BUJUMBURA January 11th (ABP) – The Minister of Human Rights, Social Affairs and Gender, Mr. Martin Nivyabandi is very satisfied with the note of the achievements of the half-yearly activities planned during July to December 2019 which is raised to 98.3%.
He was speaking on Thursday, January 9, 2020 in Bujumbura during a meeting to assess the activities of that ministry, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
Mr. Nivyabandi indicated that this mark is “very satisfactory”, was obtained thanks to success factors such as staff collaboration and collaboration between partners but especially the awareness of staff.
He indicated that among the planned activities only one (infomercial) was not carried out for reasons beyond the will of the executives of this ministry while hoping that it will be carried out soon so that at the end of the budget year the score of 100% is reached.
Mr. Nivyabandi took that opportunity to congratulate the heads of the family and community development centers (CDFC) for the work done.
The evaluation focused on three salient points including the overall evaluation of the implementation of the activities of the internal action plans of the various departments of the ministry, the evaluation of the implementation of the activities included in the action plan of the government exercise 2019-2020 but also the evaluation of the activities carried out by CFDC.
Minister Nivyabandi also said that his ministry is already at the stage of appropriation of the path traced by the government of Burundi which has adopted, since 2015, the system of periodic evaluation of activities as a principle which should inform the action of any public service reason why a Committee for the evaluation of the performance of public bodies (CEPOP) which supervises the various ministries has been set up.
According to Mr. Nivyandi, all of those achievements are dithering around a slogan that the ministry has set itself, which is “To be efficient with few means”.
In a press interview, journalists wanted to know what is being done to help the victims of the inundations.
For that, Mr. Nivyabandi said that the ministry is collecting and providing emergency humanitarian aid and the victims have been assisted in food and non-food, a work carried out in collaboration with partners in particular the Red Cross and IOM.
However Mr. Nivyabandi points out that this assistance activity is not the task of a single individual. It is incumbent on everyone without exception to invest in it to show the solidarity that has always characterized Burundians.