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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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18 mei

Involving citizens in local safety and security.

The exchange of experiences between Albania and the Netherlands.

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7 mei

VNG International and The Hague Academy for Local Governance organize workshops on inclusive leadership in Goma and Bunia, DRC

From 17-21 April and 2-5 May 2018, two capacity-building workshops in gender and conflict-sensitive cohesive leadership for local authorities took place in Goma (North Kivu) and Bunia (Ituri).

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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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Involving citizens in local safety and security: The exchange of experiences between Albania and the Netherlands.
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