21 Feb CONNECT – a new exchange mechanism developed by PLATFORMA and VNG International

CONNECT – a new exchange mechanism developed by PLATFORMA and VNG International – is looking for European municipalities that are willing to share their practical expertise with municipalities in Cambodia, Colombia, Ghana or Uganda. ... Read more ›

14 Feb Certification ceremony Management Development Programme in Ismailia, Egypt

On Monday February 6th 2017 the Minister of Planning Monitoring and Administrative Reform and the Minister of Local Development attended the certification ceremony of the Management Development Programme of the EU funded project 'Support to Public Administration Reform and Local Development'. ... Read more ›

31 Jan Compendium of best practices of local governments on the prevention of violence

Within the framework of VNG International’s Local Government Capacity Programme (LGCP 2012-2016), by the initiative of the Confederation of Municipal Associations of Central America and the Caribbean (CAMCAYCA)* in response to the United Cities and Local Governments Peace Prize 2016 and with the aim of further learning on the role of local governments in the prevention of violence, a compendium of best practices from Central American local governments has been developed. ... Read more ›

27 Jan Vacuum trucks for Jordan

An official ceremony on Sunday the 15th of January at the premises of the Water Authority Jordan marked the handing over of two vacuum trucks which up to recently were operated at Waternet Amsterdam. The ceremony was attended, amongst others, by representatives of the Dutch Embassy in Amman, the director of Waternet Amsterdam, the president of the Water Authority Jordan and the state secretary of the Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation.... Read more ›

News prijsuitreiking Global Goals 2017
25 Jan Most Inspiring Global Goals Municipalities: Oss and Utrecht!

It has been a tradition for many years at VNG International’s New Year’s reception: the award ceremony for the ‘Most inspiring Global Goals municipality’. The jury extended its congratulations to all of this year’s candidates for the award. ... Read more ›

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