The President of the Japanese Society for Public Administration (JSPA), Professor Masaru Mabuchi (日本行政学会理事長: 真渕勝, 京都大学, Kyoto University), and the President of the Asian Association for Public Administration (AAPA), Professor Pan Suk Kim, signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for mutual collaborations on May 15, 2015.
The Japanese Society for Public Administration (JSPA) is the major professional association of public administration in Japan and it is made up of academics, practitioners and graduate students, in addition to a multitude of organizational members.
The society hosts an annual conference in either Tokyo or Kansai area each year on an alternating basis. The Japanese Society for Public Administration (JSPA) was established in 1950. Its website address is: www.js-pa.org.