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Local Elections in Jordan: Towards More Participation

“[A]s political development is the gateway to the full participation of all segments of the grassroots and civil society institutions in the various aspects […]

15 August 2017

Learning How to Improve and Develop Climate Resilience Policies

From 17 to 22 July, The Hague Academy, in partnership with UNCDF, organised a training to help local authorities identify tools to help recognise […]

01 August 2017

Civil Servants from the MENA Region Join Shiraka Programme

From 3 to 11 July 2017, The Hague Academy convened 25 civil servants representing eight countries for a training on social affairs and employment […]

12 July 2017

Policy Recommendations for Land Governance in Eastern Congo and South Sudan

A new report builds on case studies and research conducted by a consortium of partners including local policy workshops organized by The Hague Academy. […]

03 July 2017

Video: Prioritising Citizen Participation to Build Communities in Zimbabwe

The Local Authorities Capacity Enhancement Project (LACEP) has changed the way communities in Zimbabwe think about participation. Through a series of democratic dialogues and […]

22 June 2017

Improving Civil-Military Relations to Prevent Future Conflicts at the Local Level

How can societies and nation-states contribute to a sustainable, secure and more just world? In May 2015, government officials from Germany and the Netherlands […]

21 June 2017

Expert Q&A: Climate Change Resilience and Financing Solutions for Local Authorities

  In 2009, the Copenhagen climate summit gathered industrialised nations to commit to giving more than 100 million dollars to address concerns of climate […]

07 June 2017

Financing Local Climate Action

Cities in the U.S. reaffirmed their commitment to addressing climate change and implementing adaptation policies despite President Trump’s recent announcement to abandon the Paris […]

06 June 2017

Building Integrity in Eastern Europe

By Lars Burema Corruption is a serious problem in many countries in the world and Eastern Europe is no exception. It impedes effective service […]

01 June 2017

Fighting Corruption in Indonesia

Perceptions of corruption continue to rise around the world. From discouraging foreign investment to destabilising social values and undermining democratic institutions, corruption affects everyone. […]

24 May 2017