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May 22 - May 24, 2024
Financial Management and Audit of EU Structural Funds, 2021-2027

May 22 - May 24, 2024
CAF Success Decoded: Leadership Commitment and Agile Management

May 23 - May 28, 2024
Ex-post Regulatory Evaluations

May 23 - May 30, 2024
Regulatory Impact Assessments

June 4 - June 6, 2024
Monitoring and Evaluation of EU Structural and Cohesion Funds programmes, 2021-2027

June 18 - June 19, 2024
Negotiate to Win: Essential Skills for Bilateral Negotiations

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

September 11 - September 12, 2024
ICSD 2024

November 6 - November 12, 2024
Cohesion Policy Project Appraisal 2021-2027, CBA, and Economic Appraisal

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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

Call for PIONEER (Public Sector Innovation and eGovernance) application

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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REGISTRATION for 32nd NISPAcee Annual Conference 2024 is OPEN!

 
The conference is organized in cooperation with the Caucasus University, Tbilisi, Georgia
 

We are pleased to invite you to register for the 32nd NISPAcee Annual Conference 2024, that includes activities and research on various topics of Public Administration.

Term and place: May 23rd – 25th of 2024, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Deadline for registration of presenters, chairs and coordinators: April 10, 2024.
Deadline for registration: May 05, 2025.

You can see more information at: conference webpage.

March 22, 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

NISPAcee Mourns the Loss of its Former President, Gyorgy Jenei

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Former President Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus and Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, on February 4, 2024. He served in the NISPAcee Steering Committee in 2007 - 2013, and as the NISPAcee President in 2008 - 2010 and 01/2012 – 05/2012. We are mourning the loss of our friend and professional colleague, who made an incredible contribution to the field of public administration and policy. In all his capacities he was also a constant contributor to NISPAcee’s development and helped achieve the organisation’s international recognition not only in the region, but world-wide.

February 9, 2024

Review of the UNDESA/IASIA Standards of Excellence for PA Education and Training

Review of the Standards of Excellence for Public Administration Education and Training
adopted in 2008 is organized by the Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA).
 
NISPAcee representatives Calin Hintea, NISPAcee Immediate Past President and Ludmila Gajdosova, NISPAcee Executive Director participate in the UNDESA/IASIA Task Force appointed for the Review. First online meeting of the Task Force was held on April, 18, 2023.
 
Europe Regional Workshop on the Review of the Standards of Excellence for Public Administration Education and Training was held online on October 5, 2023. Updated Standards will be published by the end of 2024.
 
 

October 6, 2023

EAPAA Board Meeting and General Meeting 2023

The EAPAA (European Association for Public Administration Accreditation) Board and General meetings were held in Zagreb, Croatia within the EGPA Annual Conference 2023 on September 7, 2023.
 
Prof Gyorgy Hajnal, Corvinus University, Hungary (former NISPAcee President) was elected the new Chair of the EAPAA Board. EAPAA Board members representing NISPAcee Juraj Nemec (NISPAcee Steering Committee member) and Ludmila Gajdosova (NISPAcee Executive Director) participated in the meetings as well.


September 15, 2023

Report: Summary Report of the The 31st NISPAcee Annual Conference


The 31st NISPAcee Annual Conference

REPORT

Main Conference Theme:
THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION ENABLED THROUGH EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
Term: May 25-27, 2023
Location: Belgrade, Serbia
Organized in cooperation with
the National Academy for Public Administration in Serbia





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NISPAcee is an important forum for the exchange of experiences, knowl¬edge and new ideas in the public administration domain in the region

Gyorgy Jenei, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Public Policy and Management at Corvinus University, Hungary, p. 20

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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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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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Many of the NISPAcee “core” members served and serve in top positions on the level of national governments

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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NISPAcee is always ready to help in the initial phase of exchange of contacts and information. But NISPAcee is active on the highest stage creating bilateral and multilateral institutionalised partnerships as well

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

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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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NISPAcee has become one of the most important producers of knowledge and information about political institutional and ad¬ministrative development throughout Central and Eastern Europe

Allan Rosenbaum, Professor of Public Administration, Director of the Institute for Public Management and community Service at Florida International University, United States, p. 355

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Anyone who has been exposed to the development of the field of public-administration education and training in Central and Eastern Europe will recognize and understand the importance of NISPAcee to the development of public-administration education and training in the region

Allan Rosenbaum, Professor of Public Administration, Director of the Institute for Public Management and community Service at Florida International University, United States, p. 354

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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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focus of NISPAcee on research indirectly helped a lot to improve the quality of the public-administration education in Central and Eastern Europe

Theo van der Krogt, Secretary – general at European Association for Public Administration Accreditation, The Netherlands, p. 369-370

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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 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 has done all that a professional community should – carried out its projects effectively and given identity, collegiality and visibility to its members. It has clearly moved what may have been isolated individual scholars and schools into a stronger, mutually reinforcing network

Michael Brintnall, Executive Director of the American Political Science Association, United States p. 367

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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 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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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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NISPAcee has influenced the development of public administrations in Central and Eastern Europe in many ways and has contributed to a better transfer of knowledge and experience from Western Europe and the USA

Mirko Vintar, Professor of Administrative Information Systems and E-government at the Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, p. 24

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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 identifies challenges pertinent to Central and Eastern Europe, whereas IIAS identifies challenges of public administration on the worldwide basis. The cooperation of the two institutions leads to sharing innovative ideas

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

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NISPAcee has modelled in itself the kinds of success and contributions to public service that it is seeking to further in its members. It has built strong and motivational social bonds among leaders in public-service education and broken down regional barriers to cooperation. It has planted the seeds for good scholarship and significantly advanced the quality of policy analysis in the region.

Michael Brintnall, Executive Director of the American Political Science Association, United States, p. 367-368

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