News

Study visit on local security for Albanian representatives

The participants learned more about the Dutch security system and the cooperation between municipalities and the emergency services.

26 April 2016

Disaster simulation in Serbia

Members of Emergency Situation Headquarters of the Municipality of Kladovo in Serbia participated in a disaster simulation in which they had to formulate response to a complex combination of a large forest fire and a tragic bus accident.

01 April 2016

Joint learning event on Fragility, Decentralisation and Local Governance

“The wealth of knowledge and the diversity of perspective and organisations made this course exceptionally interesting and rewarding”, said Hanne Kristoffersen who works for UNDP’s Bureau for Policy and Programme Support.

15 March 2016

Test your knowledge about gender equality…

On 8 March we celebrate International Women’s Day. You can now test your knowledge about gender equality by doing this short quiz.

08 March 2016

Water governance? Bring in the Dutch!

Together with our partner from the Water Governance Centre, Henk Loijenga, we will facilitate a workshop on water governance and OECD principles during the Dutch Water Authorities international network meeting on 18 February 2016.

12 February 2016

Promoting local security and conflict prevention in Indonesia

A delegation from the Indonesian Coordination Ministry for Politics, Justice and Security learned more on how to address conflicts between different groups in society and promote social cohesion.

21 January 2016

Strengthening (fiscal) decentralisation in Lesotho

Last November we trained participants from Ministries, local governments, UN and NGO’s in Lesotho on (fiscal) decentralisation and its implications for governance processes at both the central and local level.

Participatory policy making in Zimbabwe

Together with local partners, The Hague Academy facilitated a training this week for representatives from local authorities and NGOs in Zimbabwe. Participants discussed how they can motivate and involve citizens.

27 November 2015

New brochure 2016 is out now

You can now download our brochure 2016 in which you will find more information about our approach, the programmes we organise and experiences of former training participants.

26 November 2015

Talent programme 2016 open for application

Young, talented and motivated civil servants working for a local government in a developing country can now apply for one of the three Talent Programmes in 2016: Citizen Participation & Inclusive Governance, Local Economic Development and Local Service Delivery.

29 October 2015