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Video: Using the SDGs to Promote Inclusive Service Delivery

The Academy’s annual course on Inclusive Service Delivery & the SDGs examines how stakeholders at different levels of government can cooperate more effectively and […]

05 February 2019

Nuffic Scholarships Now Open for Applications for Autumn 2019 Courses

The Hague Academy for Local Governance is pleased to announce that Nuffic Scholarships are now available for open courses in Autumn 2019. Qualified applicants must […]

28 January 2019

Shiraka Professional Development Training on Local Governance

The Shiraka Training on Local Governance is back! The programme consists of a one-week training in The Hague (29 April to 3 May), online […]

18 January 2019

Applying Gender Sensitive Strategies at the Local Level

From 19 to 30 November 2018, The Hague Academy convened its annual open course on Gender Responsive Governance. Participants from nine countries, including Eswatini, […]

18 December 2018

Strengthening Human Security at the Local Level

Last month, participants working in different conflict-affected areas from around the world convened at the Academy for a training course on Conflict, Rule of […]

11 December 2018

Africities Summit: The Transition to Sustainable Cities and Territories

The Hague Academy took part in the 2018 Africities conference in Marrakesh, Morocco. Organized every three years, the 8th edition of the conference took […]

30 November 2018

Local Solutions for Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants

The world is currently witnessing the highest levels of human displacement on record. According to the latest figures of UNHCR, an estimated 68.5 million […]

26 November 2018

Training Local Officials on Integrity and Anti-Corruption in the DR Congo

Earlier this month, The Hague Academy, jointly with VNG International, organised a pair of three-day trainings on Integrity and Anti-Corruption in the eastern part […]

26 October 2018

From Argentina to Apeldoorn: A Talent’s Mission to Boost Local Economic Development

The Hague Academy’s Talent for Governance (TfG) programme offers scholarship opportunities for young, ambitious civil servants who strive to improve services and boost economic […]

18 October 2018

Local Elections Result in Two Belgian Mayors with Migrant Backgrounds

Pierre Kompany and Mohamed Ridouani will become the first mayors with migrant backgrounds to assume office in Belgium after receiving most votes following local […]

17 October 2018

Women, Peace and Security

Last week, women from Iraq, Libya, Congo, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Syria, Colombia and Yemen gathered with their Dutch partners to share experiences in how […]

Citizens of Haarlem Support Mayor after Threats

Citizens of the city of Haarlem in The Netherlands organised street protests on Sunday to show their support for mayor Jos Wienen, who has […]

16 October 2018

Photo Impression: Multilevel Water Governance

From 10 to 21 September, The Hague Academy for Local Governance organised its annual course on water governance.  Participants from around the globe gathered […]

12 October 2018