The 27th 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

The 28th NISPAcee Annual Conference cancelled

The 29th NISPAcee Annual Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 21 - October 23, 2021

The 2020 NISPAcee On-line Conference

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...Sessions were interesting, scholars were engaging and all the social events were amazing!

B.K., Kazakhstan, 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2018, Iasi

Excellent organization, excellent food. Compliments to the organizers, they did a wonderful job!

V.J., Netherlands, 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2018, Iasi

...I must say that the PhD pre-conference seminar was the most useful seminar of my life. Very well...

K.V., Czech Republic, 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2018, Iasi

... I would even argue that they are the very best - both in terms of scientific content and also entertainment…

P.W., Denmark, 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2018, Iasi

An opportunity to learn from other researchers and other countries' experiences on certain topics.

G.A.C., Hungary, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

Very well organised, excellent programme and fruitful discussions.

M.M.S., Slovakia, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

The NISPAcee conference remains a very interesting conference.

M.D.V., Netherlands, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

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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GENERAL SESSION

Chairs:
Külli Sarapuu, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia.
Eka Akobia, Caucasus School of Governance, Caucasus University, Georgia

At the General session 1: The Role of Institutions and State Reform - four papers were presented:
1.    Institutions and their Importance. Presented by Donald Fuller, American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia.
2.    Transforming Public Administration in Turbulent Times: the Case Study of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Presented by Viktor Sapryka, Belgorod State University, Belgorod, Russian Federation.
3.    Urban – Rural Differences in the Economic Resilience of Romania’s North-West Region Communities. Presented by Bogdan Andrei Moldovan, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Alexandru Pavel, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
4.    Should CEE Countries Introduce Compulsory Voting as an Electoral Policy? Presented by Alexandru Volacu, National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania.

Each presentation was followed by an active Q and A and presenters received academic feedback on their papers.
At the General Session 2: The Role of Professionals and Values in Public Policy - three papers were presented:
1.    The Role of the Values System in Professional Activity, presented by Anush Stepanyan, Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia.
2.    Devising a Method for Studying the Social and Psychological Maturity of Specialists. Presented by Laura Petrosyan, Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia.
3.    In the Best Interests of the Child: An Analysis of Judgements on Involuntary Adoption in the Norwegian Judicial System. Presented by Hege Stein Helland, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.

Presentations were followed by Q’s and A’s and presenters received academic feedback on their papers, including ideas on how to improve the chosen research methods and research design, as well as how to expand their research and find generalizable aspects using relevant theories.