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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 nov

VNG International organises Open Session in Africities Conference

On Tuesday 1 December, as part of the Africities Conference in Johannesburg, VNG International and CMRA will organise a UCLGA Open Session on “Benchmarking for better municipal performance”.

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24 nov

Launch of VNG International’s Security Benchmark in South Kivu, DR Congo

Eastern Congo has been one of the world’s continuous hotbeds. Throughout the last quarter century, a deadly cocktail of (foreign) armies, rebel groups, lawlessness, poverty and (internal) migration has resulted into numerous accounts of human suffering and committed atrocities. The central government based in Kinshasa - separated from Eastern Congo by the world’s second biggest rainforest - has found it difficult to take control of the situation. It is within this context that local governments, as well as their officials who work and live in the region, are stepping forward to offer their constituents a perspective for a better future by promoting security and peace within their jurisdiction.

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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

Awareness-raising for MDGs in 150 Dutch Millennium Municipalities. Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs : €1.6 M

Social Accountability and basic public service delivery. World Bank Grant Scheme

Leadership for security and rule of law. Dutch Min. Foreign Affairs, €2,1 M

Peer to peer learning. Comparative performance measurement. Price varies.

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