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“SPIRIT OF SERVICE” theme for Public Service Day 2020

The Cabinet in its FK (20) 35 approved the commemoration of the Public Service Day (PSD) on the 25th of September 2020. However, due to the Cabinet Development Committee’s site visits which coincided with planned events, the PSD was therefore postponed to be celebrated on 2nd October, 2020. Similar to the PSD celebrations in 2018 [...]

October 9th, 2020|PASN Edition 23, PS Day|Comments Off on “SPIRIT OF SERVICE” theme for Public Service Day 2020

Samoa participates in the first virtual intersessional meeting of the conference of the state parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption ahead of United Nations General Assembly special session

The first intersessional meeting of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption on the preparations for the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) was held on the 2nd – 4th of September, 2020 in Vienna, Austria. With border closure for COVID-19, Samoa’s participation was achieved through virtual means. [...]

October 9th, 2020|PASN Edition 23|Comments Off on Samoa participates in the first virtual intersessional meeting of the conference of the state parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption ahead of United Nations General Assembly special session

Public Service Commission assists new university graduates with job application processes

The Office of the Public Service Commission through its Human Resource Development & Training Division (HRD) conducted a 3 day “Hire Me Training” that was held at the Public Service Commission (PSC) Conference Room from the 7th – 9th September 2020. The practical design of this training was designed to support the participants’ current efforts [...]

October 9th, 2020|PASN Edition 23|Comments Off on Public Service Commission assists new university graduates with job application processes

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