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Ukraine and the Netherlands
News 03 May 2022
Dutch Municipalities at the Centre of the Ukraine Refugee Response
With thousands of Ukrainians seeking asylum in the Netherlands, the role of municipalities is key in the Dutch response. To find out what that role...
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Stories 26 Apr 2022
Local Economic Growth for All in South Africa
Itani Albert Dzebu is a local economic development manager in Musina Local Municipality, South Africa. Every day, he is working on creating an envi...
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News 26 Apr 2022
Youth Supporting Youth in Yemen
Youth are among the most affected by the conflict in Yemen, but it is youth that will rebuild the country. We share the story of the SOS Foundation...
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Blog 21 Apr 2022
Investing in Nature-Inclusive Cities for Healthy Communities
Blog written by Oscar Alvarado, programme manager/trainer at The Hague Academy ‘Invest in our Planet’ Earth Day 2022 is all about ensuring a gr...
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Blog 20 Apr 2022
An Open Data Tour of Utrecht: Public Information Used for Good
Open data is essential for governments to provide better and more informed public services and to establish transparency and accountability in thei...
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News 01 Mar 2022
A Message of Solidarity with Ukraine
The Hague Academy expresses its solidarity with Ukrainian citizens. Our thoughts are with our alumni, their families and all those in affected regi...
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News 01 Mar 2022
A Local Economic Development Strategy in Five Steps
Local Economic Development (LED) strayegies are used for optimising the potential of a community, but these require avid preparation and effective ...
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Stories 01 Mar 2022
Smart City practices in Cali
Santiago de Cali is a lively and bustling city in Colombia’s southwest. It has steadily grown to become one of the country’s leading cities and...
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News 01 Mar 2022
Apply for the UCLG Peace Prize 2022
Does your local government have an initiative that promotes peace in the broadest sense of the word? Apply with your local government for the third...
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Other 01 Mar 2022
Inclusive Disaster Risk Management in Somaliland
When a crisis hits, it is the local authorities who are most often at the frontlines. Local authorities should assume a coordinating role, connecti...
Men of equality
Blog 25 Feb 2022
Gender Equality: not only a women’s issue
In Ghana, like everywhere else, men can play a significant role in pursuing gender equality. Christopher Lartey, Alumnus of our Gender Responsive G...
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News 23 Dec 2021
Did COVID Influence Training Impact?
Less post-training networking but similar results for post-training change. This is what we can conclude from the impact survey amongst our 2020 op...

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