The Hague Academy for Local Governance is organizing the training course on “Decentralisation, Democratisation and Development” in The Hague from 11th to 22nd March 2013. The training focuses on how to design, implement and support effective decentralisation strategies in order to strengthen processes of governance and development from the bottom up. Questions that will be addressed during the course include: How can governments become more knowledgeable of and responsive to the needs of the people? How can you create possibilities for greater economic participation of marginalised groups? And how can local governments contribute to reaching the MDGs?
The course will help you:
- gain a reference frame for working on good governance, democracy, decentralisation and participation;
- increase your knowledge on inter-administrative relations and local governance practices in different parts of the world;
- Increase your insight into the various factors that influence performance at the local level;
- learn tips and tools for designing strategies for a more effective implementation of decentralisation and local development policies.
The training course also provides a certificate from the Hague Academy on its successful completion. To know more about this training, visit this link.
This is a paid course programme; however, there is an opportunity for participants from select countries to apply for the NFP (Nuffic) Fellowship to attend this training programme. To know more about this fellowship and how to apply for it, visit this link.