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LGCP Close Out Conference

On the 1st and 2nd of December 2016,  VNG International in collaboration with CMRA held the Local Government Capacity Programme (LGCP) Close out conference in Ekurhuleni, South Africa. The conference was attended by the 12 LGCP participating municipalities,  some of their twinnnig partners of the Netherlands (i.e. Alphen aan den Rijn, Breda, Rheden and Winterswijk) and We Love the City, a Rotterdam-based urban planning agency. The conference marked the end of LGCP which started in 2012. A booklet for significant change stories brought upon by the programme was compilled and it is available online via this link: The conference was further used to launch a partnership between Dr Beyers Naude and Buffalo City municipalities, which was facilitated by We Love the City.