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June 24 - June 28, 2024
Data Protection Certification Course

June 26 - June 27, 2024
Competitive Dialogue and Negotiated Procedures

July 3 - July 4, 2024
Advancements in Artificial Intelligence in Public Administration

July 3 - July 4, 2024
Advancements in Artificial Intelligence in Public Administration

July 4 - July 4, 2024
Data-Driven Justice: Innovating Judiciaries and Law Enforcement

September 11 - September 12, 2024
ICSD 2024

September 12 - September 12, 2024
Public Sector Strategies Against Climate Change

September 26 - September 26, 2024
Public Sector Economy Performance: Study Results and Dashboard Launch

October 1 - October 3, 2024
Financial Management and Control of New EU Structural Funds Programmes 2021-2027

October 3 - October 3, 2024
Collaborative Governance: Avoiding Pitfalls and Materialising Promises

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Capacity Development Snapshot 2023 of the UN DESA/DPIDG

Central European Public Administration Review accepted for inclusion in Scopus

Central European Public Administration Review - new issue has been published

Call for applications for Public Sector Innovation and eGovernance MA programme

UNPAN Partners’ Newsletter July – August – September 2023

INVITATION:KosovaPAR2023 Conference on PAR for an Agile and Resilient Governance

DPIDG/DESA and the International Budget Partnership (IBP) Handbook for Auditors

CEPAR new issue Vol 21 No1 (2023)

Call for papers for EGPA 2023 Conference, Zagreb, Croatia, 5-7 September 2023

Freedom House NEW REPORT: Global Freedom Declines for 17th Consecutive Year

NISPAcee e-publications available on the web-site

NISPAcee e-publications available on the web-site

NISPAcee Journal in Clarivate Analytics (former Thomson Reuters)

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 2022: 2,4; SNIP 2022: 0,875; SRJ: 0,336
 

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 new Working Groups and Panels

For the The 33rd NISPAcee Annual Conference 2025 a new Working Group or Panel could be proposed by June 30, 2024, with the main conference theme: Polycrisis and multi-level governance: Impacts, lessons learned, challenges and opportunities

Proposals should be addressed to: nispa@nispa.org and should be written according to the  NISPAcee Working Groups and Panels Policy: https://www.nispa.org/conference/2024/nispacee-working-groups-and-panels-policy 

June 5, 2024

Invitation to the 33rd NISPAcee Annual Conference

It is our pleasure to invite you to:

The 33rd NISPAcee Annual Conference ,
Main conference theme: Polycrisis and multi-level governance: Impacts, lessons learned, challenges and opportunities
Date: May 22 - 24, 2025
Place: Bratislava, Slovakia
That will be organized in cooperation with the University of Economics, Bratislava


June 4, 2024

Post conference - 32nd Annual NISPAcee Conference 2024

Thank you all for participating on our 32nd Annual NISPAcee Conference 2024 in Tbilisi! Many valuable insights were shared, thanks to you!

Our Conference welcomed around 200 participants, including 32 Phd students,
from 33 countries.

Main Conference Theme:
Public Administration in post-conflict reconstruction
Term: May 23-25, 2024
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
Organized in cooperation with Caucasus University

June 3, 2024

EAPAA 25 years promoting quality in PA education

In 1999, at the EGPA conference, Prof. Huib de Jong, dean of the University of Twente's Public Administration Faculty, initiated a discussion on establishing quality standards and accreditation for European public administration programs. The idea resonated with attendees, and with support from EGPA and NISPAcee, an association under Dutch law was formed: the European Association for Public Administration Accreditation (established December 13, 1999), with Geert Bouckaert as the first chairman.
 

May 15, 2024

UNPAN Partners Meeting, April 18, 2024

The UN Public Administration Network (UNPAN) is a powerful internet-based network for the UN Member States for the exchange of information and experience in public administration. UNPAN has over 30 Partner institutions including NISPAcee. Juraj Nemec, member of the UN CEPA, NISPAcee Steering Committee member and Former NISPAcee President, particiated in the meeting and represented NISPAcee at the meeting.

May 14, 2024

EAPAA online Board Meeting, March 2024

The online EAPAA (European Association for Public Administration Accreditation) Board meeting was held on March 18, 2024.
 
Gyorgy Hajnal, Corvinus University, Hungary, Chair of EAPAA (former NISPAcee President) chaired the session. NISPAcee Board members Juraj Nemec, NISPAcee Steering Committee member and Ludmila Gajdosova, NISPAcee Executive Director, participated in the meeting.

March 22, 2024

NISPAcee Tribute to Allan Rosenbaum, the NISPAcee Merit Award Holder

With great sadness, we share the news that Allan Rosenbaum, our dear friend and close professional partner, passed away on March 17, 2024, following a brief illness. His extraordinary contribution to the NISPAcee development within the first decade of the organization’s existence was recognized by the presentation of the NISPAcee Merit Award to him in 2010. His continual collaborative efforts and commitment to NISPAcee, following its mission, and meeting its objectives were highly beneficial to the organization and participating individuals during the ensuing years. NISPAcee is genuinely thankful for his partnership, friendship and open-minded long-term cooperation. He deserves our respect and recognition for his extensive efforts, leadership, accomplishments, and consistency in believing and promoting democratic values, the implementation of which is still a great challenge in the NISPAcee region. Equally important, what NISPAcee valued, was his outstanding personality, kind human approach, openness, and constant concern for serving the community.

March 20, 2024

Trans-European Dialogue TED2024

The Trans-European Dialogue TED2024 Conference on the topic: Digital governance in the age of AI: evolving policies, regulations, and practices was held on 7-8 March 2024, in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

It was organized by the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, in cooperation with NISPAcee and EGPA.

March 8, 2024

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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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NISPAcee is one of the leading organisations in the domain of public administration that has a large network in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Republics. In the 20 years of its history, the organisation was able to produce results, make significant contributions to the area of public-administration research and excel in many areas of their work

Rolet Loretan, General Director of the International Institute of Administrative Science, Belgium, p. 374

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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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I do hope to see even higher expectations and new achievements for NISPAcee: for the good of young people, for the good of our countries and for the good of the entire world

Malkhaz Mikeladze, Georgian Ambassador in Mexico, Georgia, p. 342

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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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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 has the capacity to catalyze needed changes – our experts drafted and submitted many analyses, recommendations, guidelines and other relevant documents

Juraj Nemec, Professor of Public Finance and Public Management at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, p. 387

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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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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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Several joint events have taken place brought NISPAcee and IASIA members together. These include two very successful semi¬nars in China. The first of these occurred in 2010 in Beijing and the most recent one took place in Guangzhou in 2012

Allan Rosenbaum, Professor of Public Administration, Director of the Institute for Public Management and community Service at Florida International University, United States, p. 356

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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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NISPAcee’s annual conferences not only are interesting for public-administration researchers, but also for those who are (more) involved in public-administration teaching (the reason of existence of most, if not all, NISPAcee members)

(Theo van der Krogt, Secretary – general at European Association for Public Administration Accreditation, The Netherlands, p. 371)

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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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To my mind, the core NISPAcee activities of the very greatest value are: the annual conferences; other specialised conferences and workshops, mainly TEDs; the publications, especially the Journal; and the way in which relationships with partners from outside our region are maintained

Jacek Czaputowicz, Head of the Methodology of European Studies Unit at the European Institute, Warsaw University, Poland, p. 385

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NISPAcee has always demonstrated the value of networking, dialoguing, and experience and information sharing

Haiyan Qian, Director of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management, United N p. 349

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NISPAcee is not only an institution, but a living community which continues to make a positive and significant difference to create a better Europe in a better world

Geert Bouckaert, professor of Public Management at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, The Netherlands, p. 360

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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 promoted the development of new, multidisciplinary public-policy and management teaching programmes and of new research projects. There was a basic need to have access to Western social science and practical experienc¬es and NISPAcee established East-West personal contacts, organised meetings, workshops and conferences

Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Public Policy and Management at Corvinus University, Hungary, p. 49

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the NISPAcee Journal has likewise had its crucial role to play already, when it comes to the conceptualisation of public-administration reforms in Central and Eastern Europe. And that role could become yet more significant in the future, as I feel it would be useful to work further on a conceptualisation of a public-administration model for the Central and Eastern European countries

Jacek Czaputowicz, Head of the Methodology of European Studies Unit at the European Institute, Warsaw University, Poland, p. 382

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NISPAcee has also helped to build bridges and networks among academicians and practitioners in the CEE region and the West

Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Public Policy and Management at Corvinus University, Hungary, p. 19

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