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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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is listed in SCOPUS. CiteScore 2022: 2,4; SNIP 2022: 0,875; SRJ: 0,336
 

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

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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.

 

March 10, 2023

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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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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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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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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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I do hope to see even higher expectations and new achievements for NISPAcee: for the good of young people, for the good of our countries and for the good of the entire world

Malkhaz Mikeladze, Georgian Ambassador in Mexico, Georgia, p. 342

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NISPAcee has become one of the most important producers of knowledge and information about political institutional and ad¬ministrative development throughout Central and Eastern Europe

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 also helped to build bridges and networks among academicians and practitioners in the CEE region and the West

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

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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 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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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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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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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 an important forum for the exchange of experiences, knowl¬edge and new ideas in the public administration domain in the region

Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Public Policy and Management at Corvinus University, Hungary, p. 20

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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 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 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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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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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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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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