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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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19 jun

The way to the final

DEALS roadmap to making a multi-stakeholder deal for inclusive and sustainable development for fast-growing cities

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It is not possible to fall asleep

It must have been about a year ago that I saw a group of around 15 VNG colleagues with colourful balloons presenting themselves as the newly trained group of in-house facilitators. Where I first saw them as a free of charge excellent support to my work, I must admit, I was also convinced that facilitating is a skill that touches upon the core of my work. So the idea of being one myself came up too often to avoid the thought.

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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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