People learn best through experience
"Public administration reform: a participatory approach" will bring together 32 government representatives from Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique in Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia (Brazil) from 19 to 30 July 2010.
During the workshop, participants will examine relevant reform experience in Brazil, and will share the experience of their own countries, with a view to improving:
- the effectiveness and efficiency of public administration;
- the quality of public services to citizens; and
- the capacity of the government to perform its major functions, such as formulating and implementing public policy for the socio-economic development of the country.
At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to: formulate the vision, scope and objectives of public administration reform (PAR) in the context of a State that has a development role; design a framework for successful PAR implementation; and apply modern managerial techniques and participatory processes that lead to sustainable PAR.
The course is for:
- civil service managers in charge of PAR programmes;
- civil servants, including advisory staff, involved in the formulation, planning or implementation of PAR programmes at central, provincial or local level;
- representatives of civil service unions/associations;
- civil service management trainers or consultants;
- trainers, consultants, or employees of international organizations directly involved in the formulation or implementation of PAR programmes.
The first phase will be held in Rio de Janeiro. The second phase will be a study tour to Brasilia for meetings with government departments involved in the modernization of public administration.