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Promoting local security and conflict prevention in Indonesia

A delegation from the Indonesian Coordination Ministry for Politics, Justice and Security learned more on how to address conflicts between different groups in society and promote social cohesion.

21 January 2016

Participatory policy making in Zimbabwe

Together with local partners, The Hague Academy facilitated a training this week for representatives from local authorities and NGOs in Zimbabwe. Participants discussed how they can motivate and involve citizens.

27 November 2015

LED training for Palestinian municipalities

Twenty-five representatives of various Palestinian municipalities as well as the Palestinian Ministry of Local Government attended a five-day training on Local Economic Development in Amman.

06 August 2015

Talent from Zambia: “Great experience in Dutch Municipality Leerdam”

Aldrin Sinkala from Zambia participated in the three-week talent for governance programme on citizen participation and inclusive governance and followed a short internship at the Dutch Municipality of Leerdam.

22 June 2015

Ambassador Stokvis Impressed by Participants Dedicated to Reforming Serbia

At the closing ceremony of the Serbian Leadership Programme for Security and Rule of Law, the Ambassador of the Netherlands L.L. Stokvis handed the certificates to the participants. We asked the Ambassador about his thoughts on the programme.

16 June 2015

Monitoring good governance and anti-discrimination policies in Croatia

Our colleague Lars Burema was in Zagreb, Croatia last week to discuss with Local Authorities and Civil Society organisations their role in fighting discrimination. They […]

02 June 2015

Fellowships for Decentralisation course

This course is aimed at policy and decision makers at national and subnational government level from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey.

29 May 2015

Local public sector’s role in achieving the development goals

The results of this study by DeLoG will be presented by expert Jamie Boex during our Summercourse this July.

12 May 2015

Stakeholder engagement for inclusive water governance

Why is it important to engage stakeholders within and outside the water sector? The OECD has conducted an in-depth and evidence-based analysis.

29 April 2015

Lobby and advocacy for diaspora organisations

This is the first diaspora-oriented Lobby & Advocacy training of the Diaspora Academy in which ten African diaspora participants took part who represented leading diaspora organisations from Finland, Norway, The Netherlands, the UK and the USA.

Minister of Justice, Ard van der Steur on the Importance of Integrity for Transparent Institutions

In his speech at the MATRA PATROL-reception last week, the Dutch Minister of Justice, Ard van der Steur, stressed the importance of anti-corruption and […]

28 April 2015

Training in the middle of political tensions in Burundi

Amongst others a training for state and non-state actors on extremely relevant topics in the current context: non-violent communication, mediation, negotiation and gender based violence.

How to Prevent Corruption and Increase Integrity

The report “Anti-Corruption Principles and Standards for Local Governance Systems” provides clear guidance as to how to prevent corruption at the local level and how to deal with it when it occurs.

23 April 2015