About FIIAPP

Public systems for people and planet.

We are

The entity of the Spanish Cooperation system specialized in the promotion of public policies.

We support the improvement of public systems in over 120 countries. We do this by promoting public talent and knowledge exchange between counterpart institutions in different countries. As a public foundation, we are part of the Spanish and European systems of cooperation and external action. We believe in the value of the public sector to improve the lives of people and the planet.
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Manifesto

At FIIAPP we believe in the power of public policies and institutions to create a better world. 

Because they are the beginning of change, for more people, for a longer period. 

Read the full FIIAPP Manifesto.

The FIIAPP in numbers

We connect more than700institutions worldwide
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We mobilise more than600 public professionals
per year
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Average annual income (2018-2022)381millions of euros
Average annual execution (2018-2022):
67 millions €
Currently125projects
under implementation
*2022 data

Board and Permanent Commission

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Board

The Board of Trustees is the governing, representative, and administrative body of the Foundation. As outlined in the Foundation’s bylaws, the full Board of Trustees is composed of individuals holding the following institutional positions:

President

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation.

Members

  • Secretary of State for Foreign and Global Affairs.
  • Secretary of State for the European Union.
  • Secretary of State for International Cooperation.
  • Secretary of State for Justice.
  • Secretary of State for Economy and Business Support.
  • Secretary of State for Trade.
  • Secretary of State for Security.
  • Secretary of State for Relations with Parliament and Constitutional Affairs.
  • Secretary of State for Transport and Sustainable Mobility.
  • Secretary of State for the Civil Service.
  • Secretary of State for Migration.
  • Secretary of State for the Environment.
  • Secretary of State for Civil Rights
  • Secretary of State for Equality and for the Eradication of Violence against Women.
  • Undersecretary of Finance.
  • Director of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation.
  • Director of the Centre for Political and Constitutional Studies.
  • Secretary General of the Presidency of the Government.
  • Director of the Office of the First Vice-President of the Government.

Secretary

  • The position of Secretary shall be held by the director of the Foundation, who shall have the right to speak but not to vote. 

Permanent Commission

The Permanent Commission exercises its functions as delegated by the Board. It is chaired by the Secretary of State for International Cooperation and vice-chaired by the Secretary of State for the Civil Service. As stated in the statutes, it is made up of the following members of the Board, as stated in the Foundation’s statutes: 

President

  • Secretary of State for International Cooperation. 

First Vice-President

  • Secretary of State for the Civil Service. 

Members 

  • Secretary of State for Justice.
  • Undersecretary of Finance and the Civil Service. 
  • Secretary of State for the European Union. 
  • Director of the Office of the First Vice-President of the Government. 
  • Secretary of State for Security. 
  • Secretary of State for the Environment. 
  • Director of the AECID.

Secretary

  • The Secretary of the Board, who acts with voice but without vote. 

Framework for action

We are the entity of the Spanish Cooperation system specialized in the improvement of public systems and policies. We implement European and international cooperation projects that contribute to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals, as framed in the 2030 Agenda. 

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The FIIAPP is the foundation of the Spanish Cooperation system specialized in the improvement of public systems through the exchange of public talent between institutions.  

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We are a tool at the service of the external action and development cooperation priorities of public administrations.

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We are part of the European cooperation system, participating in the definition of priorities and implementing European projects.

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Our work is defined by two Sustainable Development Goals: Goal 16 (strong institutions) and Goal 17 (partnerships), through which we contribute to all other thematic SDGs.

A unique model of cooperation

We have a unique way of doing things. Do you want to know more about it? More information