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The NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy is listed in Clarivate Analytics (former Thomson Reuters): Emerging Sources Citation Index and Web of Science.

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The NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy

is listed in SCOPUS. CiteScoreTracker 2017: 0.60, SNIP 2016 = 0,936
 

The NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy is ranked in The Journal Impact Factor Quartile Q3 within field of public administration.

When cited in academic articles,  the full name of the Journal has to be utilized, not any abbreviations.

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Invitation to the 30th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2022

30th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2022
organized in cooperation with
the Faculty of Business and Public Administration of the University of Bucharest
 
 
Deadline for application with paper proposals is January 24, 2022 
 
 
Main Conference Theme:
Crises, Vulnerability and Resilience in Public Administration

Term: June 2 - 4, 2022

Venue:University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Format: Planned as a physical conference with an opportunity to present online. (The final decision will be taken by the NISPAcee Steering Committee in February 2022 according to the development of the Covid -19 pandemics.)
 
Call for papers and the on-line application with paper proposals will be opened by the December 22, 2021 with a deadline for paper submissions January 24, 2022.
Online registration for the conference will be opened in February 2022.
 

December 8, 2021

Call for Nominations for the Mzia Mikeladze PhD Thesis Award

The Mzia Mikeladze PhD Thesis Award aims to promote research by young scholars on public administration and public policy in the NISPAcee region.

Nominations to be submitted by extended deadline: January 31, 2022.
 
Nominations can be made by the NISPAcee member institution where the thesis has been defended.

December 8, 2021

The 29th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2021 - Conference Report



29th NISPAcee Annual Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Date: October 21-23, 2021
Main theme of the conference: "Citizens' Engagement and Empowerment - The Era of Collaborative Innovation in Governance"
Organised in cooperation with Faculty of Public Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

200 participants from 40 countries participated in the 29th NISPAcee Annual Conference.

At this NISPAcee annual conference in 2021 were presented papers that invigorated discussion about possible ways of citizens' empowerment in the CEE region, in connection to its developments/tradition, governance practices, regulatory framework, financial capacity, public policy, digitalisation processes, human resource management and public administration itself.

December 7, 2021

NISPAcee Awards presented at the NISPAcee Annual Conference 2021

NISPAcee Merit Award 2021:Elena Žáková, Former NISPAcee Senior Manager, for her 20 years substantial support and contribution to NISPAcee's development.
Alena Brunovská Award for Teaching Excellence in Public Administration 2020 presented to Maja Klun, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Alena Brunovská Award for Teaching Excellence in Public Administration 2021presented to Daniel Klimovský, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
 
 Mzia Mikeladze PhD Thesis Award 2020 presented to Petra Durman, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, for her PhD thesis:The Influence of Organisational Variables on the Process and the Results of Participation in Public Administration.

Mzia Mikeladze PhD Thesis Award 2021 presented to Zoltán Török, Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary, for his PhD thesis: Understanding Large Scale Policy Change / National Policy Reform Under External Constraints.
 
NISPAcee Best Graduate Student Paper Award presented to Steven Nõmmik, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia for his paper: Cross-organisational collaboration management of digital innovation in the public sector – the case of the Estonian Employment Register
 
Award for the Best Comparative Paper Presented at the 29th NISPAcee Annual Conference presented to Katarína Staroňová, Comenius University, Slovakia and Marek Rybár, Masaryk University, Czech Republic for their paper: Still Hiding in the Shadows? Political Advisers in Central and Eastern Europe

December 6, 2021

NISPAcee Business Meeting, Elections and the New NISPAcee President

The Business Meeting was held during the NISPAcee Annual Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia on October 22, 2021. Three NISPAcee Steering Committee members were re-elected for their second term in the SC:
Calin Hintea, Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania,
Juraj Nemec, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic,
Eka Akobia, Caucasus School of Governance, Caucasus University, Georgia.
 
The Steering Committee elected Calin Hintea the new NISPAcee President for two years term.
 

December 6, 2021

Trans-European dialogue TED2022 Conference - Call for participation

Theme: Bureaucratic Transformations: Longitudinal Perspectives on Local and (Supra)National Public Administration on Local and (Supra)National Public Administration

 
Term: 24-25 February 2022, Bergen, Norway
Format: The conference will be organized using a hybrid format whereby participants can either join us in person in Bergen or
participate digitally through Zoom (digital participants will receive a Zoom link upon payment of the registration fee).
 
Organized jointly by NISPAcee and EGPA in cooperation with Department of Administration and Organization Theory, University of Bergen
 
Participants can submit their appplication for participation before the EXTENDED deadline of 31 December 2021.

November 10, 2021

NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy - Call for Submissions

The NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy is currently accepting manuscripts for publication in the next issue. 

Online system for paper submissions: "Submission online"

Papers can be submitted online via the journal web site: http://www.nispa.org/journal.php 
The Journal is listed also in SCOPUS and Clarivate Analytics among other citation databases.

November 2, 2021

PAQUALITY IO8 - Implementation of the European PA Accreditation

The final Intellectual Output IO8 of the NISPAcee PAQUALITY project has been finalized and published. This output represents a comprehensive overview and summary of the findings and knowledge gained and experience resulting from the activities of the PAQUALITY project launched between 2018 - 2021 by NISPAcee in cooperation with major partners, namely EAPAA, Masaryk University, Corvinus University of Budapest, Ljubljana University, Babes-Bolyai University and other HEIs from the new member states.
 

August 31, 2021

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NISPAcee is one of the leading organisations in the domain of public administration that has a large network in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Republics. In the 20 years of its history, the organisation was able to produce results, make significant contributions to the area of public-administration research and excel in many areas of their work

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

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It is very good that the mission of NISPAcee gives prominence to excellence in research, to the implementation of international standards in the achievement of research projects and to the promotion of theoretically-sound, practice-oriented MA / BA programmes and doctoral studies.

Jacek Czaputowicz, Head of the Methodology of European Studies Unit at the European Institute, Warsaw University, Poland, p. 385

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the NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy; this important step marks the third milestone in the life of NISPAcee

Mirko Vintar, Professor of Administrative Information Systems and E-government at the Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, p.30

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NISPAcee has become a prominent core organization for those specifically concerned with Central and Eastern Europe

Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Public Policy and Management at Corvinus University, Hungary, p. 19

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To my mind, the core NISPAcee activities of the very greatest value are: the annual conferences; other specialised conferences and workshops, mainly TEDs; the publications, especially the Journal; and the way in which relationships with partners from outside our region are maintained

Jacek Czaputowicz, Head of the Methodology of European Studies Unit at the European Institute, Warsaw University, Poland, p. 385

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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 influenced the development of public administrations in Central and Eastern Europe in many ways and has contributed to a better transfer of knowledge and experience from Western Europe and the USA

Mirko Vintar, Professor of Administrative Information Systems and E-government at the Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, p. 24

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The atmosphere of warmheartedness and the spirit of courtesy, within the context of scientific rigour, always characterised our meetings in NISPAcee and made us not only academic partners but also genuine friends ! A long life to NISPAcee!

Rolet Loretan, General Director of the International Institute of Administrative Science, Belgium, p. 375

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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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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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NISPAcee today is extremely successful from the point of view of “academic” outputs – it would be difficult to find any other international organization with so many publications issued in a relatively short time and with so many academic activities

Juraj Nemec, Professor of Public Finance and Public Management at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, p. 386

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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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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 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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NISPAcee’s annual conferences not only are interesting for public-administration researchers, but also for those who are (more) involved in public-administration teaching (the reason of existence of most, if not all, NISPAcee members)

(Theo van der Krogt, Secretary – general at European Association for Public Administration Accreditation, The Netherlands, p. 371)

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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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NISPAcee has had a decisive role in public administration education – including public law, public economics, public policy and public management – in the region as it has developed strategic and action oriented partnerships with academicians and practitioners of modern democracies

Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Public Policy and Management at Corvinus University, Hungary, p. 21

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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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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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NISPAcee is perceived as a major partner in the region of Eastern Europe and in the European Neighbourhood

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

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