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New donor course on decentralisation and harmonisation

The Hague Academy for Local Governance and Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation have been contracted by InWEnt and the joint donor group on decentralisation […]

01 March 2012

Africa Day 2010: listen to local needs

“Aid initiatives should focus more on the real needs of African people. The Hague Academy courses fit very well in this idea”, says Paul […]

Pricewinners at the UNHABITAT World Urban Forum

How will our world look in just two generations to come when it is projected that 70 percent of humanity will be living in […]

The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Local Governments

The international economic slowdown has had  a deep impact on local governance. It challenges local governments to improve their economic policies and increase their […]

Masterclass social cohesion in Rio de Janeiro

During the fifth edition of the UN Habitat World Urban Forum, which will be held from 22 until 26 March in Rio de Janeiro, […]

The WRR-report: A new approach to strengthening local governance?

On 18 January 2010 the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) presented its report ‘Less pretension, more ambition: development aid that makes a […]

The Hague Academy invited to the UN-Habitat World Urban Forum 2010 in Rio de Janeiro

UN-HABITAT and the Government of Brazil are hosting the World Urban Forum 2010. The Hague Academy is invited to deliver a training event on […]

Exchanging experiences in decentralisation and EU accession

On 27 November 48 civil servants from ten countries in Southeastern Europe successfully completed the two-week training programme ‘Decentralisation & EU Accession’, organised by […]

It’s all about leadership: training for African female mayors and councillors

At the request of VNG International, as part of the exchange activity “African women in local government: Changing the face of local leadership”, The […]