updates on 2014 eropa conference
The National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) of Vietnam is currently preparing for the 2014 EROPA Conference under the new leadership of Dr. Tran Anh Tuan. Under his directive, the Organizing Committee will be reading the full papers of the possible presenters to ensure that the contents are in accordance with the government policies of Vietnam.
To give the Organizing Committee ample time to review each of the papers, the deadline for submission of full papers has been moved to 20 September 2014 instead of the initial 30 September deadline.
Also, please be guided that as per the decision of the new President of NAPA, the conference venue has been moved to the National Convention Center, instead of the Hanoi Daewoo Hotel. The Organizing Committee will be providing free transportation between the conference venue and accommodation venues (Hanoi Daewoo Hotel and Bao Son Hotel) for participants. Details of the conference venue will be posted soon.
Please do not forget to register via the conference website at eropa2014.napa.vn/en/register .
Feel free to contact us or the Organizing Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions. Thank you very much.
eropa bulletin volume 35 nos. 1-2 now available for download!
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Inside this issue:
EROPA, NAPA prepare for 2014 EROPA Conference
Officials and staff from the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), Hanoi, Vietnam, met with Dr. Orlando S. Mercado, EROPA Secretary-General, Dr. Maria Fe V. Mendoza, EROPA Deputy Secretary-General for Research and Publications, and the staff of EROPA Secretariat to work out preparations for the 2014 EROPA Conference on “Public Administration and Governance in the Context of Regional and Global Integration”. (Page 2)
New EROPA center officially launched, conducts seminar on e-government
The International Seminar on E-Governance in Asia, held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China from 28-30 May 2014, was the maiden activity of the EROPA E-Government Research Center (EGRC), the newest EROPA Center. (Page 3)
Korean, Japanese colleagues visit EROPA, NCPAG
Public administration researchers from Japan and Korea visited the EROPA headquarters in NCPAG, University of the Philippines, to discuss the preliminary findings of their respective research studies. (Page 4)
A-FAB, EROPA join experts' meeting on AEC, economic integration
What kind of 2015 ASEAN economic integration do we want? Experts and policy advocates from different organizations in Southeast Asia convened in an experts’ meeting on the ASEAN Economic Community to address this question. (Page 5)
EROPA Members' Corner launched
Want exclusive online access to our member services? We now got it covered! (Page 7)
2014 WCPA held in Daegu, Korea
Public administration academicians and practitioners from different countries across the globe gathered in the 2014 World Conference for Public Administration (WCPA), which was held at Daegu Exhibition and Convention Center, Korea, from 25 to 27 June 2014. The conference focused on the theme, “Public Administration and Happiness: Policy Management and Politics from the Global Perspectives.” (Page 8)
UN e-government survey results released in June 2014
The 2014 edition of the United Nations E-Government Survey, “E-Government for the Future We Want” was launched in June 2014. The report takes its roots from one of resolutions of the UN General Assembly entitled, “The Future We Want”, which highlights the complexity of problems that institutions face in a globalizing world, and the role of public sector in attaining sustainable development. (Page 9)
Towards a stronger e-government in Asia: the EROPA E-Government Research Center
When the EROPA E-Government Research Center was launched in Beijing, China in its first international e-government seminar, leading experts and practitioners in e-government and public administration witnessed how the Center is poised to become not only one of EROPA’s partner institutions, but also one of the leading e-government research institutions in Asia and the Pacific. (Page 11)
EROPA Center Reports
See what the EROPA Development Management Center, Local Government Center and E-Government Research Center have achieved during the first half of 2014. (Page 12)
Opinion: The culture of bureaucracy and the need for reforms
Prof. Prijono Tjiptoherijanto, one of the esteemed members of EROPA, gives his views on the nature of bureaucracy and how coordination, cohesiveness, additional attention to incentive and the stronger corruption initiatives can strengthen administrative reform. (Page 15)
GUIDE TO 2014 eropa conference ONLINE REGISTRATION
Having trouble registering online for the 2014 EROPA Conference? A flow chart is now available for prospective participants to help them register online for the conference. To view the chart, please click HERE.
We are also happy to entertain your questions/inquiries on how to register. Send us an e-mail at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact the numbers listed in our Aide Memoire.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS FOR 2014 EROPA CONFERENCE EXTENDED UNTIL
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