Political and economic empowerment in Burundi, South Sudan and Palestinian Territories

The Hague Academy for Local Governance developed together with SPARK a four-year programme proposal for political and economic empowerment in Burundi, South Sudan and […]

01 March 2012

“Even experienced decentralisation practitioners are provided with relevant new insights”

Even experienced decentralisation practitioners are provided with relevant new insights “The summercourse decentralisation combines professional facilitation with renowned experts and a pleasant learning environment”, […]

Intermunicipal cooperation based on practical benefits

What are the benefits of intermunicipal cooperation? How can we increase involvement and commitment of member municipalities? Which services should be organised by municipalities […]

I would love… world peace!”

This was what participants to the ‘Peacebuilding & Reconstruction’-course tried to achieve. The course focused on decentralisation as means to strengthen a fragile or […]

“Dreams come true with simple cooperation”

The five young civil servants who were selected to attend the first talent programme of 2011 on ‘Leadership and Management’, left the Netherlands on […]

The Hague Academy at NEXPO 2011

On 10 and 11 March NALAS organised the International Municipal Fair in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. More than 200 mayors, elected officials, civil servants […]

Various backgrounds serve as eye-opener and result in new ideas´

From 27 March until 1 April the training programme Leadership and Municipality took place in The Hague. Ten participants from Trinidad and Tobago, South-Africa, […]

Decentralisation, Democratisation & Development

This question was discussed during the training course ‘Decentralisation, Democratisation & Development’, which took place from 14 – 25 March 2011 at The Hague […]

European development partners want to work in a more harmonised manner

From 24-28 January, the informal Development Partners Working Group on Local Governance and Decentralisation (DPWG-LGD) organised a pilot training course on Harmonisation, Decentralisation and […]

South-Sudan: Moving towards people centred governance

From 8 through 12 November 2010, the South Sudan Local Governance Board (LGB), in cooperation with The Hague Academy for Local Governance, and funded […]

Albanian mayors prepare for EU-accession

In December, 16 mayors and the Chairman of the Regional Council of the Dibër Region, Albania, took part in the study visit “Decentralisation and […]

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 […]

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 […]