The 25th NISPAcee Annual Conference

Conference photos available

Conference photos available

In the conference participated 317 participants

Conference programme published

Almost 250 conference participants from 36 countries participated

Conference Report

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Thank you for the opportunity to be there, and for the work of the organisers.

D.Z., Hungary, 24th Conference 2016, Zagreb

Well organized, as always. Excellent conference topic and paper selection.

M.S., Serbia, 23rd Conference 2015, Georgia

Perfect conference. Well organised. Very informative.

M.deV., Netherlands, 22nd Conference 2014, Hungary

Excellent conference. Congratulations!

S. C., United States, 20th Conference 2012, Republic of Macedonia

Thanks for organising the pre-conference activity. I benefited significantly!

R. U., Uzbekistan, 19th Conference, Varna 2011

Each information I got, was received perfectly in time!

L. S., Latvia, 21st Conference 2013, Serbia

The Conference was very academically fruitful!

M. K., Republic of Macedonia, 20th Conference 2012, Republic of Macedonia

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Panel objectives:

Panel aims to bring together experts and practitioners ACSH (Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana: participating countries, including government officials, academia and multilateral organizations to:

·Shed light onto the transformations of the civil service in the concerned countries for the benefit of the NISPAcee members, particularly scholars and practitioners with research interests in the region;

·Facilitate the exchange of practical experience in addressing key civil service challenges, focusing on country-specific challenges and reform initiatives;

·Explore the ACSH’s role to enable multilateral cooperation and learning opportunities among the countries of the region;

·Provide a dialogue platform for addressing knowledge needs and capacity-building opportunities;

·Potentially form peer-to-peer learning alliances aimed at addressing priority civil service areas;

·Facilitate networking of the ACSH participating countries with the NISPAcee members.

Additional arrangements: In case the venue allow for an exhibition, the ACSH exhibit booth is planned to be installed


Opening remarks:

1. Mr. Alikhan Baimenov, Chairman of Steering Committee, Astana Civil Service Hub

2. Mr. Juraj Nemec, President of NISPAcee


Representatives of ACSH participating countries:

1. "New trends in the civil service system of the Republic of Azerbaijan: Challenges and prosperities"

Mr. Bahram Khalilov, Deputy Chairman to the Board of Directors of the State Examination Center of the Republic of Azerbaijan

2. "Civil Service Reform and Professionalization in the Republic of Belarus”

Mr. Alexander Ivanovsky, professor, advisor to the rector of the Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of Belarus

3. "Ongoing reforms in the civil service system of the Republic of Armenia: the current challenges and bottlenecks”

Ms. Ruzanna Khachatryan, Head of Development Programs and Professional Excellence Department, Civil Service Council of the Republic of Armenia

4. "Civil Service Reform and Capacity Building: case of Kazakhstan”

Dr. Gulimzhan Suleimenova, Directorof the Institute for Civil Servants Executive Education Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan

5. "Current Civil Service Trends in the Republic of Estonia”

Ms. Mari Pedak, senior consultant, e-Governance Academy of Estonia (TBC)