Public Sector Development Initiatives: Background
Public sector development initiatives are not a recent trend in Jordan. The Hashemite leadership has long recognized that a good government is a precondition for economic, social and political development. The government of Jordan has launched several initiatives that focus primarily on building a more effective, efficient and accountable public sector. The following table lists key public sector reform initiatives in Jordan:

Key Initiatives
1984 Royal Committee for Administrative Reform
1989 Public Administration Development Project 1989- 1992
1989 Royal Committee for Modernization and Reform 1989- 1996
1994 Ministry of Administrative Development 1994-2002
1999 Public Sector Reform Committee (Phase I)
2002 Public Sector Modernization and Development Program (Phase I)
2004Public Sector Development Program 2004-2009
2006 Ministry of Public Sector Development