APS : Tuesday, 11 October 2016
ALGIERS- The Chairman of the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), Kingston Rhodes, has started Tuesday a three-day visit to Algeria, at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said a Ministry’s statement.
Rhodes has held discussions with the Director General of Civil Service and Administrative Reform, Belkacem Bouchemal, on the means to establish cooperation between the relevant Algerian institutions and the ICSC, said the statement.
Rhodes also listened to the presentations by different executives of the Directorate General of Civil Service and Administrative Reform, who focused mainly on the ongoing modernization process of the Algerian civil service in order to adapt it to the country’s development requirements, added the statement.
During his visit, Rhodes will hold discussions with senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The ICSC, chaired by Rhodes since January 2007, is an independent body established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972. It is made up of fifteen member states, including Algeria.
Its main mission is to promote high standards in order to improve the working conditions of international civil servants.