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14 12.16.

7th ReSPA Governing Board Meeting at Ministerial level: Cooperation of Public Administrations in Western Balkans

The Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) held its 7th Governing Board Meeting at Ministerial level. On this occasion, Serbia handed over chairmanship of the ReSPA to Albania, and ministers of the region agreed on further collaboration ...


05 12.16.

Conference on Better Regulation and Competitiveness in the Western Balkans

The Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA), Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and relevant projects of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) active in the Western Balkans, held in Belgrade, a two-day regional ...


05 12.16.

Regional Conference on Administrative Justice in the Western Balkans

The Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) and the Administrative Court of Montenegro held in Podgorica on 22-23 November 2016 the Regional Conference on Administrative Justice in the Western Balkans. Participants in the Conference ...


18 11.16.

9th ReSPA Annual Conference: Optimization of Public Administration in Western Balkans region

The Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) has finished its 9th Annual Conference devoted to discussions on experiences, methodologies, lessons learned, and innovative practices in the process of optimization of public administration ...


14 11.16.

9th ReSPA Annual Conference on Optimisation of Public Administration

The Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) has devoted its 9th Annual Conference to opening direct channels of discussion on experiences, methodologies and innovative practices in the process of optimization of public administration ...


10 11.16.

ReSPA continuously facilitates improved cooperation among technical secretariats of National Investment Commissions

The Regional School for Public Administration (ReSPA) organised on 1 and 2 November 2016 in Tirana, Albania, the Conference on regional cooperation among technical secretariats of the National Investment Commissions of ReSPA Members and Kosovo*.  


07 11.16.

Meeting of Director Sekulović with Minister Yağcilar

Mrs. Ratka Sekulović, ReSPA Director, met with Mr. Mahir Yağcilar, Minister of Public Administration of Kosovo*, on 3 November 2016 in Prishtina.


31 10.16.

Meeting of Director Sekulovic with Minister Arsovska Tomovska

Mrs. Ratka Sekulovic, ReSPA Director, met with Mrs. Marta Arsovska Tomovska, Minister for Information Society and Administration of R. Macedonia on 25 October 2016 in Skopje. Minister Arsovska Tomovska is representative of the Republic of ...


26 10.16.

19-21 October 2016 – ReSPA Director visited Brussels

Ms. Ratka Sekulovic, the Director of the Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA), visited Brussels during the period 19-21 October 2016.


11 10.16.

Open call for applications for the Fellowship Programme for Government Officials 2016/2017

The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) announces the new call for applications for its flagship Fellowship programme for Government Officials. It is a one-year practice-oriented educational programme which is supporting the Western Balkans’ ...


06 10.16.

Electronic South East Europe Initiative

 ReSPA is taking part at Electronic South East Europe initiative which is organized by Regional Cooperation Council and in Cooperation with the United Nations Programme.


03 10.16.

ReSPA eGovernment Working Group - Participation at INFOFEST 2016 OCnference, 26-27 September 2016, Budva (Montenegro)

ReSPA eGovernment working group gathered on 26-27 September 2016 for the second time this year in a beautiful city of Budva in Montenegro taking an active part at the INFOFEST event http://www.infofest.com/en/.  


30 09.16.

ReSPA Budget Committee Meeting

The third regular meeting of the ReSPA Budget Committee in this year took place in ReSPA premises on 22-23 September 2016. 


23 09.16.

Cooperation between ReSPA and Regional Anti-corruption Initiative (RAI)

ReSPA Programme Managers Mr. Dragan Djuric and Ms. Zorana Gajic visited Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative (RAI) Secretariat in Sarajevo and discussed cooperation in the area of Ethics and Integrity.


19 09.16.

3rd Interdisciplinary Symposium on Public Procurement.

The Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade and the Faculty of Economics of the University of Rome Tor Vergata are pleased to announce the launch of the 3rd Interdisciplinary Symposium on Public Procurement.  


15 09.16.

Meeting of Director Sekulovic with Minister Harito

Mrs. Ratka Sekulovic, ReSPA Director, met with Mrs. Milena Harito, Minister for Innovation and Public Administration of Albania on 13 September 2016 in Tirana. Minister Harito is representative of the Republic of Albania at the ReSPA governing ...


15 09.16.

Meeting of the ReSPA Programme Committee on European Integration

The meeting of the Programme Committee on European Integration, who is composed of NIPACs or representatives of NIPAC offices of ReSPA Member, was held on 9 September 2016 in Belgrade.


15 09.16.

Meeting with Assistant Minister, Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government, Republic of Serbia/ Chair of ReSPA Governing Board at Senior Level

Ms. Ratka Sekulović, ReSPA Director, met with Mr. Drazen Maravić, Assistant Minister- Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government, Republic of Serbia on 08 September 2016 in Belgrade. Mr. Maravic is representative of the ...


13 09.16.

INFOFEST 2016

Since 1994, in Budva, every year, the Festival of Information Technology Achievements – INFOFEST is organized representing central ICT event in the region.  


29 07.16.

The First Meeting of Liaison Officers was held on 27 July 2016 in Zlatibor

The main objective of this successful meeting was further collaboration between Leading and Legal expert and Liaison Officers in conducting of the Comparative Study with Baseline Analysis.


27 07.16.

The Director of ReSPA met with the UK Ambassador to Montenegro

On 22 July 2016, Mrs. Ratka Sekulović, ReSPA Director, met with H.E. Ian Whitting, UK Ambassador to Montenegro and Mrs. Vanja Madžgalj, Director of British Council in Montenegro at the ReSPA premises. Ambassador Whitting congratulated to ...


03 06.16.

ENA’s experts visited ReSPA

Ms. Marie Gilles and Mr. Jacques Skowron, experts of the French National School of Administration (ENA), and Mr. Remy Privat, advisor seconded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Minister of Interior of Montenegro, visited ReSPA ...


03 06.16.

e-Governance Conference 2016,Tallinn,Estonia

The members of the Working group on e-Government participated in the Tallin eGovernance 2016 Conference, which was organised from 30-31 May 2016.


26 05.16.

ReSPA participation at the 24th NISPAcee Annual Conference “Spreading Standards, Building Capacities: European Administrative Space in Progress”

ReSPA achievements and new Strategic Framework 2016 – 2020 were presented by Ms. Jadranka Djurkovic, ReSPA Governing Board Member, Ms. Zorana Gajic, Programme Manager, Mr. Fatos Mustafa, Seconded National Expert, and Ms. Vanja Ivanovic, ...


13 05.16.

ReSPA study presented at the OECD Public Employment and Monitoring Working Party

ReSPA study on Improving the implementation of merit recruitment procedures in the Western Balkans: Analysis and recommendations was presented by Mr. Duško Glodić, Programme Manager (Legal) and Mr. Fatos Mustafa, Seconded National Expert, ...


06 04.16.

Meeting of the ReSPA Director a.i. with Minister Dubravka Jurlina Alibegović

On 29 March 2016, Mr. Goran Paštrović, ReSPA Director a.i., met Ms. Dubravka Jurlina Alibegović, Minister of Public Administration of the Republic of Croatia, in order to discuss areas and modalities of future cooperation


06 04.16.

Meeting of the ReSPA Director a.i. with Minister Koprivnikar

On 30 March 2016, Mr. Goran Paštrović, ReSPA Director a.i., met Mr. Boris Koprivnikar, Minister of Public Administration of the Republic of Slovenia and his colleagues.


17 03.16.

"Spain and its social, economic and political landscape within the European Union"

The National Institute of Public Administration (hereafter, INAP) is presenting a new edition of the European Reciprocal Training Programme. The purpose of this programme is to strengthen the relations among European Public Administrations,while ...


14 03.16.

Dayton Article IV Orientation Course begins at ReSPA in Danilovgrad, Montenegro

 From 14-18 March 2016 ReSPA hosted RACVIAC course delivered to designated individuals to perform duties as inspectors and escorts with regard to Dayton Peace Accords, Annex I-B, Article IV – Agreement on Sub-Regional Arms Control.


02 03.16.

The French in international relations on Management of EU structural funds within the period from 2014 to 2020: current challenges and elements of terminology

Latvian School of Public Administration will organize the regional seminar in the framework of the program The French in international relations on Management of EU structural funds within the period from 2014 to 2020: current challenges ...


27 11.15.

"Building Integrity project in Southeast Europa”

The Norwegian Agency for Public Administration and e-Government (Difi) has published the reports from the 1st Phase of the Norwegian Ministry of Defence  "Building Integrity project in Southeast Europa”.


18 11.15.

2016 IIAS-IASIA Joint Congress - Chengdu, China

Welcome to Chengdu! The International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) and the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) in close collaboration with a consortium of institutions under the aegis ...


13 11.15.

Ministers agree on further regional collaboration amongst Western Balkans countries help deliver more effective public services to citizens with European Union support

Montenegro hands over chairmanship of the Regional School of Public Administration to Serbia following the annual meeting of regional Ministers responsible for Public Administration who also celebrated the fifth anniversary of the opening ...


05 11.15.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The European Fund for the Balkans Fellowship Programme for Government Officials 2015/2016

 The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) is seeking government officials from the Western Balkans to spend a three-month fellowship in EU government institutions in Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, ...


31 10.15.

CEFTA SECRETARIAT – BRUSSELS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA 2006) is a modern and comprehensive regional free trade agreement, designed as an integral part of the pre-accession agenda. It provides a strong legal basis for policy formulation and implementation ...


07 10.15.

ReSPA facilitates improved cooperation between National Investment Commissions

Regional School for Public Administration (ReSPA), in cooperation with the  Secretariat for Development Projects, on the October 5th and 6th organized conference on Regional cooperation between the National Investment Commission of countries ...


28 07.15.

The 2015 EGPA Annual Conference

The European Group for Public Administration (EGPA) in close collaboration with Sciences Po Toulouse is organizing the 2015 EGPA Annual Conference to be held from 26 to 28 August in Toulouse, France. The event will be preceeded by PhD Seminar ...


27 07.15.

Initiation of ReSPA expert group on Quality in Public Administration and Public Services (QPAS)

At the mid of July 2015 the 1st meeting of the QPAS working group has been realized gathering senior experts and professionals in the subject from the Public Administration Institutions and Civil Society organizations from the Western Balkans. ...


27 07.15.

ReSPA takes part and contributes to OECD Open Government Learning Modules Working Group Meeting and OECD National Schools of Government Network Annual Meeting

ReSPA Programme Manager has taken part on the 6th July at two valuable meetings organized by the OECD and realized at their premises. The first meting devoted to Open Government provided an overview of the work done by the OECD on Open Government ...


27 07.15.

Call for proposals has been launched under the BACID Fund (Building Administrative Capacities of the Countries of the Western Balkans and the Republic of Moldova)

With funding provided by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), the Austrian Association of Cities and Towns (AACT) and KDZ - Centre for Public Administration Research are implementing the programme „Capacity building in the countries of the ...


14 07.15.

The International Conference on Capacity Development during Public Administration Reforms (PAR)

The International Conference on Capacity Development during Public Administration Reforms (PAR) was held in Baku, Azerbaijan on July 9-10, 2015. The conference was organized within the framework of the project “Support to the Civil Service ...


26 06.15.

Advanced Administrative Management Conference for Admin Personnel

An Administrator/Executive Assistant, PA etc is responsible for providing financial services, budget preparation, procurement, travel arrangements, property control, and general administration. They offer services, advice and guidance to the ...


19 06.15.

ReSPA Volunteers Programme

Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) is seeking part-time support of four volunteers for a period of up to four months (September – December 2015) to perform general duties and tasks related to ReSPA activities.  


18 06.15.

Roundtable related to new Administrative Procedure

Roundtable on the topic related to new Administrative Procedure Act in Montenegro: “Administrative Procedures and Modernization of Administrative Education: from Theory to Practice”.  


24 03.15.

The 23rd NISPAcee Annual Conference,Tbilisi, Georgia, May 21 - May 23, 2015

The main theme of the conference is "Insourcing and/or outsourcing: How do they contribute to public administration reform?” Today, public administration organisations realise that it is essential to find alternative models for the delivery ...


19 03.15.

VII International Scientific Conference “e-Governance”

Due to numerous inquiries received the deadline for sending request to participate in the VIIth International Scientific Conference (ISC) on the theme “e-Governance” is extended to 30.03.2015 . The forum is organized by Technical University ...


19 03.15.

2015 International Congress of IIAS

The International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) in close collaboration with the Fundação Getúlio Vargas is organising the 2015 International Congress of IIAS to be held from 22 to 26 June in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.,


11 03.15.

The 14th session of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration

United Nations, New York  The 14th session of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration will be held at United Nations Headquarters from 20 to 24 April 2015.  *For invited institutions only: Please click here to ...


09 02.15.

Call for applications for the European Public Sector Award - EPSA 2015

The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) announces that its European Public Sector Award – EPSA 2015 is open for applications until 17 April 2015. We are inviting innovative and efficient performers from the public ...


05 02.15.

European Reciprocal Training Programme and Information Programme for Officials,Madrid 26-29 May

The National Institute of Public Administration (hereafter, INAP) is presenting a joint programme of the European Reciprocal Training and the Information Programme for the European Commission. The purpose of these programmes is to strengthen ...


04 02.15.

2015 Annual Conference of IASIA

The International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) in close collaboration with the Centre National de la Fonction Publique Territoriale (CNFPT) is organizing the 2015 Annual Conference of IASIA to be ...


06 11.14.

ReSPA signs the Memorandum of Understanding with the Division for Public Administration and Development Management of UNDESA

ReSPA signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the Division for Public Administration and Development Management of UNDESA at the Governing Board Ministerial level meeting in Skopje on 31 October 2014.


03 11.14.

ReSPA organized the 5th Governing Board Ministerial Meeting on October 31 at the Holiday Inn in Skopje

Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) organized the Governing Board Ministerial Meeting on October 31 at the Holiday Inn Skopje a meeting which was attended by seven ministers from the countries of the Western Balkans. The purpose ...


23 10.14.

6 ministers from the Western Balkans and EU senior officials will share EU integration experiences at the Governing Board Ministerial Level Meeting in Skopje

Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) on October 31 at the Holiday Inn Skopje - will organize a conference that will bring together Ministers from the six countries of the Western Balkans. 


29 08.14.

United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) Programme call for Nominations- Application Deadline 31 October 2014

United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) Programme began to accept nominations for 2015 Awards on 1 August 2014. Nominations will close on 31 October 2014. The UNPSA rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public sector institutions ...


25 07.14.

First Meeting of the European Integration (EUI) Programming Board held in Žabljak, Montenegro

On 22-23 July 2014, the Regional School of Public Administration and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro organized the first Meeting of the European Integration (EUI) Programming Board in Žabljak, Montenegro. The ...


21 07.14.

First Meeting of the European Integration (EUI) Programming Board

The Regional School of Public Administration and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro are organising the first Meeting of the European Integration (EUI) Programming Board which will take place in Žabljak, ...


30 06.14.

ReSPA establishes the High Level Public Administration Network

21 High level managers in charge of Public Administration Reform in the Western Balkans met from 26-27 June in Tirana, Albania to establish the First Network on PAR.   This event was organized by ReSPA in collaboration with the Department ...


30 06.14.

ReSPA Director Mr. Suad Music meets with the Minister of European Union Integration of Albania Ms. Klajda Gjosha

ReSPA Director Mr. Suad Music met on Friday, June 27 in Tirana with the Minister of EU Integration of Albania Ms. Klajda Gjosha. In this meeting Minister Gjosha emphasized the need of her country for the process of coordination of the EU ...


18 06.14.

EU Journalists from the EU Member States visited ReSPA on 16 June 2014

A group of 11 senior journalists from the EU Member States visited ReSPA as part of their visit in Montenegro. Coming from Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Poland they were representing well ...


17 06.14.

ReSPA part of the Celebrations in Montenegro for the United Nations Public Service Day

23 June is the UN Public Service Day. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly. In this day the value and virtue of service to the community at the local, national and global levels are celebrated, and prizes are awarded to ...


10 06.14.

UN Public Service Awards

The 2014 United Nations Public Service Forum, Day and Awards Ceremony will take place in Seoul, Republic of Korea at the Korea International Exhibition Centre (KINTEX) from 23 to 26 June 2014. Focusing on the theme “Innovating Governance for ...


03 06.14.

A New book on Legal Mechanisms for Prevention of Corruption in Southeast Europe published by the Institute of Comparative Law in Belgrade, Serbia uploaded on ReSPA Web Library

A new book entitled “Legal Mechanisms for Prevention of Corruption in Southeast Europe with Special Focus on the Defense Sector” has been published by the Institute of Comparative Law in Belgrade, Serbia.  


30 05.14.

ReSPA’s Regional Study on Income and Asset Declarations promoted at the Regional Conference on Asset Disclosure in West and Central Africa

ReSPA’s Regional Study on Income and Asset Declarations has been promoted at the Regional Conference on Asset Disclosure in West and Central Africa held in Senegal from 26-28 May 2014. Printed copies have been sent to the conference participants ...


27 05.14.

Two Activities simultaneously organized by ReSPA from 27-29 May 2014

ReSPA is organizing two events simultaneously from 27-29 May 2014.  One of the events is the workshop “Developing HR Strategies in Public Administration Institutions – Recruitment and Retention Strategies and Workforce ...


14 05.14.

ReSPA Launches the Young Professionals Programme

ReSPA is seeking the services of four young professionals for a period of up to 9 months to perform general duties and tasks related to ReSPA Programme, and library services. We are looking for enthusiastic and self-driven individuals to ...


24 04.14.

ReSPA gathers Resource Management High Level Experts (Community of Practitioners) from the Western Balkans, in Becici, Monetnegro from 24-25 April 2014

ReSPA is gathering Human Resource Management High Level Experts (Community of Practitioners) from the Western Balkans in the Network Event in Becici, Montenegro from 24-25 April 2014. This experience sharing and brainstorming platform ...


11 04.14.

REMINDER-EGPA - Call for papers

The 2014 EGPA Annual Conference will be held in Speyer (Germany) from 10 to 12 September and will be preceded by a PhD Seminar on 8 and 9 September.  The event is organized in collaboration with the German University of Administrative ...


10 04.14.

Opening Conference of the Project “Modernisation of HRM Systems in the Civil Service (EUHRM)“ Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 14 April 2014

The initial conference of the project „Modernisation of the Human Resources Management System in Civil Service“ (EUHRM Project) will take place on April 14, 2014, at the premises of the Delegation of the European Union in Sarajevo, starting ...


10 04.14.

ReSPA is hosting the Final Conference „The Importance of Human Resource Management in Public Administration“, 11 April 2014, Danilovgrad, Montenegro

Human Resources Administration Authority in cooperation with the Association of Municipalities of Montenegro,  and with the support of the projects: AAM project „Support to the Human Resources Administration Authority“ and LOGINTS ...


26 02.14.

ReSPA Launches Database of Experts and Trainers

ReSPA has launched the Database of Experts and Trainers.   In order for you to be able to click to the database you can follow the link below http://www.respaweb.eu/0/experts_db or you can enter ReSPA website and click on the ...


06 02.14.

CEF (Center of Excellence in Finance) in cooperation with Joint Vienna Institute organize in ReSPA the Training on Macroeconomic Policy Analysis from 20th – 24th January 2014.

CEF- Center of Excellence in Finance in cooperation with Joint Vienna Institute, organized in ReSPA the Training on Macroeconomic  Policy Analysis from 20th – 24th January 2014, at the ReSPA Premises in Danilovgrad,


05 02.14.

The World Bank in cooperation with European Commission organized in the ReSPA premises the Conference about the Civil Service in Western Balkans from 23rd – 24th January 2014

In the ReSPA premises, from 23-24 January 2014, The World Bank in collaboarion with the Euopran Commission organized the conference on the Civil Service Reform in the Western Balkans. The even gathered 32 participants, senior officials ...


30 01.14.

High Level Delegation from the Republic of Azerbaijan visit ReSPA

A high level delegation  from the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan visited the premises of ReSPA on 28 January 2014, in Danilovgrad.  


29 01.14.

MATRA Pre-Accession Training Programme (MATRA PATROL)

Commissioned by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Europe Department (DEU), the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, in cooperation with Ecorys Nederland BV and The Hague Academy for local governance will implement the MATRA Pre-Accession ...


29 01.14.

Kosovo* joins ReSPA

Kosovo* has become the newest Member of Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA). It joins the School’s mission to strengthen regional cooperation and to contribute to a more resilient, professional and responsive public administration ...


23 01.14.

NISPAcee Conference 2014: Online conference registration

We would like to take this opportunity of wishing you a Happy and Prosperous New Year 2014! It is with pleasure that we invite you to the 22nd NISPAcee Annual Conference "Government vs. Governance in Central and Eastern Europe", on ...


16 01.14.

ReSPA Participated at the International Conference on Human Rights Education and Training for the Civil and Public Service in Dublin, Ireland from 02-06.12.2013

ReSPA participated at the International Conference on Human Rights Education and Training for the Civil and Public Service jointly organized by The Irish Human Rights Commission (IHRC) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights ...


16 01.14.

2014 Annual Conference of IASIA - South Africa - CALL FOR PAPERS

The International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) in close collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) is organizing the 2014 Annual Conference of IASIA to be held from 30 June to 4 ...


26 11.13.

Ministers and other high authorities of the Western Balkans discussed ReSPA development at the 4th ReSPA Governing Board Ministerial Level Meeting in Split, on 22 November 2013

ReSPA 4th Governing Board Meeting at the Ministerial Level that took place in Split. Croatia on the 22 of November 2013, highlighted the major developments of ReSPA, the challenges of the PAR in the Western Balkans as well as laid down the ...


04 11.13.

ReSPA makes its presentation at the EUPAN Public (EU Administration Network)

The EUPAN HRG/IPSG (Human Resource Group) took place from 28-29 November in Vilnius, Lithuania. The event gathered heads of civil service agencies, public administration reform institutions in the EU, the European Commission, EU Candidate ...


10 10.13.

Deadline for applications NISPAcee Conference 2014: October 15, 2013

Invitation & Call for Paper Proposals: The 22nd NISPAcee Annual Conference 2014 DEADLINE for applications with paper proposals: October 15, 2013  


08 10.13.

ReSPA launched the Regional Comparative Study on “Income and Asset Declaration” in the Western Balkans, on Tuesday October 8, in Sarajevo

The Regional School of Public Administration has officially launched today, October 8, 2013  the Regional Comparative Study on " Income and Asset Declaration". The event was officially opened by the Minister of Justice ...


02 10.13.

ReSPA launches Regional Comparative Study on “Income and Asset Declaration” in the Western Balkans, October 8, Sarajevo

The Corruption of the public officials is a continuous problem in the Western Balkans, as highlighted by many international reports.  Developing effective disclosure systems and integrating them into wider anti-corruption programmes ...


02 10.13.

22nd NISPAcee Annual Conference "Government vs. Governance in Central and Eastern Europe”, May 22-24, 2014, Budapest, Hungary

22nd NISPAcee Annual Conference "Government vs. Governance in Central and Eastern Europe”, May 22-24, 2014, Budapest, Hungary.  


30 09.13.

2 Training Workshops organized simultaneously in ReSPA (September 30-October 2, 2013)

2 Training Workshops organized simultaneously in ReSPA (September 30-October 2, 2013)  


17 09.13.

ReSPA is hosting the event Learning to Shape Future Together: "Frame kick-off Regional Event", organized by European Training Foundation (ETF) and Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare of Montenegro from 17-18 September, 2013 in Danilovgrad

ReSPA is the host of the event Learning to Shape Future Together: "Frame kick-off Regional Event” from 17-18 September 2013, organized by European Training Foundation (ETF) and Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare of Montenegro


11 09.13.

Agreement on Establishing the Center of Excellence in Finance Signed in Bled, September 5 2013

  The Agreement on Establishing the Center of Excellence in Finance as an international organization has been signed in Bled, Slovenia. President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr. Borut Pahor addressed ministers signing the agreement ...


10 09.13.

ReSPA is hosting an international event organized by TAIEX and RCC on Relations between Ombudsman institutions and their stakeholders from 10-11 September 2013

ReSPA is hosting an international event organized by TAIEX (Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument of the European Commission), in its premises from 10th- 11th September 2013. This event is organized in cooperation with ...


03 09.13.

ReSPA is organizing the workshop “Training Civil Servants on Anti-Corruption/integrity Management in the Public Administration” from 30 September – 02 October 2013 in Danilovgrad.

ReSPA would like to announce the upcoming “Training Civil Servants on Anti-Corruption/integrity Management in the Public Administration”, which will be held at the ReSPA premises in Danilovgrad from 30 September – 02 October 2013.  


03 09.13.

ReSPA organizing the Workshop on “Developing a Pay and Reward Strategy in Public Administration Institutions – Principles, Policies and Practices”, Danilovgrad, 16-18 October 2013.

ReSPA would like to announce the upcoming Workshop on “Developing a Pay and Reward Strategy in Public Administration Institutions – Principles, Policies and Practices”, which will be held at the ReSPA premises in Danilovgrad from 16-18 ...


25 07.13.

European Balkan Fund for the Balkans Fellowship Programme for Young Government Officials from the Western Balkans - Supporting Excellence and Leadership in Governance –Call for Applications

-  PURPOSE The Programme aims to contribute to the development of effective and efficient state administrations in the region by offering a tailor-made fellowship and training programme for highly qualified young professionals from ...


22 07.13.

Call for Participation at the EDES Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia October 9-11, 2013

The Croatian Ministry of Justice and the Financial Agency (FINA) are organizing an event titled “EDES 2013 Conference on the Effective Debt Enforcement Systems: Design and Implementation”. The event will be supported by the World Bank Group.   


09 07.13.

ReSPA’s Study on E-Government highlighted at United Nations Forum

The importance of adopting a ‘variable speed’ eGovernment model, so that countries can advance at different speeds and in different action areas through a process of ‘positive competition’, is a key message from a recent eGovernment ...


02 07.13.

Interview with Mr. Gerhard Schumann-Hitzler Director, DG Enlargement, Directorate D – IPA Strategy & Regional Cooperation

For full reading of the interview,please visit this link on ReSPA website http://www.respaweb.eu/61/articles/18/interview-with-gerhard-schumann-hitzler


02 07.13.

Effective Policy Making: How to Ensure Desired Changes through Successful Implementation of Policies -7th Annual Conference proceeding publication

  ReSPA’s 7th Annual Conference proceeding publication “Effective Policy Making: How to Ensure Desired Changes through Successful Implementation of Policies” takes a deep look at policy implementation in the overall ‘policy cycle’ ...


20 06.13.

ReSPA and SIGMA are co-organizing the 6th IPA regional Public Procurement Conference in Danilovgrad, Montenegro from 20-21 June 2013.

ReSPA and SIGMA are co-organizing the 6th IPA regional Public Procurement Conference in Danilovgrad, Montenegro from 20-21 June 2013.


18 06.13.

INVITATION TO 2nd International Scientific-Practical Conference "Good Governance at Local Self-Government: Democracy, Decentralization, Development" Dedicated to 10 Year Anniversary of Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Social Scien

 The aim of the conference   – to bring together researchers and experts from different fields (Public Administration, Political Science, Law, Economics, Management, etc.) to share scientific and practical experiences in the ...


18 06.13.

ReSPA presents the Regional Comparative eGovernment Study at the 2013 UNITED NATIONS PUBLIC SERVICE FORUM

  ReSPA will present the Regional Comparative eGovernment Study at the 2013 UNITED NATIONS PUBLIC SERVICE FORUM. This event, which will focus on the theme of “Transformative e-Government and Innovation: Creating a Better Future ...


17 06.13.

The Workshop ’’Training in Public Procurement in the Western Balkans & Turkey’’ in ReSPA

ReSPA is hosting workshop ’’Training in Public Procurement in the Western Balkans & Turkey’’ from 17th -18th June, 2013 that is being organized in collaboration with International Training Centre of the International Labour Office ...


03 06.13.

ReSPA is organizing a Training Follow-up Visit of 14 Experts from the Western Balkans to Croatia to learn about the Expertise in Public-Private Partnerships Projects

ReSPA is organizing a Follow–Up visit in Croatia with the country’s Public Private Partnership (PPP) Agency. This activity is organized following two successful trainings in the related field which have been delivered at ReSPA by the experts ...


03 06.13.

ReSPA is organizing the first Regional event on the “Europeanization of the Western Balkan Laws on General Administrative Procedure” from 10 – 11 June 2013 in Belgrade, Serbia.

ReSPA is organizing the first Regional event on “Europeanization of the Western Balkan Laws on General Administrative Procedure” in Belgrade Serbia from 10-11 June 2013. This event will bring 21 participants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, ...


30 05.13.

Call for participation at the International Summer School on regulation of local public services | Sept. 2013 – Torino, Italy

The Turin School of Local Regulation (TSLR, www.turinschool.eu) is a network school that intends to offer an international high-level research, education and capacity-building experience.  The Turin School of Local Regulation yearly ...


29 05.13.

DISPA (Directors of EU Schools for Public Administration) met in Dublin, Ireland from 23 -24 May 2013

During the 23rd and 24th May 2013, Irish Institute for Public Administration, Dublin was hosting the regular meeting of the Directors of EU Schools for Public Administration under the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.  


29 05.13.

ReSPA Training Managers, Mr. Aqim Emurli and Mr. Goran Pastrovic addressed the audience of the 21st NISPAcee Conference held in Belgrade Serbia, 16-18 May 2013

NISPAcee organized its Annual Conference on the topic of "Regionalization and Inter-regional Cooperation” from 16-18 May 2013 in Belgrade, Serbia. ReSPA was invited to form a panel at the conference and speak about the ReSPA study ...


29 05.13.

Call for applications for the International Scientific-Practical Conference GOOD GOVERNANCE AT LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT: DEMOCRACY, DECENTRALIZATION, DEVELOPMENT in Šiauliai, Lithuania

Researchers, scientists and experts are cordially invited to participate in the 2nd International Scientific-Practical Conference GOOD GOVERNANCE AT LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT: DEMOCRACY, DECENTRALIZATION, DEVELOPMENT, dedicated to 10 year anniversary ...


13 05.13.

ReSPA concludes successfully the Human Resources Management meeting in Tirana.

Today was the second and last day of the meeting as part of the ReSPA network on HRM, Community of Practitioners. In the morning session the participants were engaged in professional discussions on the establishment of the platforms that ...


09 05.13.

ReSPA 2nd Networking Event on Human Resource Management for Western Balkans, Community of Practitioners starts in Tirana

ReSPA 2nd Networking Event on Human Resource Management for Western Balkans, Community of Practitioners started today, on May 9 in the city of Tirana. Albania. The second meeting of this networking event gathered for the first time in Tirana ...


24 04.13.

ReSPA organizes the 2nd Networking Event on Human Resource Management for Western Balkans, Community of Practitioners from 9-10 May 2013, in Tirana, Abania.

14 prominent high level public officials will gather in Tirana for the 2nd ReSPA Networking Event on Human Resource Management for Western Balkans, Community of Practitioners from 9-10 May 2013. ReSPA member countries face serious challenges ...


23 04.13.

ReSPA Member States Tender Announcement/ Bosnia and Herzegovina launches procurement of Consultancy services on the Project” Building of Capacities for Combat against Corruption in the Structures of Civil Service in BiH”

Public Administration Reform Coordinator's Office (PARCO) of the Office of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina has announced a Public Procurement for implementation of the project financed from the Public Administration ...


22 04.13.

ReSPA concludes the 7th Annual Conference successfully

The Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA)  concluded a very successful conference on the 19 of April 2013. ReSPA's 7th Annual  Conference was organized on “Effective Policy Making: How to Ensure Desired Changes through ...


17 04.13.

ReSPA Training Manager, Aqim Emurli addresses the Young Government Officials from the Western Balkans, 9-10 April 2013, Berlin

ReSPA Training Manager, Aqim Emurli addressed the Young Government Officials from the Western Balkans, 9-10 April 2013, in Berlin. The presentation of Mr. Emurli was focused on Administrative Reform and good governance in the Western Balkans ...


10 04.13.

ReSPA is organizing its 7th Annual Conference “Effective Policy Making: How to Ensure Desired Changes through Successful Implementation of the Policies” in Danilovgrad, Montenegro from 18-19 April 2013

The Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) is holding its 7th Annual Conference at its premises in Danilovgrad, Montenegro from 18 to 19 April 2013. The theme of this year’s conference is on “Effective Policy Making: How to ...


26 03.13.

ReSPA Training Manager Goran Pastrovic attends the Second Meeting of the Working group on Institutional capacity(Ljubljana, 21 – 22 March 2013)

ReSPA Training Manager Goran Pastrovic participated in the Second Meeting (Ljubljana, 21 – 22 March 2013) of the Working group on Institutional capacity which was as a topic elaborated within Working group devoted to EU Strategy for the Danube ...


20 03.13.

Call for Public Inputs on 12th Session of CEPA- United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration

Dear UNPAN Friends, Thank you for your interest in the work of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA).   As you may know, the 12th Session of CEPA will convene in April 2013 on the main theme of the role ...


14 03.13.

Ethics Training for Public Officials – A publication by OECD available for download on ReSPA Website

The Ethics Training for Public Officials study presents the findings of a project on ethics training for public officials implemented by the OECD-EU SIGMA Programme together with the OECD Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central ...


06 03.13.

ReSPA launches the Publication “Regional Comparative eGovernment Study”.

Regional Comparative eGovernment Study” is the first ReSPA Regional study in this area of the Public Administration Reform in the Western Balkan Countries. It, focuses on Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, ...


30 01.13.

Second day of Common Assessment (CAF) Framework in ReSPA

CAF Conference entered on its second day today. The day started with the presentation from Jan Sledsens Centre Manager of CAF in the Local Centre for Social Welfare of Grobbendonk, Belgium & Nick Thijs, Lecturer at EIPA Who had a presentation ...


25 01.13.

Call for applications for the European Public Sector Award 2013

European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) is proud to announce that the call for entries – with several novelties – to the European Public Sector Award – EPSA 2013 ...


24 01.13.

Mzia Mikeladze PhD Thesis Award

The Mzia Mikeladze PhD Thesis Award aims to promote research by young scholars on public administration and public policy in the NISPAcee region and to acknowledge outstanding work and significant contribution in the field. The award was ...


23 01.13.

Statements from ReSPA Director and European CAF Resource Center of EIPA on CAF Conference in ReSPA, January 29-30, 2013

ReSPA this year is organizing the first Common Assessment Framework (CAF) in collaboration with the European CAF Resource Center of the European Institute for Public Administration (EIPA). The CAF is an easy-to-use, free tool to assist public-sector ...


16 01.13.

2013 Joint Congress of IIAS-IASIA

The Presidents of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) and the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) have the pleasure to inform you that the 2013 IIAS-IASIA Joint Congress ...


05 12.12.

ReSPA organizes first Networking Event of Community of Practice (CoP) in the Western Balkans Civil Service Structures

ReSPA is organizing the first Networking Event of the Community of Practice on Human Resources Management in the Western Balkans Civil Service Structures.


04 12.12.

BiH is hosting this year's ReSPA Meeting of the Ministers of the Western Balkans

Regional School for Public Administration (ReSPA) organizes Governing Board meeting at Ministerial level on Tuesday, 11 December in Sarajevo, Hotel Europe. Meeting is scheduled to start at 10 am.


27 11.12.

ReSPA in YouTube!

ReSPA in youtube! Please find the link below that leads you to the youtube presentation of ReSPA. The youtube link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkHlNk8-E0M&feature=plcp


14 11.12.

ReSPA First Thematic Advisory Board Meeting

Following the successful completion of the Capacity Needs Assessment (CNA) process, and after having recognized the need for the Advisory Board (AB), ReSPA organized the first AB meeting at the level of the Thematic Working Group on 14 November ...


31 10.12.

ReSPA Training Manager, Mr. Aqim Emurli attended the International Conference...

ReSPA Training Manager, Mr. Aqim Emurli attended the  International Conference on “Enhancing the Effectiveness and Efficiency of the Civil Service through Performance Appraisal” organized by the Azerbaijani Civil Service Commission under ...


26 10.12.

ReSPA –Hosted the Seminar on Fiscal Impact Assessment of Structural Reforms (FIASR)

ReSPA hosted for four days, from 23-26 October 2012, the seminar “Fiscal Impact Assessment of Structural Reforms (FIASR)” organized by Centre of Excellence in Finance (CEF) in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance of Montenegro, supported ...


25 10.12.

ReSPA Head of Finance participated at the Summit of Ministers of Finance and Governors

ReSPA Head of Finance, Mr. Vlatko Naumovski, attended on 25 October the Summit of Ministers of Finance and Governors, organized by the news paper “NIN”. The topic of the summit was “Financial future of the region”.


23 10.12.

The 9th GB Meeting Senior Level Officials

The 9th GB Meeting Senior Level Officials took place in ReSPA premises in Danilovgrad from 22-23 October 2012. Present at the event were the representatives of all Member States and the EU Representative (Task Manager) Ms. Patricia Perez ...


19 10.12.

ReSPA Liaison Officers Meeting

ReSPA organized the Liaison Officers Meeting in its premises in Danilovgrad. The event was held in two days, 18 and 19 October. This meeting is in line with LO activities, which consist of 4 such activities on annual basis.


18 10.12.

Second day of HRM: Recruitment and Selection Interviewing Training programme

This programme which combines presentations, seminars and practical workshops is being run over three days and is designed to focus on the key HR topic of Recruitment and Selection Interviewing. The participants are mainly civil and public ...


12 10.12.

ReSPA Director Participates at the DISPA Meeting in Nikosia Cyprus

The Director of ReSPA, Mr. Suad Music participated at DISPA (meeting of the Directors of Schools of Public Administration) took place in Nikosia, Cyprus from 11-12 October 2012. The main theme was 'Enhancing the Impact of Learning on Organizational ...


10 09.12.

ReSPA, DoPA and ITAP in Albania organize Capacity Needs Assessment Workshop

ReSPA (Regional School of Public Administration) together with the Department of Public Administration and the Training Institute of Public Administration of Albania are organizing the inter-institutional workshop devoted to the Capacity Needs ...


05 09.12.

ReSPA and HRMA of Montenegro organize Capacity Needs Assessment Workshop

ReSPA (Regional School of Public Administration) together with HRMA (Human Resource Management Authority) of Montenegro are organizing the inter-institutional workshop devoted to the Capacity Needs Assessment from a regional perspective in the ...