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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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25 Apr

Gender mainstreaming in the Local Government Capacity Programme

In the past months, three gender experts carried out a pilot study within the Uganda Country programme, focused at finding out how the programme can become more gender sensitive.

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21 Apr

Breda hosting African students to build an Aerotropolis

Ever since 2008 the Dutch City of Breda and the South African municipality of Ekurhuleni have been working together within the framework of VNG International’s LGCP Programme (former LOGO South). The municipalities have been collaborating on issues such as social housing and urban renewal, but have now shifted towards Local Economic Development.

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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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