• SIBC reporter wins RAMSI media award

    SIBC reporter wins RAMSI media award

    6 May 2011

    Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) reporter, Rozalee Nongebatu was named the winner of the 2011 RAMSI Special Coordinator’s Media Encouragement Award.

    The RAMSI Media Encouragement Award was established in 2009 to recognise the key role the media plays in the development of Solomon Islands.

  • New Special Coordinator visits Malaita

    New Special Coordinator visits Malaita

    18 April 2011

    RAMSI Special Coordinator, Nicholas Coppel, spent the weekend in Malaita, in his first visit to a Solomon Islands province.

    Mr Coppel, who took up the role of RAMSI’s fifth Special Coordinator on 1 April met with the Premier, Edwin Suibaea, on Friday before visiting several village communities near Auki as part of RAMSI’s Community Outreach program.

  • Tomorrow's leaders talk transition

    Tomorrow's leaders talk transition

    16 April 2011

    Continuing a series of discussion forums with community, government and church leaders from across Solomon Islands, a recent Wakabaot Toktok was attended by over 40 of the country’s up-coming public servants, including representatives from Solomon Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs & External Trade, Finance & Treasury, the National Parliament Office and Prime Minister & Cabinet.

  • Planting the seed

    Planting the seed

    15 April 2011

    The working relationship between local officers and their expat advisors is often not a simple one. The language, lifestyle and cultural differences are some factors that often create barriers in the work place.

  • People's survey documents progress in Solomon Islands

    7 April 2011

    Results of the 2010 People’s Survey show Solomon Islands as a nation is undergoing a period of significant change, making progress in some areas but continuing to face considerable challenges in others. The 2010 People’s Survey documents the opinions of nearly 5000 Solomon Islanders on issues facing their nation, and is the largest annual survey of its kind conducted in Solomon Islands.

  • RAMSI and Government reconcile over Titinge incident

    RAMSI and Government reconcile over Titinge incident

    30 March 2011

    The Solomon Islands Government and the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) today joined together to take part in a Titi Ulu or traditional reconciliation ceremony with the family and village of the late Harry Lolonga.

  • New Houses, new opportunities

    New Houses, new opportunities

    25 March 2011

    With renovations completed at the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) headquarters and underway at Central Police Station, the working lives of many RSIPF members stationed in Honiara are set to benefit from access to newly refurbished workplaces.

  • New houses for the RSIPF, the first of many

    New houses for the RSIPF, the first of many

    24 March 2011

    The keys to the first lot of new police houses were formally handed over to Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) officers and their families today, in a ceremony to mark an important milestone in the strengthening of the RSIPF.

    The New Zealand High Commissioner, Mark Ramsden, presented the keys of the first four houses to the Minister for National Security, Police and Corrective Services, James Tora, in a ceremony held at Rove Police housing compound in Honiara.