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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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CONNECT is looking for municipal experts in waste management and water supply

The municipality of Ziniaré (Burkina Faso) and the Moroto District (Uganda) need short-term assistance, for water supply and waste management issues respectively. Interested European local and regional governments can apply until 26 March 2018.

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28 feb

Strategizing TREE (Tax Revenue for Economic Enhancement)

Fifteen high-level stakeholders from national and local government gathered on the 13th and 14th of February, 2018, in Elmina, Ghana, for the first strategy workshop of VNG-International’s “Tax Revenue for Economic Enhancement (TREE)” project.

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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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