Global Breezes – March 2015

On April 2, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Good Governance Pre-Conference Forum – Chicago, March 6, 2015 The Section’s 1-day good governance pre-conference forum on March 6, 2015 set a new standard for our professional organization. Presentations were highly substantive, focused on practice-oriented challenges and solutions and allowed ample time for well moderated Q&A and an exchange of views among speakers and those […]

 

Global Breezes – February 2015

On February 16, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Cityscope Copenhagen to install “intelligent” traffic system Copenhagen is giving the green light to buses and cyclists. The Local Denmark reports that the Danish capital will spend 60 million kroner ($9.1 million U. S.) on a “smart traffic system” designed to speed up the flow on city streets. Buses running late and cyclists caught in rainstorms could receive longer green […]

 

Global Breezes – January 2015

On February 1, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Forum: Good Governance Community & Citizen Engagement Practices The Section’s 1-day good governance pre-conference forum on March 6, 2015 is now pretty much set, with all moderators and most presenters in place for each of the four sessions. Thanks to all volunteer subject matter experts for contributing and taking time out of their busy conference […]

 

Global Breezes – December 2014

On January 1, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Looking Back As we look back on the global breezes reported on in 2014, we kicked off the year with an inside look at Azerbaijan’s lopsided urban explosion. In his commentary, Responding to Azerbaijan’s Brain Drain Challenge, Tural Abbasov demonstrated that within a few years of the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, thousands […]

 

Global Breezes – November 2014

On November 20, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Community & Citizen Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa It’s unusual that we can simultaneously post two original articles on this online journal, both from the same world region (sub-Saharan Africa) and each addressing a common public management challenge – community and citizen engagement in a squatter settlement setting. That said, the two authors could not have […]

 

Global Breezes – October 2014

On November 2, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Community and Citizen Engagement … in the 21st Century That’s the theme of the Section for Public Management Practice’s 1-day, practice-oriented forum at ASPA’s 2015 Annual Conference. The pre-conference event – planned for Friday, March 6 – will offer moderated roundtable discussions and applied presentations that explore public management challenges and solutions from around the […]

 

Global Breezes – September 2014

On September 24, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Good Governance Sources As a long-time public service junky, every morning when I take my second cup of coffee and sit down to read the local newspaper – which for me has been the Palm Beach Post for the past 10 years – I rarely miss the daily outing of bad governance. I’m surprised that […]

 

Global Breezes – August 2014

On August 29, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

2015 Pre-Conference Forum Thinking ahead to our Section event at the ASPA Conference in Chicago on Friday, March 6 of next year, what we have in mind is moderated roundtable discussions and applied presentations that explore 21st century solutions to current day challenges – both here in the States and elsewhere around the globe. Given […]

 

Global Breezes – July 2014

On July 31, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

SPMP International Exchange in Romania Now into the second year of a professional partnership with the Romanian Review of Local Public Administration (rrAPL), our Section-led delegation recently returned from an exhilarating, multi-lateral event in Romania – a 10-day international exchange that explored challenges to decentralization with national and local government leaders from across this emerging […]

 

Global Breezes – June 2014

On July 1, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Section Event in Romania We’re just back from a multi-lateral event with our counterparts in Romania – a 10-day international exchange that explored challenges to decentralization with national and local government leaders from across this emerging democracy. While the core group of international visitors consisted of more than 30 experienced practitioners, consultants, researchers and scholars […]

 


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