Prague, Czech Republic
Ing. Klára Dostálová, Minister, Ministry of Regional Development, Czech Republic
Prof. MUDr. Tomáš Zima, DrSc., MBA, Rector of the Charles University
PhDr. Alica Němcová Tejkalová, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University
Prof. RNDr. Jiří Zima, CSc., Dean of the Faculty of Sciences, Charles University
Participation in the 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference, entitled "From Policy Design to Policy Practice”, provided a forum to nurture such a discourse, which was open to interested participants from all over the world.
275 participants from 43 countries participated in the 27thNISPAcee Annual Conference: Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Republic of Korea, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Uzbekistan.
Conference Key-note and Opening Speakers:
Gyorgy Hajnal, NISPAcee President / Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary.
Radka Wildová, Professor, Prorector, Charles University, Czech Republic
Martin Potůček, Professor, Charles University, Czech Republic.
Geert Bouckaert, President, International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) / Professor, KU Leuven Public Governance Institute (Faculty of Social Sciences), KU Leuven, Belgium.
B. Guy Peters, Maurice Falk Professor of Government, University of Pittsburgh, United States.
Edoardo Ongaro, EGPA President, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.
Garegin Manukyan, Senior Governance and Public Administration Officer, DPIDG/UNDESA , United Nations, New York, United States .
• To spread and disseminate the outcomes of NISPAcee empirical research on Policy Design and Policy Practice in the European Context for fostering EU studies within public administration teaching and training programmes.
• To spread and disseminate outcomes of NISPAcee empirical research on Policy Design and Policy Practice in the European Context to policy makers in the NMS and the EU for fostering evidence-based policy making.
• To promote discussions and reflection on the European Integration impact on public policy decision-making and implementation, and in this way enhance knowledge about the Union and its processes.
• To provide a platform for the engagement of public policy experts and policy makers.
Main conference activities:
PhD Pre-conference Seminar
Main Conference Theme
Pre-conference Seminar "How to Write a Good Policy Paper”
Capacity Building Workshop "Evidence-based Policy Making in the European Integration Context”
Panel: Politico-Administrative Relations in CEE
Panel: Challenges in the Strategic Renewal of PA across Europe
Panel: Cultural Policy and Creativity for Smart Development in Central and Eastern Europe
Panel: Public Value as a Guiding Principle for Governance
Panel: Public Service Reform in the Post-Soviet Countries
Panel: Behavioral Interventions in Public Sector
Conference sessions of 8 NISPAcee Working Groups:WG1: Local Government
WG3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA
WG4: Inter-regional Cooperation and Development
WG5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management
WG6: Evidence-Based Public Policy Making
WG7: Public Administration Education
WG8: Non-Governmental Organizations in Central and Eastern Europe
Each NISPAcee working group included
in its programme a special session on Policy Design and Policy Practice in the
European Integration Context.