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NISPAcee News 2016, Volume XXIII - No. 2 May 2016 May 2016
Dear readers,

We are sending you the spring issue of the NISPAcee Newsletter in e-format.

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NISPAcee Announcements

Reports of NISPAcee Activities

News from Other Institutions

Events from Other Institutions

NISPAcee Publications

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NISPAcee Announcements

24th NISPAcee Annual Conference, May 19-21, 2016

Public Transport: 
All conference participants are invited to join the party on May 20, 2016 and to dress in ART DECO style clothes for the evening. A special award will be presented to the most creative dressed lady and gentleman.

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NISPAcee e-publications available on the NISPAcee web-page

NISPAcee has improved the publication section of its web-site in order to provide available academic content for all visitors to the website.

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New on-line Tool for NISPAcee Members and Partners

NISPAcee has  prepared a new on-line tool for its members and partner institutions. Their representatives (registered in the NISPAcee database) can submit information to the NISPAcee website concerning all the relevant activities planned by their institutions.

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Call for NISPAcee Unpaid Internships

NISPAcee is offering the possibility for future young professionals to work with and for the biggest network in the area of public administration in Central and Eastern Europe and thereby gain useful experience for their future careers.

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NISPAcee Internship - Experience of NISPAcee Intern

Ms. Kata Lazar, an MA student at the Faculty of Political Sciences and Public Administration, National University of Public Service (Budapest, Hungary) is working as a NISPAcee intern at NISPAcee's Headquarters during the period April – May 2016.

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Reports of NISPAcee Activities

SlovakAid Project Ukraine

New SlovakAid / NISPAcee / NAPA project on Capacity Building of NAPA for Open Local Governance started in April 2016.

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SlovakAid Project Ukraine - Coordination Meeting

Coordination meeting of SK and UA project teams organised within the SlovakAid / NISPAcee / NAPA project "Capacity Building of NAPA for Open Local Governance" in Kiev, Ukraine on April 18-21, 2016.

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SlovakAid Project Ukraine - Preparatory Meeting

Preparatory Meeting within the new SlovakAid / NISPAcee / NAPA project "Capacity Building of NAPA for Open Local Governance" implemented in April 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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SlovakAid project Georgia - The Second Mission to Georgia 4/2016

The second project mission to Georgia implemented in April 2016 within the SlovakAid / NISPAcee / NALAG project "Effective Project Management in the Water Sector in Georgia: Implementation of the EU and EBRD Methodologies".

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TEMPUS DEPOCEI Project - Final conference 4/2016

Project Final Conference organised in Sarajevo, BiH within the TEMPUS project "DEPOCEI - Development of Policy-Oriented Training Programmes in the Context of European Integration” on April 8, 2016.

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NISPAcee Panel at the ASPA Conference

"Coming into our own - the evolution of the public sector in Central and Eastern Europe."
The ASPA (American Society for Public Administration) Annual Conference was held in Seattle, Washington on March 18-22, 2016.

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NISPAcee cooperation with IASIA

Ludmila Gajdosova, NISPAcee Executive Director, participated in the Board of Management (BoM) meeting of The International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) which was held at the Headquarters of the IIAS (International Institute of Administrative Sciences) in Brussels, Belgium on February 22-23, 2016.

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NISPAcee Jean Monnet e-News - April 2016

NISPAcee Jean Monnet e-News / April 2016 issued within European Union Integration Process Promoting Activities project implemented with the support of the ERASMUS+ programme.

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News from Other Institutions

INPAE XII Annual Conference

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Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA)

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IPA Bulgaria: National CAF Resource Center

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Hacettepe University: Call for Chapters

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Ukrainian Assembly of Doctors of Sciences in PA: Invitation for Publication

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Ukrainian Assembly of Doctors of Sciences in PA: Invitation to Membership

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Events from Other Institutions

May 13, 2016 - May 14, 2016

Europeanisation of Administrative Law and Codification of Administrative Procedure  

Venue: Babes Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania

Organizer(s): Center for Good Governance Studies

May 23, 2016 - June 3, 2016

Citizen Participation and Inclusive Governance  

Venue: The Hague, The Netherlands

Organizer(s): The Hague Academy for Local Governance

May 26, 2016 - May 26, 2016

Climatters 2016 – "Reflections on the Paris Agreement, the current state of climate science and policy plans, and next steps toward a more sustainable future"  

Venue: Budapest

Organizer(s): National University of Public Service, Hungary

May 30, 2016 - June 3, 2016

10th International Faculty Professional Development Summer School  

Venue: Moscow

Organizer(s): Lomonosov Moscow State University, School of Public Administration

June 2, 2016 - June 4, 2016

Regulating Smart Cities: Infrastructures, Sharing and Competition  

Venue: Florence, Italy

Organizer(s): Turin School of Local Regulation
Florence School of Regulation Communications & Media
ENTraNCE project

June 8, 2016 - June 11, 2016

The EGPA/ASPA 12th Transatlantic Dialogue  

Venue: Ghent, Belgium

Organizer(s): EGPA/ASPA

June 9, 2016 - June 10, 2016

Effective Use of Social Media in Public Administrations and Institutions

Venue: Berlin

Organizer(s): European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law

June 12, 2016 - June 14, 2016

First Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies
Europe under Stress: The End of a Common Dream?

Venue: Tartu, Estonia

Organizer(s): Centre for EU-Russia Studies at the University of Tartu
The Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent
Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University

June 13, 2016 - June 13, 2016

Learning from Implementation and Evaluation of the EU Cohesion Policy  

Venue: Institut d’études europénnes, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Organizer(s): Nicola Francesco DOTTI (Cosmopolis, VUB)
Magdalena SAPALA (European Parliamentary Research Service)
Oto POTLUKA (CEPS, University of Basel)
Marcin DABROWSKI (TUDelft)
Ida MUSIALKOWSKA (Poznan University of Economics and Business)
Laura POLVERARI (University of Strathclyde)

June 13, 2016 - June 16, 2016

VIII International Scientific Conference “E-Governance and E-Communications”  

Venue: Sozopol, Bulgaria

R & DS of TU-Sofia
Research & Education Centre for e-Governance at the Faculty of Management
Centre for Media Communications and Technologies
Technical University of Sofia – Technologies

June 26, 2016 - July 1, 2016

‘EU as a Global Actor’
Brussels Summer School for Young Leaders


Venue: Brussels

Organizer(s): Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

July 18, 2016 - July 22, 2016

Professional Certificate in Policy Implementation and Evaluation  

Venue: London

Organizer(s): International Centre for Parliamentary Studies

July 21, 2016 - July 24, 2016

EU-Russia Civil Society Forum  

Venue: Zagreb and Vukovar, Croatia

Organizer(s): EU-Russia Civil Society Forum and "Documenta" Centre for Dealing with the Past and the Memorial Centre of the Homeland War

August 9, 2016 - August 29, 2016

International Summer Academy in Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation, Mediation, Security and Intercultural Dialogue  

Venue: Baar, Switzerland

Organizer(s): Institute for Peace and Dialogue, IPD

August 22, 2016 - August 26, 2016

2016 EGPA Annual Conference including PhD Symposium  

Venue: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Organizer(s): EGPA

September 5, 2016 - September 16, 2016

19th International Summer School on Regulation of Local Public Services  

Venue: Torino, Italy

Organizer(s): Turin School of Local Regulation

September 15, 2016 - September 17, 2016

Political Mobilization of Ethnic Minorities and Anti-Minority Discourse in Europe

Venue: Babeș-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca

Organizer(s): Babes-Bolyai University
Center for the Study of Democracy
Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences
National Council for Scientific Research (CNCS)
Political Science Department (Babes-Bolyai University)

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NISPAcee Publications

NISPAcee Press

Europeanisation in Public Administration Reforms

Editor(s): Juraj Nemec

ISBN: 978-80-89013-79-1

NISPAcee Headquaters, Polianky 5, 841 01 Bratislava 42, Slovak Republic,

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