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Leadership training for young Lebanese professionals

During one week, seven young Lebanese professionals were trained in amongst others mediation, creative problem solving, managing power, change and stakeholder management.

28 November 2016

Gender Gaps Through the Globe

The World Economic Forum has released earlier in October the ‘Global Gender Gap Report 2016’ which measures the magnitude of gender disparities and tracks their progress over time.

17 November 2016

Kauswagan winner UCLG Peace Prize

The jury concluded that their project “From arms to farms” is an excellent example of courageous leadership, combining initiatives for peacebuilding and local economic development.

17 October 2016

Stimulating local economic development in Jordan

The ambition of the Jordanian government to adopt a more local approach to economic development, is supported by The Hague Academy with training, study tours and coaching

13 October 2016

Financial challenges for Government of Sikkim (India)

“This training helped us to realise our strengths and weaknesses. It gave us tools to improve management of finances and resources”.

Talent for Governance programme 2016

Five talented civil servants participate this fall in our Talent programmes on local economic development and local service delivery.

10 October 2016

A mobile approach to support refugees

One of our staff, Dayana al Alam, co-authored a publication on the experiences in Lebanon with a mobile approach to service delivery for refugee women and girls.

Fellowships for training courses on social affairs and local governance

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Netherlands offers full fellowships to participate in the training courses Social Affairs & Employment and Local Governance.

06 October 2016

Learning from practices in smart city development

Concepts, state of the art technology, and practical applications in the field of smart city concepts, is what the staff of Technical Institute Bandung (ITB) and associated governmental representatives learned the last three weeks.

30 September 2016

Peacebuilding in Burundi from a gender perspective

Our Programme Manager Freddy Sahinguvu just returned from Burundi where he facilitated a training on gender in violent conflict and peacebuilding. Given the fact that Burundi is in the process of peace talks, this is currently a very relevant topic.

05 September 2016