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Opening Academic Year MELS Online

The inaugural weekend of the 2nd academic year of the Master of European Legal Studies (MELS Online) took place from 25 to 27 September 2020. As a consequence of this year’s turbulences, the MELS Online entered a new phase of a hybrid…
October 5, 2020
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Digital Single Market Expert

The Digital Single Market (DSM) constitutes an integral part of the EU’s priorities for the next five years and beyond. Progress towards a connected, integrated and well-functioning DSM is linked with the development of safe digital products and systems, which comply with…
September 29, 2020
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Generationenmanagement, Demografie, Diversität und Digitalisierung in der öffentlichen Verwaltung gestalten

Vielfältige Herausforderungen für die Personalarbeit der Zukunft Die Förderung der Beschäftigungsfähigkeit (Kompetenz, Gesundheit und Engagement) in jedem Alter und über alle Lebensphasen hinweg erfordert strategisch wie konzeptionell ein verändertes Rollenverständnis der Personalarbeit. Leistungs- und Innovationsfähigkeit von Organisationen hängen hiervon im Wesentlichen ab.…
September 28, 2020
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How EIPA and ACI collaborate to support the public sector

EIPA and ACI (Automobile Club d’Italia) have a long history in collaborating together. In 2012 ACI adopted The Common Assessment Framework (CAF) model. The CAF is a tool of total quality management and a guide for continuous organizational improvement. EIPA has been…
July 9, 2020
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Seconded CAF Expert

EIPA is opening a new seconded position for a Public Administration Reform & Innovation Expert. We are looking for an experienced professional with a solid background in Public Administration Reform and Quality Management in the public sector.
June 22, 2020
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The EU agenda and the right of initiative

The Conference on the Future of Europe was to be launched on 9 May 2020 to debate the EU’s priorities, institutional matters and democratic processes. Despite its delay due to the COVID-19 crisis, discussion of the EU’s democratic functioning is ongoing. This…
June 2, 2020
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Data Privacy during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Given the recent developments of the COVID-19, both public and private organisations in Europe are implementing stricter measures to try to contain the pandemic. Many of these measures might involve processing of personal data as governments seek to accurately understand the health…
April 16, 2020
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Understanding the public sector financial management cycle

Public administrations in Europe at all levels continue to face many very difficult and complex and often multiple challenges, many of which are not susceptible to quick solutions, especially as public finances remain tight and managing budgets and public services is an…
January 13, 2020
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New Director-General Marco Ongaro

Taking European public administration to the next level: New Director-General for European Institute for Public Administration Mr Marco Ongaro has taken up his position as Director-General of the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) in Maastricht, the Netherlands, effective from 1 November.…
November 4, 2019
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Presenting the new CAF2020

Presenting the new CAF2020 The network of CAF Correspondents approved the new CAF 2020 during their last meeting in Helsinki   On 1–2 October the network of CAF Correspondents met in Helsinki to complete the work towards the new version of the…
October 14, 2019
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Introducing Workplace Innovation in the Public Sector

Introducing Workplace Innovation in the Public Sector And how to build a high performing public sector organisation   Workplace innovation has an important role to play in helping public sector organisations across Europe adapt to unprecedented challenges, redesigning services in ways that…
September 11, 2019
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Study visits to Barcelona

This May, EIPA Barcelona organised a ten-day ‘internship’ within the ‘Town Twinning between Turkey and the EU’ programme in which ten senior public officials from Turkish institutions: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, both the Union of Municipalities and the Union of Provinces,…
June 7, 2019
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30 years of Jean Monnet Activities

This year, the European Commission celebrates the 30th year of Jean Monnet Actions. Since 1989, Jean Monnet Actions have brought together a network of higher-learning institutions whose research and teaching on European Union-related topics have been recognised by the Commission for their excellence. Reaching…
April 22, 2019
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Five tips for studying without interruptions

Digitisation has simplified our access to knowledge. Although this is obviously a positive development, it also contains a few dangers. The extreme amount of digital stimuli that you receive on a daily basis through your smartphone or tablet become an obstacle to…
April 18, 2019
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The public sector financial management cycle

Effective public sector financial management and service delivery is a continuous process of planning, implementation, evaluation, audit and improvement based on the outcomes. In other words, there is a financial management cycle in which: Earlier steps lead logically to later steps during the financial…
April 4, 2019
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EuroMed Justice – 2nd EuroMed Forum of Prosecutors General

Agreement on General Rules for the Organisation of the Forum for Prosecutors General from Europe and South Mediterranean countries on international judicial matters. On 31 January 2019 in the Hague, Prosecutors General from Europe and South Mediterranean countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon,…
January 30, 2019
EIPA PapersPublications

The Lisbon Treaty stipulations on Development Cooperation and the Council Decision of 25 March 2010 (Draft) establishing the organisation and functioning of the European External Action Service

The purpose of this brief is to examine whether HR/VP Ashtons's Proposal for a Council decision establishing the organisation and functioning of the European External Action Service (EEAS) of March 2010 is in legal accordance with the stipulations of the Lisbon Treaty…
March 31, 2010