Boosting resilience in public administration after COVID-19 - the role of the Common Assessment Framework (CAF)

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted systemic and societal weaknesses as if through a magnifying glass, making us aware that public sector organizations are often not resilient enough to respond adequately to shocks and stress scenarios. With the aim of promoting the resilience of public sector organizations in the EU-Member States, the OECD, together with the KDZ - Centre for Public Administration Research, has conducted eleven case studies, each focusing on a specific CAF user organization. Read first insights on KDZ blog by showcasing challenges, innovative practices, lessons learned and the role of CAF for resilience based on the eleven CAF user organizations analyzed.

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CSPF network met in Barcelona

These days representatives of the member cities of CSPF (European Cities for Sustainable Public Finances) met in Barcelona and discussed economic inequality.
Kelmend Zajazi
Kelmend Zajazi | Executive Director of NALAS
The long-term cooperation with KDZ means a lot to us at NALAS. In KDZ we found a peer that fully understands who we are.
Isabelle Verschuren | Federal Public Service Policy and Support (BOSA), CAF correspondent of Belgium
In the last years Belgium has planned and organised many different CAF activities (e.g. CAF training, Certification of CAF label) together with KDZ.
Josep Medrano | Director of Strategic Planning and Taxation, City of Barcelona
For the City of Barcelona, the collaboration with KDZ through the European "Cities for Sustainable Public Finances (CSPF)" has reached a qualitative advance.


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