21 dec 10 Palestinian Municipalities joined the Local Economic Development club- LED training Workshop in Palestine

Earlier this month, 2nd -4th December 2018, VNG International- Palestine Branch together with the Ministry of Local Government (MoLG) and the Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF) organized a three-days’ workshop training on Local Economic Development “LED” in Ramallah, Palestine. ... Read more ›

14 dec Dialogue with Cities on Manila Bay Sustainable Development Master Plan

Local Government Units (LGUs) are key stakeholders in the Manila Bay Sustainable Development Master Plan (MBSDMP), for decision-making on and implementation of inclusive public infrastructure development, urban planning, procurement, revenue generation, public service delivery, etc. ... Read more ›

13 dec Community at the core of Pereira City Lab Circular Economy

This week the City Lab Circular Economy and Inclusive Waste Management COLABORA was launched in Pereira, Colombia with support of the Governance of Inclusive Green Growth (DEALS) programme. ... Read more ›

10 dec Repairing Lebanese-Syrian relations: the Hard Way

Works have started on improving the biggest park in the Western Beqaa’ town of Ghazzeh, which hosts an estimated 15.000-20.000 Syrian refugees, besides 13.000 Lebanese inhabitants. The park was co-designed with both the Syrian refugee and Lebanese communities of Ghazzeh. ... Read more ›

Committee of the Regions wants 500 million euro for development cooperation with local authorities

As rapporteur “Neighbourhood and the World” within the Committee of the Regions (CoR), Mayor Hans Janssen argues for an earmarked budget for municipal development cooperation, as well as for partnerships between municipalities and regions from the EU and their counterparts in other countries.... Read more ›

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