Our international network of trainers and experts combines the latest insights and interdisciplinary knowledge in a wide variety of topics related to local governance.
The Hague Academy delivers courses and training projects on the following topics:
Increase the quality of and access to services for all citizens.
Enhance effective cooperation between different levels of government.
Increase local financial capacities for better fiscal arrangements, local revenue generation and accountability.
Work on gender mainstreaming and participation of women in local policies and service delivery.
Improve skills to create a shared vision, communicate with stakeholders and manage the municipal organisation.
Create financial, legal and administrative conditions for effective management of water resources.
Promote integrity, transparency and anti-corruption measures in government institutions.
Develop strategies to adapt to climate change and increase the resilience of local communities.
Include the voices of all citizens in the policy process.
Work on conflict prevention, cooperation between security actors and social cohesion between different groups in society.
Develop a LED strategy and improve conditions for entrepreneurship and job creation.
Increase capacities to influence decision-making.
Promote access to justice and protect minorities and vulnerable groups.
Create cities that are adaptive and resilient, with the help of data and technology.