5th Meeting of the Network of Civil Service Schools and Institutes in the MENA Region

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The Fifth Meeting of the GIFT-MENA network took place on January 28, 2014, at the Arab Planning Institute in Kuwait. It gathered 41 high officials representing 28 institutions from 13 countries and 6 regional and international organizations.

On this occasion, participants had the opportunity to:

  • Take stock of the network progress and achievements since the last Meeting held in October 2012 in Tunis; including developments related to the network's activities, new members, financial resources, management, challenges and opportunities.
  • Present and discuss the most recent developments and initiatives pertaining to capacity development initiatives  in MENA countries;
  • Get introduced to the GIFT-MENA new web platform available in three languages.
  • Set a preliminary agenda for the Network’s activities for 2014-2015.

The meeting was organized back-to-back with the GIFT-MENA Annual Conference on “Human Capital Formation in the Public Sector and the Challenge of Building the State in Times of Crisis”.