The Hague Academy and the post-2015 development framework

With the deadline for the MDGs in sight, one of the most hotly debated topics in international development cooperation is the post-2015 development framework […]

24 April 2013

EC Commissioner stresses importance of local authorities

“We particularly see a stronger role for local authorities in partner countries as key to achieving better governance and the sustainable development outcomes set out in the international agenda.” This is what Andris Pielbags, European Commissioner for Development Cooperation, stated during the last meeting of the Committee of the Regions and the European Commission.

19 April 2013

How to strengthen democracies, increase decentralisation and improve development?

From 11 to 22 March 2013, The Hague Academy for Local Governance organised a training course on Decentralisation, Democratisation and Development. With eleven enthusiastic […]

09 April 2013

Application open for fellowships training Social Affairs & Employment

The training course Social Affairs and Employment  is part of a larger programme Matra-South that has been developed by the Ministry of Foreign affairs […]

05 April 2013

Participants further strengthen integrity in their countries

From 4 until 13 March The Hague Academy successfully organised the ‘Integrity of Civil Servants’ course for the second time. It is part of […]

19 March 2013

NFP fellowships available for Local Economic Development

From 1 March until 7 May 2013 you can apply again for a NFP fellowship of Nuffic for our training course Local Economic Development which will be […]

07 March 2013

Strenghten the rule of law in EU pre-accession countries

We look back on two successful Matra Patrol courses that were held in November and December 2012. These Matra Patrol courses were facilitated by […]

10 January 2013

How economic growth can go hand in hand with social security reforms?

What policies help to increase economic growth and job creation?  How is the social security system organised in The Netherlands? What can be learned from […]

Building Bridges between the Military and Local Authorities

Given the complex realities of present day conflict and post conflict reconstruction, contemporary international peacekeeping missions are multifaceted, involving military, political and development issues. […]

21 November 2012

Full fellowships for training Decentralisation, deadline 4 November

The Netherlands’ government offers full fellowships for the training course ‘Decentralisation’, as part of the Matra Pre-Accesion Training Programme on Rule of Law. The […]

01 November 2012