VNG International is the International Cooperation Agency of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities. We support decentralisation processes and facilitate decentralised cooperation. The organization strengthens local governments, their associations, training institutes and decentralisation task forces both in developing countries and in countries in transition. We develop high quality services such as benchmarks for local governments all over the world.
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Last week VNG International delivered two trainings in participatory and inclusive governance to the civil servants of Slovyansk and Pokrovsk municipalities in Eastern Ukraine. In an interactive manner trainers and participants of the training discussed cases from the Dutch and the Ukrainian local government practice and analysed steps in participatory process.
Last week, on the 3rd and 4th of October, the first roundtable exchange on local finances en taxation took place in The Hague. The event was initiated and organised by VNG International and the Finance and Economics department of the VNG. The two-day meeting brought together local finance and taxation managers of different associations of municipalities.
Jordan: Intern. municipal assistance to Al Zaa'tari refugee camp & local governments Al Mafraq Governorate