All posts tagged in Fiscal Decentralisation & Local Finance

Fiscal Desentralisation Lesotho 2015

The Hague Academy was engaged to deliver a 1-week tailor-made course on Fiscal Decentralisation in Lesotho for staff and partners of UNDP Lesotho. The […]

05 March 2019
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 […]

03 March 2019

Fiscal Decentralisation Bangladesh

Under the umbrella of the Upazila Governance Project (UZGP) and the Union Parishad Governance Project (UPGP), UNDP-UNCDF Bangladesh in cooperation with the Local Government […]

01 March 2019

Supporting Approaches to Better Local Governance in Algeria

Decentralisation has become a key priority in Algeria. In recent years, a new “Code Communal et de Wilaya” has sought to empower local government […]

20 February 2019

First 2019 Course to Focus on Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Finance

Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Finance will be the Academy’s first open course in 2019. Designed with the practitioner in mind, this course will introduce the […]

23 July 2018
February 11 - February 22, 2019

Past Training: 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 […]

22 April 2018

Strengthening Fiscal Decentralisation in Lesotho

Lesotho is a small but mountainous and beautiful country completely surrounded by South Africa. Since its independence in 1966, the country has experienced political gridlock and several military coups hampering its development. Today, however, Lesotho is undergoing a comprehensive decentralisation process.

13 December 2017

Localise Financing to Achieve the SGDs

Effective fiscal decentralisation and capacity development of national as well as local authorities is crucial for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is one […]

07 December 2017

How do Local Authorities Spend their Budgets?

Recent research by the OECD and UCLG in 101 countries shows that the biggest share of regional and local government budgets (22%) goes to […]

10 November 2017

Financing Local Climate Action

Cities in the U.S. reaffirmed their commitment to addressing climate change and implementing adaptation policies despite President Trump’s recent announcement to abandon the Paris […]

06 June 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

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

The importance of sound fiscal decentralisation and…: “Keep it simple”!

“Keep it simple” is one of Roy Bahl’s rules for fiscal decentralisation that Jamie Boex, public finance expert, kept repeating during the training course […]

01 March 2012