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CONFERENCE OF CHIEF EXECUTIVES, CHIEF DIRECTORS AND CHAIRMEN OF GOVERNING BOARDS/COUNCILS

The Conference of Public Service Chief Executives, Chief Directors and Chairmen of Governing Boards/Councils was instituted by the Commission in March, 2004.  The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for the President of the nation to address chief executives, chief directors and chairmen of governing boards/ councils on the National Agenda and on issues/topics of national interest and concern.  It also aims at sensitizing public officials on the Commission’s role in human resource development and management. The themes and topics of conferences organised by the Commission in previous years are shown in the table below.

YEAR THEME TOPIC(S) RESOURCE PERSON(S) CHAIRMAN/ CHAIRPERSON SPECIAL GUEST OF HONOUR
2004
  • “The Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy:  Opportunity and Challenges for Public Sector Management”
  • “Delivery of Public Services: Expectation to the Private Sector”
  • “Public Sector Reforms:  Then, Now and the Future”
  • Hon. Prof. G. Gyan-Baffour Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning.
  • Mr. Justice Awuku Sao Executive Secretary, Institute of Directors, Ghana
  • Mr. Felix E. Addo,Partner, Price Waterhouse Coopers

H. E. John Agyekum Kufour, President of the Republic of Ghana.

2005 “Corporate Governance in Public Service Organisations”
  • “The Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy and the Millennium Development Goals: Challenges for Public Sector Governance” 
  • “The Realities and Challenges of Public Service Corporate Governance”
  • “Best Practices in Corporate Governance:  Lessons from the Private and Public Sectors”
  • Hon. Prof. G. Gyan-Baffour Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning.   
  • Mr. Justice Awuku Sao Executive Secretary, Institute of Directors, Ghana
  • Mr. Felix E. Addo,Partner, Price Waterhouse Coopers

H. E. John Agyekum Kufour, President of the Republic of Ghana.

2008 Growth with Stability: A Brighter Future”
  • “Transparency in Public Financial Management: Implementation of the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663)”
  • “Transparency in Public Financial Management: The Role of Internal Audit”.
  • “Transparency in Public Financial Management: Budget Requests and Releases”.
  • “Transparency in Public Financial Management: Monitoring and Evaluation”.
  • Mr. Agyenim Boateng Adjei, Chief Executive Officer, Public Procurement Authority
  • Mr. Patrick Nomo, Director-General, Internal Audit Agency
  • Mr. Kwabena Adjei-Mensah Director of Budget, Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning
  • Dr. Regina Ohene Darko Adutwum, Director General, National Development Planning Commission

Most Rev. Dr. Samuel Asante-Antwi, Member, Council of State

H. E. John Agyekum Kufour, President of the Republic of Ghana.

2010 “State of corporate governance in the public services”
  • “Public Services Corporate Governance in Ghana: Past, Present and Future”.
  • “Empowering Boards and Managements for High Performance”.
  • “The Role of the PSC in Promoting Accountability, Integrity and Efficiency in the Public Services”
  • “Ethical Dilemmas in Public Corporate Governance: Challenges and the way forward.”
  • Mr. Justice Awuku-Sao, Institute of Directors
  • Mr. Yao Klinogo, State Enterprise Commission
  • Mr. Mike K. Gabah, Public Services Commission
  • Ms. Anna Bossman, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ)

Prof. Kofi Awoonor, Chairman, Council of State.

H. E. John Agyekum Kufour, President of the Republic of Ghana.

2011 “Growth, Development and Job Creation: An Agenda for Public Service Agencies”
  • "Public Administration and Practice in Ghana: The Role of the Public Services Commission”
  • “National Development Planning Agenda: Prospects and Challenges for an Emerging Middle-Income Country”
  • “Maximizing National Productivity through an Effective Budget Coordination Mechanism to Accelerate Growth and Development: Role of MDAs and MMDAs
  • ”Effective Monitoring and Evaluation of Government Policies and Programmes: The Way Forward”
  • “Performance Management in Public Agencies: The Time for Change”
  • "Cotemporary Auditing in Ghana: Ghana Audit Service in Perspective”
  • “The Role of Internal Audit in improving Public Sector Governance”
  • Mr. Mike K. Gabah, Public Services Commission
  • Mr. P. V. Obeng, National Development Planning Commission
  • Dr. Kwabena Duffour, Min. of Fin. & Econ. Plan.
  • Dr. Tony Aidoo, Policy Evaluation Unit, Office of the President
  • Mr. Robertson A. Allotey, Public Services Commission.
  • Mr. R. A. Asiedu, Audit Service
  • Mr. Ransford Adjei, Internal Audit Agency

Prof. Kofi Awoonor, Chairman, Council of State.

H. E. John Agyekum Kufour, President of the Republic of Ghana.

 
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