Minister Shaqiri Participates on ReSPA's 11th Ministerial Level Meeting

Skopje, November 6th, 2020

The Minister of Information Society and Administration, Jeton Shaqiri, participated in the 11th ministerial-level meeting of ReSPA's management board, held online. The meeting was focused on recognition of the work of the Regional School of Public Administration - ReSPA in the past, very challenging month, as well as during the ten years of existence thereof.

The meeting also noted attendance from Suzana Pribilović, Minister of Public Administration, Montenegro, Marija Obradović, Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government, Republic of Serbia,  Majlinda Dhuka, Director of the Department of Development and Good Governance in the Prime Ministers Office, Republic of Albania, Neven Akshamija, Director of Bosnia and Herzegovina's State Service Agency as well as Ms Genoveva Ruiz Calavera, the Director for the Western Balkans, Directorate-General for Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR), European Commission.

The ministers approved the "Declaration on Digital Transformation, initated during last year's Ministerial Conference in Skopje, whereby they committed to promoting support that ReSPA provides in the field of digitalization, e-services and quality management. 

Inter alia, the Annual Report was unanimously adopted during the meeting. The Report covers information related to the Work Programme 2021-2022 and Envelope 2021. As ReSPA Director, Ratka Sekulovikj, the ministers fully supported the initiative to formalize ReSPA as single quality management resource center in Western Balkans.

This year, ReSPA Chair was Montenegro, whereas in 2021 this role will be assumed by Serbia.
Notably, ReSPA is an international organization created upon initiative of the European Union and Western Balkan countries, which works on encouraging and strengthening regional cooperation between member states in the field of public administration, human resource management and public service reform.

Ministry of Information Society and Administration