State-Level Public Administration Review (Phase 1) (ADB-48482-001)

Countries
  • Micronesia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Dec 14, 2015
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Borrower
Government of Micronesia
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Sectors
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 2, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 21, 2016


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Project Description
The TA will help public administration reforms at the state level by supporting the preparation of a medium term public sector reform plan and facilitating implementation of key elements. The core areas which may be considered in the development of the medium-term public sector reform plan include (but may not be limited to): (i) reorganization of government structure, based on functional review of government units, to better reflect key functions and responsibilities; (ii) support for corporate planning processes, including identification of core activities and resource requirements; (iii) redevelopment of job descriptions and consideration of realignment of positions to promote flexibility across functional areas; (iv) rationalization and simplification of the job grading and pay structure; (v) unification of jobs under the SSCs and exempt positions into the PSS; (vi) reinvigoration of the system for strengthening merit based human resource management; and (vii) consideration of capacity development and training requirements.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Department of Finance and Administration PS2, Palikhir Pohnpei State Federated States of Micronesia ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main