All posts tagged in Local Economic Development

Experiencing Dutch cheese and local economic development

The Municipality of Delft was visited during our Local Economic Development course. Next to experiencing the one-stop counter of the municipality, the participants had time to taste some Dutch cheese.

19 December 2014

Promoting SMEs and employment in Algeria

From 12 to 17 January 2014 a group of 30 Algerian senior civil servants and other stakeholders from three different provinces visited the Hague […]

07 February 2014

Exchanging experiences on economic and social development

The Local Economic Development course took place from 11 – 22 November 2013 in The Hague. The course focused on strengthening the economic capacity of a regional community to make optimal use of the existing and potential characteristics of the area.

03 December 2013

From unemployment to active citizens

Why do the Netherlands have one of the lowest youth unemployment numbers in the EU? What policies contribute to an effective fight against unemployment? […]

20 September 2013

How economic growth can go hand in hand with social security reforms?

What policies help to increase economic growth and job creation?  How is the social security system organised in The Netherlands? What can be learned from […]

10 January 2013

Political and economic empowerment in Burundi, South Sudan and Palestinian Territories

The Hague Academy for Local Governance developed together with SPARK a four-year programme proposal for political and economic empowerment in Burundi, South Sudan and […]

01 March 2012

“Invaluable experience” in The Hague for LED participants

Participants from Albania, Ukraine, Jamaica, Indonesia and Serbia gathered in The Hague in June to take part in the first ever Local Economic Development […]

Talents start in course Local Economic Development

Four young municipal talents, coming from Ukraine, Indonesia and Albania have joined the Local Economic Development course as part of their Talent for Governance-scholarship […]

The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Local Governments

The international economic slowdown has had  a deep impact on local governance. It challenges local governments to improve their economic policies and increase their […]