The Standing Panel on International Affairs focuses on the National Academy's role in the international community. It considers a broad range of issues, such as: assisting in the development of democratic institutions in transitional democracies throughout the world; addressing public management challenges in developing countries; examining the management of the U.S. government's international activities; and promoting information sharing on promising practices in public management.
The World Bank Bureaucracy Lab has recently published a new open access data set, focusing on public sector employment and wages, called the World Wide Bureaucracy Indicators (WWBI). The dataset characterizes the private sector and the public sector labor market, and provides comparisons between them on over 80 indicators. It can help researchers and practitioners gain a better understanding of the personnel dimensions of state capability, the footprint of the public sector on the overall labor...Read Full Article
For those who missed or want to review the content discussed at the October 16, 2019 meeting of the Standing Panel on International Affairs, click "View Report" above and download the presentation shown. ...Read Full Article
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION CHALLENGES IN FORMULATING AND IMPLEMENTING TRADE POLICIES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS View the presentation here. ...Read Full Article
Save-the-Date! The next meeting of the Standing Panel on International Affairs will be Friday, August 24th. Speaker details to follow. Register now! ...Read Full Article
The Standing Panel on International Affairs recently met on May 21, 2018 to discuss public administration in environments external to the United States and to consider potential NAPA opportunities. The NAPA Standing Panel on International Affairs considers a broad range of issues, which includes: assisting in the development of democratic institutions in transitional democracies throughout the world; addressing public management challenges in developing countries; examining the management of the U.S. government's international activities; and...Read Full Article
The NAPA Standing Panel on International Relations met at a routine session on Friday, 25 August 2017 at NAPA Headquarters and hosted The Honorable Jeffrey J. Grieco, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Afghanistan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC). AACC is the leading organization facilitating U.S.- Afghanistan business, investment, and trade relations through a combination of program, education and informational activities. Mr. Grieco is also the former United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant...Read Full Article
Academy Fellow Major General Arnold Field, U.S. Marine Corps (RET), NAPA Chairman of NAPA’s Standing Panel on International Affairs, was Conference Chair at the second Africa Security Symposium, a two-day event hosted by GRV Global on June 20th and 21st. This annual gathering seeks to further peace and security in Africa by taking advantage of public-private partnerships. Fields stressed the need for conversation among government, non-government, and private sector leaders to debate,...Read Full Article