All posts tagged in Decentralisation & Inter-administrative Relations

Decentralisation and Participation Key for Development

In the World Development Report 2017, it is argued that many development projects focus too much on systems, structures and laws. When dealing with […]

19 April 2017

Stories of Local Governance on the Occasion of Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday

The Hague Academy for Local Governance and VNG International cooperate in strengthening local governance worldwide. Working with people from different parts of the world in […]

13 April 2017

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”.

13 October 2016

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

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

Decentralisation for EU-accession countries

In the period of 2012 to 2015, The Hague Academy was responsible for the design, delivery and monitoring and evaluation of 4 eight-day training courses […]

Joint learning event on Fragility, Decentralisation and Local Governance

“The wealth of knowledge and the diversity of perspective and organisations made this course exceptionally interesting and rewarding”, said Hanne Kristoffersen who works for UNDP’s Bureau for Policy and Programme Support.

15 March 2016

Improving sanitation in Ghana with the help of the 5Cs

This training course in Ghana focussed on familiarising municipal sanitation officers with the 5C tool and explored how it might benefit their work.

24 March 2015

“It’s not about empowering local governments, it’s about empowering local communities”.

From 7-11 July 2014, we organised our summercourse on Decentralisation and Local Governance. We were able to welcome a number of practitioners from a […]

18 July 2014

Urban Governance programme for Iraqi officials

In and outside the city hall of Almere, a delegation from the Ministry of Planning in Iraq learned about Dutch approaches to urban growth, […]

10 September 2013

Darfur governors discuss peace efforts

Under the umbrella of the Sudan Peace-building for Development Project and the Sudan/South Sudan Cross-border Initiative, the World Bank asked The Hague Academy to […]

20 June 2013

The Hague Academy and the post-2015 development framework

With the deadline for the MDGs in sight, one of the most hotly debated topics in international development cooperation is the post-2015 development framework […]

24 April 2013

EC Commissioner stresses importance of local authorities

“We particularly see a stronger role for local authorities in partner countries as key to achieving better governance and the sustainable development outcomes set out in the international agenda.” This is what Andris Pielbags, European Commissioner for Development Cooperation, stated during the last meeting of the Committee of the Regions and the European Commission.

19 April 2013