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  • RSIPF pledges to boost policing in Isuna as PPF withdraws

    RSIPF pledges to boost policing in Isuna as PPF withdraws

    6 October 2011

    Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Deputy Commissioner Edmond Sikua has pledged the RSIPF to boost policing services to Isuna and surrounding communities on the Weathercoast following the closure of RAMSI’s Participating Police Force (PPF) post last week.

  • RAMSI and Government talk transition with Makira Premier

    RAMSI and Government talk transition with Makira Premier

    28 September 2011

    Officials from the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), RAMSI and Solomon Islands Government today met with the Premier of Makira-Ulawa Province, Thomas Weape to discuss the next phase of RAMSI’s work in Solomon Islands.

  • Pacific corrections women take action on equality

    Pacific corrections women take action on equality

    26 September 2011

    Female Correctional Officers from across the Pacific have come together in Solomon Islands to discuss the push for greater gender equity in corrections services.

  • A call for cooperation from Weather Coast communities

    A call for cooperation from Weather Coast communities

    26 September 2011

    Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Deputy Commissioner Edmond Sikua has called on communities on the Weather Coast to cooperate with the handover of full policing responsibilities to the RSIPF.

  • More police houses handed over

    More police houses handed over

    21 September 2011

    The keys to eleven new houses for the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have been formally handed over to officers at Tetere, in eastern Guadalcanal Province.

  • RAMSI briefs UN Secretary-General

    RAMSI briefs UN Secretary-General

    7 September 2011

    The briefing, which took place at RAMSI’s GBR base, was part of the Secretary-General’s two-day visit to Solomon Islands.

  • RAMSI prepares for transition in Buala

    RAMSI prepares for transition in Buala

    25 August 2011

    Next week will see an important step taken in RAMSI’s transition, with the reduction of the day-to-day presence of the Participating Police Force officers in Buala, Isabel Province.

  • 16 more houses ready for RSIPF

    16 more houses ready for RSIPF

    19 August 2011

    Sixteen new houses have been officially handed over to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), continuing the rapid expansion of police housing across Solomon Islands.

  • Victorian PPF say 'lukim iu'

    Victorian PPF say 'lukim iu'

    16 August 2011

    A group of Victoria Police officers, working as part of the RAMSI Participating Police Force (PPF) have said farewell to Solomon Islands after two years of service alongside the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF).

  • Pacific pioneers: Reflecting on the early days of RAMSI

    Pacific pioneers: Reflecting on the early days of RAMSI

    12 August 2011

    As head of the first Samoan Contingent deployed as part of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) in 2003, Lafaele Uili Seana, can still recall the mixed emotions he experienced at the time.

    “Leaving our families – our wives and children – behind for six months was not an easy task,” Mr Uili, now Samoa’s Assistant Police Commissioner, told those at the recent opening of the photo exhibition, RAMSI: A history in pictures.

  • School’s in as RAMSI and students talk transition

    School’s in as RAMSI and students talk transition

    8 August 2011

    Held on campus at Honiara High School, the 50 students took the opportunity to meet with RAMSI officials and share their views on the future of RAMSI in Solomon Islands.

  • RAMSI to hold forums with high school students

    RAMSI to hold forums with high school students

    4 August 2011

    Wakabaot Tok Tok meetings, part of RAMSI’s Community Outreach program, are RAMSI’s way of connecting with Solomon Islands’ church leaders, provincial leaders, Government officials and representatives from a wide range of community organisations across Solomon Islands.

  • RAMSI exhibition opens in Samoa

    RAMSI exhibition opens in Samoa

    28 July 2011

    RAMSI: A history in pictures, the photographic exhibition that showcases the history and achievements of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI), has opened in the Samoan capital, Apia.

  • 10 safe and well after dramatic ocean rescue

    10 safe and well after dramatic ocean rescue

    10 July 2011

    In a joint operation by authorities from Solomon Islands and Australia, ten young Solomon Islanders have been rescued after nearly four days at sea.

    The group, aged between 11 and 35, had been travelling on Tuesday between the islands of Ulawa and San Cristobal, in Solomon Islands’ Makira Province, when their vessel ran out of fuel just a few kilometers from their destination.

  • Teachers talk transition

    Teachers talk transition

    4 July 2011

    If there is any group that could lay claim to the title of ‘those who shape the minds of the country’, it is the nation’s educators. So when a group of teachers from across Honiara recently came together to discuss the future of Solomon Islands, there was sure to be plenty of big ideas.