A four days’ workshop on the Capacity Development for the CSSI Senior managers end successfully on Thursday October 14, 2021 at the IPAM conference room in Honiara
Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi in his closing remarks, the purpose of the CSSI Capacity Development s to support our transition of CSSI to fully independent, accountable and sustainable operations to standards based on legislation, policy and procedures
The workshop is more on policy, resource development, organizational learning, budget Preparation on recurrent and development, leadership development, Management and standards
Solomon Kalu in his closing remarks on Thursday said the preamble of our Constitution declares that we establish the sovereign democratic state of Solomon Islands under the guiding hand of God.
“This is not a mere declaration. Rather, it is an aspiration of true destiny & purpose for our nation. Politically, Solomon Islands was born in 1978. That was only more than some forty years ago” Kalu said
Chairman LCC point out a particular resonating declaration made by our King Jesus more than two thousand years ago where He declared that ‘…without Him, we cannot do anything. Clearly, Jesus does not want us to work alone. He wants us to work with him in running the affairs of this country whether at home or at our offices. He is the source, so when we do things with him, we become true resources for our country.
Esteemed CSSI senior officers, for the past days, you have heard & learned so much in this Capacity Building Development Workshop. However, I must say that you can only be truly capacitated when you start putting things into practice.
Kalu said the values and principles that have been shared with you can be practiced anywhere. Not only in your offices or organizations.
He said if you do that, you are making yourself needed anywhere even beyond the public service. We must not forget that we go to our offices armed with the values (or the lack of it) we have (or have not) cultivated in our private lives.
Kalu encourage the senior managers to leave this workshop with a hunger and thirst, not for food and drink but for integrity, diligence, respect for law & government etc…because these principles cannot and will never be out of stock or depleted.
“I urge you to draw from such bounty every day.
Kalu continue to remind senior managers, we are here on earth and in this beautiful country only for a time. So whilst you are officers of CSSI, do your best.
“Be reminded that the state entrusts resources & people under your leadership & management. Thus, bring the best out of the people and other resources around you by being a servant leader.
Chairman of Leadership Code Commission said you are here not only as CSSI officers but also as fathers and mothers.
He said our families are the ideal platforms for building our country. Children are born and raised in family environments that are saturated with the principles captured in our codes of conduct. In decades to come, the next generation will become holders of public officers just like ourselves.
Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi and his Executive staffs highly appreciated and salute the Ministry of Public Service, MPNSCS, Australian High Commission, Policy Secretary – Social Sector, Prime Minister office, Ministry of Development and Aid Coordination, Integrity Commission Against Corruption, General Secretary – SICA/SIFGA, Ombudsman office, Police and Correctional Service Commission and Leadership Code Commission for your excellent presentation and provide valuable insight and information for my senior managers during the Capacity Development workshop