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NISPAcee News 2017, Volume XXIV - No. 1
Dear readers,

We are sending you the new issue of the NISPAcee Newsletter in e-format.

We hope that you enjoy and welcome this issue and, of course, we would appreciate receiving any feedback and comments you may have. This will help us to incorporate any suggestions you may have regarding its improvement.

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NISPAcee Announcements

Reports of NISPAcee Activities

News from Other Institutions

Events from Other Institutions

NISPAcee Publications

Other Interesting Publications

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NISPAcee Announcements

25th NISPAcee Annual Conference - On-line Registration

Organised in co-operation with the Kazan Federal University
Date: May 18 - May 20, 2017
Venue: Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation
Early On-line Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017

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Sightseeing trip to the island town of Sviyazhsk

Organised for the conference participants on Saturday, May 20, 2017 afternoon.

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Folk show dinner

Conference participants are kindly requested to bring for the folk show dinner their national headgear and any items of national apparel and accessories.

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Hotels in Kazan

Conference participants are strongly advised to book their hotel room as soon as possible because during the same period there are other large international events which have been organised and the rooms available are limited.

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Basic Russian-English Vocabulary

English: I love NISPAcee conferences!   
Russian: Я люблю NISPAcee конференции!   
Transcription: Ya lublu NISPAcee konferencii!

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Call for NISPAcee Unpaid Internships

NISPAcee is offering the possibility for future young professionals to work with and for the biggest network in the area of public administration in Central and Eastern Europe and thereby gain useful experience for their future careers.

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Reports of NISPAcee Activities

NISPAcee: What we have achieved in 2016

NISPAcee staff would like to thank you for all your support and cooperation during 2016. Thanks to the involvement and active partnership of NISPAcee members and partners we are proud to inform you about our main achievements and activities in 2016.

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SlovakAid project BiH - 1st Project Mission

Project: Effective Project Management in the Water Sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Implementation of the EU Tendering Procedures

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SlovakAid project BiH - Coordination Meeting

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SlovakAid project Ukraine - Roundtable

Project: Capacity Building of NAPA for Open Local Governance

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NISPAcee Jean Monnet e-News - December 2016

NISPAcee Jean Monnet e-News / December 2016 issued within European Union Integration Process Promoting Activities project implemented with the support of the ERASMUS+ programme.

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NISPAcee Jean Monnet News No. 5 - November 2016

NISPAcee Jean Monnet News No. 5/ November 2016 issued within European Union Integration Process Promoting Activities project implemented with the support of the ERASMUS+ programme.

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NISPAcee Interns

"When choosing a place for my internship, I had many different options in a variety of EU states, but I was very lucky in that I decided on NISPAcee and am glad that they accepted me....."

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News from Other Institutions


New benefits for authors who published in the NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy

Register to use KUDOS and increase your impact. This free author service enables you to promote, explain and enrich your published journal articles.

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Call for Nominations for the 2017 United Nations Public Service Awards

The United Nations has begun accepting nominations for the 2017 UN Public Service Awards (UNPSA). The UNPSA recognises excellence in public service at the global level.
Deadline for receiving nominations: February 28, 2017

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Call for applications for the European Public Sector Award 2017: 13.4.2017

The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) announces the opening of the Call for applications for its European Public Sector Award – EPSA 2017. Applications can be submitted until 13 April 2017.

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AAPA President Report

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Hertie School of Governance: Executive Master of Public Administration

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Hertie School of Governance: Application Deadline 15.3.2017

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GSPP Conference: Deadline for proposals 5.5.2017

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One-Stop-Shop Public Service Delivery Model - Kazakhstan, Georgia, Azerbaijan

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News from Center For Economic Analyses

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Events from Other Institutions

March 2, 2017 - March 3, 2017

International research and practice conference «Modern investigations of main directions in engineering and social sciences»  

Venue: Kazan Cooperative Institute


March 7, 2017 - March 9, 2017

II International scientific-practical conference “Integration of the scientific community under the global challenges of our time”  

Venue: Osaka, Japan

Organizer(s): Regional Academy of Management (Kazakhstan), Ukrainian Assembly of doctors of Science in Public Administration of Ukraine, European Science Foundation «Institute for Innovation» (Poland), Regional Centre for European Innovation (Poland), National Institute of Economic Research (Georgia), East European Institute (RUSSIA Federation), University of Economics and business (Kazakhstan), Tarazsky innovative humanitarian University (Kazakhstan)

March 14, 2017 - March 14, 2017

Food eSupply & eProcurement Workshop  

Venue: University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Lecture Hall 3, Zaloška Street 7, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Organizer(s): eRegion

March 23, 2017 - March 24, 2017

Implementing the European Structural and Investment Funds Regulations, 2014-2020  

Venue: Hotel Mercure, Warszawa Grand, Warsaw, Poland

Organizer(s): EIPA Maastricht (NL), OLV plein 22, NL - 6211 HE Maastricht, Netherlands

March 28, 2017 - March 29, 2017

Mastering Theory-Based Impact Evaluation  

Venue: EIPA Maastricht (NL), OLV plein 22, NL - 6211 HE Maastricht, Netherlands

Organizer(s): European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA)
OLV plein 22
NL-6211 HE Maastricht, Netherlands
Te.: +31 43 3296 222

March 30, 2017 - March 30, 2017

Ukrainian Society: Contour of Innovations  

Venue: Kyiv, Ukraine

Organizer(s): Ukrainian Assembly of doctors of science in public administration
Interregional Academy of Personnel Management
Azerbaijani-Ukrainian Institute of Social Sciences and self GA Aliyev
International Personnel Academy
Confederation of private higher educational institutions of Ukraine

April 5, 2017 - April 8, 2017

Sustaining a Democratic Public Sector in an Era of Multiple Challenges and Constraints  

Venue: Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA

Organizer(s): Trance Atlantic Dialogue

April 6, 2017 - April 7, 2017

Sector Reform Contracts and Performance Indicators  

Venue: Maastricht

Organizer(s): European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht (NL)

April 9, 2017 - April 13, 2017

The EU's Comprehensive Approach to External Conflict and Crisis Management  

Venue: Kyiv, Ukraine

Organizer(s): Ukrainian Institute for Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution, Ukraine in partnership with University of Birmingham, UK

April 27, 2017 - April 28, 2017

Strategic Aspects of Public Administration and Territorial Development  

Venue: Irkutsk, Russia

Organizer(s): Baikal State University, Faculty of World Economy and Public Administration, Economics and Public Administration Department

May 30, 2017 - June 2, 2017

Managing Migrations, Integration and Poverty: A Global Challenge for Governance and Public Administration  

Venue: Aix Marseille University,Aix-en-Provence, France.

Organizer(s): International Institute for Administrative Sciences

July 3, 2017 - July 7, 2017

2017 IASIA-MENAPAR Joint Conference  

Venue: Ramallah, Palestine

Organizer(s): International Institute of Administrative Sciences

July 4, 2017 - July 7, 2017

Managing the EU Policy Cycle: A Comprehensive 4-Day Course on EU Decision-Making in Practice  

Venue: EIPA Maastricht (NL), OLV plein 22, NL - 6211 HE Maastricht, Netherlands

Organizer(s): European Institute of Public Administration
Onze Lieve Vrouweplein 22
NL-6211 HE Maastricht, Netherlands
tel.: + 31 43 3296 222;

August 17, 2017 - August 19, 2017

2017 GSPP Conference on Good Governance and Economic Diversification in Resource Rich Economies  

Venue: Astana, Kazakhstan

Organizer(s): Nazarbayev University

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NISPAcee Publications

NISPAcee Press

The NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy | Volume IX, Number 2, Winter 2016/2017, Special Issue: Openness, Transparency and Ethics in Public Administration: Do they Support Each Other?

Editor(s): Juraj Nemec, Maja Klun, Michiel de Vries, Allan Rosenbaum, Janez Stare, Mirko Vintar

ISBN: 978-80-89013-82-1

ISSN: 1337-9038

Price: 30 €

This Special Issue of the journal is the outcome of the 9th Trans European Dialogue (TED9), organized by the two sister organizations in public administration research – EGPA and NISPAcee.  

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Other Interesting Publications

The Political Economy of Local Regulation: Theoretical Frameworks and International Case Studies

Editor(s): Asquer Alberto, Becchis Franco, Russolillo Daniele

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 978-1-137-58828-9

Price: 119 €

This book offers theoretical and methodological guidelines for researching the complex regulation of local infrastructure, utilities and public services in the context of rapid urbanisation, technological change, and climate change.  

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