Mid-term evaluation and review meeting of Poscis Program

On 27 November 2012, in Hanoi, Government Inspectorate of Vietnam (GIV) cooperated with development partners including Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands to held the mid-term evaluation and review of the program “Strengthening the comprehensive capacity of the Inspectorate system up to 2014”- shortly as Poscis program.

The meeting was hosted by H.E Mr. Tran Duc Luong, the Deputy Inspector General, with the attendance of Program’s donors together with leaders of GIV’s Departments and units and Projects Management Unit (PMU)’s representatives. 

The Program was directed in the right track

The program on “Strengthening comprehensive capacity of the Inspectorate system up to 2014” – The Poscis Program was implemented since 2009 aimed to supporting Inspectorate in development and perfection of institutions, finalization and renovation of personnel organization and staff training for the sake of enhancing the capacity on 3 major areas: inspection, complaint and denunciation resettlement and anti-corruption.

Participating in the Program includes 10 component Projects (CP) belonged to the inspectorates of 4 ministries (Ministries: Finance; Public Security, Planning and Investment; Internal Affairs) and 5 localities (Ha Tinh, Khanh Hoa, Binh Duong, Kien Giang, Ho Chi Minh), where GIV acts as both the Program management agency and a component project holding a role in coordinating the implementation of component projects.

H.E Mr. Nguyen Hong Giang, Director of PMU said, the mid-term evaluation revealed that the Inspectorate’s activities on development, perfection of the institution; finalization and renovation of personnel organization, and staff training became effective. The Program was directed in the right track, stickled to the set targets of Documents, and appropriately to Vietnamese Development Strategy in general and to the need for renovation and development of Inspectorate in particular.   

However, the Program still have some shortcomings and challenges such as being lack of staff  that are qualified, capable and experienced in project management both two levels; the suspension of Coordinating mechanism and Monitoring and Evaluating activities; low sharing linkage. The appropriation demands of some CP’s investment outputs are not appraised to be widely replicated.

Through mid-term evaluation and review, the Program removes unnecessary and inappropriate activities, overlapped regulations and procedures. Besides, the Program will add the necessary activities, outputs, and particularly focus on staff training and organization renovation. 

Enhancing the management capacity

At the meeting, both representatives of donors and GIV acknowledged that, despite the suspension periods of the Program because of the economic difficulties, with the efforts of both sides, the Program was restarted and the outputs of component projects achieved results at both levels.

H.E Mrs. Maria Selin, representative of donors, Swedish Embassy concluded: the Program made very important results. According to Mrs. Maria Selin, in the coming time, it is essential to create changes in strategy, enhancement of management capacity, provision of new ideas and comprehensive implementation with the tighten cooperation among related agencies.

The donors, delegates required to effectively implement synchronized solutions, of which, focusing on enhancing the management capacity; carrying on the annual plan scientifically and feasibly as well as identifying the schedule and financial resources.   Besides, maintaining the exchange and tight cooperation mechanism between GIV, PMU and donors to get assistances in dealing with obstacles, difficulties during the implementation process.

Basing on the activity framework and budget adjustment after review approved by GIV and donors, the PMM said, the Program will appraise and propose to Steering Board for the sake of replication of highly feasible results and outputs in 2 last years (2013 - 2014).


Concluding the Meeting, H.E Mr. Tran Duc Luong, Deputy Inspector General required PMU, representatives of CPs to develop the implementation plan of particular Program in 2013 and 2014.


Dao Phuong