Jorge BilbaoJorge has extensive experience combining policy, conceptual and operational work in the fields of decentralization reforms, local governance and local development through a territorial approach. He has an extensive experience organizing, coordinating and facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogues and engagement processes. 
He has been working as Technical Assistant for 14 years in Haiti and Madagascar, coordinating multicultural teams for the designing and implementation of EU funded  local development programs with a focus on local, institutional and policy outcomes. He assured during six years (2011, 2017), as responsible of promoting the territorial approach to local development (TALD) in EU DEVCO, the design and delivery of TALD seminars among EU staff in EU Delegations, the drafting of EU differences pieces of guidance on TALD approach and concrete field support to EU Delegations in the formulation and implementation of decentralization and local de development programs with a TALD approach.