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PGI Partnership with Finland

On February 6th, PGI President Jocelyne Bourgon hosted a working session for Dr. Mikko Kosonen, President of SITRA (Finnish Innovation Fund), Dr. Petri Virtanen ,Dr. Kaisa Lähteenmäki-Smith, project directors at SITRA, and His Excellency Vesa Lehtonen, Finland Ambassador to Canada. The Canadian delegation included, in addition to Ms. Bourgon, Ms. Wilma Vreeswijk, President of the Canada School of Public Service, […]

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Abstract from “Rethink, reframe and reinvent: Serving in the twenty-first century”

(Published in the “International Review of administrative sciences”, December 2017) “ In 2006 I had the honour of giving the fifth Braibant lecture for the International Institute of Administrative Sciences. That discussion identified a need to rethink public administration. In reality, this is only a small part of the rethinking needed to prepare government and society for the challenges of the […]

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New publication by PGI President

In its December 2017 issue, the International Review of Administrative Science publishes an article by PGI president Jocelyne Bourgon entitled “ Rethink, reframe and reinvent: serving in the twenty-first century”. In his editorial, Editor in chief Andrew Massey says: “…we are pleased to publish a paper from Jocelyne Bourgon. She is an outstanding public servant and has exercised a leadership position for […]

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Now available on PGI Website

Five new live cases have recently been added to the PGI website. To read the full cases, go to (www.pgionline.com) under Publications and click on the icon to the left of the title. 1- Overcoming Poverty Together: New Brunswick citizen-centric perspectives Public Governance International, November 2017 The increasing complexity of issues sets the tone for the task of governing contemporary societies. Poverty constitutes a […]

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The PGI team coming and going

Mauricio Nothen has completed his assignment with PGI on December 2017. Mauricio’s work contributed to significantly expanding the bank of NS Case Studies on topics such as: TVO’s TeachOntario – For Ontario’s Educators, by Ontario’s Educators Youth Protection Amsterdam Region, Every Child Safe Forever Early Warning System – Foresight in the Rijkswaterstaat, Netherlands PGI is pleased to announce that Raynold W. Alorse will be […]

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A look back at 2017

1- Publications and knowledge dissemination

The 2017 main priority was the publication of The New Synthesis of Public Administration Fieldbook, which took place in September.

Other publications included:

	A Danish edition of the 2011 first NS book (A New Synthesis of Public Administration);
	An article entitled Rethinking Public Innovation, by Jocelyne Bourgon, published in Ethos, the Journal of the Singapore Civil Service College;
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1- Publications and knowledge dissemination The 2017 main priority was the publication of The New Synthesis of Public Administration Fieldbook, which took place in September. Other publications included: A Danish edition of the 2011 first NS book (A New Synthesis of Public Administration); An article entitled Rethinking Public Innovation, by Jocelyne Bourgon, published in Ethos, the Journal of the Singapore Civil Service College; Two new […]

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The NS Fieldbook mandatory reading

Prof. Jacques Bourgault announced that A New Synthesis of Public Administration Fieldbook, Jocelyne Bourgon’s recently published second book, will be mandatory reading in the seminar he leads at Quebec’s National School of Public Administration (ENAP).

Prof. Bourgault is a retired full professor at Université du Québec à Montréal and an associate professor at ENAP. About the book, he writes:
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Prof. Jacques Bourgault announced that A New Synthesis of Public Administration Fieldbook, Jocelyne Bourgon’s recently published second book, will be mandatory reading in the seminar he leads at Quebec’s National School of Public Administration (ENAP). Prof. Bourgault is a retired full professor at Université du Québec à Montréal and an associate professor at ENAP. About the book, he writes: “This second New […]

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