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Blog 11 Dec 2023

Gender Responsiveness in Fragile Settings

November 25 marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, encouraging us to reflect on Gender Responsive Governance a...
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Blog 11 Dec 2023

Engaging Citizens is Key in the Energy Transition

By 2050, the Dutch central government wants to reduce the Netherlands’ emission of greenhouse gases to zero. They intend to do so by implementing...
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Blog 11 Dec 2023

Enacting Local Inclusion Actions for Persons with Disabilities

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December is an occasion to recognise and celebrate the contributions and rights of individu...
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Stories 04 Dec 2023

Advancing Local Governance: Zambia’s Fiscal Transition

Jacqueline Muthee is a Democratic Governance Specialist at USAID Zambia, supporting the Zambian government’s efforts to decentralise fiscal m...
Other 02 Nov 2023

A message of solidarity

  The ongoing attacks on civilians in Gaza, the risk of further escalation in the region and the increasing polarisation we see worldwide have...
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News 22 Sep 2023

Talent for Governance offers inspiration

Better street lighting, smart public parking, and better maintenance of public toilets in markets and recreational centres. These are just a few of...
Other 04 Sep 2023

The Case for Transitional Justice in Ukraine

The International Day of Peace celebrated on the 21st of September comes as a reminder to continue promoting peace and supporting justice in Ukrain...
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Stories 04 Sep 2023

Working to Decentralise Egypt for Better Governance

In 2011, millions of Egyptians went to the streets to ask for more democracy. Since then, they have witnessed three different regimes and unfinishe...
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Blog 04 Sep 2023

The State of Democracy in Lebanon

The 15th of September is the International Day of Democracy. This time, we put the spotlight on Lebanon. Urban planner Sarah Saad works with youth ...
Blog 04 Sep 2023

Building Sustainable Cities in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is trying to redefine its economic, social, and urban fabric. Through a study trip to the Netherlands, Dr. Majed Mustafa Hallawani hop...
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Blog 05 Jul 2023

Fostering an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Algeria

Algeria is making strides in creating a vibrant economy of startups through a network of institutions and policies that foster entrepreneurship. Th...
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Other 05 Jul 2023

Raising our Ambition for Climate Resilience through Water Management

In the face of climate change and the increasing unpredictability of water, one thing is becoming evident: water management is more important than ...

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