Oct 18, 2019 - Ghana

    Meeting the City Makers in Kumasi and Sèmè-Podji

    Jeroen Diepemaat, alderman of the Dutch municipality of Enschede, and Julian Baskin, special advisor at Cities Alliance, Members of the advisory committee of the Governance of…

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    Oct 07, 2019

    YEP, yep indeed

    VNG International is since September part of the international YEP network. YEP – the Young Expert Programme enables Dutch organisations to offer their young Dutch and local…

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    Aug 23, 2019

    CIB Working Group Peer Evaluation

    As some of you might know, last years’ annual meeting of the Capacity and Institution Building (CIB) Working Group of United Cities and Local Governments saw a discussion on…

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    Aug 15, 2019

    Algo se MUEVE en Costa Rica – Something MOVES in Costa Rica

    European Commission grants San José Metropolitan Area project for sustainable urban mobility MUEVE -Movilidad Sostenible, Urbanismo, Equipamiento, Valoración del Espacio Público…

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    Aug 02, 2019

    Localising the Global Goals at the HLPF 2019 in New York

    Last week, Jan van Zanen, Chairman of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG) attended the High-Level Political Forum 2019 in New York, as part of the official…

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    Jul 29, 2019 - Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Co-creating gender equality

    Gender equality is nothing but an idea if not put into practice. I understood that quite quickly after having started working. Gender equality cannot be reduced to a concept, a…

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    Jul 29, 2019 - Mozambique

    Building Beira Back Better

    A kitchen window blown from its frame; rain slanting horizontally inwards; part of the roof torn into the sky; tropical storm Idai struck the home of Peter van Tongeren on 14…

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    Jul 01, 2019 - Sint Maarten

    Sint Maarten prepares for hurricane season with largest HUREX thus far

    On the 25th of June VNG International supported the Government of Sint Maarten in organizing the largest Hurricane Exercise (HUREX) Sint Maarten has seen of yet. A total of…

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    Jun 26, 2019 - Palestine

    Palestinian Municipal Associations conducts Training For City Managers on The ICMA Code of

    The Association of Palestinian Local Authorities (APLA) in cooperation with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), conducted a two days training on "Ethics…

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