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News 01 Mar 2012

First session of Peacebuilding course “a great learning experience”

In the first two weeks of June, the training course “Peacebuilding and Local Governance” took place at The Hague Academy. This was the first se...
News 01 Mar 2012

Talents start in course Local Economic Development

Four young municipal talents, coming from Ukraine, Indonesia and Albania have joined the Local Economic Development course as part of their Talent ...
News 01 Mar 2012

Africa Day 2010: listen to local needs

“Aid initiatives should focus more on the real needs of African people. The Hague Academy courses fit very well in this idea”, says Paul Mbikay...
News 01 Mar 2012

Pricewinners at the UNHABITAT World Urban Forum

How will our world look in just two generations to come when it is projected that 70 percent of humanity will be living in towns and cities? What p...
News 01 Mar 2012

The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Local Governments

The international economic slowdown has had  a deep impact on local governance. It challenges local governments to improve their economic policies...
News 01 Mar 2012

Masterclass social cohesion in Rio de Janeiro

During the fifth edition of the UN Habitat World Urban Forum, which will be held from 22 until 26 March in Rio de Janeiro, The Hague Academy will o...
News 01 Mar 2012

The WRR-report: A new approach to strengthening local governance?

On 18 January 2010 the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) presented its report ‘Less pretension, more ambition: development aid...
News 01 Mar 2012

The Hague Academy invited to the UN-Habitat World Urban Forum 2010 in Rio de Janeiro

UN-HABITAT and the Government of Brazil are hosting the World Urban Forum 2010. The Hague Academy is invited to deliver a training event on social ...
News 01 Mar 2012

Exchanging experiences in decentralisation and EU accession

On 27 November 48 civil servants from ten countries in Southeastern Europe successfully completed the two-week training programme ‘Decentralisati...
News 01 Mar 2012

It’s all about leadership: training for African female mayors and councillors

At the request of VNG International, as part of the exchange activity “African women in local government: Changing the face of local leadership?...

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