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April 2014
Training course: Citizen Participation and Accountability
Event:
This course addresses reasons for and concepts of citizen participation and accountability, such as the accountability chain, the participation ladder and the role of the media. In addition, you will discuss instruments and do‚s and don‚ts for communicating with citizens and dealing with the press. Visits are paid to participatory projects in the field of urban planning, social cohesion and public security.
Attend: Professionals working for municipal, provincial or national government, for a donor organisation or NGO and who are involved in participation and accountability processes in relation to development and governance.
Date: 7 - 18 April 2014
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
Organiser: The Hague Academy for Local Governance
Contact: Dyana Kettenis
Tel: +31-70-37 38 695
Email: info@thehagueacademy.com
Internet: http://thehagueacademy.com


May 2014
Training course: Peacebuilding and local Governance
Event:
This course discusses how, after (violent) conflict, local authorities can improve citizens‚ security, overcome existing divisions within the society and integrate internally displaced persons or ex-combatants into the local community. We will also discuss possibilities to restore basic services, foster inclusive economic growth and regain trust of the community.
Attend: Staff of bilateral donors, multilateral agencies and NGOs, and civil servants working for ministries and local governments, who wish to be well-informed about the local dimensions of peacebuilding in fragile states.
Date: 12 - 23 May 2014
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
Organiser: The Hague Academy for Local Governance
Contact: Dyana Kettenis
Tel: +31-70-37 38 695
Email: info@thehagueacademy.com
Internet: http://thehagueacademy.com/


June/July 2014
Training course: Multi-level Water Governance
Event:
This course addresses the key challenges for integrated, multilevel water governance. Next to discussing theoretical concepts and practical case studies, you will analyse your own country context by applying governance assessment tools.
Attend: Officials on different levels of government engaged in water management and water policy.
Date: 30 June - 11 July, 2014
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
Organiser: The Hague Academy for Local Governance
Contact: Dyana Kettenis
Tel: +31-70-37 38 695
Email: info@thehagueacademy.com
Internet: http://thehagueacademy.com/


July 2014
Summer course: Decentralisation and Local Governance
Event:
This summer course is designed for professionals at donor and development organizations dealing with the design and implementation of decentralisation support processes. The course will provide you with the basic concepts of decentralisation and local governance and will increase your insight into different situations such as fragile states or countries with strong ethnic or religious tensions.
Attend: This Summercourse is developed for professionals working at donor and development organisations supporting good governance, democracy, decentralisation, local governance and public service delivery.
Date: 7 - 11 July, 2014
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
Organiser: The Hague Academy for Local Governance
Contact: Dyana Kettenis
Tel: +31-70-37 38 695
Email: info@thehagueacademy.com
Internet: http://thehagueacademy.com/


November 2014
Democratizing Governance through
Visualization in Participatory Processes

Event:
The Visualization in  Participatory Programmes (VIPP)  approach encourage interactive  generation of new ideas through transparent  processes. Group work becomes  creative and productive and  everyone takes part in the process of arriving  at a consensus. Attend: 1. Local and international NGO staff, government and extension personnel engaged in conducting training sessions, seminars and conferences. 2. Facilitators and trainers who want to practice and improve their facilitation and trainer skills for democratic governance.
Date:
November 10-14, 2014
Location: Silang, Cavite, Philippines
Organiser: International Institute of Rural Reconstruction
Contact: Dulce Dominguez
Tel: +63-46-4300016
Email: dulce.dominguez@iirr.org
Internet: www.iirr.org









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