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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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14 Jul

Bringing the Rwandan mountain gorillas closer to the Hoge Veluwe

Blessed with the shining shores of Lake Kivu, green volcanic mountains, relaxing hot springs and a bustling market, the District of Rubavu in Rwanda is one of the country’s main urban centres outside of Kigali.

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13 Jul

Opinion “Migration on the Central Mediterranean Route” adopted

On 12 July, the Plenary session of the Committee adopted the Opinion “Migration on the Central Mediterranean Route”. The Opinion was prepared by rapporteur Hans Janssen, Mayor of Oisterwijk (Netherlands), with the support of Neila Akrimi, director of CILG/VNG International in Tunis.

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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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