The 31th NISPAcee Annual Conference

Conference 2023 Beograd, Serbia, May 25-27, 2023

Excellent conference. I really enjoyed the papers, speakers, schedule and location and great staff!

D.B., United States, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

...relating to public administration and policy. Good opportunities for networking.

N.D., Georgia, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

Excellent participants, argument-driven discussions, impartial and supportive Chairs in the Working Group.

D.G., Republic of North Macedonia, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague detail and I really enjoyed the supportive and encouraging atmosphere there. Thank you!

R.B., Lithuania, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

...both in terms of academic quality and logistics, and also social events. It was a true joy.

E.Z., Bulgaria, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

...The special programmes were really excellent and we took home many varied experiences.

P.N., Hungary, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

...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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Capacity Building Workshop "Evidence-based Policy Making in the European Integration Context”
 organised within the ERASMUS+ Jean Monnet Project PRACTIC - From Policy Design to Policy Practice in the European Integration Context
  • Martin Potucek, Charles University, Czech Republic,
Martin Potůček, Professor at Charles University in Prague, guarantor of Master and doctoral programs of Public and Social Policy there.
His research focuses on processes of policy formation and implementation in the Czech Republic, on the regulatory functions of the market, government, civic sector and media, on the European context and global dimension of policy making, and on the problems of Czech public administration, social policy, and pension reforms.
He acted as an adviser to the Czech Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs (1998–2006) and to Czech Prime Ministers (2002–2004, 2014 – 2017).  In one of his recent public engagements, he served as the Chairman of the Expert Committee on Pension Reform to the Czech government (2013 – 2017). Several of its reform proposals were recently accepted and embodied in laws.
President of the Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee), Bratislava, Slovakia (2000-2002). Holder of the Sri Chinmoy International Honour "Lifting Up the World with a Oneness-Heart" (2003) and the NISPAcee Alena Brunovska Award (2004) for teaching excellence in public administration.
  •  Martin Klus, Trnava University / Slovak National Council, Slovak Republic,
Martin Klus is  currently a Member of the Slovak National Council (Parliament), Vice Chairman of the NCSR EU Affairs Committee, Member of the NCSR Foreign Affairs Committee and also a Member of Municipal Parliament, Vice Chairmen of the Committee for Regional Development, International Affairs and Tourism, City of Banská Bystrica. In these capacities he is directly involved in policy making on national as well as local level, and as such he would mainly provide this expertize for the project. But in addition he is also very actively involved in high education as Associate Professor Trnava University in Trnava, and he was as the  Vice Rector for International Relations, PR and Publishing Activities and Associate Professor Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica and Vice Rector for International relations, PR and publishing activities and associate professor, University of SS. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, until the year 2014. Currently he is also teaching relevant courses for the project including public policy, public politics and European Integration Processes. His publication activities have been focusing also mainly on the European Integration Processes.

Verification of policy papers and their evaluations and relevance of policy recommendations developed by researchers / selected paper presenters in discussions with the workshop participants.
How to promote research relevant to the practice and provide evidence-based policy recommendations.

Call for participation
Policy makers, policy analysts, public administrators, researchers can register for the workshop.

Expected impact
- Building resources for evidence-based policy making.
- Evidence-based public policy making – learning from evidence-based recommendations formulated by NISPAcee researchers.
- Exchange of knowledge and experience, good and bad practices.
- Initiating the debate on current issues dealing with European Integration.
- Increasing awareness, understanding, knowledge and reflections on EU Integration processes among researchers, academicians and practitioners in the NISPAcee region and worldwide.
- Disseminating the accumulated knowledge, information and evidence from the empirical research of Policy Design and Implementation in EU Integration Context to public administrators and decision-makers in CEE countries, Europe and also across the world.
- Advisory capacity building of researchers and academicians to their governments.
-Providing a platform for the engagement of practitioners and policy makers.
Early deadline for registration: April 4, 2019
Workshop venue: 
Charles University
Faculty of Science
Department of Demography and Geodemography
Albertov 6
128 43 Prague 2
Czech Republic
The selected policy papers will be published in the Monograph "From Policy Design to Policy Practice in the European Integration Context" and in the On-line Open Database of NISPAcee Public Policy Papers.

The workshop is organised within the ERASMUS+ Jean Monnet Project PRACTIC - From Policy Design to Policy Practice in the European Integration Context.