Joyce Langewen

Project Manager - Business Unit Europe, Middle East and North Africa

Master's degree in Political Science, with a specialization in International Relations from the University of Amsterdam. Bachelor's degree in Human Geography and Planning, including a minor in European Governance from the University of Utrecht. Experience with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Financing for Development. Currently representing VNG and VNG International in international networks (UCLG & CIB).

Local governments are the building blocks to establishing democratic governance for it is the space where citizens can express their needs and demand accountability. As such, I believe exchanges between global, national and local facets is necessary!