CIFAL Malaga

The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Malaga (CIFAL Málaga was established in 2018 with the vision of becoming a training center of reference for the entire Mediterranean, where local, regional and national leaders can acquire skills that allow them to advance sustainable development in their communities and, ultimately improve the quality of life of their citizens.

CIFAL Malaga's mission is to offer training opportunities and exchange of best practices, tools and strategies between local and regional authorities, international organizations, private sector and civil society; and to support local actors, improving their decision-making processes by increasing their leadership in the implementation of innovative solutions at the local level, having an impact on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda.

Scope: Spain, North Africa

Thematic Areas:

  • Social Inclusion
  • Economic Development
  • Capacity for Agenda 2030


  • Improvement of the quality of life
  • Strengthening of conviviality and prevention of radicalization
  • Strategic planning
  • Tourism for development
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

CIFAL Malaga Director

Silvia Candamil Neira

Silvia Candamil Neira

Vice President of The Global Initiative on Ageing (GIA), supported by the UN. Board member and advisor of various NGOs related to education, health and diversity. Successful entrepreneur in the alternative medicine field, in general projects and investment management. 

Experienced physician, university lecturer and senior tutor in the alternative medicine industry with numerous published articles. Prior professional experience include playing lead at West End show in London and record deal with BMG Asia Pacific. Previous experience and ongoing learning are used to support my engagement and dedication to make a difference to society.

Contact information


Tel: +34 951 92 95 09
Address: Avenida Cervantes, nº 1. 29016, Malaga

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