Dec 15, 2019 - Libya

    Kick off of Improved Service delivery and Accountability at the Local level in Libya programme

    VNG International and its affiliate International Development Center for the Innovative Local Governance (CILG) have successfully organized the official kick off of the Improved…

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    Dec 13, 2019 - Mali

    Grants for integrated and inclusive water governance

    Since the beginning of 2019, grants have been made available to the partner municipalities of the IDEAL Mali programme; these envelopes are intended to carry out actions of each…

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    Dec 12, 2019 - Philippines

    We win as one

    My heart beats with competition. I don’t know where to look when people say that participation is more important than winning. Drone show at the closing ceremony of the 2019 SEA…

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    Dec 05, 2019

    Renew Europe, displacement, migration

    Today I am in Brussels with the Renew Europe group of the European Parliament. The roundtable session puts Members of the European Parliament, implementers of EU programmes and…

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    Nov 25, 2019 - Tunisia

    Local Government Association of Tunisia

    In Tunisia we currently have no less than four projects: one Dutch, one Canadian and two EU. All of them involve the Fédération Nationale des Villes Tunisiennes, the Tunesian LGA…

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    Nov 21, 2019 - China

    Responsibility as a goal, friendship as a means

    “Responsibility as a goal, friendship as a means”. That is how Mr. Wim van de Donk, King’s Commissioner for the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant characterised their partnership…

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    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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