Capacity Strengthening Initiative in Libya

What is the project about

 csi workshopMonitoring and Evaluation workshop Mar 2012 Tripoli. (Credit: UNDP)

The objective of the Capacity Strengthening Initiative (CSI) programme is to avail local, regional and international expertise and technical assistance to national counterparts with the aim of strengthening the national government’s capacities and institutional development for improved public service delivery at the national and local level.  The programme will work in partnership with the Ministry of Planning (MoP), and provide support to the line ministries to improve consistency, efficiency of government development programmes, develop capacities to coordinate and manage international development assistance, and enhance government capacity in policy formulation, strategic planning, inter-ministerial coordination and management of work processes.

Project Outputs:

  • Output 1: Government Capacity Strengthened
  • Output 2: National/International Experts Roster Developed
  • Output 3: Pilot Assessment Carried Out, and Strategic Response Plans Developed

What have we accomplished so far

By mid-September 2012 the following was achieved:

  • Support to the Ministry of Planning through the rapid deployment of international advisors
  • Advice on preparation of National Development Plan including Sectoral planning
  • Workshop on Strategic Planning and Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Seminar on Deliverology
  • Support and advice to the Technical Cooperation Department (Effective Development Cooperation, Governance Sector Working Group), and assessment of international cooperation documents

Financial situation


Amount in US




Libyan Government – Ministry of Planning





Expenditures in US$ as at  24/09/2012

Budget 2012  US$



As of mid-September 2012: