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Closing ceremony of Promoting Economic Development in Jordan

The Minister of Interior Mr. Salameh Hammad highlighted the important role that the government officials play in serving the community.

01 December 2016

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 the 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

‘Without inclusive leadership, the rule of law cannot be implemented in Iraq.’

Project manager Kamaran Mohamad Palani at the Al-Mesalla Human Resources Development Centre in Erbil, Kurdistan is satisfied with how he has been able to implement […]

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.

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

Getting started with the SDGs in cities

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UNSDSN) has recently launched the report “Getting started with the SDGs in cities”, a guide for stakeholders. This […]

19 August 2016

Fragility, Decentralisation and Local Governance

In November 2015, The Hague Academy organised a three-day learning event on fragility, decentralisation and local governance for around 40 participants of different donor agencies. The course […]

05 July 2016