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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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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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Blog 03 Sep 2021

Promoting Inclusive Service Delivery Globally

Local governments are essential for improving people’s living conditions, irrespective of their location, income, sex, age or ethnicity. In t...
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Blog 01 Sep 2021

Citizen participation initiatives in Amsterdam

In celebration of the International Day of Democracy on the 15th of September, we focus on the potential of citizen participation and inclusive gov...
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Blog 27 Jun 2021

From migration to integration

Despite many barriers, refugees all over the world are making a positive impact on the societies they live in. Looking back on World Refugee Day, w...
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Blog 23 Apr 2021

Earth Day campaign: Restore our Earth

Sustainability. Mitigation. Adaptation. As climate change continues to occur at alarming rates, these concepts have become more prevalent in our so...
Migration and Local Authorities Course
Blog 20 Apr 2021

Local challenges and solutions for migration: an interview with Bastien Revel

Refugees overwhelmingly reside within host communities rather than in refugee camps. The host communities and countries have to cope not only with ...
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Blog 24 Feb 2021

The impact of COVID-19 on accountability and participation in local governance

Following the outbreak of COVID-19, governments at different levels introduced unprecedented measures to reduce the spread of the virus. Although n...
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Blog 24 Feb 2021

What would you do? Addressing moral dilemmas and integrity at work with Henk Bruning

How can you tell if you are facing a moral dilemma and how can you deal with it? We interviewed Henk Bruning, renowned international integrity expe...
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Blog 31 Oct 2020

Medellin: leading the way for smart and resilient cities

Often known for its violent past, the second biggest city of Colombia has become a global example of resilience and urban transformation. Over the ...
Ebola must go
Blog 07 Apr 2020

Learning from local responses to an infectious disease in Monrovia

Amid the worldwide Corona-virus outbreak, local governments are facing extreme pressures to protect their residents and to develop a local response...
Disaster preparedness
Blog 19 Mar 2020

Disaster Preparedness: a local governance imperative

By Job van der Poel, Programme Manager and Trainer at The Hague Academy Socio-natural disasters and risks have been a threat to human life for cent...

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