European Union supports reform of child care institutions in Kyrgyzstan

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BISHKEK (TCA) — The round table “Capabilities of the information analytical system in the management of child care institutions’ reform” will be held in Bishkek on April 6. The event will be conducted within the framework of the EU-funded program on the reform of the social protection sector in Kyrgyzstan, the Delegation of the European Union to the Kyrgyz Republic said.

The round table will be dedicated to discussion of the implementation of a new online information system for the management of children in all child care institutions under the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Labor and Social Development and the Ministry of Health, as well as on private centers and orphanages accredited for providing social services to children in difficult life situation in the Kyrgyz Republic. The new information system enables tracking children in the state care in real-time, which allows efficient monitoring of the situation in the child care institutions, as well as planning the activities targeted at enhancing the quality of social services and return of children under parental care. At the same time, the heads of child care institutions will be able to use the information system in planning individual work with each child, search of relatives and siblings of children and produce statistical reports.

The event will be attended by the representatives of Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Labour and Social Development, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Health, the Office of the Ombudsman, and the Head of the Cooperation Section of the Delegation of the European Union to the Kyrgyz Republic, Mr Johannes Stenbaek Madsen.

The system has been developed by the experts of the EU project “Technical Assistance to the Sector Reform Contract: Social Protection” jointly with the specialists of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic.  

The overall budget of the EU project is EUR 1,820,800 and it is implemented by a consortium led by the Oxford Policy Management (UK).

Sergey Kwan

TCA