The Online Journal & Network of ASPA’s
Section for Public Management Practice
American Society for
NETWORKS & LINKS
The Interact section of this practice-
Existing networks that help illustrate our intent, some of which are reflected in content already made available on this site and/or represented though affiliates, include, among others:
The ESADE Institute of Public Governance and Management (IGDP) – consists of a group of experts in government and public sector organisations. Created in 1993, the IGDP has served to consolidate the experience already accumulated by ESADE since the 1980s when it began its initial endeavours in the public management field. Since then, more than 2,000 public leaders and managers have participated in the numerous activities organised, and the extensive research, books, conferences, scientific articles, case studies and other material published attest to IGDP members’ academic activity.
The Brandeis University International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life – develops effective responses to conflict and injustice by offering innovative approaches to coexistence, strengthening the work of international courts, and encouraging ethical practice in civic and professional life. In addition to overseeing the Brandeis Programs in International Justice and Society and the Sorensen Fellowship, the Center supports programs in Peacebuilding and the Arts, which look beyond conflict resolution to the vision of a just and sustainable peace.
GovLoop – the premier social network already connecting over 40,000 government innovators from federal, state and local government (and potentially, with our help, thousands more from around the world). GovLoop is a great resource for all people in and around government, whether they are looking to connect with peers, collaborate on projects or discover career-
The Harvard University Kokkalis Program for Southeast Europe and Neighboring Regions – trains, engages, and connects present and future leaders to effectively serve the public good of Southeast Europe. The Program creates and sustains a network of diverse thinkers to accelerate responses to the region's challenges, and the lecture series is designed to connect Harvard Kennedy School students with leaders from the government, academia and the private sector who are engaged directly with Southeast Europe.
The National Academy of Public Administration ( NAPA ) – an independent, nonpartisan organization chartered by the U.S. Congress to assist federal, state and local governments in improving their effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability. NAPA fellows include current and former cabinet officers, members of Congress, governors, mayors, state legislators, diplomats, business executives, local public managers, foundation executives and scholars.
Young Government Leaders – a professional organization of young men and women employed by the federal government. The membership consists of hundreds of young government leaders that represent over 30 different departments and agencies. The YGL mission is to educate, inspire, and transform the future leaders of the federal government through professional development activities, networking opportunities, social events and seminars.
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The Partnership for Public Service (PPS) – works to make the government an employer of choice for talented, dedicated Americans through educational outreach, research, legislative advocacy, and hands-
IREX – is an international nonprofit organization providing thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive lasting change globally. It enables local individuals and institutions to build key elements of a vibrant society: quality education, independent media, and strong communities. To strengthen these sectors, its program activities also include conflict resolution, technology for development, gender, and youth. Founded in 1968, IREX has a staff of over 500 professionals worldwide and employs field-