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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 Jul

Empowering communities for local development in Myanmar

Since 2013, the Myanmar National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP) has put people at the centre of decision making. VNG International has been involved in the project since 2015 onwards and now assists four Townships; Bilin, Chaungzon, Tanintharyi and Paung. The project provides financing for poor rural communities to benefit from improved access to basic infrastructure and services. VNG International provides institutional support and technical assistance to four township offices. Furthermore, we provide technical assistance to the village and village tract level to familiarise communities with participatory approaches in the process of establishing inclusive village and village tract project development committees.

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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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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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