Capacity Building: Apply for Hague’s Academy Scholarship for Three Training Courses

In attention of local and regional authorities, the Hague Academy offers short courses, which qualify for the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) and MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP). The next opportunity to apply for a scholarship starts on 24th January 2017 and the deadline for applying is the 7thMarch 2017.  The aim is to promote capacity building within organizations in eligible countries via training and education for professionals.

The training courses are:

  • Multi-Level Water Governance (18– 29 September, 2017)

The Hague Academy for Local Governance organizes a two-week, practice oriented training course on water governance in which leading international experts and practitioners provide you with a unique insight into international best practices and water governance tools.

  • Conflict, Rule of Law and Local Security (30 October – 10 November, 2017)

In this training, you will get an insight in the roles of different governmental and judicial institutions in restoring security and legitimacy. Broaden your understanding of local security and discuss different approaches and tools for conflict analysis. Increase your knowledge on the general notions of rule of law and human rights case-law.

  • Local Economic Development (20 November – 1 December, 2017)

This course discusses strategies and tools to manage inclusive and sustainable local economic development (LED) processes. It addresses questions such as how to develop a joint vision for the area in a participatory manner, involving government, citizens, businesses and CSOs, How to promote job creation and entrepreneurship.

How to improve conditions for business investments and small and medium enterprises? And how to finance local economic development?

To be eligible, candidates need to have a minimum of 2 years of experience working with or for local or regional authorities, not be over 45 years old at the time of the grant submission and have good English language skills (writing and speaking).

For more information about the eligibility criteria and the application procedure, please visit the website here

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