Open courses 2018

February 12 - February 23, 2018

Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Finance

Course introduction The way public finances are organised in a country forms the basis for how local authorities run their activities in cities, towns and […]

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March 5 - March 16, 2018

Citizen Participation and Inclusive Governance

Course introduction Inclusive development requires responsive governments and empowered citizens. But what can local officials and civil society organizations do to ensure all voices are […]

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April 9 - April 20, 2018

Integrity and Anti-corruption

Course introduction Corruption is one of the root causes of extreme poverty, conflict and State fragility. It cripples States’ ability to effectively deliver services […]

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June 18 - June 29, 2018

Local Service Delivery

Course introduction Local public services, including access to health, waste management and social services, have a huge impact on our daily lives and well-being. Unfortunately, the […]

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July 2 - July 6, 2018

Summercourse: Sustainable Development Goals

Course introduction Cities and local authorities are catalysts for change and drivers of development, as recognised in the recent post-2015 discussions. A multilevel governance approach is needed […]

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July 9 - July 13, 2018

Summercourse: Peacebuilding

Course Introduction Local governments face enormous challenges following violent conflicts. Often times, human and financial resources are scarce, the capacity to deliver services is […]

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September 10 - September 21, 2018

Multilevel Water Governance

Course introduction Water provision and governance of water systems are of a complex nature, involving many different stakeholders at different levels and shaped by […]

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October 1 - October 12, 2018

Local Economic Development

Course introduction This practice-oriented course focuses on strengthening the economic capacity of a local or regional community. Taking into account the post-2015 agenda, the […]

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October 29 - November 9, 2018

Conflict, Rule of Law and Local Security

Course introduction In the aftermath of a conflict that has reduced the state’s ability to govern and administer justice, it is essential to bring […]

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