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News 02 Nov 2021
Local action to climate change: spotlighting seven community initiatives during COP26
From 31 October to 12 November 2021, the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) is taking place in Glasgow, Scotland. This summit of...
News 01 Sep 2021
From crisis to opportunity: inclusive water management in Zambia
Solwezi is a rapidly growing town in the North-West of Zambia. The nearby opening of several mines brought a large migration influx into the town. ...
News 12 Jul 2021
Gender mainstreaming in district plans Rwanda
The Hague Academy concluded the ‘Transformative Agents of Change programme’ for Rwandan local authorities. Twenty agents of change were...
News 29 Jun 2021
Translating Learning into Local Action
Public officials from our Shiraka Programme ‘Social Affairs & Employment’ presented their plans to reduce school dropouts, create...
News 28 Jun 2021
Alumni event: what have we learned in COVID-times?
Coming from all parts of the world, our alumni share the same goal: trying to make life a bit better for all citizens in their communities. With ou...
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News 23 Apr 2021
Supporting local leaders for urban development in Ethiopia
The rapid growth of urban areas in Ethiopia increasingly leads to unplanned, informal settlements where people have no access to infrastructure or ...
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News 19 Apr 2021
Local action, the bedrock for sustainable peace
Locally-led initiatives from Colombia, Croatia and Kenya illustrate how local governments and civil society can play an essential role in building ...
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News 15 Apr 2021
Music connects people, countries and cultures
Our Shiraka-training on water management was completed fully online. At the closing conference, with representatives from RVO and the Dutch Ministr...
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News 31 Mar 2021
Final Conference: Promoting Integrity in Ukraine
On Tuesday 20 April from 13:00-14:30 (CET), The Hague Academy for Local Governance will organise the final conference of the programme Promoting in...
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News 25 Feb 2021
Behind the scenes: online learning at The Hague Academy
From writing course materials and designing our online learning platform, to recording sessions by our experts, editing videos and planning online ...
News 24 Feb 2021
Support for Newly Elected Women Leaders in Burundi
Newly elected women leaders in Burundi joined our workshop on inclusive governance. The workshop was the closing activity of the Every Voice Counts...
News 14 Dec 2020
Guidebook: Building safe communities
The Hague Academy, VNG International and Flag developed a detailed and practical guidebook to help municipalities and local communities jointly add...

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