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EPSA 2017 Call for Applications: Deadline extended until 1st of May 2017!
A series of InfoDays will take place across Europe in the next couple of days/weeks to give detailed information to potential applicants, either face-to-face or by means of a free webinar.
Sign up for the EPSA 2017 info webinar on 15 March from 10.00 to 11.00 CET
The European Public Sector Award - EPSA 2017 officially launched on 13 February. Submit your applications until 13 April 2017!
Extension of the Call for nominations for the 2017 United Nations Public Service Awards until 17 March
The OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) is looking for contributions from city governments and other actors working together with city governments towards innovation.
14th International Conference on Urban Health, Coimbra, Portugal, 26-29th September 2017
RegioStars 2016 awarded
Austrian Public Sector Award launched
Register for our upcoming training activities related to EPSA cases!
Submit your solutions to the EU Sharing and Reuse Awards!
Regio Star Finalists announced in the autumn edition of the Panorama Magazine
Save the date for the annual PSI Lab in Barcelona, 1-2 December
Call for Innovations launched by the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI)
EPSA Knowledge-Transfer Conference 2016 included in the newsletter of the CoR for Spain
10th Anniversary of the Andalusian Health e-Library, Winner of the EPSA 2013 Honourable Mention.
Press release of the European City Economic and Financial Governance (CEFG) Group
Registration for the EPSA Knowledge-Transfer Conference is open now
Inclusion of EPSA cases in the European Commission's "Quality of Public Administration - A Toolbox for Practitioners"
Community Policing: A New Way of Using the Eyes and Ears of Policemen, Dublin (IE), 31 March – 1 April 2016
Tackling the Skills Gap - The Golden Key to Economic Growth, Maastricht, 26-27 May 2016
Save the date for the international EPSA Knowledge-Transfer Conference in Barcelona on 13-14 June 2016
EPSA knowledge-transfer activities in 2016
Public Sector Budgeting for Service Delivery: What to Do and How to Do It - Maastricht, 18-19 May 2016
Managing Risks in Public Finances – What to Do and How to Do It, 2-3 June 2016, Maastricht, EIPA
Out now: “HRM and Change Management: Comparative Results from Three European Cities of Excellence"
Join EIPA in Athens on 7-8 March 2016 at its first executive education course on “The Politics & Management Deal: Enhancing Public (Financial) Governance and Management in European Cities”
First European standardised financial report and 10 financial health KPIs for City Governments published: The final result of an EPSA spin-off partnership
Register for the EIPA Seminar on Innovation Capacities in the Public Sector: Strategic Linkages between Leadership, HRM and Innovation, Maastricht 9-10 December 2015
Participate in the IESI Mapping Survey 2015 on ICT-enabled social innovation
Join EIPA, Nesta, Design for Europe, EC-JRC and others at the Public Sector Innovation Lab, Barcelona, 10-11 December 2015
EIPA Seminar on Social Innovation in cooperation with MindLab, Maastricht, 28-29/Oct/2015
Blog entry on Design in the public sector context
International EPSA Knowledge Transfer Conference 'New Models and Practices of ICT Innovation and Management in the Public Sector' in Barcelona, 23-24 March 2015
Award Ceremony of the Best Dutch Public Sector Organisation of the Year 2014, 27 January 2015.
Launch of the 2015 UNECE Ideas for Change Award competition
EPSA figuring in the new EIPASCOPE-issue
Website of the CEFG Group online now! (www.cefg.eu.)
From budgeting practices to examining financial accounting practices and EPSAS: The CEFG Group on its way to the harmonisation of public sector finances.
Smart Public Procurement Lab, Vienna, 15th October 2014, organised by the EPSA 2011 Award Winner "ÖkoKauf Wien".
Nominations for the United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) are open
Public Sector Innovation Lab: Innovation Update, Practices and Tools to define an Innovation Agenda in Public Organisations, Barcelona, 2-3 October 2014
Seminar in Finnish Lapland on 23 and 24 of June 2014 to develop European cooperation in the area of wellbeing and civil safety.
Kick-off meeting of the high-level European 'City Economic and Financial Governance Group – A leap towards transparency, accountability and sustainability of public finances’. Maastricht, 26-27 June 2014.
Barcelona revolutionises business growth by linking innovation and public procurement
"Powering European Public Sector Innovation: Towards a New Architecture", Report of the Expert Group on Public Sector Innovation, published by DG Research and Innovation, European Commission.
Public Sector Innovation and Management Publications. Three new publications present the rich harvest of three EPSA editions in the academic spotlight.
Public Sector Innovation Lab: Innovation Update, Practices and Tools to Define an Innovation Agenda in Public Organisations, Barcelona, 20-21 February 2014
Applied Policy Seminar on Innovation in the Public Sector, UN Economic Commission for Europe, 10-11 October 2013
16 EPSA 2009 and EPSA 2011 cases analysed in the recent publication "Public Management in the 21st Century"
EPSA Knowledge Transfer during the 1st Meeting of the Associate Group of the Observatory of Public Sector Innovation, Paris, 18 March 2013, OECD Conference Centre.
EPSA 2013 Info Day organised by the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, The Hague, 6 March 2013
EPSA 2013 Info Day organised by the National University of Public Service, Budapest (HU), 15 February 2013
EPSA 2013 Info Day organised by the Barcelona Provincial Council (Diputacio de Barcelona), Barcelona, 12 February 2013
The EPSA 2013 Newsletter No. 2, January 2013 is out!
Iñaki Azkuna, Mayor of Bilbao, Spain, has been awarded the 2012 World Mayor Prize.
EPSA 2013 Info Day organised by the Department for Administrative Reform of the Austrian Federal Chancellery, Vienna, 30 January 2013
EPSA 2011 Knowlegde-Transfer Workshop organised by KDZ and EIPA, Vienna, 5 March 2013
The EPSA excellence scheme continues to raise awareness beyond Europe's borders.
United Nations Public Service Awards - UNPSA 2013: Call for Nominations from 24 September to 7 December 2012.
Launch of the Austrian award scheme Verwaltungspreis 2013 for Austrian public administrations
Focus on EPSA 2011 in the journal of the German Association of Local Authorities Kommune 21, Issue 8/2012
2012 United Nations Public Service Day, Awards Ceremony and Forum, New York, 25-27 June 2012
2012 United Nations Public Service Awards. List of winners
EPSA 2011 knowledge-transfer activity, Barcelona, 26-30 March 2012
EPSA 2011 knowledge-transfer activity, ReSPA, Danilovgrad, Montenegro, 19-20 April 2012
First Major International EPSA 2011 Knowledge-Transfer Conference, Bilbao, 4-5 June 2012
Call for applications open for the Pan-European Best Practice Award for Coastal Towns
RegioStars Awards 2013 celebrating Europe's most innovative regional projects
First EPSA 2011 Knowledge-Transfer activity taking place on 7 March 2012 in Vienna
8th and final Press Release announcing the 3 EPSA 2011 Prize Winners, 17 November 2011
UK: Civil Service Awards Shortlist 2011
Conference on: Catalysing reforms - ESF support for better governance, 19-20 October 2011, Warsaw
2012 UN Public Service Awards Call for Nominations
EPSA 2011 Newsletter No. 7/09
EPSA 2011 Newsletter No. 6 07/11
EPSA 2011 Newsletter No. 5 04/2011: first results of the call for applications
Austrian award Verwaltungspreise 2011: and the winners are...
EPSA 2011 Call for applications: deadline extended until 13 April 2011
First Ever Global Summit on Prizes and Competitions
New issue of EPSA 2011 Newsletter is out
Unified German public service telephone number 115 award winner in Germany
EPSA 2011 Info Day organised by Catalonia in Barcelona on 22 February 2011
Conference on Open Data organised by ESADE and LOCALRET, February 11, Barcelona
EPSA 2011 Info Day organised by Hungary in Budapest on 10 February 2011
EPSA 2011 Info Day organised by Spain at the INAP in Madrid on 24 February 2011
EPSA 2011 InfoDay organised by Austria in Vienna on 03 February 2011
EPSA 2011 Info Day organised by Romania in Bucharest on Thursday 17 February 2011
EPSA 2011 InfoDay organised by Flanders in Brussels on Monday 7 February 2011
Eight Global Cities Launch Technology Award to Help 40 Million Citizens
The second EPSA 2011 Newsletter is out...
EPSA 2011 Info Session on 11 February 2011 for Norwegian local authorities, Trondheim
Official launch of EPSA 2011 on Monday 17 January 2011 in Brussels
1st Issue Newsletter EPSA 2011 is out
And the 3 themes for EPSA 2011 are
The Austrian Administration Award 2010 for innovation and outstanding performance in public organisations
1st EPSA 2011 Steering Committee Meeting
The Call for nominations for the 2011 UN Public Service Awards is open
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EPSA 2013 Info Day organised by the National University of Public Service (HU), Budapest, 15 February 2013
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