VNG International praised in 2020 flagship global World Bank report on enhancing government effectiveness and transparency

October 08, 2020     cib    

In September 2020 the World Bank launched a flagship report Enhancing Government Effectiveness and Transparency: The

Tools for Promoting Inclusive and Resilient Economic Development by advancing strong partnerships

July 06, 2020     cib    

There are many ways to promote LED. Not necessarily better or worse ways, but different ways. This publication attempts to capitalise on this diversity, drawing on the experience VNG International and its partners gained in implementing ASPIRE in Somaliland and Somalia (Puntland State), as well as the experience of other organisations and programmes in the same field.

Call for examples of COVID-19 activities in international programmes (deadline: 27 May)

May 12, 2020     cib    

In view of the upcoming virtual CIB annual meeting, we would like to ask the CIB members to share information on examples of the COVID-19 activities that they are developing within their ongoing international capacity programmes with local governments. These can be short text paragraphs, or links to your own website or other documents. Please find an example of an activity of VNG International in the Democratic Republic of Congo:

Register for DeLoG Webinar with VNG International on "Local Authorities and the Challenge of Urban Violence" (14 May)

May 08, 2020     cib    

On the 14th of May 2020 from 03:00 pm to 04:30pm CEST, DeLoG and VNG International will conduct a webinar on pathways for local authorities to deal with protracted urban violence.

To register for this webinar, please click here.

The Development Partners Network on Decentralisation and Local Governance (DeLoG) and VNG International jointly invite you to a webinar on pathways for local authorities to deal with protracted urban violence.

DeLoG holds 13th annual meeting in The Hague

May 30, 2018     cib    

From 23-25 May, the 13th Annual Meeting of the Development Partners Network on Decentralisation and Local Governance (DeLoG) took place in The Hague, the Netherlands, hosted by VNG International. Around 30 participants from bi- and multilateral organisations working in the field of decentralisation and local governance took part in DeLoG’s 13th annual meeting and contributed to fruitful discussions.

Video: Crops and Cows – Peace Building and Cattle Migration Management in South Sudan

November 12, 2017     cib    

Since 2014, VNG International has been supporting local government and communities in a locally-initiated process to regulate cattle migration, an important source of conflict between communities in South Sudan.

VNG International operates for the first time in Somaliland

May 11, 2017     cib    

Somaliland is the target region for one of the projects starting under VNG International’s new Inclusive Decisions At Local Level (IDEAL) programme. This will be VNG International’s first programme in Somaliland, stemming from a request from the Association of Local Government Authorities of Somaliland (ALGASL) to receive the kind of support that VNG International provides to many other African associations.

2nd Assises in Benin creates space for knowledge exchange and project coordination

November 17, 2016     cib    

On the 4th and 5th of November about 300 representatives of local authorities, ministries, prefects, donors and civil society met in Cotonou for the 2nd Assises of Benin-French decentralized cooperation. Aim of this gathering was, six years after a first edition, to draw the state of actions, to share interesting new initiatives and draw new lines for the future.

SDGs as a local government objective?

February 26, 2016     cib    

Many Dutch local governments are struggling with the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), despite their high motivation to contribute to them. This is one of the conclusions from the research into the meaning and implication of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Dutch local governments conducted by Kaleidos Research, in collaboration with VNG International.


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