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Chief Executive Appointments Update from the Commission

The Office of the Public Service Commission has completed the recruitment and selection of the 6 out of eight 8 Chief Executive Officer Positions due in 2015. As per F.K (15) Faapitoa 16 of 11 November 2015 the following appointments were made: Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet: Agafili Shem Leo Ministry for Revenue: [...]

December 20th, 2015|ed4|Comments Off on Chief Executive Appointments Update from the Commission

Ministry of Public Enterprises established

The Public Administration Sector welcomes the Government’s decision to establish a body to help strengthen the profitability and efficiency of its 29 Public Bodies. The Ministry of Public Enterprises (MPE) officially opened its doors to the public on 24 August 2015, and aims to make a significant contribution to Samoa’s economic growth by exercising a [...]

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Government aims to manage population

The Ministry of Finance together with the 14 sectors have come together to develop a Population Policy and a framework for action to coordinate efforts to manage the impacts of population change in Samoa. The policy would replace the national population policy 1998, housed under the Ministry of Health. The 1998 policy was never implemented [...]

December 20th, 2015|ed4|Comments Off on Government aims to manage population

New 4-year SDS in the making

The Government has reinforced its commitment to putting in place a strategic roadmap for Samoa by embarking on the development of a new Strategy for the Development of Samoa 2017-2020 document (SDS). The 4-year document will replace the SDS2012-2016, and will guide economic, social, environmental and infrastructural developments in the country over the next 4 [...]

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Public Administration Sector undertakes first annual review of its 5 Year Sector Plan

The first annual review consultation of the Public Administration Sector Plan (PASP) took place at the Ministry of Health Headquarters, Motootua, Samoa, on  6th August 2015. It was attended by Chief Executives, deputies, and representatives of Government Ministries and Authorities, development partners, the private sector, and civil society. Annual reviews are a requirement under the [...]

September 3rd, 2015|2015, ed3, News|Comments Off on Public Administration Sector undertakes first annual review of its 5 Year Sector Plan

Ministry of Finance works to improve M&E and reporting for Samoa’s 14 sectors

The Ministry of Finance has led the way in improving and strengthening the capacity of existing mechanisms to monitor, evaluate and report   on   national   outcomes   through   the delivery and facilitation of several participatory outcomes mapping exercises. An outcomes map focuses on mapping a rationale or causal steps that need to occur to highlight how a [...]

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Samoa celebrates its Public Service

The 4th annual Public Service Day was held on the 25th of September 2015 to commemorate, celebrate and recognize the public sector’s contribution and service into achieving the national development of Samoa. The theme for this year’s   Public   Service   Day   was “Celebrating the Public Service of Samoa”. Close to 50 Government Ministries and Public Bodies [...]

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Review of Recruitment and Selection process for Chief Executives and contract employees

In the Public Service Commission’s pursuit to improve Public Sector service delivery, Cabinet has approved a review of the recruitment and selection (R&S) process for senior contract employees (CEO & ACEO) employed by the PSC. This is in accordance with their decision detailed in Cabinet FK (15) 25, dated 4 August 2015. The primary goal [...]

September 1st, 2015|ed3|Comments Off on Review of Recruitment and Selection process for Chief Executives and contract employees
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