All posts tagged in Sub-Saharan Africa

Training in the middle of political tensions in Burundi

Amongst others a training for state and non-state actors on extremely relevant topics in the current context: non-violent communication, mediation, negotiation and gender based violence.

28 April 2015

“Silence leads to distrust but discussion and dialogue leads to cooperation”

This said the Minister of youth in west equatorial state of South Sudan when he opened the second masterclass training of the Youth Public Leadership Academy.

25 February 2015

Improving leadership skills in DR Congo

The leaders of four different territories in the province of South Kivu in The Democratic Republic of Congo learned this week more about decentralisation and how to improve their leadership skills.

20 February 2015

First part Peace under Construction programme in Burundi just ended

Programme manager Freddy Sahinguvu together with Elien Rogaar from Perspectivity just finished to deliver the last training session of the Peace under Construction programme in Burundi.

26 January 2015

Gender and Good Governance in Zanzibar

The Hague Academy crossed borders this time to deliver a training in the tropical paradise of Zanzibar in December 2013. The Zanzibar Institute for Public Administration (IPA) had requested a blended training about gender and good governance in public service delivery with training of trainers (ToT) components for their entire staff.

30 January 2014

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

South Sudan: many challenges for local leaders

In South Sudan, the implementation of the 2009 Local Government Act seems largely stalled, real empowerment of the people over their government remains a […]

01 March 2012

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 […]

South-Sudan: Moving towards people centred governance

From 8 through 12 November 2010, the South Sudan Local Governance Board (LGB), in cooperation with The Hague Academy for Local Governance, and funded […]

Africa Day 2010: listen to local needs

“Aid initiatives should focus more on the real needs of African people. The Hague Academy courses fit very well in this idea”, says Paul […]

It’s all about leadership: training for African female mayors and councillors

At the request of VNG International, as part of the exchange activity “African women in local government: Changing the face of local leadership”, The […]