Country World
Region World wide
Duration Start 1 January, 2018 till 31 December, 2018
Field of expertise Building More Effective Public Administration
Policy field(s) Inter-municipal co-operation
Intergovernmental relations
Institutional development
Partners FCM, Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Region of Catalonia / Generalitat de Catalunya
United Cities and Local Governments, UCLG
Municipality of Barcelona
Funding Barcelona City Council
Project code 11382
1. CIB Working Group goal and objectives
The Capacity and Institution Building (CIB) Working Group is a technical platform within the World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) for professionals of local government associations (LGAs) and local governments (LG) with substantive programmes in development cooperation.

2. Main objectives and priorities of the CIB Working Group in 2016

Overarching goal: The Capacity and Institution Building (CIB) Working Group aims to advance the effectiveness and quality of international policies and programs of local and regional governments and their associations. The CIB achieves its purpose by exchanging knowledge and information, enabling coordination and cooperation among its members and within UCLG.

The CIB Working Group is a voluntary community of practitioners, members of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), who are engaged in international development cooperation.

1. Priorities 2018 – 2020

1 General information exchange related to policies and programs implemented by CIB members and fostering of coordination among CIB members to avoid overlap and to create synergies

2 Building a common knowledge base and learning community on programming methodologies to contribute to a more effective programme approach

3 Support the implementation of and reporting on international policies

4 Support the development of a shared narrative and building evidence, to feed lobby and advocacy efforts and increase recognition of the role of local government in development cooperation.

5 Alignment and collaboration with UCLG