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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...
Other 07 Mar 2012

Masterclass Gemeentelijke Internationale Samenwerking

Project officer of the Dutch municipality Alphen aan de Rijn Hans van Arkel, involved in two projects (HIV/AIDS and Housing) with partner municipal...
Other 07 Mar 2012

Dutch training: Gemeentelijke Internationale Samenwerking voor Nederlandse gemeenten

Inleiding Deze training is bedoeld voor Nederlandse bestuurders en medewerkers van gemeenten die zich bezig houden met de implementatie van gemeent...
Other 07 Mar 2012

Tailor-made: Good Governance and Rule of Law in Fragile States

Course introduction The Hague Academy participates in several long-term programmes in the field of peacebuilding, security and rule of law. We give...
Other 07 Mar 2012

Tailor-made: EU Accession and Decentralisation

Course introduction This course aims at local, regional and national governments from countries with a perspective on accessing the European Union....
Other 07 Mar 2012

Tailor-made: Female Leadership

Course introduction This course helps female leaders from local authorities develop their leadership skills. Through self-assessment, role-play, di...
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...
News 01 Mar 2012

New inspiration for better participation and accountability worldwide

From 12-23 September 2011, the participants of our training course “Citizen Participation and Accountability” were together in The Hague. The p...
News 01 Mar 2012

Political and economic empowerment in Burundi, South Sudan and Palestinian Territories

The Hague Academy for Local Governance developed together with SPARK a four-year programme proposal for political and economic empowerment in Burun...

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