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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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7 dec

The Impact of Self-Settled Refugees..

The programme Empowering Refugee Hosting Districts in Uganda: Making the Nexus Work implemented by VNG International conducted a household survey on the impact the presence of self-settled refugees has on service delivery in Koboko Municipal Council. The report was presented during the regional meeting of the Uganda Local Government Association (ULGA) of the Northern region. An overwhelming number of over 300 people were present.

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6 dec

Back to Kosovo

A small jail. Not for me but for most of the Kosovars. This beautiful natured country is surrounded by spectacular mountain ridges. It is not these natural borders that confine the Kosovars in Kosovo.

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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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