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These Principles are aimed at developing a shared understanding of what public administration reform entails and what countries could aim for with their administrative reforms, whether through comprehensive public administration reform (PAR) programmes or only in one of the core areas of PAR.
One of this paper’s main purposes is to provide bases for policy advice to policy‑makers on the drafting of legislation on the organisation and functioning of the state administration. It is also available in the following languages: French, Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian, Macedonian, Romanian, Russian, and Turkish.
The aim of this paper is to explore the most problematic aspects of information access legal regimes and to provide some guidelines to policy makers, including legislators, governments and public administrators. The analysis covers 14 EU member states and the EU institutions. It is also available in the following languages on our website: French, Arabic, Serbian Cyrillic, Serbian Latin and Spanish.
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Article by Francisco Cardona published in the issue No 37, March 2011 of the Newsletter entitled Perspective Gestions Publiques, Institut de la gestion publique et du développement économique.
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This paper focuses on the essential issues that should be considered in a concept paper on the organisational structure of the state administration.
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Prepared for SIGMA, this paper aims to assess the experience of, and prospects for, systems of divided and shared powers in managing social, cultural and political diversity.
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The paper analyses the challenges posed by the transfer of functions and competences from higher levels of government to local authorities in four EU Member States, namely France, Germany, Portugal and Spain.
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The conditions for Turkish membership in the EU are virtually of a revolutionary character in that they require fundamental change in the structure of government of the republican regime. Given this assessment of the radical character of the proposed reforms for EU membership, the challenge of EU membership is actually an effort of “saving the State”.