Speeches

Below you can download copies of key speeches that have been delivered by members of the RAMSI team since the Mission first arrived in Solomon Islands in 2003

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  • Final farewell speech by RAMSI Special Coordinator Quinton Devlin
    29 June 2017

    Speech delivered at Lawson Tama Stadium, before Pacific Islands Leaders and thousands of Solomon Islanders at the RAMSI Farewell Celebration.


  • Thank you - Remarks by RAMSI Special Coordinator Quinton Devlin at RAMSI's 'Thank-you' Receptionn
    25 June 2017

  • Remarks by RAMSI Special Coordinator Quinton Devlin at the Solomon Island Government's Thanks-Giving Service

  • Remarks by Special Coordinator Quinton Devlin to mark RAMSI's 13th anniversary
    24 July 2016

  • Eulogy for former Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson, delivered by Australian High Commissioner, HE Andrew Byrne
    23 September 2014

  • Eulogy for former Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson, delivered by Solomon Islands Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon Clay Forau Soalaoi
    23 September 2014

  • Eulogy for former Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson, delivered by Special Coordinator Justine Braithwaite
    23 September 2014

  • Remarks by RAMSI Special Coordinator Justine Braithwaite at 6th Solomon Islands - Australia Business Forum
    22 August 2014

  • Remarks by RAMSI Special Coordinator Justine Braithwaite at 10th Enhanced Consultative Mechanism function
    20 August 2014

  • Remarks by Special Coordinator Justine Braithwaite to mark RAMSI's 11th anniversary
    24 July 2014

  • Remarks by incoming RAMSI Special Coordinator Justine Braithwaite farewelling Nicholas Coppel
    12 November 2013

  • Farewell remarks by outgoing RAMSI Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel
    12 November 2013

  • Remarks by Solomon Islands Minister of Police, Hon Chris Laore, at signing of PPF Drawdown Strategy
    17 October 2013

  • Remarks by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel at signing of PPF Drawdown Strategy
    17 October 2013

  • 'RAMSI: ten years on' - address by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel to 5th Australia - Solomon Islands Business Forum
    18 October 2013

  • Address by Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Hon Gordon Darcy Lilo, to mark RAMSI 10th anniversary
    24 July 2014

  • Address by the Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, the Hon Henry Puna, as Pacific Islands Forum Chair to mark the 10th anniversary of RAMSI
    24 July 2013

  • Remarks by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel at gifting of RAMSI photo exhibition to Solomon Islands
    23 July 2013

  • Address by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel at RAMSI Women's Breakfast 2013
    7 March 2013

  • Remarks by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel at Australian Civ-Mil Centre's Lessons Learned Conference
    6 December 2012

  • Remarks by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel at handover of Western Province police headquarters
    15 November 2012

  • 'RAMSI: the next four years' - address by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel at 4th Australia - Solomon Islands Business Forum
    19 October 2012

  • Remarks by Acting Special Coordinator Justine Braithwaite at handover of Buala Police Headquarters (pijin)
    27 August 2012

  • 'RAMSI set for significant change' - Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel's interview with Radio Australia
    1 August 2012

  • Keynote address by Rhoda Sikilabu at RAMSI Women's Breakfast 2012
    9 March 2012

  • Address by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel to RAMSI Women's Breakfast 2012
    9 March 2012

  • Speech by Ruth Liloqula recipient of 2012 Special Coordinator's Award for Women
    9 March 2012

  • Remarks by Acting Special Coordinator Justine Braithwaite to mark the launch of the 2011 People's Survey
    29 February 2012

  • 'The relationship between security and economic prosperity' - address by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel at 3rd Australia - Solomon Islands Business Forum
    21 October 2011

  • Remarks by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel to mark the opening of RAMSI photo exhibition in Samoa
    26 July 2011

  • 'Building the capacity to protect': the work of RAMSI - speech by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel
    22 June 2011

  • Remarks by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel to mark the opening of police housing in Lata
    26 May 2011

  • 'The media's role in combating corruption' - remarks by Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel at 2011 RAMSI Media Lunch
    6 May 2011

  • Address by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson to mark Anti-Corruption Day
    9 December 2010

  • Speech by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson at opening of RAMSI photo exhibition in Kiribati
    16 November 2010

  • Speech by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson at Wakabaot TokTok meeting with Honiara leaders (pijin)
    20 October 2010

  • Speech by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson to mark RAMSI's 7th anniversary
    14 October 2010

  • Speech by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson at opening of new Leadership Code Commission building
    2 July 2010

  • Remarks by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson to mark the opening of the Auki Courthouse
    6 May 2010

  • 'Balanced media vital for healthy national debate' - opening address by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson at RAMSI media lunch
    5 May 2010

  • 'Towards a secure and sustainable Solomon Islands' - address by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson to the Australian National University
    17 December 2009

  • Speech to mark opening of Auki Correctional Centre by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson
    28 August 2009

  • Memorial for Sisiliah Puleheloto - speech by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson
    20 August 2009

  • Speech by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson to mark RAMSI's 6th anniversary
    25 July 2009

  • Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson's address to Australia - Pacific Islands Business Forum
    9 July 2009

  • Commissioning of new sound system in Solomon Islands Parliament House - speech by Special Coordinator Graeme Wilson
    11 March 2009

  • Address by Special Coordinator Tim George to mark International Anti-Corruption Day
    9 December 2008

  • Speech by Special Coordinator Tim George at reconciliation ceremony in South Guadalcanal (pijin)
    28 December 2007

  • Speech by Special Coordinator Tim George at memorial service for Antonio Scriva
    6 December 2007

  • Speech given to launch Women in Government Strategy by Special Coordinator Tim George
    9 November 2007

  • 'RAMSI's real agenda: a positive news story' - speech by Special Coordinator Tim George to Pacific Islands News Association Regional Conference
    22 May 2007

  • Address by Special Coordinator Tim George to Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    10 May 2007

  • Address by Special Coordinator Tim George to Transparency International Pacific Regional Conference
    28 March 2007

  • Address to Rotary Club Honiara by Deputy Special Coordinator Paul Ash
    13 March 2007

  • 'Media in a post-conflict society' - address to Media Association of Solomon Islands by Deputy Special Coordinator Paul Ash
    27 October 2006

  • Address by Special Coordinator James Batley and Deputy Special Coordinator Paul Ash to Solomon Islands Parliament
    2 June 2006

  • Address by Special Coordinator James Batley to Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    18 November 2005

  • Special Coordinator James Batley's speech on the role of RAMSI to the Peace, Justice and Reconciliation Conference
    31 March 2005

  • Special Coordinator Nick Warner's speech to mark 1st anniversary of RAMSI
    24 July 2004

  • 'Moving Forward in Partnership' - speech by Special Coordinator Nick Warner to Beyond Intervention Conference
    15 June 2004

  • 'Rebuilding the Nation of Solomon Islands' - speech by Special Coordinator Nick Warner to National Security Conference
    23 March 2004

  • Special Coordinator Nick Warner's speech to mark 100 days of RAMSI
    31 October 2003

  • Special Coordinator Nick Warner's speech to the people of Solomon Islands to mark RAMSI's arrival
    24 July 2003