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Training for public servants resumed after state of emergency conditions were relaxed

The Public Service Commission through its Human Resource Development Division delivered a five half days training on Conflict Management from Monday 22nd – Friday 26th June 2020. The main aim of this training was to build the capacity of employees to better manage conflict which may occur in workplaces. The participants were mainly from Stated [...]

August 18th, 2020|ed22|Comments Off on Training for public servants resumed after state of emergency conditions were relaxed

Additional amendments to the Recruitment & Selection Manual & process for Senior Executives

The Office of the Public Service Commission through its Senior Executive Services Division have updated the Recruitment and Selection Manual Process for Senior Executives in its   Circular Memorandum PSC 2019/2020 – 35 that was disseminated to all Government Ministries, Office of the Regulator, The Government Statistician and the Samoa Law Reform Commission. The amendments made [...]

August 18th, 2020|ed22|Comments Off on Additional amendments to the Recruitment & Selection Manual & process for Senior Executives

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi reminded all CEO’s at the chief executive forum of their oath and duty as public servants

The new financial year kicked off with the first Chief Executive Officers Forum held on the 3rd of July 2020, at the Samoa Conference Center, Sogi. The theme for this year’s Forum was “Coordination and Compliance to Efficiently and Effectively Deliver Government Services” The Honorable Prime Minister and Minister for the Public Service Commission – [...]

August 18th, 2020|ed22|Comments Off on Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi reminded all CEO’s at the chief executive forum of their oath and duty as public servants

Special Working Conditions for The State Of Emergency For Corona Virus (Covid19)

Read more articles from Public Administration Sector Plan Newsletter - Edition 21 here The Public Service Commission issued a Circular Memorandum 2019/2020-22 on the 23rd March 2020 informing all public servants of special working conditions in conjunction with the FK (20) Faapitoa 7 that was issued on Friday 20th March, 2020 declaring a State of [...]

April 7th, 2020|ed19, ed21|Comments Off on Special Working Conditions for The State Of Emergency For Corona Virus (Covid19)

Prime Minister Of Samoa Attends The Inaugural Pacific Regional Conference On Anti-Corruption

Read more articles from Public Administration Sector Plan Newsletter - Edition 21 here The Honorable Prime Minister of Samoa – Afioga Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi attended the inaugural Pacific Regional Conference on Anti-Corruption that was held in Tarawa Kiribati on the 3rd- 6th February, 2020. This is the first meeting of its kind for the [...]

April 7th, 2020|ed19, ed21|Comments Off on Prime Minister Of Samoa Attends The Inaugural Pacific Regional Conference On Anti-Corruption

Public Administration Sector Plan 2020/2021 – 2024/2025 Completed

Read more articles from Public Administration Sector Plan Newsletter - Edition 21 here The new Public Administration Sector Plan 2020/2021 – 2024/2025 is ready to be launched. The development of the new Plan was premised on a review of the State of the Service, as well as an independent assessment of the previous PASP which [...]

April 7th, 2020|ed19, ed21|Comments Off on Public Administration Sector Plan 2020/2021 – 2024/2025 Completed

Samoa reviews Fiji in second cycle of UNCAC implementation reviews

In August 2018, Samoa was drawn as a reviewing State Party for Fiji in the second review cycle, together with the United Kingdom. Samoa was tasked with the review of Chapter 2 of the UN Convention Against Corruption on preventive measures. Between August 2018 – June 2019, the PSC as the focal point for the [...]

October 17th, 2019|ed19|Comments Off on Samoa reviews Fiji in second cycle of UNCAC implementation reviews

Opportunities to improve the public sector discussed at the Pacific Public Service Commissioners’ Conference 2019

The Pacific Public Service Commissioner’s Conference (PPSCC) brings together public services to discuss issues and opportunities to improve public sectors. This year’s gathering was hosted by the New Zealand Government in Wellington from the 25-27 September 2019, and was attended by 18 countries from around the vast Pacific Ocean. The Samoa public service was represented [...]

October 17th, 2019|ed19|Comments Off on Opportunities to improve the public sector discussed at the Pacific Public Service Commissioners’ Conference 2019

Samoa’s first review for the implementation of the UN convention against corruption near completion

Samoa was currently being reviewed for the first time under the Implementation Review Mechanism of the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), since acceding in April 2018. Samoa was being reviewed by South Sudan and Oman, with technical assistance provided by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Acceding to the UNCAC was a key [...]

October 17th, 2019|ed19|Comments Off on Samoa’s first review for the implementation of the UN convention against corruption near completion

USAID climate ready project facilitates project preparation training for government and private sector

The USAID in partnership with the Government of Samoa through the Public Service Commission held a five-day Project Preparation training to boost the capacity of participants to help facilitate the flow of climate change adaptation finance in the country. The Chairman of the Public Service Commission – Aiono Mose Su’a delivered the opening remarks and [...]

October 17th, 2019|ed19|Comments Off on USAID climate ready project facilitates project preparation training for government and private sector