MED-Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue

MED IS NOW EURO-MENA

General information about MED, the Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue on Public Management.

The Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue on Public Management is a joint partnership initiative between EGPA (European Group for Public Administration), IMPGT (Public Management and Territorial Governance Institute) – University Aix-Marseille, ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration), and other instituionnal partners.

The Seventh Euro Mediterranean Dialogue on Public Management, MED 7 did focus on the following theme:

“Societal government and sustainable public management: Challenges for the Euro-MENA area”

Roma – Italy, October 8, 9 & 10, 2014 – www.med-eu.org/en/2014

Organized by the European Group for Public Administration, EGPA, the Institute of Public Management and Territorial Governance, IMPGT – Aix Marseille University and the National School of Administration in Strasbourg, ENA

In partnership with the University Roma Tor Vergata and the Italian National School of Administration (SNA)

Summary: 2014 – 7th MED – Rome – Italy – 8-10 October 2014

The Seventh Euro Mediterranean Dialogue on Public Management, MED 7 took place in Rome, Italy, on October 8, 9 & 10, 2014 on the theme “Societal government and sustainable public management: Challenges for the Euro-MENA area”

This MED 7 was organized by EGPA, the University Roma Tor Vergata in close partnership with the Italian National School of Administration (SNA), the Institute of Public Management and Territorial Governance, IMPGT – Aix Marseille University and the National School of Administration in Strasbourg, ENA. Other key partners of the MED were also present at this occasion.

Prior to the MED 7 conference, the MED PhD workshop gathered 17 young researchers who presented and discussed their PhD thesis research projects. The different sessions were chaired by well-known professors in the Euro-Mediterranean zone, experts in public management.

The opening special panel was dedicated to the theme: Is there a Mediterranean way to social innovation?” The speakers presented different Italian experiences.

More than 130 participants presented papers and testimonies during the parallel sessions structured around the different sub-themes:

Track 1 – Reviewing government expenditure: towards a smarter sustainability of public finances;

Track 2 – Coproduction, collaborative administration and public private partnerships;

Track 3 – The Horizon of the social innovation in the Mediterranean area: challenges for public policies and civil society;

and the Open Track.

During the MED institutional platform, our partners were invited to present their projects and priorities for the coming years. Many topics were suggested for our future discussions: sustainable development, education, training and employability, public policies, partnerships and key projects in order to manage the main challenges of our societies etc.

The closing ceremony were dedicated to a reflection on the future of the dialogue and its extension to the MENA area in partnership with MENAPAR.

The MENAPAR meeting will be organized in Tunis in October 2015 and the Euro-MENA Dialogue will be held in Oman in October 2016.

Further information will be posted on the MED platform: www.med-eu.org

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Contact personFabienne Maron

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