Zhuldyz always wanted to see her village as prosperous, and the youth in it purposeful and with the baggage of plans. To do this, she gathered activists, held meetings with villagers and organized cultural events. But it wasn’t enough for real mobilization of young people because she didn’t have the more
While a number of complex public-administration reforms have been implemented, regional and local governments still have difficulty delivering on their commitments. With the support of a presidential decree, in 2011 the President’s Administration, together with the Ministry of Economic Development a more
The Handbook on Non-State Social Service Delivery Models: A guide for policy makers and practitioners in the CIS region
The Handbook focuses on social contracting – financing support to non-state actors, in particular Civil society organisations (CSOs), for the delivery of social services to the most vulnerable groups of population which should be provided at the community level. Based on current practices and detailed case studies in three CIS countries – Armenia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine – it provides for a set of key recommendations for decision-makers and all the stakeholders to help address challenges, enhance the effectiveness of social contracting, and improve access to social services in the region.