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Conferences

ReSPA has organized 6 Annual Conferences, with the last one being organized completely by the ReSPA team. It was the first time that ReSPA held its conference in its premises. The Sixth Annual Conference was a two-day event which took place on the premises of ReSPA in Danilovgrad, and at the Ministry of Culture in Cetinje, Montenegro. The Conference focused on “Good Governance through Participative Democracy and Client Oriented Public Administration”. The vent consisted of plenary sessions and a Round Table. The main plenary sessions took place in Danilovgrad, and the Round table with the presence of the ministers in charge of public administration reform and high level officials from the public administrations of the Western Balkans.

6th ReSPA Annual Conference

6th ReSPA Annual Conference

It gathered alongside the representatives of public servants from the Western Balkan Countries, Intergovernmental organizations, foreign organizations, EU institutions and ministers and ambassadors from the respected ReSPA member countries. It has highlighted some of the most valuable regional (Western Balkan), EU examples and also from the intergovernmental worldwide perspectives (UN).

The two days conference highlighted a range of good practice initiatives and systems in Public Administration in the Western Balkans. Particularly relevant are efficient and effective Public Service delivery systems and how the obstacles have been overcome.

The main conclusions which were drawn during the conference are:

  • Participative democracy is the main tool how to ensure good governance in the process of EU Integration;
  • All eight principles of good governance are equally important. In particular it was highlighted the efficiency, citizens participation in the decision making process, inclusiveness, and last but not least effective public services delivery;
  • The public administration of the countries of the Western Balkan and wider, should be more open to the citizens and businesses while delivering public services;
  • Client oriented administration and other aspects of the well functioning of the public administration shall be encouraged by EU and other regional initiatives (ReSPA);

Some of the recommendations that were made during the conference include:

  • Promote a role model of collaborative governance and innovative use of ICT technologies in the WB countries
  • Capacity building for innovative PA reforms

 

ReSPA Panel at NISPAcee Annual Conference

ReSPA Panel at NISPAcee Annual Conference

18.05.-20.05.17. Kazan,Republic of Tatarstan,Russian Federation Conference

Regional PAR Conference on Management of Implementation of PAR Strategies

Regional PAR Conference on Management of Implementation of PAR Strategies

12.12.-13.12.16. Danilovgrad,Montenegro Conference

Regional Conference on Better Regulation and Competitiveness

Regional Conference on Better Regulation and Competitiveness

01.12.-02.12.16. Belgrade,Serbia Conference

Regional Conference on Administrative Justice

Regional Conference on Administrative Justice

22.11.-23.11.16. Podgorica,Montenegro Conference

Regional Conference on Quality Management „Benefits of Quality in Public Administration

Regional Conference on Quality Management „Benefits of Quality in Public Administration"

17.11.-18.11.16. Sarajevo,Bosnia and Hercegovina Conference

9th ReSPA Annual Conference on Optimisation of Public Administration

9th ReSPA Annual Conference on Optimisation of Public Administration

15.11.-16.11.16. Hotel Hilton,Podgorica,Montenegro Conference

27th Governing Board meeting on Senior Official level

27th Governing Board meeting on Senior Official level

29.09.16. Danilovgrad,Montenegro Conference

Regional Conference on EU Budget Support

Regional Conference on EU Budget Support

23.06.16. Danilovgrad,Montenegro Conference

6th  ReSPA Governing Board meeting at Ministerial level.

6th ReSPA Governing Board meeting at Ministerial level.

11.11.15. Danilovgrad,Montenegro Conference

Conference on Regional Cooperation among National Investment Commissions

Conference on Regional Cooperation among National Investment Commissions

05.10.-06.10.15. Danilovgrad,Montenegro Conference

6 ReSPA Annual Conference

6 ReSPA Annual Conference

19.04.-20.04.12. Danilovgrad Conference