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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.

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.

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Call for Paper Proposals: 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
Format: Physical Conference

The Online Application with Paper Proposals is opened.
Deadline for submissions of paper proposals was EXTENDED till November 25, 2022

October 10, 2022

Call for Nominations for the Alena Brunovska Award for Teaching Excellence in PA

The award is a tribute to a commitment of Alena Brunovska, one of NISPAcee’s founders and the first Chair of the NISPAcee Steering Committee, to the development of public administration education in the region of Central and Eastern Europe.

The deadline for receipt of completed nominations is December 1, 2022.

October 9, 2022

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.
 
The deadline for receipt of completed nominations is December 1, 2022.
 
Nominations can be made by the NISPAcee member institution where the thesis has been defended.

October 8, 2022

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

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

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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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 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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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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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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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 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 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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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 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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