Open courses 2019

February 11 - February 22, 2019

Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Finance

Course Introduction: How a country organises its public finances forms the basis for how local authorities govern priorities in cities, towns and villages. While national […]

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March 4 - March 8, 2019

Migration and Local Governance

Local solutions for large movements of refugees and migrants Course Introduction: The world is currently witnessing the highest levels of human displacement on record. […]

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March 18 - March 29, 2019

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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April 8 - April 19, 2019

Citizen Participation and Inclusive Governance

Course Introduction: Inclusive development requires responsive governments and empowered citizens. But what can local officials and civil society organisations do to ensure all voices are […]

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June 17 - June 28, 2019

Integrity and Anti-Corruption

Course Introduction: From 17 to 28 June 2019, The Hague Academy will convene participants again for one of its most popular and highly-relevant courses. This […]

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July 1 - July 5, 2019

Summercourse: Decentralisation & the SDGs

Course Introduction: Decentralisation is an instrument to achieve development. In this course, participants will learn how decentralisation contributes to inclusive economic growth. The course […]

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September 9 - September 20, 2019

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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September 23 - October 4, 2019

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 28 - November 8, 2019

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 11 - November 22, 2019

Climate Adaptation and Local Resilience

Course Introduction: The course discusses how local authorities can adapt to climate change and increase their climate resilience. We start by discussing climate change […]

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