The Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (Nispacee) held its 26th annual Conference, titled: "Public Administration for Well-being and Growth" (May 24 -26, 2018/Iasi, Romania). Dean of the Caucasus School of Governance participated in the Conference, chairing two general sessions.
Eka Akobia was also nominated for the Steering Committee election by the Caucasus University, an associate member of the organization and was unanimously voted for the position at the General Assembly meeting, held on the sidelines of the 26th conference. Steering committee is the main organizational body and consists of seven members. The president of the Nispacee is elected amongst the committee members.
NISPAcee is the representative organization of Central and Eastern European institutions (75 participating Universities at this point) undertaking education, training and research in the field of public administration at large and of professionals involved in this field.
Since 2008, NISPAcee publishes The NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy. The journal is indexed in Elsevier – SCOPUS, Clarivate Analytics, SCImago, EBSCO and many others academic databases.