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“Recycling without waste pickers is rubbish”

14 Oct - By Irene Oostveen
I would like to invite you all to watch this small documentary. It shows the making of an incredible piece of work, a mural, a homage to the waste pickers in the city of Pereira in Colombia. The…Read update

Governance Workshops 21-23 September: Working Together on Local Citizen Participation in Turkey

30 Sep - By Mathijs Kuppen
On 21, 22 and 23 September, VNG International and TBB, the Union of Municipalities of Turkey, organised the Governance Workshops on strengthening citizen participation. The three-day event was…Read update

Dutch and Ukrainian experts provide Crisis Management and Transition Support for Local Governments in Eastern Ukraine

20 Sep - By Thymen Ballering
Project update: VNG International has been actively supporting Ukrainian municipalities for many years. In September 2021, in the framework of USAID’s Democratic Governance East programme, Dutch and…Read update

Maps, numbers, tables and graphs, but above all the human perspective with photos

20 Sep - By Irene Oostveen
I guess it is very fair that most appreciation was given to our databank with photos of waste recyclers in Pereira Colombia at our stakeholder feedback session last Thursday September 16. The…Read update

This is not only the reality of the cities in Costa Rica, also of Pereira in Colombia 

24 Aug - By Irene Oostveen
Carlos Maya, mayor of the city of Pereira, Colombia, smiled when he heard the stories of the mayors of the Great Metropolitan Area of San José Costa Rica. All are dealing with the same metropolitan…Read update
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