Call for Nominations for the Belize Public Service Outstanding Honours and Awards

Belmopan. February 15, 2021. 5:50 p.m.

On February 11, 2021, the Ministry of the Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform announced its call for nominations for the 2021 Belize Public Service Outstanding Honours and Awards.

The Ministry, via its Recognition and Meritorious Awards Program, is requesting participation in giving tribute to the great efforts and successes of public officers who have exhibited exemplary capabilities.

The objective of this program is to recognize individuals or teams who have consistently performed outstandingly. Throughout the pandemic, public officers in every sector have continued to work in innovative ways to ensure the delivery of services. In some instances, they have risked their own lives by putting service above self. Please join the Ministry of the Public Service in recognizing and awarding such officers.

If you know of a public officer or team who have made substantial contributions through innovative projects, exemplary leadership, great teamwork, compassion, or customer care, please nominate them for one of these prestigious awards. Each award has specific criteria and offers an opportunity to honour distinguished public officers for their service.

The categories of the Belize Public Service Outstanding Honours and Awards are:

1. Governor-General Legacy Award (individual)
2. Prime Minister Leadership Award (individual)
3. Award of innovation (individual/team)
4. Distinguish Public Service Career Award (individual)
5. Outstanding Rookie Award (individual)
6. Outstanding Achiever Award (individual/team)
7. Excellence in Customer-focused Service Delivery Award(individual/team)
8. Heroic Act Award (individual/team)

Please visit the Ministry of the Public Service’s web page to review the nominator guidelines and eligibility requirements, reference the step-by-step submittal instructions, and link to the portal Subject: Call for Nominations for the Belize Public Service Outstanding Honours and Awards for 2021 for nominations.

The deadline for nominations is March 31, 2021 (for completed nomination form and two letters of endorsement). Please note that the awards and honours are peer-recognized awards; therefore, self-nomination is not permitted.

Hon. Henry Charles Usher, Minister of the Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform, and CEO Dr. Osmond Martinez, take pride in championing the important role of recognizing and showing appreciation to public officers for their outstanding service to the Government and people of Belize.