Open courses 2018

June 18 - June 29, 2018

Inclusive Service Delivery & the SDGs

Course Introduction: Local public services such as waste management, water access and social services have a huge impact on our daily lives and well-being. […]

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July 2 - July 6, 2018

Summercourse: Decentralisation & the SDGs

Course Introduction: Decentralisation can contribute to development goals but if not done properly, it can also choke opportunities for progress. In this course, you […]

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July 9 - July 13, 2018

Summercourse: Sustaining Peace and Local Governance

Course Introduction: Local governance actors face enormous challenges in fragile and conflict-affected countries. Often times, human and financial resources are scarce, the collaboration between […]

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September 10 - September 21, 2018

Multilevel Water Governance

Course Introduction: Water provision and governance of water involve complex systems and the coordination of different stakeholders at all levels government. Adding to the […]

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October 1 - October 12, 2018

Local Economic Development

Course Introduction: This practice-oriented course focuses on strengthening the economic capacity of local and regional communities. Taking into account the UN’s post-2015 development agenda, […]

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October 29 - November 9, 2018

Conflict, Rule of Law and Local Security

Course Introduction: How can local governments improve security in conflict-affected areas? What challenges affect the local government’s ability to promote the rule of law? […]

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November 19 - November 30, 2018

Gender Responsive Governance

Course Introduction: How can policies and programmes be inclusive and more specifically, gender sensitive? How do values of inclusiveness and gender equality result in […]

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December 3 - December 7, 2018

Migration and Local Authorities

Course Introduction: Local governments are increasingly confronted with the influx of refugees in their communities. In this one-week course, you will explore the role […]

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February 12 - February 23, 2018

Past Course: Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Finance

Now accepting applications for the 2019 course. Course Introduction: How a country organises its public finances forms the basis for how local authorities govern […]

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March 5 - March 16, 2018

Past Course: Citizen Participation and Inclusive Governance

Now accepting applications for the 2019 course. Course Introduction: Inclusive development requires responsive governments and empowered citizens. But what can local officials and civil society […]

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