CALL FOR PAPERS: 19th (September) Edition


We extend an invitation for the submission of original research papers, case studies and discussion notes dealing with the topics of the civil service reform theory and practice, including but not limited to public sector human resources management and development, public service delivery, and ethics and anti-corruption practices. The IJCSRP encourages experts, scholars, and practitioners to contribute by sharing their experiences, innovative solutions, lessons learned, and perspectives for enhancing governance, civil service, and public service delivery effectiveness.

Benefits of Publishing with the IJCSRP

  • High visibility: The Journal is disseminated to an extensive list of practitioners, experts, and researchers in the 43 ACSH participating countries and over 90 international organisations, academic institutions and think tanks around the world.
  • Potential collaboration: By showcasing your research in the Journal you can connect with a wide network of 140 professionals within the Hub's Roster of Experts, thereby fostering collaboration opportunities.
  • Participation in ACSH activities: Authors of the best articles will be invited to present their work at various ACSH gatherings, organized in Hub’s participating countries. For more details on the ACSH activities please visit
  • Open Access: There is no submission fee; all published articles are available and accessible to everyone interested in civil service-related issues.
Submission Deadline: July 25, 2024

About the Journal. The International Journal of Civil Service Reform and Practice is a practitioner-oriented, peer-reviewed, open access journal, published biannually by the ACSH with the aim to provide access to global knowledge on civil service reform theory and practice to the Commonwealth of Independent States, Central Asia, the Caucasus and other ACSH participating countries.

Proposal Submission Information. Authors may submit their manuscripts, either online (preferred; prior registration is required):, or by email: Your manuscripts written either in English(preferred), or Russian should not exceed 8,000 words in length. Detailed guidelines for prospective authors are available on the Journal website.