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Reforming public administrations

Support for Improvement in Governance and Management has been working with partner public administrations on strengthening their public governance systems and capacities since 1992.

Principles of Public Administration

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A framework for good public administration

The Principles were first developed in 2014 to set out in practice what a well-functioning public administration looks like. Initially targeted at EU candidate countries and potential candidates, a version of the Principles has been developed for European Neighbourhood countries.

News & Events

News item picture for the third regional conference on public procurement for ENP East countries in Tbilisi Nov 2019

Third Regional ENP East Conference on Public Procurement

SIGMA, together with the State Procurement Agency of Georgia, organised a regional conference for the ENP East region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine) in Tbilisi on 6-7 November. Speakers from the region and the European Commission, OECD/GOV, SIGMA and EU member states discussed recent developments in procurement policies and examples of good practice.

SIGMA Workshop on Digital Auditing for SAIs November 2019, Skopje

Workshop on Digital Auditing for Supreme Audit Institutions

SIGMA organised a workshop on digital auditing for the Network of Supreme Audit Institutions of Candidate and Potential Candidate Countries and European Court of Auditors. The workshop was organised in conjunction with the State Audit Office of North Macedonia, and held in Skopje on 6-7 November 2019. It addressed the digitalisation of government operations and public services.

SIGMA at the Serbia monitoring report dissemination event October 2019

Achievements and the way forward in implementing ongoing public administration reform in Serbia

In 2019, the SIGMA Monitoring Report of Serbia focused on two main areas : public service and human resource management (PSHRM), and service delivery. Two dissemination events took place in Belgrade on 2 and 3 October 2019, each with the objective of sharing with a broader audience the key findings in each of these areas, and to discuss the way forward with the key stakeholders.

SIGMA invited to a high level policy dialogue event in Llubjana 1 Oct 2019

High-level policy dialogue on public administration reform in the Western Balkans

On 1 October 2019, a ministerial conference on public administration reform (PAR) in the Western Balkans took place in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Ministerial discussions reflected the dynamic developments in PAR in the region and confirmed that tangible results have been achieved in recent years. SIGMA’s role in supporting the reforms remains crucial.

Image for the news item, joint SIGMA-ReSPA regional conference on public internal financial control, held in Skopje September 2019

5th regional conference on public internal financial control for EU candidate countries and potential candidates

SIGMA organised the 5th regional conference on public internal financial control for EU candidate countries and potential candidates in partnership with ReSPA in Skopje, North Macedonia on 19-20 September 2019.