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PSC212205 COMMUNICATION FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR TRAINING

A training on Communication for the Public Sector was held at the Samoa Shipping Services (SSS) Conference room for 3 half days on the 20th – 22nd April, 2022. Communication skills form the basis of all our relationships. Through an understanding of our own personal communication style and the styles of others, we will [...]

2022-04-26T10:26:35+13:00April 25th, 2022|2022, hrd, News|Comments Off on PSC212205 COMMUNICATION FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR TRAINING

Samoa Public Service shares Covid-19 adaptation measures at the World Bank Pacific Public Service Covid-19 Adaptability Seminar

Public Service Commission, Afioga Lauano Vaosa Epa, presented at the final World Bank Pacific Public Services COVID – 19: Adaptability Seminar which was held on the 23rd March, 2022. The seminar was part of the Pacific Public Services & COVID-19 Series organized by the World Bank. This was the second time Samoa was invited [...]

2022-04-14T12:27:27+13:00April 14th, 2022|2022, News|Comments Off on Samoa Public Service shares Covid-19 adaptation measures at the World Bank Pacific Public Service Covid-19 Adaptability Seminar

5 Year National Plan – Pathway for the Development of Samoa launched

Samoa’s 5-year National Plan – titled the Pathway for the Development of Samoa, was launched on the 25th February 2022 at the Samoa Convention Center – Tatte Building. The Pathway for the Development of Samoa (PDS) focuses on three thematic areas which are: “Empowering communities, Building resilience, and Inspiring growth”. These in turn supports [...]

2022-04-14T12:33:17+13:00April 12th, 2022|2022, News|Comments Off on 5 Year National Plan – Pathway for the Development of Samoa launched

Time Management Training Conducted in Savaii for the first time and with more to come

The Public Service Commission through its Human Resource Development Division conducted a Time Management training for the first time in Savaii for public servants. The purpose of the training impulses the participants to appreciate the value of time and broaden their understanding of time management in a practical manner in their workplaces by looking [...]

2022-04-25T12:29:05+13:00April 12th, 2022|2022, hrd, News|Comments Off on Time Management Training Conducted in Savaii for the first time and with more to come

Strong political leadership needed to “weed out corruption”: Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mataafa tells the 9th Conference of the UNCAC

The 9th session of the Conference of the States Parties (CoSP) officially commenced in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, on 13 December 2021. Samoa is one of 152 countries meeting to advance action through the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and strengthen integrity responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The CoSP is taking place over the course [...]

2022-02-16T22:06:20+14:00December 14th, 2021|2022|Comments Off on Strong political leadership needed to “weed out corruption”: Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mataafa tells the 9th Conference of the UNCAC

Consultation Phase for the Induction Framework for the Public Sector kicks off

The Public Service Commission (PSC) through its Public Service, Performance and Policy (PSPP) in collaboration with the Ministry for Public Enterprises (MPE) conducted consultations for the public sector to standardized an Induction Program across the public service. This is in line with one of the activities highlighted in the Public Administration Sector Plan 2021 -2025 [...]

2022-02-16T21:56:53+14:00November 29th, 2021|2022|Comments Off on Consultation Phase for the Induction Framework for the Public Sector kicks off

Accessing Government Information Webinar Conducted for the Public Sector

The Public Service Commission (PSC) in conjunction with the United Nations Development Program, Samoa Office (UNDP) through its United Nations Regional Anti-Corruption (UNPRAC) Project and the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) organized a virtual webinar for the public sector to discuss the importance on accessing government information. This is part of one of [...]

2022-02-16T22:01:36+14:00November 15th, 2021|2022|Comments Off on Accessing Government Information Webinar Conducted for the Public Sector

Australia PSC hosts virtual meeting with lead Government investigators on handling misconduct in the Public Service

The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) hosted a virtual meeting with the Office of the Public Service Commission (PSC) in handling suspected misconducts and investigations last Tuesday, 9 February 2021. This was part of the ongoing support from the Government of Australia and the APSC in particular, towards institutional strengthening programs for government agencies, coordinated [...]

2022-02-16T21:27:44+14:00February 19th, 2021|2021, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Australia PSC hosts virtual meeting with lead Government investigators on handling misconduct in the Public Service

Three Major Surveys Conducted by the Samoa Bureau of Statistics for Samoa

The Samoa Bureau of Statistics in partnership with the Ministry of Finance, and the UNDP Samoa conducted an integrated data collection task for the following major surveys which commenced on the 24th August and was completed on the 31st October, 2020. The Population and Housing Census (PHC) household listing and mapping update in preparation for [...]

2022-02-16T21:29:01+14:00January 28th, 2021|ed24, News|Comments Off on Three Major Surveys Conducted by the Samoa Bureau of Statistics for Samoa

Samoa PSC shares human resource expertise at the regional level

A Talanoa webinar on Merit Based Recruitment and Appointments was organized and facilitated by the NZ PSC Fale in November 2020. Human Resource advisors from Samoa and Fiji were invited to present and share their experiences with the rest of the Commissions across the Pacific. Mr. Jason Hisatake, Assistant Chief Executive Officer for the Senior [...]

2022-02-16T21:33:20+14:00January 28th, 2021|ed24, News|Comments Off on Samoa PSC shares human resource expertise at the regional level
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