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Mayor Janssen rapporteur for Committee of the Regions

On 23 September, the Committee of the Regions appointed Hans Janssen, Mayor of the Dutch municipality of Oisterwijk and member of VNG’s policy committee for European and International Affairs, as rapporteur for the Opinion on the European Commission Communication on A decent Life for all: from vision to collective action (COM (2014) 335) and a foreseen Communication on implementation aspects of goals for the post-2015 Development Agenda.

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Mayor of Maastricht speaks at the Habitat III-conference

Dutch delegation Jan van Zanen, President of the VNG and Mayor of Utrecht, was the head of the Dutch delegation in Quito. Annemarie Penn emphasized how special this is as countries are usually represented by their Minister of Foreign Affairs (or other ministries). The VNG believes that cities should be involved in the discussion of…

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Meanwhile in Latin America…

On the 13th of May 2015 the representatives of the associations of local governments of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, The Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico met in Costa Rica for a regional conference on conflict prevention strategies. This two day conference was organized by the Central American Institute for Public Administration (ICAP) in…

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Meanwhile, under a mango tree…

Blog: “Meanwhile, under a mango tree…” by Sofie Dreef

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Meanwhile, under a mango tree…

As a project manager for VNG International you automatically become a frequent flyer. When you’re lucky, this includes priority boarding, access to the airport lounge and the occasional upgrade to business class. The fact that we get to stay in hotels and travel to the sun when The Hague is covered in snow adds to the notion of many friends and family that I should praise myself very, very lucky with my job.

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