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NISPAcee Mourns the Loss of its Former President, Gyorgy Jenei

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Former President Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus and Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, on February 4, 2024. He served in the NISPAcee Steering Committee in 2007 - 2013, and as the NISPAcee President in 2008 - 2010 and 01/2012 – 05/2012. We are mourning the loss of our friend and professional colleague, who made an incredible contribution to the field of public administration and policy. In all his capacities he was also a constant contributor to NISPAcee’s development and helped achieve the organisation’s international recognition not only in the region, but world-wide.

February 9, 2024

REGISTRATION for 32nd NISPAcee Annual Conference 2024 is OPEN!

 
The conference is organized in cooperation with the Caucasus University, Tbilisi, Georgia
 

We are pleased to invite you to register for the 32nd NISPAcee Annual Conference 2024, that includes activities and research on various topics of Public Administration.

Term and place: May 23rd – 25th of 2024, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Deadline for registration of presenters, chairs and coordinators: April 10, 2024.
Deadline for registration: May 05, 2025.

You can see more information at: conference webpage.

December 14, 2023

Trans-European Dialogue TED2024

You are welcome to apply for the Trans-European Dialogue TED2024 Conference on the topic: Digital governance in the age of AI: evolving policies, regulations, and practices. The conference will be held on 7-8 March 2024, in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

 

Extended deadline for applications: February 12, 2024.

Call and more information can be found on official TED 2024 website: https://ted2024.pravo.hr/call-for-participation

 

December 11, 2023

Review of the UNDESA/IASIA Standards of Excellence for PA Education and Training

Review of the Standards of Excellence for Public Administration Education and Training
adopted in 2008 is organized by the Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA).
 
NISPAcee representatives Calin Hintea, NISPAcee Immediate Past President and Ludmila Gajdosova, NISPAcee Executive Director participate in the UNDESA/IASIA Task Force appointed for the Review. First online meeting of the Task Force was held on April, 18, 2023.
 
Europe Regional Workshop on the Review of the Standards of Excellence for Public Administration Education and Training was held online on October 5, 2023. Updated Standards will be published by the end of 2024.
 
 

October 6, 2023

EAPAA Board Meeting and General Meeting 2023

The EAPAA (European Association for Public Administration Accreditation) Board and General meetings were held in Zagreb, Croatia within the EGPA Annual Conference 2023 on September 7, 2023.
 
Prof Gyorgy Hajnal, Corvinus University, Hungary (former NISPAcee President) was elected the new Chair of the EAPAA Board. EAPAA Board members representing NISPAcee Juraj Nemec (NISPAcee Steering Committee member) and Ludmila Gajdosova (NISPAcee Executive Director) participated in the meetings as well.


September 15, 2023

Report: Summary Report of the The 31st NISPAcee Annual Conference


The 31st NISPAcee Annual Conference

REPORT

Main Conference Theme:
THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION ENABLED THROUGH EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
Term: May 25-27, 2023
Location: Belgrade, Serbia
Organized in cooperation with
the National Academy for Public Administration in Serbia





June 21, 2023

The ASPA International Public Administration Award 2023

The AWARD was presented to the NISPAcee President Calin Hintea on March 22, 2023 by the the Award Committee: Chair James Perry, ASPA President Allan Rosenbaum, ASPA International Director Pan Suk Kim and ASPA International Director Bill Shields. The Award Ceremony was held online within ASPA’s 2023 Annual Conference International Assembly (American Society for Public Administration).
 

March 23, 2023

Mainstreaming the Sustainable Development Goals in the Curricula of PA Schools

The Presidential Summit on "Mainstreaming the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Curricula of Schools of Public Administration” organized by UNDESA was held online, via Zoom, on 27 February, 2023. The NISPAcee President Calin Hintea and the NISPAcee Executive DirectorLudmila Gajdosova participated in the Summit.

 

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NISPAcee has done all that a professional community should – carried out its projects effectively and given identity, collegiality and visibility to its members. It has clearly moved what may have been isolated individual scholars and schools into a stronger, mutually reinforcing network

Michael Brintnall, Executive Director of the American Political Science Association, United States p. 367

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What has been important for me personally is that NISPAcee was a platform to make good friends. That is why I would like to wish NISPAcee to continue being a platform for creating international friendships between its members. I have learned a lot from you, and I am sure that our discussions helped to build my personality and my personal skills and I know wherever fate puts us, we will always remain good friends.

Barbara Kudrycka, Minister of Science and Education, Poland, p.347-348

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NISPAcee certainly committed itself to a higher level of quality

Mirko Vintar, Professor of Administrative Information Systems and E-government at the Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, p.29

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NISPAcee is always ready to help in the initial phase of exchange of contacts and information. But NISPAcee is active on the highest stage creating bilateral and multilateral institutionalised partnerships as well

Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Public Policy and Management at Corvinus University, Hungary, p. 49

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NISPAcee has contributed to a unique transformation without any historical precedents. It means that NISPAcee has had to cope with unique challenges of the changing politico-administrative requirements

Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Public Policy and Management at Corvinus University, Hungary, p. 41

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NISPAcee has the capacity to catalyze needed changes – our experts drafted and submitted many analyses, recommendations, guidelines and other relevant documents

Juraj Nemec, Professor of Public Finance and Public Management at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, p. 387

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NISPAcee has always demonstrated the value of networking, dialoguing, and experience and information sharing

Haiyan Qian, Director of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management, United N p. 349

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NISPAcee identifies challenges pertinent to Central and Eastern Europe, whereas IIAS identifies challenges of public administration on the worldwide basis. The cooperation of the two institutions leads to sharing innovative ideas

Rolet Loretan, General Director of the International Institute of Administrative Science, Belgium, p. 374

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Many of the NISPAcee “core” members served and serve in top positions on the level of national governments

Juraj Nemec, Professor of Public Finance and Public Management at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, p. 387

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NISPAcee is not only an institution, but a living community which continues to make a positive and significant difference to create a better Europe in a better world

Geert Bouckaert, professor of Public Management at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, The Netherlands, p. 360

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focus of NISPAcee on research indirectly helped a lot to improve the quality of the public-administration education in Central and Eastern Europe

Theo van der Krogt, Secretary – general at European Association for Public Administration Accreditation, The Netherlands, p. 369-370

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IIAS and NISPAcee address the challenges of public administration in different geographic regions and environments, but both are striving to make a contribution for improving public administration; to create a forum where academics and practitioners meet and discuss the emerging problems to find common solutions

(Rolet Loretan, General Director of the International Institute of Administrative Science, Belgium, p.374)

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NISPAcee has demonstrated through its conferences, its pub¬lications, its interventions that transition has happened, is happening, and will happen

Geert Bouckaert, professor of Public Management at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, The Netherlands, p. 358

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I would like to highlight the cooperation has been in development of United Nations Public Administration Network- UNPAN, of which NISPAcee became one of the first institutional members

Haiyan Qian, Director of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management, United Nations, p. 350

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I am not afraid to say that NISPAcee is one such framework, which for a long period, on many occasions together with the United Nations Department of Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM), relentlessly worked to help enhance the role, prestige, performance and professionalism of the public service

Haiyan Qian, Director of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management, United N , p. 350

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Several joint events have taken place brought NISPAcee and IASIA members together. These include two very successful semi¬nars in China. The first of these occurred in 2010 in Beijing and the most recent one took place in Guangzhou in 2012

Allan Rosenbaum, Professor of Public Administration, Director of the Institute for Public Management and community Service at Florida International University, United States, p. 356

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NISPAcee is specific among the Public Administration societies of the world in that it always had a remedial, or melioristic, element as well, i.e. the role to improve the academic standards of Public Administration as a scholarly discipline in the former Second World

Wolfgang Drechsler, Professor and Chair of Governance at the Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia, p. 378

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NISPAcee has played a very important role in helping to encourage the development of and sustain those institutions from throughout the region

Allan Rosenbaum, Professor of Public Administration, Director of the Institute for Public Management and community Service at Florida International University, United States, p. 355

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Anyone who has been exposed to the development of the field of public-administration education and training in Central and Eastern Europe will recognize and understand the importance of NISPAcee to the development of public-administration education and training in the region

Allan Rosenbaum, Professor of Public Administration, Director of the Institute for Public Management and community Service at Florida International University, United States, p. 354

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NISPAcee promoted the development of new, multidisciplinary public-policy and management teaching programmes and of new research projects. There was a basic need to have access to Western social science and practical experienc¬es and NISPAcee established East-West personal contacts, organised meetings, workshops and conferences

Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Public Policy and Management at Corvinus University, Hungary, p. 49

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