At least 41 staff of the National Bureau of Concession receive certificates in various discipline following a 21-days intensive training funded by UNDP Liberia in partnership with the National Bureau of Concession (NBC) and the Liberia Institute of Public Administration(LIPA).Beneficiaries received certificates in Public Financial Management, Procurement, Human Resource Management, and Monitoring and Evaluation.
UNDP Liberia Deputy Resident Representative for Programme Violet Baffour speaking at the sgraduation ceremony held at LIPA’s Office Wednesday 05 February 2020, urged the graduates to be mentors and the agents of change for their institution.
“You have acquired new skills and talents, use it wisely and promote the Liberia Bureau of Concessions’ image and transfer knowledge to your colleagues,” Baffour encouraged beneficiaries.
She reminded them that the knowledge acquired should be used for an effective service delivery in order to mitigate unnecessary bureaucracy/delays and to strengthen institutional capacity development for a more robust, transparent and accountable implementation of government and donor funded projects.
The UNDP Deputy Resident Representative commended the Liberia Institute for Public Administration (LIPA) for the unflinching support in conducting the training for the staff of the National Bureau of Concessions, reaffirming partnership and commitment to working together.
NBC’s Deputy Director General for Administration Diana Harris applauded UNDP for the enormous support to Liberia especially in strengthening institutional and human capacity, and urged graduates to live up to their commitment to make a difference, stand up for change and let their footprints be seen.
“Nothing must go to waste, “Harris emphasized.
LIPA’s Mission is to contribute quality service delivery through research, training and consultancy.Its Director General Alexander Yonly reiterated that LIPA’s vision is to promote transparency, accountability and professionalism.