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September 28 - September 29, 2022
Get Ready to Use the Right Skills in Bilateral Negotiations

October 3 - October 3, 2022
Introduction to the Better Regulation Agenda

October 4 - October 5, 2022
Regulatory ex-post Evaluations

October 6 - October 7, 2022
Regulatory Impact Assessments

October 11 - October 12, 2022
How to Plead Successfully Before the EU Courts

October 13 - October 19, 2022
Evaluation and Monitoring of EU Structural and Cohesion Funds Programmes

October 13 - October 19, 2022
Evaluation and Monitoring of EU Structural and Cohesion Funds Programmes

October 13 - October 14, 2022
A Practical Guide to the Infringement Procedure

October 27 - October 28, 2022
Sustainable Finance in the EU: The EU Taxonomy Regulation and the ‘Do no Significant Harm’ Principle

October 28 - October 28, 2022
EU Law Resources on the Web

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People-centred Governance in a Post-pandemic World - Report of the 2022 SDG 16 C

CEPAR new issue Vol 20 No1 (2022)

UN Public Service Day & Awards

Virtual Celebration United Nations Public Service Day 22 June 2022

The report of the 21st session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administrat

Nations in Transit 2022: From Democratic Decline to Authoritarian Aggression

SIGMA Monitoring Reports Western Balkans 2021

Call for Papers: The Transatlantic Dialog 2022- Deadline for abstracts extended

CEPAR new issue Vol 19 No2 (2021)

UNDESA Policy Briefs

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NISPAcee Journal in Clarivate Analytics (former Thomson Reuters)

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

NISPAcee Journal in Scopus

The NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy

is listed in SCOPUS. CiteScore 2021: 2,2; SNIP 2021: 1,050; SRJ: 0,314
 

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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EAPAA Board Meeting and General Meeting 2022

The EAPAA (European Association for Public Administration Accreditation) Board Meeting was held at the Institute of Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP), Lisbon, Portugal within the EGPA Annual Conference 2022 on 8 September 2022.
The  EAPAA Board Chair Wolfgang Drechsler (Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, TUT, Tallinn, Estonia) opened the meeting attended by NISPAcee representatives: Juraj Nemec (NISPAcee Steering Committee member) and Ludmila Gajdosova (NISPAcee Executive Director); and EGPA representatives: Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans (EGPA President) and Sabine Kuhlmann (EGPA Steering Committee member).

September 13, 2022

Invitation to the 31st NISPAcee Annual Conference 2023

Organized in cooperation with
the National Academy for Public Administration in Serbia

Main Conference Theme:
THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
ENABLED THROUGH EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Term: May 25-27, 2023
Location: Belgrade, Serbia

The online application with paper proposals will be opened by the mid of October 2022.

July 13, 2022

The 30th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2022 - Conference Report

 
Was organized as a physical conference (with an opportunity to participate also online) in Bucharest, Romania on June 2 - 4, 2022. The conference was organized in cooperation with
the Faculty of Business and Public Administration of the University of Bucharest

Main Conference Theme:
Crises, Vulnerability and Resilience in Public Administration
Venue: University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania 
 
Summary Report

July 8, 2022

NISPAcee Awards Presented at the NISPAcee Annual Conference 2022

Alena Brunovská Award for Teaching Excellence in Public Administration 2022

was presented by Calin Hintea, NISPAcee President and Gyorgy Hajnal, Chair of the Selection Committee to the winner: František Ochrana, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Topic of his presentation: Historical-evolutionary and retrograde approach to the study of public administration
 
 
 
 
 


 
Mzia Mikeladze PhD Thesis Award 2022

was presentated by Veronica Junjan, the member of the Award Selection Committee to the winner: Ionut Baciu, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Topic of his presentation: Between politics, policies and (case)law: the place of public procurement on the map of the EU’s internal market.
 
 




 
 
NISPAcee Merit Awards 2022

Polonca Kovac, Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia (absent at the conference)













Külli Sarapuu, Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, School of Business and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
 
 
 
 
 
 






 

was presented by members of the Award Selection Committee Juraj Nemec and Tiina Randma to the winner:
Vincent Mabillard, for the paper: Social media use in Central and Eastern European cities: Defining government-citizen relationships through phases
Authors: Raphaėl Zumofen, Vincent Mabillard, Martial Pasquier
 

July 4, 2022

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 upcomming issues.

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 in SCOPUS and Clarivate Analytics among other citation databases.

Scopus, one of the most prestigious indexing services, has conducted its annual evaluation of journals covered in their database and released new citation metrics.

The NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy has been given the following metrics for 2021:

•    CiteScore - 2.2
•    SJR - 0.314
•    SNIP - 1.050
 

June 15, 2022

NISPAcee Statement on Suspending Cooperation with Russian Institutions

which Support the War against Ukraine 
 
As declared in the previous statements, our academic community upholds the universal principles of peace and non-aggression and expresses an unequivocal solidarity towards the victims of war in Ukraine.
 
Therefore, NISPAcee will, for the time being, suspend institutional cooperation with any institution of the Russian Federation that actively supports the invasion of Ukraine; calls on its members to consider doing likewise.

April 4, 2022

NISPAcee Panel at ASPA’s 2022 Annual Conference

Democracy under Threat: The Future of Equality in a Post-COVID World
March 18-22, 2022 in Jacksonville, Florida, US 
 
 
 
The NISPAcee President Calin Emilian Hintea organized the panel with distinguished speakers from the NISPAcee countries including the Immediate Past President of NISPAcee Gyorgy Hajnal and Former President Juraj Nemec.

March 23, 2022

EGPA-NISPAcee Joint Statement about the war on European soil

        
Three weeks ago, the unbelievable happened: war returned to our European soil. The Russian military aggression against Ukraine is not a limited and peripheral conflict, but a high intensity war causing enormous human suffering, loss of life, and physical destruction.  It is conducted by a sovereign State against another sovereign State and against its population, whose right to possess its own identity and to live freely and independently is denied by the aggressor.
 

March 15, 2022

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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 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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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 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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Mzia was very much charmed by the warm and friendly atmosphere in NISPAcee, and she gained many friends during her travels and work for the Association. She had a real sense of being a member of a very large family, and I would like to underline this important achievement of NISPAcee. Her experience from NISPAcee was widely applied in Georgia

Malkhaz Mikeladze, Georgian Ambassador in Mexico, Georgia, p. 341

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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 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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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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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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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 has modelled in itself the kinds of success and contributions to public service that it is seeking to further in its members. It has built strong and motivational social bonds among leaders in public-service education and broken down regional barriers to cooperation. It has planted the seeds for good scholarship and significantly advanced the quality of policy analysis in the region.

Michael Brintnall, Executive Director of the American Political Science Association, United States, p. 367-368

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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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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 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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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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the NISPAcee Journal has likewise had its crucial role to play already, when it comes to the conceptualisation of public-administration reforms in Central and Eastern Europe. And that role could become yet more significant in the future, as I feel it would be useful to work further on a conceptualisation of a public-administration model for the Central and Eastern European countries

Jacek Czaputowicz, Head of the Methodology of European Studies Unit at the European Institute, Warsaw University, Poland, p. 382

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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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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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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 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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