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    Strengthening Civil Service Accountability & Performance of our Civil Service – How and When, paper by Secretary General Robert Watt

Strengthening Civil Service Accountability & Performance of our Civil Service – How and When, paper by Secretary General Robert Watt

Strengthening Civil Service Accountability & Performance of our Civil Service – How and When, a paper by Secretary General Robert Watt, delivered at MacGill Summer School, 23 July 2014.

July 24th, 2014|Speeches
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    Ireland: Public Service Reform and Sustainable Recovery, Address by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, T.D. at the 2014 UN Public Service Forum Day and Awards Ceremony, 23 June 2014

Ireland: Public Service Reform and Sustainable Recovery, Address by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, T.D. at the 2014 UN Public Service Forum Day and Awards Ceremony, 23 June 2014

Introduction
Good morning.

Firstly, I would like to thank the United Nations and the Government of the Republic of Korea for the opportunity to speak to you this morning about Ireland’s […]

July 1st, 2014|Speeches
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    Expenditure & Procurement Reform in the Irish Public Sector, Address at The Wheel Annual Conference 2014 by Robert Watt, Secretary General

Expenditure & Procurement Reform in the Irish Public Sector, Address at The Wheel Annual Conference 2014 by Robert Watt, Secretary General

Robert Watt, Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, addressed The Wheel conference on Thursday 15 May 2015, speaking on Expenditure and Procurement Reform in the […]

May 16th, 2014|Speeches
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    Opening Address by Minister Brendan Howlin, T.D. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Open Government Partnership Europe Regional Meeting Dublin Castle, 8-9th May 2014

Opening Address by Minister Brendan Howlin, T.D. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Open Government Partnership Europe Regional Meeting Dublin Castle, 8-9th May 2014

Good morning

On behalf of the OGP community in Ireland, I would like to welcome each one of you to the OGP Europe Regional Meeting.

I would like to extend a […]

May 8th, 2014|Speeches
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    Speech by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin TD at the Paris Conference: Form Open Data to Open Government

Speech by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin TD at the Paris Conference: Form Open Data to Open Government

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Introduction
Good Morning.

At the outset, I would like to express my sincere thanks to Minister Lebranchu for the kind invitation to participate in today’s conference.

The theme of the […]

April 24th, 2014|Speeches
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    Opening Statement by Mr Robert Watt, Secretary General, to Public Accounts Committee, Thursday, 3rd April, 2014

Opening Statement by Mr Robert Watt, Secretary General, to Public Accounts Committee, Thursday, 3rd April, 2014

Introduction
Thank you Chairman.

I would like to thank the Committee for giving me the opportunity to make a short opening statement in my capacity as Secretary General of the Department […]

April 3rd, 2014|Speeches
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    Address by Minister Howlin to the 48th Plenary Session of the British – Irish Parliamentary Assembly 1 April, 2014

Address by Minister Howlin to the 48th Plenary Session of the British – Irish Parliamentary Assembly 1 April, 2014

Good morning,

I have said before in many fora that we have much to gain from sharing our ideas and experiences and I believe that opportunities such as this can […]

April 1st, 2014|Speeches
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    Keynote Address by Minister Brendan Howlin, T.D. Department of Public Expenditure and ReformFreedom of Information in the Context of the Government’s Programme for Political Reform in Ireland at a Public Affairs Ireland Conference

Keynote Address by Minister Brendan Howlin, T.D. Department of Public Expenditure and ReformFreedom of Information in the Context of the Government’s Programme for Political Reform in Ireland at a Public Affairs Ireland Conference

Good morning.
 I would like to thank Public Affairs Ireland for the invitation to address today’s conference.

The title suggested by the conference organisers which positions FOI within the broader programme […]

March 27th, 2014|Speeches
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    Opening Address by Minister Howlin at Government Construction Capital Spend Conference 2014 – 5th March, 2014

Opening Address by Minister Howlin at Government Construction Capital Spend Conference 2014 – 5th March, 2014

I would like to thank you for the opportunity to address your conference today.   My Department will shortly embark on a review of our capital investment programme to […]

March 5th, 2014|Speeches
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    Statement by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform on the Review of the Programme for Government

Statement by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform on the Review of the Programme for Government

Perhaps the finest testament to the progress made by this Government in three years is that the anarchy and chaos that defined the final years of the Fianna Fáil […]

March 4th, 2014|Speeches