Jan 21, 2021

    International Staff Conference of VNG International great success

    Each year in January, our International Staff Conference brings together our key experts and our home office staff to share our successes and discuss the challenges we meet in…

    Jan 19, 2021 - Lebanon

    Awareness Campaign – Training of volunteers – Arsal Municipality

    Executive Summary On Tuesday the 19th of January, a training of volunteers regarding the awareness campaign of the Solid Waste Reduction project in Arsal was held online through…

    Jan 12, 2021 - St Maarten

    State Secretary Knops visits R4CR-programme on St Maarten

    State Secretary for the Interior and Kingdom Relations Mr. Raymond Knops recently paid a visit to VNG International’s R4CR programme during his visit to St Maarten. The Resources…

    Nov 09, 2020

    Public Hearing – Environmental Impact Assessment – Solid Waste Project in Arsal Municipality

    On 19 October 2020, the municipality of Arsal hosted a public hearing on the environmental impact assessment of a pilot solid waste management project. The solid waste management…

    Oct 28, 2020

    Exchange ‘Local Democracy in Action’ with VNG

    Thursday 15 October – the IDEAL team meets Jornt van Zuylen (programme manager Local Democracy in Action at VNG) to discuss democratic concepts, values and democracy in practice…

    Oct 26, 2020

    How do Ugandan and Dutch local governments tackle the COVID-19 crisis?

    If anything, 2020 has taught us about the flexibility and adaptivity of our partner local governments, both in Uganda and in the Netherlands. While COVID-19 has naturally led to a…

    Sep 29, 2020 - Tunisia

    FNCT officially established; recognition for VNG’s work in Tunisia

    On Saturday 25th September the National Federation of Tunisian Cities (FNVT) transformed into the National Federation of Tunisian Municipalities (FNCT). Ever since 2011 VNG…

    Aug 03, 2020 - Sint Maarten

    Project Civil Society Partnership Facility for Resilience - Sint Maarten

    VNG International’s proposed project “Civil Society Partnership Facility for Resilience” was recently approved by the World Bank and the Steering Committee of the Trust Fund for…

    Jul 20, 2020

    Interviews about local COVID-19 policies, with mayors from Belgium, Sweden and Tunisia

    At the beginning of July, VNG International interviewed Mayors from three foreign cities, Helsingborg (Sweden), la Marsa (Tunisia) and Genk (Belgium), as input for an item on…