Media Advisory: Consultative Workshop on Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan to be Held

Aug 19, 2016

The Union Civil Service Board (UCSB) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is organising a Consultative Workshop on Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan from 25-26 August 2016 in Nay Pyi Taw at the Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC II).

The consultative workshop is organized with the aim of developing the Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan which will serve as a blue print for establishing a modern and competent civil service. Transforming Myanmar’s civil service into a modern institution that better serves the people of Myanmar is one of the government’s top priorities.

The event will be officially opened by the H.E. U Myint Swe, Vice President, of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. H.E. Dr. Win Thein, Chairperson of the Union Civil Service Board and Ms. Renata Dessallien, UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator will deliver opening remarks.

The two - day consultative workshop offers a mix of plenary and group discussions and will be attended by a broad range of government and non-government stakeholders, including Members of Parliament, including Parliament staff, Union ministries and government institutions, State and Region Governments, civil society organisations, academia and think thanks, the Union Civil Service Board (UCSB) and Central Institutes of the Civil Service (CICS), donors and development partners and the media.  

Note to editors:
1) Please confirm attendance via email to Hay Mar Aung on 542910 -19 or hay.mar.aung@undp.org

For further information, contact:
UCSB: U Myo Lwin (Director) on 095403780, myoelwin@gmail.com; or
UNDP: Shobhna Decloitre (Communications Specialist) on 09250345158, shobhna.decloitre@undp.org

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