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 change. […]

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

Empowering Libyan Women in the Diaspora

In April 2017, The Hague Academy for Local Governance convened in Tunisia a group of Libyan women activists. The tailor-made training titled, “Empowering Libyan […]

17 May 2017

Where Local Talents Unite for Global Development

From 27 March to 7 April, The Hague Academy organised a two-week training course on ‘Citizen Participation and Inclusive Governance’. The training aimed to […]

24 April 2017

Stories of Local Governance on the Occasion of Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday

The Hague Academy for Local Governance and VNG International cooperate in strengthening local governance worldwide. Working with people from different parts of the world in […]

13 April 2017

How to Deal with Bribes in the Workplace

Being offered a bribe is one of the most awkward situations any professional can find himself or herself in. Here are some tips how to deal with it.

30 March 2017

Empowering Excluded Groups in Darfur

In addition to convening trainings in The Hague, the Academy conducts training missions abroad. These missions convene local officials and members of the community to […]

21 March 2017

The City of The Hague welcomes new female mayor

Mrs. Pauline Krikke will be the new mayor of The Hague. She will be the successor to Jozias van Aartsen and she is the first female mayor of The Hague. From 2001 until 2013 she was mayor of the city of Arhem.

13 February 2017

A succesful year for Talent for Governance

In 2016, seven young talented employees from local authorities in Asia, Africa and South America could join our Talent for Governance-programme. We want to thank all contributors for their donations and wish for a successful programme again in 2017.

01 February 2017

The Hague Academy wishes you the best in 2017!

The Hague Academy team would like to bring our best wishes to all for 2017! It has been a fruitful year in which we received numerous inspiring candidates to our trainings. We are starting 2017 with renewed energy and intend to make this year a succesful one!

13 January 2017