Feb 22, 2019 - Palestine

    Local Economic Development Units on the West Bank

    Units of Cooperation and Inclusivity In collaboration with the Municipal Development & Lending Fund (MDLF), VNG International has organized a two-day working event on…

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    Feb 21, 2019 - Iraq

    Mosul

    Today, I am in Mosul, Iraq. An iconic city throughout the multiple crises that afflicted the country in its recent history. Frantic reconstruction is taking place; but for the…

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    Feb 20, 2019 - Somalia

    WE ASPIRE

    From 6 to 8 February a delegation from Somaliland and Puntland visited the Netherlands as part of the EU-funded ASPIRE project of VNG International (Advancing Strong Partnerships…

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    Feb 05, 2019

    Darts and horse racing for a sustainable future

    The DEALS programme, aimed at cities in Latin America, Africa and Asia, is showing progress. Great progress has been made building partnerships. Most of the achievements were…

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    Feb 01, 2019 - Philippines

    The Ideal City of the North

    Serious? I landed and the first thing I saw was: Cauayan - the Ideal City of the North. This should be a mistake, it is the DEALS programme I am travelling for! But ok, the city…

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    Feb 01, 2019

    Manila Bay in the headlines of the newspapers

    Each time I travel abroad, I remind myself how worthwhile it is to follow the local Newspapers. This time my alarm went off hearing about the President of the Philippines…

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    Jan 21, 2019

    Minister Kaag praises VNG International

    The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, held a speech at VNG International’s new year’s reception on Friday 18 January. For the more…

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    Dec 21, 2018 - Palestine

    10 Palestinian Municipalities joined the Local Economic Development club- LED training Workshop in Palestine

    Earlier this month, 2nd -4th December 2018, VNG International- Palestine Branch together with the Ministry of Local Government (MoLG) and the Municipal Development and Lending…

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    Dec 17, 2018 - Philippines

    Dialogue with Cities on Manila Bay Sustainable Development Master Plan

    Local Government Units (LGUs) are key stakeholders in the Manila Bay Sustainable Development Master Plan (MBSDMP), for decision-making on and implementation of inclusive public…

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