Good Governance and Gender in Public Service Delivery 2013

The Hague Academy conducted a training for the staff of the Institute of Public Administration – Zanzibar on ‘Good Governance and Gender in Public Service Delivery’ in 2013. The program’s overall objective was to contribute to the services, in terms of quality and quantity, offered by The Institute of Public Administration (IPA) to its clients. IPA will be better able to support their target groups in the implementation of the Zanzibar Public Service Delivery Reform Programme, which aims to improve standards for good governance and gender issues within the public service.

IPA developed its curriculum by adding new courses and adapting existing courses, so that it will be able to offer training on the issues of good governance and gender in public services. IPA staff were capacitated to provide training in these fields of expertise.

Objectives:

  1. IPA-staff will understand the importance of good governance and gender for effective public service delivery;
  2. IPA-staff will be knowledgeable of basic concepts of good governance (transparency, accountability, integrity and participation) and of gender equality and equity;
  3. IPA-staff will be aware of international guidelines for good governance and gender, and be acquainted with best practices and lessons learned from other African countries and The Netherlands;
  4. IPA-staff have enhanced their teaching skills in these fields of expertise.

Deliverables/Outcomes:

  • 11 training days conducted for the staff of the Institute of Public Administration – Zanzibar.