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Public employment and management

Public Employment and Management Working Party

 

The Public Employment and Management (PEM) Working Party serves as a collaborative forum and platform for policy-makers and experts from public sector entities entrusted with civil service management responsibilities. The working party collectively addresses major PEM and HRM challenges. Its goal is to strengthen the performance and strategic orientation of public sector organisations by helping countries to improve human resource investments, management and development to create the conditions for inclusive growth and resilient economies. 

The PEM Working Party last met on 6-7 May 2019 to discuss the newly approved Recommendation on Public Service Leadership and Capability, which includes 14 principles to ensure civil services are fit-for-purpose and ready to address 21rst century governance challenges. 

 

PEM Working Party activities

    • Carry out analysis and research that will assist the Public Governance Committee in its efforts to build and maintain a body of robust quantitative and qualitative data and indicators on public sector inputs, processes and outputs;

    • Identify and exchange information and experience on emerging issues and trends;

    • Collect and disseminate good practices and cross country data;

    • Develop policy and analytical tools;

    • Support reviews of Human Resource Management systems;

    • Contribute to horizontal initiatives including Public Governance Reviews, Government at a Glance publications, and the Observatory of Public Sector Innovation.
 

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