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Giving Voice to Local Governance at Africities

The Hague Academy has sent a delegation to the 2018 Africities conference in Marrakesh, Morocco. This year’s conference from 20 to 24 November will […]

19 November 2018

Training Local Officials on Integrity and Anti-Corruption in the DR Congo

Earlier this month, The Hague Academy, jointly with VNG International, organised a pair of three-day trainings on Integrity and Anti-Corruption in the eastern part […]

26 October 2018

Local Solutions for Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants

The world is currently witnessing the highest levels of human displacement on record. According to the latest figures of UNHCR, an estimated 68.5 million […]

18 October 2018

From Argentina to Apeldoorn: A Talent’s Mission to Boost Local Economic Development

The Hague Academy’s Talent for Governance (TfG) programme offers scholarship opportunities for young, ambitious civil servants who strive to improve services and boost economic […]

Local Elections Result in Two Belgian Mayors with Migrant Backgrounds

Pierre Kompany and Mohamed Ridouani will become the first mayors with migrant backgrounds to assume office in Belgium after receiving most votes following local […]

17 October 2018

Women, Peace and Security

Last week, women from Iraq, Libya, Congo, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Syria, Colombia and Yemen gathered with their Dutch partners to share experiences in how […]

Citizens of Haarlem Support Mayor after Threats

Citizens of the city of Haarlem in The Netherlands organised street protests on Sunday to show their support for mayor Jos Wienen, who has […]

16 October 2018

Photo Impression: Multilevel Water Governance

From 10 to 21 September, The Hague Academy for Local Governance organised its annual course on water governance.  Participants from around the globe gathered […]

12 October 2018

Improving Social Services in Lebanon

In Beirut, a group of 12 Lebanese civil servants from the Ministry of Social Affairs recently presented their back home action plans to their […]

03 October 2018

Academy Offers First Online Course Focused on Inclusive LED

This practice-oriented online course from 29 October until 23 November 2018 will explore the strategies and tools that local authorities can use to promote […]

17 September 2018