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Registration for the EPSA Knowledge-Transfer Conference is open now

15 April 2016

You can now register for the International EPSA Knowledge-Transfer Conference on Urban Development for Healthier Cities: A Cross-cutting Approach to Innovative Local Governance, which will take place in Barcelona (ES) on 13-14 June 2016. It is carried out by the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) and the Provincial Council of Barcelona, the EPSA 2015 winner of the cross-cutting award.

This conference aims to bring together - from all over Europe - leading public sector and academic representatives in the field of integrated urban development and cross-disciplinary approaches for healthy local environments and holistic urban policies.


Attendance to the conference is free of charge, so seize this opportunity and register soon!

You can directly register by clicking here. For more detailed information, please consult the conference programme.

We look forward to welcoming you to Barcelona!


The EPSA 2015 winners are…

Supra-local and local award: Every Child Safe Forever – The Development of Relentless Family Case Management and the End of Parole and Other Court Orders, submitted by the Youth Protection Amsterdam Region (NL)
European, national and regional award: BQ-Portal – The Information Portal for Foreign Professional Qualifications, submitted by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (DE)
Cross-cutting award: Urban Environment and Health, submitted by the Barcelona Provincial Council (ES)
Read more about the EPSA 2015 final event and award ceremony

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    This book aims to demonstrate that various creative and smart routes to excellent solutions are possible, by analysing success stories in different areas of local public management from seven European cities in the EPSA scheme – Bilbao (ES), Birmingham (UK), Mannheim (DE), Milan (IT), Tallinn (EE), Tampere (FI), and Trondheim (NO). It concludes by presenting seven steps leading to excellence. The only thing left to find out is: are other cities ready to take on the challenge?

  • Public Management in the 21st Century

    What kind of ideas are behind the remodelling of the state and public sector, and how have these ideas materialized in practice? In this book the authors illustrate what are the driving forces behind the huge amount of public management reforms over the last three decades. Trends and ideas of public management reforms in practice are validated by data from European Public Sector Award cases (2009 and 2011).

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