Welcome to VNG International

Committed to strengthening democratic local government world-wide 

VNG International supports decentralisation processes and facilitates decentralised cooperation. We provide capacity building services to strengthen local governments, their associations, training institutes and decentralisation task forces both in developing countries and countries in transition. We build on existing experience, with high quality services such as benchmarks, tools for tax collection and handbooks. VNG International is the international cooperation agency of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities. Read our blog ›

Latest News

A MOU was signed between VNG International, represented by Nasser Shaikh Ali, the...

KING, the Quality Institute of the Netherlands Municipalities and VNG International...


Improving participatory local investment planning in Turkey: €1,9 mln.
International municipal assistance to Al Zaa’tari refugee camp and local governments in Al Mafraq...
Egypt: Support to Public Administration Reform and Local Development, € 4,1 M
Decentralised cooperation with nine developing countries Dutch min. foreign affairs: 22.5 mln.
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...

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

Social Accountability and basic public service delivery. World Bank Grant Scheme
Peer to peer learning. Comparative performance measurement. Price varies.

Our Projects