The Middle East and North Africa Public Administration Research (MENAPAR) network was incubated as an offshoot of the research activities of BIPA within the Capacity Development Facility (CDF); a joint project of BIPA and the UNDP.
The United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration, established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in its resolution 2001/45, is comprised of 24 members who meet annually at UN Headquarters in New York. The Committee is responsible for supporting the work of ECOSOC concerning the promotion and development of public administration and governance among Member States notably in relation to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in support of the implementation and progress reviews of the Sustainable Development Goals. Since its conversion from a Group into a full-fledged Committee in 2001, CEPA has been meeting annually to provide guidelines on public administration issues related to the implementation of the internationally agreed development goals (IADGs), including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Sustainable Development Goals. It has also reported to ECOSOC on the governance and public administration dimensions of sustainable socioeconomic development, particularly focusing on the themes of human capital development, participatory governance, capacity development in crisis and post-conflict countries, and innovations in public administration and governance, among others.
The Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee) was established in 1994 and legally registered under the Slovak legislation as an international, nongovernmental, non profit organization in October 1995, with the Headquarters located in Bratislava Slovakia. The goal of NISPAcee was set to respond to the changing and increasing role of Public Administration during the post-Soviet political as well as economic transition in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Throughout its almost 25 years of legal existence, NISPAcee has made remarkable contributions to the development of national and regional public administration and local governance practices in CEE. By bringing together the best experts in the fields of Public Administration and Public Policy NISPAcee has facilitated the creation of academic networks and fostered cooperation for transferring best Public Administration-related practices. NISPAcee has also been actively organizing conferences, trainings, seminars and workshops about both theoretical and practical aspects of contemporary PA/PP in the CEE region.
The European Training Foundation is the EU agency supporting countries surrounding the European Union to reform their education, training and labour market systems. Our unique role is based on the expertise of our staff, and experience gained over nearly 25 years of working hand-in-hand with government, business, and social partners in countries in and around the EU neighbourhood. Our aim is to support each country’s own process for education, training, and labour market reform, with a range of evidence-based methodologies.
The African Association For Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) is an International professional association for African Public Administrators and Managers. AAPAM promotes Best Practice, Excellence and Professionalism in Public Administration and Management in Africa through Research, Publications, Training, Seminars, Consultancy, Conferences and Awards. The association gives a platform for articulation and dissemination of ideas on capacity building and development issues in the African region. AAPAM through its programmes acts as a bridge between the many parties involved in development policy management – the “thinkers and the doers”. Membership of AAPAM includes Government, Private Sector, Civil Society and International Organizations. AAPAM activities are mainly localized in Africa with expansive international partners.
United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) represents and defends the interests of local governments on the world stage, regardless of the size of the communities they serve. Headquartered in Barcelona, the organisation’s stated mission is: To be the united voice and world advocate of democratic local self-government, promoting its values, objectives and interests, through cooperation between local governments, and within the wider international community.
The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. We work with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change. We measure productivity and global flows of trade and investment. We analyse and compare data to predict future trends. We set international standards on a wide range of things, from agriculture and tax to the safety of chemicals.
Created in 2001, the Institute of Public Management and Economic Development (IGPDE) is a service with national jurisdiction, attached to the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Ministry of Action and Public Accounts, France. He has a triple mission: To ensure continuing training actions for the priority benefit, but not exclusively, for officials of economic and financial ministries, To accompany the transformation of public action, the reforms of the administrations or the implementation of the public policies carried out by the economic and financial ministries, To deploy research and knowledge dissemination activities in public management, economics, economic and financial history.
The European Public Administration Network (EUPAN) is an informal network of the DGs responsible for public administration in the Member States of the European Union, the European Commission (EC) and observer countries. The main objective of the network is to make cooperation among European public administrations more relevant and focused, with clear deliverables and to find an effective way of selecting topics of interest for a common agenda in line with MS and EU level priorities, while also taking into account current developments and debates. The uniqueness of EUPAN lies in its role to facilitate its members in their exchange and sharing of views, experiences, tools and best practices on certain topics and areas of interest. Moreover, EUPAN fosters the development of common tools, activities and/or visions that are utilized among all its members.