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EPSA – the European Public Sector Award – is a Europe-wide award scheme for public sector entities at all levels of government which has been organised every two years since 2009 by the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA).
More than 1.500 projects have been submitted to EPSA, EU institutions and agencies and international organisations on the course of the past years. For all European public administrations, EPSA has generated highly valuable know-how and vital results that can be used for the benefit of providing innovative solutions and learning opportunities.
What we do
EPSA brings together the best, most innovative and efficient performers from the European public sector. Our vision is to create an arena in which Europe’s public sector institutions can excel and become an exemplar for the rest of the world. Against this backdrop, the EPSA aims:
- to create a common European administrative space
- to devise new administrative problem-solving paradigms
- to foster constructive competition amongst public sector organisations and reward excellence
- to learn from the European leading edge
- to create a network of public excellence and, thus, establish the conditions for a European learning platform on public administration solutions.
I am excited to be part of this fantastic project. I’m confident that our combined efforts and creativity will result in something extraordinary and I’m eager to see where this journey will take us!
The EPSA project is a wonderful initiative that both rewards and promotes innovation, ingenuity, and a greater commitment to better public administration. Therefore, I am grateful and excited to have the opportunity to contribute to the organisation of the latest edition, EPSA 2023-24
I am proud to be part of this incredible project and I can’t wait to experience the next edition. I am looking forward to learning, growing and contributing to EPSA 2023-24.
The EPSA project is an extraordinary endeavour that celebrates and encourages innovation and dedication to advancing public administration. This remarkable event promises to showcase the very best in public sector excellence.
EPSA 2023-24 Steering Committee
Nadine Hoffmann, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Civil Service, Luxembourg
Frans van Dongen, Programme Manager, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Directorate of Public Sector Labour Affairs, the Netherlands
Michael Kallinger, Head of Unit for Public Service Innovation in the Austrian Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport, Austrian Delegate to the OECD-Public Governance Committee and EUPAN-European Public Administration Network, Austria
Alexandra Papatheodorou, Policy Officer, DG REFORM, European Commission
Andrea Kovacs-Marsango, International Coordinator, International Office, University of Public Service, Hungary