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Caucasus University is participating in the Project: Capacity Building of Caucasus Academic PA Programmes on the basis of EU Administrative Principles , which is coordinating by NISPAcee and Supported by International Visegrad Foundation.

Project period: April 2014 - March 2015

Project description: To share knowledge and experience of V4 and Caucasus in PA teaching, training and research for institutional and administrative capacity building based on EU administrative principles, which include the rule of law, efficiency, effectiveness, openness, transparency, integrity and citizens' participation. The project outcomes will facilitate reform processes, preparation for EU integration and regional cooperation and awareness of importance of PA performance (criteria for EU integration).

Project activities:
1. Development of guidelines for monitoring & analysis of existing PA programmes in CA – focusing on curricula & capacities
2. Monitoring the PA programmes in CA following the guidelines
3. Workshop on Curricula Building of PA programmes, Hungary (organised during the 22nd NISPAcee Annual conference).
Project team members can also participate in the meetings of the Working Group on PA Education & consult on the issue of capacity building of PA Programmes in CA with main European actors & experts from EAPAA - European Association for Public Administration Accreditation.
4. Analysis of collected data with an aim to identify the need for quality improvements of CA MA degree programmes & possible joint activities
5. Building of library resources of CA partners
6. Recommendations for improvements
7. Proposal of Memorandum of Understanding focused on PA (under general MoU already signed by CA partners), which could lead to joint regional programme in governance & PA
8. Workshop to discuss & finalise all documents, Georgia
9. Final conference "Building Democratic Governance on the basis of EU Administrative Principles in the Caucasus Region", Georgia

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Project Partners

Coordinator: NISPAcee


Caucasus institutional partners:

  • LTD "Caucasus University, Georgia
  • Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, Armenia
  • Khazar University, Azerbaijan

V4 individual partners:

  • Juraj Nemec, Slovak Republic
  • Gyorgy Gajduschek, Hungary
  • Patrycja Suwaj, Poland
  • David Spacek, Czech Republic



Regional Conference

Building Democratic Governance on the basis of EU Administrative Principles in the Caucasus Region

Date: March 5, 2015
Venue: Caucasus University, 10 A. Politkovskaya Str., 0186 Tbilisi, Georgia 7th Floor, Professor Mzia Mikeladze Conference Room

Project: Capacity Building of Caucasus Academic PA Programmes on the basis of EU Administrative Principles
Supported by: International Visegrad Fund, www.visegradfund.org



Coordinator: NISPAcee - The Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe, www.nispa.org

Caucasus institutional partners:

V4 individual partners:

LTD Caucasus University , Georgia

Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, Armenia

Khazar University, Azerbaijan

Juraj Nemec, Slovak Republic

Gyorgy Gajduschek, Hungary

David Spacek, Czech Republic

 

Target group / eligible participants from Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia:

- Universities, academic staff: PA programme lecturers, trainers, researchers,

- Students: advanced MA level students working in the sphere of Governance & Public Administration & potential PhD students,

- PA officials,

- Representatives of civil society organisations,

- The media

 

Programme:

9:00 – 9:30

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION                       

9:30 – 11:00

WELCOME AND OPENING

KEYNOTE SPEECHES

- Building Democratic Governance in the EU, especially in EU New Member States

- Building Democratic Governance on the basis of EU Administrative Principles in the Caucasus Region

- The Role of Education in Building Democratic Governance

- Discussion

11:00 – 12:00

QUALITY, EVALUATION AND ACCREDITATION OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

- Higher Education System in the EU

- Quality Assesment, Evaluation and Accreditation Systems in the EU

- European and Worldwide Accreditation of Public Administration Programmes (EAPAA, CIAPA)

- Discussion

12:00 – 12:30

Break

12:30 – 14:00

 

PRESENT STATUS AND CHALLENGES FOR CAUCASUS ACADEMIC PA PROGRAMMES

Higher Education in Public Administration in:

- Georgia

- Armenia

- Azerbaijan

- Discussion

14:00 – 14:15

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

14:15 – 14:30

ROLE OF NETWORKING

CLOSING

14:30 – 15:30

Lunch break

15:30 – 17:00

Individual consultations on curricula development of PA programmes with project experts based on request (collected within the morning session)