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10/10/2017
The EPSA scheme presented at the 10th ReSPA Annual Conference on 12-13 October 2017 in Budva (Montenegro).
03/10/2017
EPSA 2017 Nominees published
01/09/2017
Deadline extended to 22 Sept. for OECD's Call for Innovations and UAE's Innovation Award
29/08/2017
EPSA 2017 article in the German journal Kommune 21
27/06/2017
EPSA 2017 Best Practices are published now!
19/05/2017
Final of StartUp Europe Awards on 7 June in Brussels
18/05/2017
NEW EEA AND NORWAY GRANTS FUND FOR YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CREATED
08/05/2017
First results of the EPSA application period
03/04/2017
EPSA 2017 Call for Applications: Deadline extended until 1st of May 2017!
07/03/2017
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.
22/02/2017
Sign up for the EPSA 2017 info webinar on 15 March from 10.00 to 11.00 CET
EIPA will organise an information webinar about the EPSA 2017 on 15 March from 10.00 to 11.00 CET for potential applicants. If you are interested in learning more about the EPSA 2017 and how to apply, you can register by sending an email to info@epsa2017.eu.

Due to a limited number of places available, confirmations will be given on a first come first serve basis.
15/02/2017
The European Public Sector Award - EPSA 2017 officially launched on 13 February. Submit your applications until 13 April 2017!
14/02/2017
Extension of the Call for nominations for the 2017 United Nations Public Service Awards until 17 March
08/11/2016
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.
08/11/2016
14th International Conference on Urban Health, Coimbra, Portugal, 26-29th September 2017
13/10/2016
RegioStars 2016 awarded
07/10/2016
Austrian Public Sector Award launched
23/09/2016
Register for our upcoming training activities related to EPSA cases!
12/09/2016
Submit your solutions to the EU Sharing and Reuse Awards!
12/09/2016
Regio Star Finalists announced in the autumn edition of the Panorama Magazine
05/09/2016
Save the date for the annual PSI Lab in Barcelona, 1-2 December
17/08/2016
Call for Innovations launched by the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI)
11/07/2016
EPSA Knowledge-Transfer Conference 2016 included in the newsletter of the CoR for Spain
13/06/2016
10th Anniversary of the Andalusian Health e-Library, Winner of the EPSA 2013 Honourable Mention.
28/04/2016
Press release of the European City Economic and Financial Governance (CEFG) Group
15/04/2016
Registration for the EPSA Knowledge-Transfer Conference is open now
05/04/2016
Inclusion of EPSA cases in the European Commission's "Quality of Public Administration - A Toolbox for Practitioners"
08/03/2016
Community Policing: A New Way of Using the Eyes and Ears of Policemen, Dublin (IE), 31 March – 1 April 2016
08/03/2016
Tackling the Skills Gap - The Golden Key to Economic Growth, Maastricht, 26-27 May 2016
10/02/2016
Save the date for the international EPSA Knowledge-Transfer Conference in Barcelona on 13-14 June 2016
19/01/2016
EPSA knowledge-transfer activities in 2016

How to foster innovation in your own administration? How to find radical new ways of delivering better services and outcomes at significantly lower costs in your own organisation?

Join us at the EPSA 2015 knowledge-transfer activities in 2016 and learn from the internationally acknowledged and rewarded public sector innovators themselves. Three seminars have been designed together with EPSA 2015 winners and nominees who are at the forefront of public sector excellence:


In addition, the Provincial Council of Barcelona, winner of the EPSA 2015 cross-cutting award, and EIPA Barcelona will organise the international EPSA Knowledge-Transfer Conference on Urban Development for Healthier Cities – A Cross-cutting Approach to Innovative Local Governance” in Barcelona, on 13-14 June.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at these events.

19/01/2016
Public Sector Budgeting for Service Delivery: What to Do and How to Do It - Maastricht, 18-19 May 2016
19/01/2016
Managing Risks in Public Finances – What to Do and How to Do It, 2-3 June 2016, Maastricht, EIPA
11/01/2016
Out now: “HRM and Change Management: Comparative Results from Three European Cities of Excellence"
07/01/2016
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”
16/12/2015
First European standardised financial report and 10 financial health KPIs for City Governments published: The final result of an EPSA spin-off partnership
10/07/2015
Register for the EIPA Seminar on Innovation Capacities in the Public Sector: Strategic Linkages between Leadership, HRM and Innovation, Maastricht 9-10 December 2015
09/07/2015
Participate in the IESI Mapping Survey 2015 on ICT-enabled social innovation
07/07/2015
Join EIPA, Nesta, Design for Europe, EC-JRC and others at the Public Sector Innovation Lab, Barcelona, 10-11 December 2015
29/06/2015
EIPA Seminar on Social Innovation in cooperation with MindLab, Maastricht, 28-29/Oct/2015
29/04/2015
Blog entry on Design in the public sector context
10/04/2015
International EPSA Knowledge Transfer Conference 'New Models and Practices of ICT Innovation and Management in the Public Sector' in Barcelona, 23-24 March 2015
10/02/2015
Award Ceremony of the Best Dutch Public Sector Organisation of the Year 2014, 27 January 2015.
21/01/2015
Launch of the 2015 UNECE Ideas for Change Award competition
24/11/2014
EPSA figuring in the new EIPASCOPE-issue

24/10/2014
Website of the CEFG Group online now! (www.cefg.eu.)
07/10/2014
From budgeting practices to examining financial accounting practices and EPSAS: The CEFG Group on its way to the harmonisation of public sector finances.
15/09/2014
Smart Public Procurement Lab, Vienna, 15th October 2014, organised by the EPSA 2011 Award Winner "ÖkoKauf Wien".
29/08/2014
Nominations for the United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) are open
08/07/2014
Public Sector Innovation Lab: Innovation Update, Practices and Tools to define an Innovation Agenda in Public Organisations, Barcelona, 2-3 October 2014
11/06/2014
Seminar in Finnish Lapland on 23 and 24 of June 2014 to develop European cooperation in the area of wellbeing and civil safety.
11/06/2014
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.
08/05/2014
Barcelona revolutionises business growth by linking innovation and public procurement
07/01/2014
"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.
07/01/2014
Public Sector Innovation and Management Publications. Three new publications present the rich harvest of three EPSA editions in the academic spotlight.
12/12/2013
Public Sector Innovation Lab: Innovation Update, Practices and Tools to Define an Innovation Agenda in Public Organisations, Barcelona, 20-21 February 2014
27/09/2013
Applied Policy Seminar on Innovation in the Public Sector, UN Economic Commission for Europe, 10-11 October 2013
27/09/2013
16 EPSA 2009 and EPSA 2011 cases analysed in the recent publication "Public Management in the 21st Century"
 
12/03/2013
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.
18/02/2013
EPSA 2013 Info Day organised by the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, The Hague, 6 March 2013
12/02/2013
EPSA 2013 Info Day organised by the National University of Public Service, Budapest (HU), 15 February 2013
04/02/2013
EPSA 2013 Info Day organised by the Barcelona Provincial Council (Diputacio de Barcelona), Barcelona, 12 February 2013
01/02/2013
The EPSA 2013 Newsletter No. 2, January 2013 is out!
09/01/2013
Iñaki Azkuna, Mayor of Bilbao, Spain, has been awarded the 2012 World Mayor Prize.
07/01/2013
EPSA 2013 Info Day organised by the Department for Administrative Reform of the Austrian Federal Chancellery, Vienna, 30 January 2013
31/12/2012
EPSA 2011 Knowlegde-Transfer Workshop organised by KDZ and EIPA, Vienna, 5 March 2013
27/11/2012
The EPSA excellence scheme continues to raise awareness beyond Europe's borders.
16/10/2012
United Nations Public Service Awards - UNPSA 2013: Call for Nominations from 24 September to 7 December 2012.
04/09/2012
Launch of the Austrian award scheme Verwaltungspreis 2013 for Austrian public administrations
04/09/2012
Focus on EPSA 2011 in the journal of the German Association of Local Authorities Kommune 21, Issue 8/2012
21/06/2012
2012 United Nations Public Service Day, Awards Ceremony and Forum, New York, 25-27 June 2012
14/05/2012
2012 United Nations Public Service Awards. List of winners
29/03/2012
EPSA 2011 knowledge-transfer activity, Barcelona, 26-30 March 2012
29/03/2012
EPSA 2011 knowledge-transfer activity, ReSPA, Danilovgrad, Montenegro, 19-20 April 2012
05/03/2012
First Major International EPSA 2011 Knowledge-Transfer Conference, Bilbao, 4-5 June 2012
14/02/2012
Call for applications open for the Pan-European Best Practice Award for Coastal Towns
10/02/2012
RegioStars Awards 2013 celebrating Europe's most innovative regional projects
03/02/2012
First EPSA 2011 Knowledge-Transfer activity taking place on 7 March 2012 in Vienna
09/01/2012
8th and final Press Release announcing the 3 EPSA 2011 Prize Winners, 17 November 2011
27/10/2011
UK: Civil Service Awards Shortlist 2011
17/10/2011
Conference on: Catalysing reforms - ESF support for better governance, 19-20 October 2011, Warsaw
22/09/2011
2012 UN Public Service Awards Call for Nominations
13/09/2011
EPSA 2011 Newsletter No. 7/09
13/07/2011
EPSA 2011 Newsletter No. 6 07/11
27/04/2011
EPSA 2011 Newsletter No. 5 04/2011: first results of the call for applications
30/03/2011
Austrian award Verwaltungspreise 2011: and the winners are...
24/03/2011
EPSA 2011 Call for applications: deadline extended until 13 April 2011
04/03/2011
First Ever Global Summit on Prizes and Competitions
25/02/2011
New issue of EPSA 2011 Newsletter is out
15/02/2011
Unified German public service telephone number 115 award winner in Germany
11/02/2011
EPSA 2011 Info Day organised by Catalonia in Barcelona on 22 February 2011
08/02/2011
Conference on Open Data organised by ESADE and LOCALRET, February 11, Barcelona
03/02/2011
EPSA 2011 Info Day organised by Hungary in Budapest on 10 February 2011
03/02/2011
EPSA 2011 Info Day organised by Spain at the INAP in Madrid on 24 February 2011
02/02/2011
EPSA 2011 InfoDay organised by Austria in Vienna on 03 February 2011
01/02/2011
EPSA 2011 Info Day organised by Romania in Bucharest on Thursday 17 February 2011
31/01/2011
EPSA 2011 InfoDay organised by Flanders in Brussels on Monday 7 February 2011
25/01/2011
Eight Global Cities Launch Technology Award to Help 40 Million Citizens
24/01/2011
The second EPSA 2011 Newsletter is out...
20/01/2011
EPSA 2011 Info Session on 11 February 2011 for Norwegian local authorities, Trondheim
14/12/2010
Official launch of EPSA 2011 on Monday 17 January 2011 in Brussels
08/12/2010
1st Issue Newsletter EPSA 2011 is out
01/12/2010
And the 3 themes for EPSA 2011 are
22/11/2010
The Austrian Administration Award 2010 for innovation and outstanding performance in public organisations
03/11/2010
1st EPSA 2011 Steering Committee Meeting
The 1st Steering Committee Meeting for the EPSA 2011 scheme took place at EIPA in Maastricht on 2-3 November last.
25/10/2010
The Call for nominations for the 2011 UN Public Service Awards is open
THEMES RELATED INFORMATION/DOCUMENTS
EPSA 2013 Info Day organised by the National University of Public Service (HU), Budapest, 15 February 2013


Applied Policy Seminar on Innovation in the Public Sector, UN Economic Commission for Europe, 10-11 October 2013