From 25 June to 4 July 2014
Volodymyr Streltsov took part in the Second ENP Ph.D. Summer School, entitled: "Between Continuity and Change: The EU, the ENP and the Southern and Eastern Neighbourhood", which was held at the College of Europe, Natolin campus (Warsaw) with support of the European Neighbourhood Policy Chair.The school brought together and trained a group of 16 Ph.D. students from all across Europe in theoretical, empirical and research-strategic issues on the subject matter, as well as encouraged the exchange of their expertise. Additionally, the aim was to support the participants in furthering their research projects.
April 23rd, 2014
The Institute's administration met with the AER (Assembly of European Regions) President, Mrs. Hande Bozatli, and AER Secretary General, Mr. Pascal Goergen. The head of the AER working group on the relations with Ukrainian regions, Mr. Viacheslav Berezhnyi, was also present at the meeting. The issue under discussion was the cooperation between AER and KRI NAPA, and the parties made a decision to hold a seminar on the matters of decentralization and regional government in the institute.
April 7th, 2014
The Institute's administration met Consul General of Poland in Kharkiv, Mr. Jan Granat. A range of priorities in the exchange of information and experience in public administration, public policy, public service and in education of public servants was defined in the course of the meeting.
April 6th – 16th, 2014
A group of eleven 1st year MPAs students headed by Mrs. Iryna Lutovinova took an educational trip to Germany (Berlin and Bremen). The visit became possible thanks to the grant given by DAAD (German Association of Academic Exchanges). To exchange experience and knowledge the students visited such institutions as Free University of Berlin, Bundestag, Global Public Policy Institute, European Council on International Relations, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences.
April 4th, 2014
The Institute's professors, Mrs. V. V. Mamonova and Mr. M. A. Latynin, took part in the working session at the National Academy of Public Administration attached to the Office of the President of Ukraine in the frame of EBED project. The vice president of the National Academy, Mrs. Maryna Bilynska, also participated in the session, as well as the EBED project director, mr. Paul Darby, the EBED project director in Ukraine, Mr. Ihor Sanzharovskyi, EBED project advisers, colleagues from regional institutes that take part in the design of educational materials within the EBED project. The principal issue on the working session's agenda was the discussion of introducing an educational course on forecasting territorial development at the National Academy and in its regional institutes.
March 31st – April 4th, 2014
1st year MPA students got acquainted with the functioning of Poland's public administration as part of their educational visit to National School of Public Administration (Warsaw, Poland). Apart from academic lectures held by the National School's professors and alumni, MPA students attended the Ministries of Economic Affairs, of Infrastructure and Development, of Labour and Social Policy, of Administration and Digitalization, as well as the Office of the Head of the Ministers Council, the Office of Sejm, and the Office of the President. They also visited the institutions of local self-government (Warsaw City Council and the executive body of Masovian Voivodeship). It became possible thanks to the support of the "Study Tours to Poland" programme and Jean Monnet programme.
General principles of public administration functioning in Poland were presented to the students by professor Sławomir Seszkowski. This meeting was naturally followed by the visit to the Public Service Department of the Office of the Head of Ministers Council, during which a National School graduate – the Department's director, Mr. Dagmir Długosz – introduced everyone present to the peculiarities of public service.
In the course of educational meetings in other public authority institutions and in local self-government institutions various issues were raised, such as: strategic planning, steady development of regions and cities, implementation of quality control system, EU fund application.
The students also had an opportunity to meet the head of the National School, Mr. Jan Pastwa, and their fellow students. The seminar with the National School's students gave ground for animated discussion of the issue of Ukraine's integrational pace.