Gender mainstreaming in district plans Rwanda

The Hague Academy concluded the “Transformative Agents of Change programme” for Rwandan local authorities. In total, twenty agents of change were trained in conducting […]

12 July 2021

Translating Learning into Local Action

Local officials from the Middle East and North Africa joined our Shiraka Training Programme in Social Affairs and employment. For the programme’s final conference, […]

29 June 2021

Alumni event: what have we learned in COVID-times?

Coming from all parts of the world, our alumni share the same goal: trying to make life a bit better for all citizens. With […]

28 June 2021

From migration to integration

In light of World Refugee Day on the 20th of June, we reflect on the journey of Syrians across the world and how they […]

27 June 2021

Alumni Stories: Fighting Corruption in Indonesia

In many places around the world, corruption thrives, leading to wasted taxpayer funds and the loss of goods and services. Our alumna Raisa Annisa, […]

Supporting local leaders for urban development in Ethiopia

Over the last two decades, Ethiopia has been one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. As a result, Ethiopian cities have been struggling […]

23 April 2021

Earth Day campaign: Restore our Earth

Sustainability. Mitigation. Adaptation. As climate change continues to occur at alarming rates, these concepts have become more prevalent in our societies and in the […]

Local challenges and solutions for migration: an interview with Bastien Revel

Local authorities play a key role in managing the migration process and helping refugees and migrants integrate. They provide newcomers with essential services and […]

20 April 2021

Alumni story: the journey to peace in Aceh

After almost two decades of peace, the Acehnese people still bear the burden of war. In the region of Aceh, it is young people […]

19 April 2021

Local action, the bedrock for sustainable peace

On the 24th of March, during the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and the Dignity of […]

Music connects people, countries and cultures

To celebrate the end of our Shiraka Water Management training, we invited ‘Euon El Nouba’, a Nubian band from Egypt, to live stream a […]

15 April 2021

Final Conference: Promoting Integrity in Ukraine

On Tuesday 20 April from 13:00-14:30 (CET), The Hague Academy for Local Governance will organise the final conference of the programme Promoting integrity and […]

31 March 2021

Behind the scenes: online learning at The Hague Academy

Let’s talk about the work that goes into creating an online training programme. Due to the COVID-19 related safety measures, it has now been […]

25 February 2021