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Blog 15 Dec 2022
Migration Governance in Poland
Due to the war in Ukraine, Poland has received one and a half million Ukrainian refugees in 2022. For the first time in its modern history, Poland ...
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Blog 01 Nov 2022
The key elements for integrated urban planning
Integrated urban planning is a modern planning approach that takes into account the complex nature of our urban environments. To achieve liveable, ...
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Blog 27 Oct 2022
Poverty Reduction in Balochistan
The Hague Academy designed a Tailor-Made Training on multi-level governance and local poverty reduction for local practitioners in Balochistan, Pak...
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Blog 07 Sep 2022
Local Governments Ensuring Sustainable Peace
Although invisible to many, local governments and leaders play a critical role in promoting and facilitating peace. The triennial UCLG Peace Prize ...
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Blog 06 Sep 2022
Making E-Government Work
E-government is a powerful tool to modernise administration and provide services directly to citizens. What are its benefits and how can we build s...
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Blog 06 Sep 2022
Deliberative Democracy in Action
Deliberative democracy is an interesting form of community participation that we present in our citizen participation course. The term refers to fa...
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Blog 06 Jul 2022
Ombudsperson: investigator and mediator at the same time
The institute ‘Ombudsman’ contributes to a vital democracy that cares about its citizens. Adriana Stehouwer is Ombudsman for two municipalities...
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Blog 27 Jun 2022
Taking Control Over Own Development: Community Mobilisation in Myanmar
The 2021 military coup has cracked down on Myanmar’s fledgling democracy. Now, actors across the country are promoting self-sufficiency in local ...
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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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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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Blog 03 Sep 2021
Five key ingredients towards greater resilience in cities
Cities are engines of innovation and economic development. But they also face many of the world’s most pressing challenges. Resilience has become...

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