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This resource provides a dataset capturing the establishment, growth and evolution of Ireland’s state administration from the foundation of the Irish Free State in 1922 to the present. In so doing, it constitutes a major research infrastructure for the humanities and social sciences in Ireland, and is of benefit to political scientists, historians, lawyers, sociologists and specialists in public policy. It should also be of interest to public servants and public representatives – Irish State Administration Database

The Institute of Public Administration is the Irish national centre for development of best practice in public administration and public management – Institute of Public Administration

The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) plays a prominent role in providing information, training, research and consultancy within the field of European affairs – European Institute of Public Administration

The OECD seeks to analyse and develop solutions to the common challenges and needs of governments – OECD Public Governance and Management

The US Office of Personnel Management Federal Executive Institute (FEI) at Charlottesville, Virginia, is dedicated to building a core of senior public sector executives who are aware of their unique roles and responsibilities in American democracy – The Federal Executive Institute



The objective of the IPA Governance Forum is to provide support and guidance to the membership on governance developments which impact on their roles and responsibilities – IPA Governance Forum

The mission of the Kennedy Type School at Harvard Type University is to train people for public leadership and to carry out research that contributes to the solution of public problems – John F Kennedy School of Government



The Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development – IMD

One of the world’s most international business schools – INSEAD



DG XVI – European regional policies and cohesion: staff directory; the commissioner’s speeches; areas of activity; documentation, and more – European Regional Policies