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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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Blog on Study Visit Lebanon & Libya

A week full with new experiences.

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A study visit to the Netherlands: Libyan mayors and councillors know what their country needs

“Over the last week, we discussed the problems in Libya among us and decided that what Libya really needs is: reconciliation. We will start to work on reconciliation through the municipalities as soon as we are back in Libya”. This is how a Libyan mayor presented his plans for the near future, after visiting the Netherlands for a study visit organised by VNG International and our Tunisian daughter organisation CILG.

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Egypt: Support to Public Administration Reform and Local Development, €4,1 M

Turkey: improving participatory local investment planning, €1,9 M

Jordan: Intern. municipal assistance to Al Zaa'tari refugee camp & local governments Al Mafraq Governorate

Decentralised cooperation with 9 developing countries Dutch min. Foreign Affairs: €22.5 M

Interlinking Peace Building, Decentralisation and Development. Dutch Min. Foreign Affairs, €4,57 M

The Global Goals Municipality Campaign

Social Accountability and basic public service delivery. World Bank Grant Scheme

Syrian refugee crisis: Building Resilience in the Lebanon Beqaa’ Valley

Myanmar: Township Level Technical Assistance in Mon and Tanintharyi

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