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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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21 jan

Minister Kaag praises VNG International

The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, held a speech at VNG International’s new year’s reception on Friday 18 January. For the more than 200 representatives of Dutch municipalities, foreign Embassies to the Netherlands, Dutch ministries and civil society organisations, she expressed her great appreciation for the work VNG International and Dutch municipalities are doing in international cooperation.

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21 dec

10 Palestinian Municipalities joined the Local Economic Development club- LED training Workshop in Palestine

Earlier this month, 2nd -4th December 2018, VNG International- Palestine Branch together with the Ministry of Local Government (MoLG) and the Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF) organized a three-days’ workshop training on Local Economic Development “LED” in Ramallah, Palestine.

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Highlights

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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