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May 29 - May 31, 2024
The European Court of Auditors’ Assessments of Results, Milestones and Targets for RRF and ESIFs

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

June 4 - June 5, 2024
Recent Developments in European Public Procurement and Case Law

June 7 - June 7, 2024
Leadership and Change Management for Innovation

June 12 - June 14, 2024
General Aspects of EU Law Ι: EU Law for Non-Lawyers

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

June 18 - June 18, 2024
Pathways to Sustainability: Innovative Solutions in Urban and Rural Areas

June 20 - June 20, 2024
Public Sector Housing Performance: Study Results and Dashboard Launch

June 20 - June 21, 2024
A Practical Guide on EU Law for Local Governments

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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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Conference programme was published

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

We are happy to announce you that the final programme for 32nd Annual NISPAcee Conference is already published!

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

You can see whole programme here. 

May 17, 2024

32nd Annual NISPAcee Conference 2024

 
In the upcoming days the 32nd Annual NISPAcee Conference will welcome researchers and practitioners from all around the world! This conference is organized in cooperation with the Caucasus University, Tbilisi, Georgia
 

We are pleased to let you know, that the 32nd NISPAcee Annual Conference 2024, that includes activities and research on various topics of Public Administration will take place on May 23rd – 25th of 2024, in Tbilisi, Georgia.


You can see more information at: conference webpage.

May 16, 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

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

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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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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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IIAS and NISPAcee address the challenges of public administration in different geographic regions and environments, but both are striving to make a contribution for improving public administration; to create a forum where academics and practitioners meet and discuss the emerging problems to find common solutions

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

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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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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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I am not afraid to say that NISPAcee is one such framework, which for a long period, on many occasions together with the United Nations Department of Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM), relentlessly worked to help enhance the role, prestige, performance and professionalism of the public service

Haiyan Qian, Director of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management, United N , p. 350

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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 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 certainly committed itself to a higher level of quality

Mirko Vintar, Professor of Administrative Information Systems and E-government at the Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, p.29

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The atmosphere of warmheartedness and the spirit of courtesy, within the context of scientific rigour, always characterised our meetings in NISPAcee and made us not only academic partners but also genuine friends ! A long life to NISPAcee!

Rolet Loretan, General Director of the International Institute of Administrative Science, Belgium, p. 375

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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 become a prominent core organization for those specifically concerned with Central and Eastern Europe

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

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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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Mzia was very much charmed by the warm and friendly atmosphere in NISPAcee, and she gained many friends during her travels and work for the Association. She had a real sense of being a member of a very large family, and I would like to underline this important achievement of NISPAcee. Her experience from NISPAcee was widely applied in Georgia

Malkhaz Mikeladze, Georgian Ambassador in Mexico, Georgia, p. 341

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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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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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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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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 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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NISPAcee has played a very important role in helping to encourage the development of and sustain those institutions from throughout 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. 355

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