12 May 2010
TLGov: The Civil Service Commission as a Public Institution of an Independent Nature
The Civil Service Commission as a Public Institution of an Independent Nature Thu. May 06, 14:30h - The President of the Public Service Commission (CFP), Eng. Libório Pereira in interview, on the 4th of May 2010, to RTL under the title “Good bye conflict, welcome development”, explained the CFP services, its nature and the strategic plan for the next five years.
The CFP as a Public Institution created by the Law No. 7 of 2004, is composed by five personalities, three of which are nominated by the Government and the other two are nominated by the National Parliament, but are although invested by the Prime Minister. The first investiture of the three Commissioners proposed by the Government, took place on the 14th of August 2009. The second investiture happened took place on the 13th of October 2009 to for the other two Commissioners proposed by the National Parliament.
The President of the Public Service Commission, Eng. Libório Pereira explained in his interview that “among the five personalities, three perform their duties in exclusive terms, or, in other words, a permanent service for a five years mandate, and two perform their duties in part time, or in other words, will only be present at the meeting called by the president or in the activities called upon by the Public Service Commission. Among the Commissioners who canone can distinguished myself, Libório Pereira, CFP President, Commissioner Abel Ximenes, the Commissioner Olandina Caeiro (all nominated by the Government) and Commissioner Jezuína Gomes and Alexandre Corte-Real, nominated by the National Parliament to perform their exclusive mission exclusively.”
The Public Service Commission, being as an independent institution, is free from political interventions without being instructed by any entity, ensuring its impartial position and meritocracy principle, in other words considerings the recruitment process of recruitment for the public service foundeding oin the intellectual capacity and ability of the candidates and not in the origin of the group or the party. The CFP protects the nomination of the public servants tofor public office has chiefs of directorates, departments and sections, informed the President.
The President further added on that “the strategic plan was recently was approved the strategic plan, in which the priorities, objectives and strategies considered most important are defined the priorities, objectives and strategies considered more important: Leadership in Management and Commitment of the Public Service, Repairing of the Public Administration Services Management Boardd of the Public Administration Services, Public Servants’ Development and Capacity Public Servants Capacity and Capacity of the Public Service Commission itself. This Strategic Plan is predicted planned for five years and goes until the year 2014.
In accordance with the Law No. 7 of 2004 the Public Service Commission should must present annually a reportan annual report to the Parliament with a copy sentd to the Government, and in its daily duties itmuch more iss noted regarding cooperation with the Government since once there is a incidence on matters of public administration, since it is the Government’s competence imposed by the Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.