The impact of COVID-19 on accountability and participation in local governance

Following the outbreak of COVID-19, governments at different levels introduced unprecedented measures to reduce the spread of the virus. Although the crisis’ impact has […]

24 February 2021

What would you do? Addressing moral dilemmas and integrity at work with Henk Bruning

We interviewed Henk Bruning, renowned international integrity expert and trainer in our Integrity and Anti-corruption course. He tells us what inspired him to work […]

Support for Newly Elected Women Leaders in Burundi

Newly elected women leaders in Burundi joined our workshop on inclusive governance. The workshop was the closing activity of the Every Voice Counts (EVC) programme in […]

Alumni Story: Strengthening Water Governance in Water Abundant Bhutan

Bhutan is known to be water abundant. Yet, lack of access to this vital resource remains one of the most pressing issues across the […]

Guidebook: Building safe communities

The Hague Academy, VNG International and Flag developed a detailed and practical guidebook to help municipalities and local communities jointly address everyday safety and […]

14 December 2020

Making Every Voice Count through Inclusive Governance

The Hague Academy has played a vital role in improving local authorities’ responsiveness, accountability and capacity to deliver inclusive governance within the ‘Every Voice […]

07 December 2020

Impact award for alumna Dahiana Manjarrés

An Orange Knowledge Impact Award is awarded to programme participants who set change in motion and create impact by involving and engaging other people. […]

04 December 2020

Alumni Story: Supporting decentralisation in Albania

Over the last 30 years, Albania has transitioned into a democratic society, putting new policies in place, building democratic institutions and making considerable progress […]

03 December 2020

Women, Peace and Security: From a UN resolution to impact on the ground in Yemen

More than twenty participants from women groups in Yemen joined our online, self-paced, but fully facilitated course last month, discussing gender-sensitive conflict analyses and […]

Does training lead to change?

Setting up a programme for women entrepreneurship, lobbying parliamentarians for financing water management, creating a climate-smart village and becoming national advisor for local integrity […]

01 December 2020

Webinar: Promoting integrity in Ukraine

As a former Soviet republic, Ukraine has been undergoing several reforms over the last two and a half decades, including the need for tackling […]

17 November 2020

Medellin: leading the way for smart and resilient cities

Often known for its violent past, the second biggest city of Colombia has become a global example of resilience and urban transformation. Over the […]

31 October 2020

Alumni story: tackling illegal gratuity in Indonesia

Anjas Prasetiyo is the team Leader of the Gratuity Control Programme, at the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). In Indonesia, corruption is one of […]

16 September 2020