Open courses 2020

February 10 - February 21, 2020

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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February 24 - March 6, 2020

Migration and Local Authorities

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 9 - March 20, 2020

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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March 23 - April 3, 2020

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 […]

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June 1 - June 12, 2020

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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June 15 - June 26, 2020

Integrity and Anti-Corruption

Course Introduction: From 15 to 26 June 2020, The Hague Academy will convene participants again for one of its most popular and highly-relevant courses. […]

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June 29 - July 3, 2020

Summercourse: Localising 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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July 6 - July 10, 2020

Summercourse: Sustaining Peace and Local Governance

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

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September 7 - September 18, 2020

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 21 - October 2, 2020

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 26 - November 6, 2020

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 16 - November 27, 2020

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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