The Hague Academy for Local Governance

“Real development starts at the local level. Local authorities need skilled people to manage and deliver local services and to demonstrate leadership in community participation processes”. Based on that belief, The Hague Academy for Local Governance aims to develop the knowledge and skills of local government practitioners advising and cooperating with local authorities. They offer…

The Hague academy for local governance : training programme 2013

Abstract: The Hague Academy for Local Governance offers open enrolment courses, tailor-made training programmes, study visits and masterclasses on participation, accountability, fiscal issues, local economic development, peacebuilding, (female) leadership, climate change, and water governance. Author(s): Klokke, Rebke; Hague Academy For Local Governance Source(s): , 32 p., ill. Published: 2013 The Hague academy for local governance,…

ICMA : leaders at the core of better communities

Abstract: ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, develops and advances professional local government management to create sustainable communities that improve lives worldwide. It provides member support, publications, peer assistance, and training and professional development. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 International city/county management association (ICMA), Washington, DC (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://icma.org/en/icma/home

IMASA online

Abstract: Established in 1998, the Institute of Municipal Administration for Southern Africa (IMASA) has 436 members. The objectives of IMASA include strenthening municipal administration as the foundation for good local government and to promote appropriate training of municipal administration practitioners. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 [Institute of municipal administration for southern Africa] (IMASA), Langebaan (English…

Local government and decentralisation

Abstract: The University of the Western Cape offers a competitive research and training programme on local government and decentralisation in South Africa and the rest of Africa. The programme produces masters’ graduates in a practice-based masters’ programme on local government and decentralisation. Author(s): University Of The Western Cape Source(s): , Published: 2012 University of the…

A gender-specific evaluation framework for the leadership development of women in local government

Abstract: A gender-specific evaluation framework is proposed to ensure that gender equality is achieved in all facets of local government in South Africa, including leadership development.The article highlights the importance of evaluating programmes aimed at leadership development. Author(s): Nkwana, H. Mapula; Dijk, H. Gerda Van Source(s): , Administratio publica; Vol. 20, No. 4 p. 157-172…

VNG international’s Local government capacity programme

Abstract: The 2012-2016 plan for the Local Government Capacity Programme (LGCP) Programme of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG) is outlined. The consequences of the new priorities of Dutch international development policy (water, agriculture, security, reproductive health) are highlighted. Author(s): VNG Source(s): , 10 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 VNG international, The Hague (English ISBN/ISSN:…

Municipal development partnership eastern and southern Africa (MDP-ESA) : a partnership enabling local government capacity

Abstract: The partnership is a hands-on capacity building facility with the aim of enabling effective self-governance at local level in Sub-Saharan Africa. It promotes alternative development approaches to problems that affect local authorities by placing emphasis on ownership and direct participation. Author(s): MDP Source(s): , Published: 2011 Municipal development partnership eastern and southern Africa (MDP-ESA),…

Visions center for strategic and development studies

Abstract: The Vision Center’s work on decentralization and local development, where it has conducted workshops and trainings to government ministries/entities local government/communities and civic organisations, has led to dialogues between the public-private-community sectors of Jordan. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 Visions center for strategic and development studies, Amman (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.jordanvisions.org/en/home.php

Addressing scarce and critical skills in Limpopo local government : the LGSETA option

Abstract: This article on the role of Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGSETA) in job creation and the reduction of scarce skills in Limpopo, South Africa, concludes that partnerships are to be developed with higher institutions of learning and training institutions. Author(s): Mafunisa, M.J.; Tsanwani, A.P. Source(s): , [Sabinet]; Vol. 46, No. 1.1…