CIB Partner Organisations

CIB's Mission Statement includes the express directive to promote appropriate collaboration with other international organisations where this is judged to be of international benefit.

CIB has a Special Consultative Status with the United Nations.

As at January 2011 CIB has entered into the following official partnerships.

In the area of international standardisation:
    • ISO, the International Organisation for Standardization
In the area of Civil Engineering CIB has an official cooperation with five other international organisations with whom it shares a membership of the Liaison Committee of International Associations of Civil Engineering.
Website Liaison Committee

Member Associations of the Liaison Committee are:
    • CIB, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction
    • ECCS, European Convention for Construction Steelwork
    • FIB, Fédération Internationale du Béton
    • IABSE, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering
    • IASS - International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures
    • RILEM, Réunion Internationale des Laboratoires d'Essais et de Recherche sur les Matériaux et les Constructions
In the area of Energy in the Built Environment:
    • IEA, International Energy Agency - ECBCS, Executive Committee for Energy Conservation in Buildings and Community Systems
In the area of Indoor Climate:
    • ISIAQ, International Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate
In the area of Automatisation and Robotics:
    • IAARC, International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction
In the area of Information Management:
    • UICB, International Union of Building Centres
In the area of Sustainable Construction:
    • UNEP-SBCI, United Nations Environment Programme - Sustainable Buildings & Construction Initiative
    • iiSBE, International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment

In the area of Resilient Urbanization:

    • UNISDR - The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
In the area of Architectural Research:
    • ARCC - the USA based Architectural Research Centers Consortium
In the area of Construction Organisation, Management and Economics the following Regional Cooperative Research Networks:

Moreover, a significant number of CIB Commissions have established their own Liaisons with counterpart international organisations. If so, these Liaisons are mentioned in the entries of these Commissions in the section "Commissions" of the part "Data Base" of this Home Page.