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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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17 Mei

Memorandum of Understanding signed between VNG International and the Association of Local Government Authorities of Somaliland

On May 10th in Hargeisa, VNG International and the Association of Local Government Authorities of Somaliland (ALGASL) formalised their cooperation through signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

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4 Mei

The Chronicle of a Suspended Suspension

VNG International’s land project in Benin was marked by its sixth steering committee last week: twice a year the project’s partners sit together and discuss the state of affairs in the PFL project. Though generally, this is quite a straight forward affair, last week’s steering committee and the one before that were anything but straight forward … thanks to the chronicle of the suspended suspension.

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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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