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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 […]

01 March 2012

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 […]