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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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24 Feb

Inclusive DEcisions At Local Level (IDEAL 2017-2021)

VNG International has started a new 5-year program on the 1st of January 2017, funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Department for Stabilisation and Humanitarian Aid), to promote legitimacy and social cohesion at the local level in 7 countries: Burundi, Mali, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Somaliland, South Sudan and Uganda.

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22 Feb

Programme coordinator and long term expert VNG International in Kalehe, DRC

We are looking for a Programme coordinator and long term expert for addressing root causes of conflitcs in the hauts plateaux de Kalehe.

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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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