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Partnerships with UNCDF and The Urban Institute

As part of The Hague Academy’s efforts to strengthen its ties to leading research and implementing organisations in the field of local governance and […]

01 March 2012

How to deal with local governance in fragile states?

In November and December The Hague Academy developed and organised two pilot courses for VNG international in cooperation with IKV Pax Christi. The subject […]

An enlighting journey’ through the world of Citizen Participation and Accountability….

…., ‘change of philosophy for starting new projects’ and ‘interesting for long term career’ are just some of the comments from the participants of […]

How to plan your career in the civil service?

The first Young Civil Servants Network Event was centered around this universal theme. Young talents from the Netherlands and abroad shared their experiences with […]

Local Service Delivery course: “timely and comprehensive”

In September, fifteen professionals representing countries from all around the globe, took part in the first training course on Local Service Delivery and the […]

“Invaluable experience” in The Hague for LED participants

Participants from Albania, Ukraine, Jamaica, Indonesia and Serbia gathered in The Hague in June to take part in the first ever Local Economic Development […]

First session of Peacebuilding course “a great learning experience”

In the first two weeks of June, the training course “Peacebuilding and Local Governance” took place at The Hague Academy. This was the first […]

Talents start in course Local Economic Development

Four young municipal talents, coming from Ukraine, Indonesia and Albania have joined the Local Economic Development course as part of their Talent for Governance-scholarship […]

Africa Day 2010: listen to local needs

“Aid initiatives should focus more on the real needs of African people. The Hague Academy courses fit very well in this idea”, says Paul […]

Pricewinners at the UNHABITAT World Urban Forum

How will our world look in just two generations to come when it is projected that 70 percent of humanity will be living in […]

The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Local Governments

The international economic slowdown has had  a deep impact on local governance. It challenges local governments to improve their economic policies and increase their […]

Masterclass social cohesion in Rio de Janeiro

During the fifth edition of the UN Habitat World Urban Forum, which will be held from 22 until 26 March in Rio de Janeiro, […]

The WRR-report: A new approach to strengthening local governance?

On 18 January 2010 the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) presented its report ‘Less pretension, more ambition: development aid that makes a […]