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Unit-Smes Competitiveness Iso Standard
The overall objective of this Program is to increase competitiveness and achieve measurable improvements in all aspects of business performance among small and medium enterprises in Uruguay. The purpose of the Program is to raise awareness of the importance of ISO systems and to facilitate SMEs access to resources to implement ISO systems. The Project is divided into two Sub-programs that will be executed by UNIT and UEU, respectively. The first Sub- program has the following three components: (i) Enhancing awareness of the importance of international standards targeted at SMES; (ii) Development of a local supply of experts in quality, envirorunental management and occupational safety and health standards; and (iii) Strengthening of national standards organization. The second Sub-program is designed to facilitate the implementation of ISO systems in 200 firms. This subprogram has three components: Matching grants for SMEs in management system standards; (ii) Marketing and promotion of the matching grants; and (iii) Development of an information management system.

Project Detail



Project Number


Approval Date

December 6, 2000

Project Status


Project Type

Technical Cooperation





Lending Instrument

Instrumento del Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones

Lending Instrument Code




Facility Type


Environmental Classification


Total Cost

USD 1,010,600.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 408,160.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 602,440.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/MH-7254-UR Non-Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Human Resource Facility Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/MH-7254-UR
  • Lending Type: Non-Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Human Resource Facility
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable

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Preparation Phase
Project Abstract
Project Abstract for MIF project TC0009005 - ATN_MH-7254-UR [1794956].PDF
Dec. 31, 1999
Implementation Phase
Project Performance Monitoring Reports
PPMR for MIF project TC0009005 - ATN_MH-7254-UR July, 2001 [1786347].PDF
Dec. 31, 1999

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