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Improving training for local government in Turkey

Last week VNG International welcomed its sister organisation the “Turkish Union of Municipalities” to study the Dutch practice of local government training and curriculum development. The Union of Municipalities of Turkey (UMT) is in the process of establishing a training institute and has the ambition to become the number 1 institute in Turkey in the…

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In your town, do people trust the police?

This week, I am in Ankara, enjoying a major exchange event in our rule of law programme MATRA CoPROL. We have mayors, councillors, policemen and -women, prosecutors, staff of ministries of the interior and justice, of anti-corruption agencies and court clerics. This is the first time participants from Albania, Serbia and Turkey are together.

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Inclusive DEcisions At Local Level (IDEAL 2017-2021)

In doing so, the program aims to contribute to Sustainable Development Goal 16: “Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels”. We share the widely held view, expressed by OECD and many other organisations, that weak capacity or political…

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Inclusive Decisions At Local Level (IDEAL)

IDEAL is a programme by VNG International that works on the involvement of citizens in local governance in seven countries facing fragility or conflict: Burundi, Mali, Palestine, Rwanda, Somaliland, South Sudan and Uganda. The participation of citizens contributes to inclusive decision-making. It improves local governance and the delivery of basic services. It makes local governance…

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Region World wide

Country World

Area of Expertise Governance

Inclusiveness at heart

Inclusiveness is key for the IDEAL programme: ensuring that every citizen gets a seat at the table of local decision-making. At our table new and familiar faces of the IDEAL team exchanged all kinds of local needs and challenges to learn together and from each other. Everyone played their part in either French, Dutch, English…

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