About "Mahalla and Family" Scientific-Research Institute

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General Information

"Mahalla and Family" Scientific-Research Institute under the Ministry of Mahalla and Family Support of the Republic of Uzbekistan was established in accordance with the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated June 10, 2020, #367.

The institute is a specialized state scientific-research organization which helps to strengthen "mahalla and family" institutions, to transforms citizen assemblies into true collaborators of the population, to implements the idea of "healthy family - healthy society" on the basis of scientific, methodological and analytical information provision.

 Tasks assigned to the institute

The followings are defined as the main tasks of the institute:

•          Complete and effective implementation of the system based on the principle of "prosperous and safe mahalla" in society, participation in the formation of prioritized directions in the field of strengthening mahalla and family institutions, realization of interdisciplinary foundational, scientific and practical researches and innovative projects;

•          formation of scientific and methodological basis for generating concepts and comprehensive targeted, sectoral and regional programs which are aimed at strengthening mahalla and family institutions, supporting women and old people, and increasing social activity;

•          developing in mahalla and families the scientific basis of ensuring healthy, social and spiritual environment, peace, harmony and serenity, strengthening universal and national values, including family values;

•          developing normative and legal documents to strengthen mahalla and family institutions, support women and old people, and increase social activity;

•          organizing scientific, scientific-practical conferences, seminars, and meetings devoted to actual scientific problems related to mahalla and family support, in addition, training highly qualified scientific personnel related to this field and continuously increasing the professional level of researchers;

•          conducting cooperation in accordance to the areas of their activities with educational and scientific research institutions of the republic, developing international relations with leading scientific-research institutions of foreign countries;

•          widely highlighting the results of scientific researches via mass-media tools, including, television, internet and world's information network, additionally, participating in increasing social activeness of the population in developing mahalla and family institutions;


Research areas of the institute

The main scientific-research areas of the institute are as followings:

•          creating scientifically based offers in accordance to the mechanism of complete and effective implementation of the main criterions of "prosperous and safe mahalla" principles and system based on the given principles to the activities of citizens' self-governed organizations, and preparing analytical materials to improve law enforcement practices in this regard;

•          creating analytical materials and scientifically based recommendations regarding the improvement of cooperation system on the basis of principles of "mahalla - sector - public reception - mahalla" about defining and resolving the problems of population;

•          developing conceptions of the projects aimed to strengthen and develop mahalla and family institutions, additionally, preparing scientifically based proposals for comprehensive, targeted, sectoral and regional application projects;

•          preparing methodological recommendations for self-governed institutions of the citizens and general public about family and marriage, reproductive health, as well as, increasing healthy way of living of families, spiritual and ethical education, economic, legal knowledge, medical culture and family relations psychology;

•          developing analysis and forecasts of expected changes in family institution, studying and analyzing the demographic development and growth rate of family welfare, additionally, preparing scientifically based proposals and analytical materials in conceptual areas; 

•          providing effective implementation of state policies regarding the support of women, protecting their rights and legal interests, preparing analytical materials and scientifically based references to increase their social activeness;

•          defining problems of women on time, developing analytical materials and scientifically based references to improve the system for providing social-legal, psychologic, and financial support to women who in need and in difficult social situations, including those with disabilities;

•          financially supporting lonely old people, families in need of social security and with low income, analyzing legal, methodological, and practical assistance practices in providing social support;

•          providing proposals and methodological references in developing effective system to increase spirituality of youth and strengthen their patriotic spirit relying on the knowledge and rich life experience of elderly people;

•          ensuring family stability, preventing family divorces, increasing the responsibility of the family regarding child's upbringing, strengthening the family values, promoting family role in maintaining peace and stability in society, as well as preparing proposals about popularization of life experience of exemplary families;

•          studying ways of establishing healthy relations between spouses, parents and children, spouses and their parents, providing mutual responsibility in maintaining family and marriage relations;

•          developing proposals and methodological references on improving the spiritual and moral environment in unstable and troubled families, preventing conflicting conditions and strengthening family ties;

•          developing of methodological proposals on strengthening spiritual and ethical values in mahalla and families on the basis of universal and national values and advanced foreign experiences;

•          developing scientifically based proposals to prepare young generation for the married life, to teach them to legal and psychological basis for solving troubled conditions, and to prevent family divorces;

•          developing analytical materials and scientifically based proposals about the improvement of normative - legal documents for strengthening family institutions, especially, for implementing the idea of "healthy family - healthy society," on the basis of universal and national family values, and advanced foreign experiences;

•          preparing proposals about studying and analyzing the system providing guarantees of equal rights and opportunities for women and men, improving the normative and legal base related to the area.


Activities of the institute

Institute implements the followings during its activities:

•          conducting regular scientific seminars, round-table communications on actual topics such as bringing the working system with family and women to a new level in mahallas, increasing the social activeness of elderly people, and strengthening the roles and positions of citizens' assemblies in transforming the regions into crime-free zones;

•          holding scientific, scientific-practical conferences on topics such as implementing the system based on "prosperous and safe mahalla" principles, and strengthening the systems working with the daily problems of the population in mahallas;

•          organizing scientific, scientific-practical conferences, seminars, and meetings devoted to strengthening families, supporting women, providing employment, developing entrepreneurship, public health, establishing flourishment of houses and streets, and increasing the influence of spiritual and enlightenment works in mahallas; 

•          preparing analytical materials and scientific proposals in accordance with the results of conducted events;

•          training highly qualified scientific personnel in the institute to support mahalla and family, continuously increasing professional level of scientific employees;

•          implementing cooperation with educational and scientific - research institutions of the republic in the field of their activities, developing of international relations with leading research institutions of foreign countries;

•          implementing foundational, practical and innovative research works in cooperation with interested ministries, entities, business associations, higher education institutions and other educational institutions under ministries and entities;

•          developing cooperation with international, foreign, scientific - research institutions for performing scientific conferences, seminars related to the main subjects and functions of the institute, for conducting cooperative researches and projects, for exchanging experience between employees and educating them;

•          providing scientific and methodological assistance in the preparation of bachelors and masters in areas related to community and family support, as well as the training of scientific personnel in this field within the institutional base;

•          participating in the preparation for the publication of a new generation of scientific, educational, teaching materials for educational institutions that train specialists in areas related to mahalla and family support;

•          conducting close and active cooperation with national institutions that working in a field related self - governed systems and the field of strengthening family relations of foreign countries;

•          participating in organization and conducting foundational, practical, and innovative researches in cooperation with scientific - research and educational institutions;

•          organizing and conducting internship programs and master classes within the instituta, while involving the foreign professionals:

•          creating summer and winter schools, platforms of scientific lectures and discussions on actual topics of mahalla and family institutions;