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Summercourse 2009 “Empowering people through decentralisation” 2
News 12 Jul 2012
Great dialogues and debates on decentralisation issues worldwide
From 2 until 6 of July the summer course Decentralisation and Local Governance took place in The Hague. Experienced participants came from all over...
Albanian delegation
News 05 Jun 2012
Albanian delegation takes a peek in Dutch Human Resources Management
On 21 May 2012 the one-week study visit ‘Human Resource Management and Training’ started in the Hague, The Netherlands. Open courses at The Hag...
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News 15 May 2012
Impressed by political participation of the youth
On 16 April 2012, the course ‘Citizen Participation and Accountability’ started in The Hague, the Netherlands. The participants came from diffe...
News 24 Apr 2012
Albanian municipalities to strengthen human resource management
Albanian municipal staff will visit The Netherlands in May to learn how they can improve management capacities for delivering public services to th...
News 24 Apr 2012
Doto’s chicken farm
Doto Mgasa, a young talent from the Babati District Council (Tanzania) came to the Netherlands with a mission. Being a community development office...
News 24 Apr 2012
VNG-staff support colleagues abroad
 On the occassion of the 100th anniversary of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG), VNG-staff started a campaign to support you...
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News 17 Apr 2012
Discussing aid effectiveness in Mozambique
Over the last fifteen years, Mozambique has pursued a decentralization model which combines the deconcentration of public services at provincial an...
News 17 Apr 2012
Decentralisation is the empowerment of people through the empowerment of their local governments.
“Decentralisation is the empowerment of people through the empowerment of their local governments”, was one of the main definitions on decentra...
News 11 Apr 2012
Follow us now on Facebook!
Since last week The Hague Academy has it’s own Facebook account. So follow us now and we will keep you informed about our training courses, a...
News 01 Mar 2012
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 rem...
News 01 Mar 2012
The importance of sound fiscal decentralisation and…: “Keep it simple”!
“Keep it simple” is one of Roy Bahl’s rules for fiscal decentralisation that Jamie Boex, public finance expert, kept repeating during the tra...
News 01 Mar 2012
On the frontline of climate change
“As a manager in local development planning, I have acquired new skills on how I can include mitigation and adaptation measures in city developme...

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