The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) is the largest organisation of local and regional government in Europe, with a membership of more than 50 national associations of towns, municipalities and regions from 40 countries. VNG International actively participates in CEMR’s Focus group on International Cooperation.
CEMR hosts the secretariat of PLATFORMA, the European Platform of Local and Regional Authorities for Development. VNG International is an active member of PLATFORMA, which core mission is to set up a solid dialogue between EU institutions in charge of development policy and European local and regional governments.
Website CEMR: www.ccre.org
Website PLATFORMA: www.platforma-dev.eu