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NISPAcee News Volume XVIII - No. 3 July 2011
Dear Readers,
We are sending you the summer 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 on this issue of the e-Newsletter. This will help us to incorporate any suggestions you may have regarding its further improvement.
This issue will provide you with an extensive report of various activities implemented during the summer and autumn time. We cordially invite all individuals as well as institutions to contribute to the next issues.
All submissions are welcome at whatever time submitted to the managing editor Mr. Juraj Sklenar, e-mail: sklenar@nispa.org.

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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

The 20th NISPAcee Annual Conference

The 20th NISPAcee Conference

"Public Administration East and West:
Twenty
Years of Development"

May 23 - 26, 2012, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia (FYR Macedonia)

Organised in cooperation with the University „St.Kliment Ohridski", Bitola, Republic of Macedonia (FYR Macedonia)


NEW: Photos from the conference


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NISPAcee Training Course: Effective and Attractive Presentation

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
FOR THE NISPAcee TRAINING COURSE "EFFECTIVE AND ATTRACTIVE PRESENTATION"

DATE: November 7-11, 2011

TRAINING VENUE: Bratislava, Slovak Republic

ORGANIZED BY: NISPAcee

DEADLINE FOR NISPAcee APPLICATION: AUGUST 31, 2011

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NISPAcee Stipend for the EMPM Programme

For the year 2011 the NISPAcee stipend was awarded to Mr. Urmet Lee from the National Audit Office in Estonia.

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The NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy

Call for Papers

The NISPAcee Journal is predominantly devoted to public administration and public policy issues in Central and Eastern Europe. The main goal is to publish top quality papers based on own empirical research carried out in Central and Eastern Europe, theoretical papers developing general public administration and public policy theory, or their specific dimensions in the region.

Microsite of the Journal: http://www.nispa.org/journal.php

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NISPAcee MEMBERSHIP

Presently, the NISPAcee enlists 106 Institutional members (from 24 countries), 26 Associate members (from 14 countries), 25 Individual members (from 13 countries).

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Reports of NISPAcee Activities

The 19th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2011

The 19th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2011
"Public Administration of the Future"

May 19-22, 2011, Varna, Bulgaria

The 19th NISPAcee Annual Conference, organised in co-operation with the Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar”, Varna, Bulgaria, was attended by more than 260 participants from 32 countries worldwide. This included 22 CEE countries covered by NISPAcee’s institutional membership.

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News from Other Institutions

MASTER IN EU STUDIES ONLINE

The CIFE’s European Online Academy offers a two-year Master programme. Its Master in EU Studies Online is set to provide an accurate blend of theoretical and practical knowledge. This Master is an ideal training programme and additional qualification for young professionals, postgraduates and junior officials interested in or already working in the field of European integration.

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Transfer of Innovation in Methodologies for European Officials

The project "Transfer of Innovation in Methodologies for European Officials: Follow up on a joint learning path” (TIME OFF), which has been conducted under Lifelong Learning Programme/ /Leonardo da Vinci/ Multilateral projects/ Transfer of Innovation is focused on the training of public administration officials of EU member states.

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New Masters in Applied Economics Program

CERGE-EI is pleased to announce the introduction of a new English-language Masters-level academic program. Beginning in the autumn of 2011, the Masters in Applied Economics (MAE) program is a fee-paying, intensive, 12-month program.

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Community of Practice on Digital Local Agenda

The CEMSDI project, which aims at strengthening the capacity of civil servants and other practitioners, involved in the service delivery chain in territories in need of active eInclusion and eGovernment policies, is launching the Invitation to join the Community of Practice to all those, who are interested in Digital Local Agenda.

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Events from Other Institutions

September 1, 2011 - September 4, 2011

The Politics of Rights  

Venue: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Organizer(s): APSA

September 8, 2011 - September 10, 2011

Twenty Years of Macedonian Independence: Mirroring economic, political and policy developments  

Venue: Skopje, Macedonia

Organizer(s): Center for Research and Policy Making (CRPM), School of Public Policy "Mother Theresa"

September 13, 2011 - September 14, 2011

CAF Training Event: Quality Management in the Public Sector - The Common Assessment Framework in Action  

Venue: Barcelona, Spain

Organizer(s): CAF Resource Centre of the European Institute
of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht (NL)
and EIPA Barcelona (ES)

September 22, 2011 - September 23, 2011

CAF Training Event: Quality Management in the Public Sector - The Common Assessment Framework in Action  

Venue: Barcelona, Spain

Organizer(s): CAF Resource Centre of the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht (NL) and EIPA Barcelona (ES)

September 22, 2011 - September 24, 2011

18th Days of Slovene Public Administration 2011  

Venue: Portorož, GH Bernardin, Slovenia

Organizer(s):

September 22, 2011 - September 24, 2011

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers  

Venue: Vienna, Austria

Organizer(s): Euroacademia, Austria

September 26, 2011 - September 27, 2011

Focusing on Public Value: New Approaches for Managing Public Organisations  

Venue: Maastricht, Netherlands

Organizer(s): EIPA, Netherlands

October 4, 2011 - October 5, 2011

2011 International NGO Conference:
Civil Society in Kazakhstan and in the former Soviet Union: 20 Years of Development
 

Venue: Astana, Kazakhstan

Organizer(s): The Civil Alliance of Kazakhstan
Imanbayeva street, 8B, IO38
Astana, 010000
Kazakhstan

October 11, 2011 - October 11, 2011

Addressing evolving needs for cross-border eGovernment services  

Venue: Brussels (Belgium)

Organizer(s): European Dynamics

October 20, 2011 - October 22, 2011

2011 Symposium on Governance and the Eradication of Poverty: New Perspectives from Multidisciplinary Analysis  

Venue: Justice Hall, Yonsei University – Wonju Campus, Wonju City, South Korea

Organizer(s): The Institute for Poverty Alleviation and International Development (IPAID) at Yonsei University, Wonju Campus and the Journal of Public Administration and Development

October 24, 2011 - October 25, 2011

Managing Change in Public Administration  

Venue: Maastricht, Netherlands

Organizer(s): EIPA, Netherlands

October 27, 2011 - October 27, 2011

Collaborative production of eGovernment services  

Venue: Brussels (Belgium)

Organizer(s): European Dynamics

October 27, 2011 - October 30, 2011

Doing Research on Europe and the EU: Topics, Puzzles and Challenges  

Venue: Graz, Austria

Organizer(s): Euroacademia, Austria

February 15, 2012 - February 17, 2012

11th International Postgraduate Conference on Central and Eastern Europe: “Crisis: Interruptions, Reactions and Continuities in Central and Eastern Europe”  

Venue: London, UK

Organizer(s): School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London

March 19, 2012 - March 30, 2012

Training course: Decentralisation, Democratisation and Development  

Venue: Hague, Netherlands

Organizer(s): The Hague Academy for Local Governance, Netherlands

April 11, 2012 - April 13, 2012

Call for abstracts
XVI Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM)
 

Venue: Roma, Italy

Organizer(s): University of Tor Vergata
School of Economics
Via Columbia 2
00133 Rome

April 16, 2012 - April 27, 2012

Training course: Citizen Participation and Accountability  

Venue: Hague, Netherlands

Organizer(s): The Hague Academy for Local Governance, Netherlands

June 28, 2012 - June 30, 2012

Towards a European Society? Transgressing Disciplinary Boundaries in European Studies Research  

Venue: Portsmouth, UK

Organizer(s): Centre for European and International Studies Research, University of Portsmouth

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NISPAcee Publications

NISPAcee Press

The NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy | Volume IV, Number 1, Summer 2011

Editor(s): Juraj Nemec

ISSN: 1337-6853

 

Local Government Finance in Times of Crisis: An Early Assessment

Editor(s): Lucie Sedmihradska, Nadezhda Bobcheva, Mihaly Lados

ISBN: 978-80-89013-54-8

 

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Other Interesting Publications

Nations in Transit 2011

Publisher: Freedom House

Nations in Transit is Freedom House’s comprehensive, comparative study of democratic development in 29 countries from Central Europe to Eurasia.  

Innovation in the Public Sector. Linking Capacity and Leadership

Editor(s): Victor Bekkers, Jurian Edelenbos and Bram Steijn

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book addresses issues relevant to an understanding of the innovation journeys on which public organizations have embarked.  

Public Administration in a Global Context: IASIA at 50

Editor(s): O.P. Dwivedi

Publisher: Bruylant

Edited by O.P. Dwivedi with contributions from such eminent scholars and IASIA stalwarts as Ladipo Admolekun, Paul Collins, Michiel de Vries, Turgay Ergun, Bernardo Mattarella, Stefano Pizzicannella, Melchior Powell, Allan Rosenbaum, Roger Wettenhall, and Gabriel William, the volume depicts an intimate account of the start-up, the inner workings and accomplishments of an international organization which helped in the maturity of the discipline by building a strong foundation for experts and practitioners to exchange ideas and learn from each other. 

Financial Management and Accounting in the Public Sector

Author(s): Gary Bandy

Publisher: Routledge

A clear and concise narrative to introduce the core concepts of accounting and financial management in the public sector and how to deliver services that are value for money. 

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