Open courses 2021

Covid-19 information for (prospective) participants:

If you have registered to take part in one of our courses or you are considering to apply, you are probably wondering whether your course will take place despite Covid-19 and how will it take place. In order to answer your questions, we have set up a Covid-19 information page, where you can find updated information regarding all decisions made with regards to this issue.

Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Finance – Online training

Part 1 - Online: 08/02 - 19/03Part 2 - Online: 28/06 - 16/07

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

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Urban Governance: Resilient and Smart Cities – Online training

Part 1 - Online: 01/03 - 09/04Part 2 - Online: 21/06 - 09/07

Course Introduction: With the majority of the world population living in urban environments today, cities have become the engines of (economic) development and innovation. […]

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Inclusive Service Delivery & the SDGs – Online training

Part 1 - Online: 22/03 - 30/04Part 2 - Online: 28/06 - 16/07

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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Citizen Participation and Inclusive Governance – Online training

Part 1 - Online: 22/03 - 30/04Part 2 - Online: 07/06 - 25/06

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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Climate Adaptation and Local Resilience – Online training

Part 1 - Online: 12/04 - 21/05Part 2 - Online: 28/06 - 16/07

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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Local Economic Development – Online training

Part 1 - Online: 12/04 - 21/05Part 2 - Online: 21/06 - 09/07

Course Introduction: This practice-oriented course focuses on strengthening the economic capacity of local and regional communities. Taking into account the 2030 global sustainable development […]

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Multilevel Water Governance

Face to Face: 06/09 - 17/09

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

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Integrity and Anti-Corruption

Face to Face: 27/09 - 08/10

Course Introduction: From 27 September to 8 October 2021, The Hague Academy will convene participants again for one of its most popular and highly-relevant […]

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Conflict, Rule of Law and Local Security

Face to Face: 11/10 - 22/10

Course Introduction: What are the underlying causes and dynamics of conflict? How can government actors at different levels contribute to conflict transformation and restoring […]

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Migration and Local Authorities

Face to Face: 01/11 - 12/11

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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Gender Responsive Governance

Face to Face: 15/11 - 26/11

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

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