CIG and Uganda's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Train Leaders and Managers

ENTEBBE (Uganda), 21 March 2024 – Uganda’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) and the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) concluded two training programmes for the Ministry’s senior and middle management at Petroleum House in Entebbe.

The two training programmes were initiated by MEMD’s Permanent Secretary Irene Bateebe and Under Secretary Grace Tusiime, and co-designed by MEMD and CIG, as part of a broader partnership to support the development of leaders and enhance the Ministry’s performance.

CIG experts Tan Kwang Cheak (top left) and Helen Chen (top right), and CIG Senior Consultant Patrick Mutimushi (bottom left), engage with MEMD senior and middle managers during the training programmes

The two training programmes focused on enhancing capabilities and skills in the areas of public sector leadership and values, change management, system design, managing strategic projects, performance management, communications, and policy implementation and writing. In addition, the senior leadership of MEMD participated in discussions on how to strengthen inter-agency coordination within the government. These sessions were facilitated by CIG’s international experts, Tan Kwang Cheak and Helen Chen, alongside CIG’s CEO Wu Wei Neng and Senior Consultant Patrick Mutimushi.

During the closing ceremony of the training programme for MEMD’s middle managers, class representative Principal Policy Analyst Samuel Babito thanked MEMD and CIG for the training opportunity, which had been conducted at the right stage of their careers.

About the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD)

The mandate of the Uganda Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) is “To Establish, promote the Development, Strategically Manage and Safeguard the Rational and Sustainable Exploitation and Utilization of Energy and Mineral Resources for Social and Economic Development”.

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About the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG)

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) is an international non-profit organisation, headquartered in Singapore. We believe in a world where citizens have a deep sense of trust in their governments and public institutions, and where nations are governed by principled, wise leaders supported by an effective civil service. Trust and effective governance serve as a strong foundation for national development and prosperity. CIG supports governments in building government talent, leadership and public service capabilities through training programmes, research initiatives and advisory work. We are not affiliated with any national government or political party, and we do not represent any partisan or commercial interests.

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Nicole SEH (Ms)
Executive, Government Projects and Partnerships
Chandler Institute of Governance