Staff of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources have successfully completed a five days training on public service processes and procedures Friday last week.
Solomon Islands Institute of Public Management (IPAM) representative, Bartholomew Sanau facilitated the training which was aimed at educating both old and new officers of MFMR on their roles as public servants.
The weeklong training covers various topics including professional standard expected of the public servants, structure of the government, oversight institutions such as Leadership Code Commission, Ombudsman, Auditor General’s Office, National Parliament of Solomon Islands, the constitutional offices, Understanding public service procedures, Communication in the workplace, Work relation conduct and Safety at work place.
With the completion of this workshop, fisheries officers are expected to better understand the government machinery and their roles government officers.
The training was attended by 32 staff working in 7 divisions of MFMR including project staff from MSSIF (Mekem Strong Solomon Islands Fisheries – NZ funded Program) and PROP (Pacific Regional Oceanscape Program – WorldBank Project).
The MFMR Human Resources Training Unit in partnership with the Government Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) is providing the training to ensure all public officers understand their roles in their places of work.
The training concluded with certificate presentations.