VNG International

Local and regional governments should be at the heart of 3rd EU Gender action plan!

The most recent webinar in a series on how local authorities and coalitions of associations can cont...
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Discover VNG International toolkit to promote local economic development

There are many ways to promote local economic development (LED). Not necessarily better or worse way...
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VNG International is taking action on COVID-19 in partner countries

The COVID-19 crisis is having a deep effect on local governance around the world. In the countries w...
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Exchanges, peer learning & solidarity between municipalities and regions worldwide are key to the fight against COVID-19

Towns and regions worldwide are at the forefront in tackling the COVID-19 crisis. Sharing experience...
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Register to the Summer course on Local Governance and Localising the SDGs

The Hague Academy for Local Governance is offering, together with the International cooperation age...
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VNG International: Towards better futures for all

“A municipality should represent its citizens, and respond to the needs and requirements of it...
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Deadline 29 November: Survey on the link between decentralised cooperation & the SDGs

Many organisations are striving to design plans and policies to implement – or localise – the Su...
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Check where PLATFORMA and its partners are actively participating at UCLG Congress

From 11 to 15 November, Marlène Siméon, director of PLATFORMA, is taking part at UCLG Congress, to...
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A global push to localise SDGs: Local leaders meet UN Secretary General

PLATFORMA and CEMR’s joint delegation of  local and regional elected officials was everywhere in ...
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HLPF: Local and regional governments are represented in many sessions and side events through PLATFORMA

A delegation of 17 local and regional elected officials representing PLATFORMA is attending this w...
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Outcomes from first CIB & PLATFORMA country coordination calls (Ukraine and Morocco)

In the week of the 24th of June, CIB and PLATFORMA jointly organised country coordination calls on U...
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CIB & PLATFORMA: Country coordination efforts for Ukraine and Morocco

PLATFORMA and the UCLG’s Capacity and Institution Building Working Group invite you to participate...
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Now published: new study on financing decentralised development cooperation

What options do local and regional governments in EU Member States have for finding national or regi...
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Offering new perspectives to long-lasting cooperation

After a request for assistance in tackling a waste management and treatment challenge of the municip...
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Cities facing crises: which partnerships with the humanitarian players?

Cités Unies France, in the framework of the working group on prevention and management of territor...
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From CONNECT to CONCEPT: the exchange in Moldova

After a demand on support on solid waste management and intermunicipal cooperation was made by six M...
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APLA’s director participates in first CONNECT work placement

At the end of April, the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG) received the CEO of the Ass...
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CONNECT is looking for partners for a selection committee!

Now that the CONNECT mechanism has entered its second phase (October 2017-October 2018), VNG Interna...
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Empowering communities for local development in Myanmar

Since 2013, the Myanmar National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP) has put people at the ...
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CONNECT just presented at the 5th Assises of decentralised cooperation

PLATFORMA and its partner VNG International presented CONNECT during a session at the European Commi...
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