The Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee) held its 22nd annual international conference in Budapest on the 22-24th of May. With over 350 participants from 41 countries, the event has been one of the most successful conferences co-organized by the National University of Public Service (NUPS).
The joint event of NUPS and the Corvinus University of Budapest consisted of 12 working groups and 11 panels where participants could display their latest research results in the field of public administration.
The National University of Public Service was represented by 43 colleagues in the working groups and panels focusing on public administration career and training, e-government, good governance, urbanization, territorial public administration and issues of internal security.
The co-operation of NUPS and the Chinese Academy of Governance (CAG) enabled the organization of a special panel providing insight on the developments of public administration in the Far East.
The Erzsébet Programme, the Hungarian Public Administration Scholarship Programme and the Magyary Zoltán Programme were also introduced as one of the region’s innovative public administration practices.
The University is proud to have had one of its lecturers and two of its PhD students win the Best Paper award of the Working Group on e-Government. Accordingly, Dr. András Nemeslaki, Márta Aranyossy and Adrienn Fekó received a proscription to several notable journals.
In addition, NUPS intends to advance on this path, as this year’s open university of the Visegrád countries in Prague offers free participation for two students of NUPS.
The conference, the patron of which was the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice, was held under the project “Knowledge-based public service advancement” within the framework of the State Reform Operative Programme 2.2.21.