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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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27 Mei

Exchange views on the role of Dutch municipalities in a future development program for local government

Invitation for Dutch Municipalities

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26 Mei

Video Refugee camp Al Za’atari, Jordan

On 23-24 May, VNG International participated in the World Humanitarian Summit and organised an official “side event”, in close collaboration with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNHCR and the Jordanian authorities.

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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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