The Netherlands organisation for international cooperation in higher education (EP-NUFFIC) offers fellowships to participate in training courses in The Netherlands. The aim is to promote capacity building within organisations in eligible countries via training and education for professionals. This is initiated and (almost) fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the budget for development cooperation.
The Hague Academy for Local Governance is proud to offer short courses which qualify for the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP). For more information about the eligibility criteria and the application procedure please see the website of The Hague Academy for Local Governance http://thehagueacademy.com/blog/2016/12/nuffic-fellowships/
The next opportunity to apply for a scholarship starts on the 24th January 2017 and the deadline for application is the 7th of March 2017! The training courses are:
- Multi-Level Water Governance (18– 29 September, 2017)
The Hague Academy for Local Governance organises 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?