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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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Challenges and Future Prospects in Palestine

International Conference on Palestine’s Effective Governance under Occupation: Reality, Challenges and Future Prospects

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7 Palestinian municipalities telling their stories: 3/7 Qalqilya

By the of this year, The Local Government Capacity Programme in Palestine will come to its conclusion. During the past five years we have assisted 13 Palestinian municipalities on the West Bank in their efforts to strengthen their economic base an develop their local economies. Efforts have centered around the foundation of Local Economic Development Councils and their activities. While still very new, some of these councils have already shown themselves instrumental in the development of the local economy. Running up to the end of 2016, the municipalities will tell their own stories on what they were able to do with the help of VNG International.

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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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