April 1 2: A Tashkent Expert Committee meeting was conducted. 28 projects (both CAG and MIP)
were considered. Three projects were approved without any conditions, 14 with some conditions and
11 have been left for the next consideration.
May 13: A Local Grant Committee meeting was conducted. Five projects were considered and three
May 22: A Tashkent Expert Committee meeting was conducted. The total number of projects on the
agenda was 33, but due to a lack of financing, only 14 projects were considered. To increase the
objectivity of the meeting the CSSCs' coordinators were invited to answer questions and provide
comments on some of the projects.
In May, the Manual on advocacy was translated into Uzbek and distributed among the CSSCs. Also,
the CM/MIP Integration Manual has been completed. It consists of 5 parts: Community targeting,
PCAP, Training, Community Mobilization, and Monitoring and Evaluation.
Two PCAs were conducted with the help of Hub Center: one by IG Medical Enlightening Center in
Makhalla Guliston, Mirzo Ulugbek district of Tashkent City and one by IG Gender Balance at the
University of World Economy and Diplomacy of Tashkent City. IG Medical Enlightening Center also
initiated a CAP in Makhalla Guliston, Mirzo Ulugbek district of Tashkent City.
On April 17 19, A Network meeting was conducted in Tashkent. All the CSSC and Hub Center staff
participated in the meeting. The following topics were discussed:
The activities the CSSCs and the Hub Center during January and March, 2002;
Organizational ethics and relations with clients;
Funding of the Network meetings, the forthcoming TEC meeting (the last one), administrative
procedures, and bribes;
Impacts on Organizational Development;
Performance Indicators achievements, the CSSCs' database;
Network development the current situation and the vision for the future;
The Network Statement;
Priorities for the year focus on consolidation;
Jane Yudelman's report on the MIP mid term evaluation;
The development of the strategy of LGC localization in each CSSC;
The mechanisms for technical improvement of the projects;
The CSSCs' Models of the PCAP process;
How to improve the training program the current situation with the trainers, the development of
a strategy to localize the trainers in each CSSC;
The advantages and disadvantages of the training on project design;
The necessity of obligatory participation in three basic trainings for all NGOs;
NGO support Coordinators;
During the reporting period three CSSCs registered at their local departments of the Ministry of
Justice as NGOs (Kokand Civil Society Development Center, Nukus Civil Society Development
Center and Samarkand Civil Initiatives Support Center).