Georgetown, Guyana – (February 26, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, received a courtesy call from Ms. Gay Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPHAM) at the Ministry of the Presidency. She was accompanied by Permanent Secretary of the Department of Public Service, Mr. Reginald Brotherson and Advisor to the Minister with responsibility for the Public Service, Ms. Cheryl Sampson.

Ms. Hamilton’s visit is a preliminary one in the lead up to the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management’s Biennial Conference to be held in October of this year in Guyana.

According to their website, the CAPAM organisation provides an opportunity for government heads within the Commonwealth to exchange innovations in public sector management in order to promote good governance. CAPAM’s ultimate goal is the global emergence of more responsive and dynamic public services. Guyana has been a member of CAPAM for over three decades, and will, for the first time, host the Biennial conference. The theme for the October-billed event is ‘Transforming the Public Sector for Climate Governance’.

More than 450 persons are expected to participate in the Conference, which will run from October 22-24, 2018.

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