Public Administration and Civil Service Sector Working Group (PACS SWG)
The main purpose of the PACS SWG is to act as a coordination forum between donors and the PA on issues related to public administration and civil service sector reform, as well as on priorities and strategies of relevant PA institutions in this sector.
The key functions of the PACS SWG are as follows:
The PACS SWG reports to the Governance Strategy Group (GSG) on a regular basis.
Membership in the group is limited to relevant donors and other institutions (e.g. relevant non-governmental organizations) who can add substantial financial or analytical value, as well as relevant PA institutions.
Co-Chairs: Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development (MoPAD) and United Kingdom (DFID)
Technical Advisor: United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
PA institutions: Ministry of Finance (MoF), Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), General Personnel Council (GPC)
Donors: Office of the European Union Representative (EUREP), Germany, Italy, Sweden, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), World Bank
Observer: Office of the Quartet (OQ)
Secretariat: Local Aid Coordination Secretariat (LACS)