KACE has conducted a workshop on Monday 27/10/2008 in Le Meridian Hotel entitled "New Directions in Public Administration: Serving Beyond the Predictable", which was attended by the Public Sector Reform Committee and KACE Board Of Trustees members and concerned ministers.
The workshop paper was presented by Mrs. Jocelyne Bourgon, president emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service and head of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration, who was invited by King Abdullah II Center for Excellence (KACE) to benefit from the Canadian experience in developing the public sector performance in Jordan.
During the workshop, Mme Bourgon talked about the new administrative models for public sector reform, resilience and emergence and risk management. She also stressed the importance of governance to deal with the unpredictable circumstances.
From her side, the Executive Director of KACE, Mrs. Yasera Ghosheh briefed the participants on the reforms in Jordan, and the public sector reform initiatives in particular, as well as the King Abdullah II Award for Excellence in Government Performance and Transparency, its objects and impact.
A memorandum of understanding will be signed between KACE and the Canada School of Public Service to enhance the bilateral cooperation related to public sector reform.