During our talent programme, young talents at the local level increase their practical knowledge on topics such as management of waste or water, local economic development, municipal service delivery, citizen participation and accountability, fiscal decentralization and local taxes, climate change and resilience, integrity and anti-corruption.
The talent programme covers cost of tuition fee, travel costs, accommodation and most living expenses in The Netherlands.
The Hague Academy will select the travel arrangements and accommodation and about half of the costs of the living expenses which entail three meals a day, meaning breakfast, lunch and dinner.
In order to apply, applicant must:
Have work in one of the countries listed on the DAC country list
Be 37 years of age or younger when you apply
Have at least two years of work experience in local governance and prove your commitment to
Have work there for at least two years more
Speak and understand the English language well (all programmes are in English)
Be able to write down and orally defend your motivation for and relevance of the specific programme
Be able to identify an issue/project as a real life case within the theme of the programme for which you will write a Back Home Action Plan during the talent programme
Have written support of your employer to participate in the programme and to implement the Back Home Action Plan when you return home.
DEADLINE: November 18 2016
To apply and for more information visit here