1. Coordination in Public Sector Innovation Projects for the Establishment of Synergy, by Tom Langbroek, Research Group on Politics and Public Governance, Department of Political Science, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.
2. L’université en commun: le ré-enchantement du monde académique, par Jonathan Durand Folco et Philippe Dufort, l’université Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada.
3. Necessary but not sufficient: Learning and public innovation in four Belgian collaborative networks, by Justine Dehon, Sarah Verriest, Nadège Carlier, David Aubin and Stéphane Moyson, all of Institut de Sciences Politiques Louvain Europe (ISPOLE), Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Belgium.
4. Reforming the Public Service System in Kazakhstan: Three Innovative Solutions and Priorities, Baurzhan Bokayev and Aigerim Amirova, both of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan.
5. Building Innovative Capacity of Public Servants: The Case of Kazakhstan, by Baurzhan Bokayev, Aigerim Amirova and Aigul Kosherbayeva, all of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan.
6. An Innovative Approach to the Development of Local Self-Government in Kazakhstan: Decentralization of the Budget System, by Rymkul Ismailova, Yerkin Dussipov, Aigul Kalymbetova, Yerlan Bokayev and Aliya Aitkozhina, all of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan.
7. Contextualizing and Organizing Contingent Faculty, Ishmael I. Munene (Ed.), reviewed by Anthony Iacovino.
8. Feminisms: A Global History, by Lucy Delap, reviewed by Eleanor D. Glor.
9. Provincial Policy Laboratories: Policy Diffusion and Transfer in Canada’s Federal System, by Brendan Boyd and Andrea Olive (eds), reviewed by Eleanor D. Glor.
10. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, by Patrick M. Lencioni, reviewed by Carl Lee Tolbert.
New publication: Jale Tosun, Jan Pollex and Laurence Crumbie. 2023. European climate pact citizen volunteers: strategies for deepening engagement and impact. Policy Design and Practice, April. DOI: 10.1080/25741292.2023.2199961
Abstract: The European Climate Pact is one constitutive element of the European Green Deal, which has the ambition of making the European Union (EU) climate neutral by 2050. It is a particularly intriguing measure since it is designed as a format for volunteering, known as European Climate Pact Ambassadors, whom the EU Commission expects to inform members of their communities and networks about climate change and to inspire and support climate action. Each Pact Ambassador is presented on a dedicated website hosted by the EU Commission, which means that this programme is highly personalized. With this paper, we address Pact Ambassadors who do not work as policy professionals and strive to offer them guidance on navigating their mandate. In essence, we invite them to personalize the mandate and to assume those roles and carry out those activities that they feel comfortable with and which align with the overarching goals and principles of the ambassadors’ programme.
Club of Amsterdam Journal issue on Green Energy. July / August 2023, Issue 256.
Published July 17, 2023