28 jun CIB members discuss innovative ways to improve their capacity building programmes

How can we measure our progress on the SDGs in a coherent manner? What are the do’s and don’ts when evaluating local government development cooperation programmes? How can we raise further awareness for Agenda 2030 and the New Urban Agenda among local and regional governments? These issues and many more were tackled at the 12th annual CIB meeting last week, which was held in Stockholm, at the premises of the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, with further support of SKL International and the Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD). ... Read more ›

19 jun The way to the final

DEALS roadmap to making a multi-stakeholder deal for inclusive and sustainable development for fast-growing cities... Read more ›

6 jun Learning-It-Yourself: Palestinian municipalities take control

During a public session in Ramallah mid-May, five municipalities committed themselves to a wholly new way of learning and doing Local Economic Development. The municipalities, Ramallah, el-Bireh, Dura, Qalqilya, and Jericho, embarked on a four-year self-propelled learning programme as part of the VNG International IDEAL programme that should help them rise as the West Bank’s top performing economies.... Read more ›

23 mei Choosing the right type of strategic planning in Libyan municipalities during the crisis

"After four years at the helm of municipalities, the strategic planning document that the municipality produced at the start-up was our guide in all the periods we have been through. Admittedly, it was not possible for us to carry out all the planned projects, but we had a repository for our action ". With these words, Mohamed Snam, Mayor of Wazen, talked about his experience in strategic planning in his municipality. ... Read more ›

Libyan Tunisian border municipalities Develop their Common Capacities in Lobbying and Advocacy

The Libyan and Tunisian border municipalities have increasingly undertaken institutionalised and structured relationships through the activities of the EU funded ''Libya Local Governance and Stabilisation Programme''. ... Read more ›

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