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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 […]

01 March 2012

“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 […]

New donor course on decentralisation and harmonisation

The Hague Academy for Local Governance and Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation have been contracted by InWEnt and the joint donor group on decentralisation […]

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 […]