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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 in the Western Balkans. This topic has been selected as one of the most important in relation to systemic changes needed for pushing public administration reforms.


Participants in the Annual Conference were 160 practitioners and experts from public administrations of the Western Balkan countries, experts from EU countries, representatives of international organizations (OECD, SIGMA, UNDP, World Bank), academia and civil society organizations.

Conference video link for 15th November:

Conference video link for 16th Novembar:

Twitter: #ReSPAconf; @ReSPA_EU


Links for the conference video statements:

H.E. Aivo Orav, Head of Delegation and Ambassador of the European Union to Montenegro

Ratka Sekulovic, ReSPA Director 

Gordana Djurovic, ReSPA Comparative study: Optimization of PA in the Western Balkans

Drazen Maravic, Assistant minister of the Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government, Republic of Serbia

Svetlana Vukovic, Director of Human Resources Management of Montenegro

Fatmir Demneri, Director of School of Public Administration, Albania