Mechanisms and Tools (2011/17)Eng.
One-Pager:Improving Municipal Governance and Urban Infrastructure in Uzbekistan: Problems and the Search for New Mechanisms and Tools (2011/17)Rus.