VNG International is the International Cooperation Agency of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities. We support decentralisation processes and facilitate decentralised cooperation. The organization strengthens local governments, their associations, training institutes and decentralisation task forces both in developing countries and in countries in transition. We develop high quality services such as benchmarks for local governments all over the world.
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The Syrian refugee crisis takes a long time and there are a great many refugees. The influence of the influx and the associated international aid on urban development is getting more and more noticeable.
Last week VNG International delivered two trainings in participatory and inclusive governance to the civil servants of Slovyansk and Pokrovsk municipalities in Eastern Ukraine. In an interactive manner trainers and participants of the training discussed cases from the Dutch and the Ukrainian local government practice and analysed steps in participatory process.
Jordan: Intern. municipal assistance to Al Zaa'tari refugee camp & local governments Al Mafraq Governorate