Joni Wijhers

Citizen Participation in Ga West Municipal Assembly, Ghana

By | May 31st, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation, Joni Wijhers|

Joni Wijhers Talent for Governance is the talent programme of The Hague Academy for Local Governance. The programme provides young, accomplished civil servants working for local governments in developing and transitional countries the opportunity to follow a training course with The Hague Academy and a short internship with a Dutch municipality. Through this experience, young [...]

The Dutch Elections: forming a new government

By | April 4th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Poverty & Development, Joni Wijhers|

Joni Wijhers The political landscape in the Netherlands is turbulent. During a diplomatic conflict between the Dutch and Turkish governments, the Dutch citizens cast their votes for a new House of Representatives on Wednesday, 15th of March. Even though there were 28 political parties on the voting ballot, the battle was between four political parties, [...]