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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As the culmination of an intensive participatory process supported by VNG International through its Inclusive Decisions At Local Level (IDEAL) programme, the Association of Local Government Authorities of Somaliland (ALGASL) unanimously adopted a revised constitution during a Special General Assembly held on 9 April 2018. All of ALGASL's member districts participated.
On 12 April 2018, VNG International together with the Association of Local Authorities of Somaliland (ALGASL) launched a new two-year project on inclusive economic development. The Advancing Strong Partnerships for Inclusive and Resilient Economic Development (ASPIRE) project is funded by the European Union and co-funded by our Inclusive Decisions At Local Level (IDEAL) programme.
Jordan: Intern. municipal assistance to Al Zaa'tari refugee camp & local governments Al Mafraq Governorate