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‘Committed to strengthening democratic local government worldwide’

peter printhokVNG 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 ›

Daughter Companies

Our three daughter companies, set up in close cooperation with the respective national associations of local authorities, are located in the Czech Republic, South Africa, and Tunisia. In close cooperation with the city of The Hague and UCLG, VNG International established the The Hague Academy for Local Governance.

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