IBP 2011 – 2016 Mission Statement, Vision Statement, Strategic Objectives and Areas of Action
IBP Mission Statement
The IBP Consortium engages member organizations and the broader reproductive health and family planning (RH/FP) community to identify, implement, and scale up effective practices. We do this through:
Sharing knowledge and resources Minimizing duplication Promoting collaboration
IBP Vision Statement
The IBP partnership will be a proven leader for advancing the scale up of effective practices that contribute to universal access and quality of RH/FP services.
IBP Strategic Objectives
1. To strengthen the ability and commitment of IBP member organizations to ...view middle of the document...
e., Consortium, Secretariat, Chair, Steering Committee and Task Teams) work from a common agenda to achieve the results laid out in this plan. Increased collaboration among IBP Partners: In recognition of the complex nature of family planning and reproductive health, IBP organizations should focus on increasing collaboration between partners as well as with key country-level actors to maximize the effectiveness of their work. Equally important, the functionality and utility of IBP depends on the degree to which member organizations join forces. Knowledge Management: The Knowledge Gateway (KG) is IBP’s unique and most powerful tool. Inherent to the KG is its ability to facilitate knowledge management – or generate value from the IBP Consortium’s intellectual and knowledge-based assets. Over the next five years, IBP has a strategic opportunity to further integrate this tool into the work of member organizations. To a large extent, however, the KG’s utility is dependent upon how members perceive its usability, accessibility, relevance/timeliness of information, and innovation. Strategic Communication: Beyond the Knowledge Gateway, IBP must continue to support effective and accessible communication externally and internally. The strategic planning exercise revealed that there are knowledge, information and perception gaps between IBP members. As discussed below, communication efforts that can be valuable over the next five-years, include: IBP membership training; IBP Operating Guidelines training; 5-year IBP Communication Strategy; IBP Membership Guide; IBP 2011-2016 strategic plan summary (2 - 4 pages); and, social media / mobile technology linked up to the KG. It has also been suggested that each partner delegate a point person responsible for inform and mentor other staff members about IBP activities. Focus on Effective Practices (EP’s): Originally, the ‘Implementing Best Practices’ title was...