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• The  new  model  of  conferences  and  events                           • The  Finance  and  PRAC  committees  of  IIAS,  who
            organisation that makes it easier for partners to join in to               continue  to  provide  the  necessary  nancial  and
            co-organise events; and                                                    scientic guidance to the IIAS agenda.

         • Our enhanced setup of conferences and events.                           • The ICAPA Board and accreditation committee, who
                                                                                       resumed their operations successfully.
         We  plan  for  more  with  an  e-learning  platform  by  IASIA,
         applying for funded research through consortia, and the                   • Our publication partners in SAGE for IRAS and Palgrave
         development of a network of research centres to upgrade                       for the IIAS Governance Book Series.
         our current study groups and working groups at IIAS, EGPA,
         and IASIA.                                                                • Our strategic partners like the ETF (European Training
                                                                                       Foundation), the UNDESA, the OECD SIGMA, and others
         Things have turned out to be quite good for IIAS thanks to                    who have supported our activities.
         the efforts of many:
                                                                                   • Our strategic partners among other learned societies in
         • First, the IIAS Secretariat in Brussels under the leadership                other regions of the world like in North America (ASPA
            of Director General Soane Sahraoui, who has steered                       and NASPAA), Europe (NISPACee), Africa (AAPAM and
            the  Institute  in  the  right  direction  despite  the  turmoil           UCLG-A/ALGA), and the Middle East (MENAPAR). We
            caused  by  the  Covid-19  pandemic.  Reduced  to  a                       continue  to  collaborate  with  these  on  strategic
            limited  number  of  staff,  he  and  his  committed  and                  initiatives and events.
            industrious team were able to offer more with less.
                                                                                   • And of course, last but not least, all participants in our
         • The governance boards of IIAS, namely the Council of                        events and recipients of our services
            Administration  of  IIAS,  the  Board  of  Management  of
            IASIA,  and  the  Steering  Committees  of  our  regional              Thank you all for the great 2021 we spent together. We are
            groups,  EGPA,  AGPA,  and  LAGPA.  They  provided                     all looking forward to an eventful 2022 with even greater
            support for the successful operations of IIAS to continue.             achievements.

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