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APFHRM Reports

International Affiliation

The membership accreditation by PNGHRI is in line with the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Managers (APFHRM), which PNGHRI is affiliated to. APFHRM is a regional body that governs the practices of human resource management in the Asia-Pacific region under the World Federation of People Management Association (WFPMA) guidelines and standards set by the United Nation (UN) framework on human capital development. According to APFHRM homepage (http://www.apfhrm.com/about-apfhrm) WFPMA was founded in 1979 to aid the development and improve the effectiveness of professional people management all over the world. WFPMA is an international NGO network that set the standards for every regional body like APFHRM to adapt and accredit HR practitioners in each member country with the latest development in HR practices and world’s best HR practice.

According to WFPMA, every country must form an association and must have membership of more than 200 HR personnel, conduct professional development trainings in HR practices and principles, Employment Laws, Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), provide competency seminars and held an annual conference with AGM every year to qualify for affiliation to the regional body.