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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A week full with new experiences.
“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.
Jordan: Intern. municipal assistance to Al Zaa'tari refugee camp & local governments Al Mafraq Governorate