End of Mission Report by RAMSI & Solomon Islands Government

The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) and the Solomon Islands Government submitted in June 2017 a joint report to the National Parliament of Solomon Islands and Pacific Island Forum nations. Amongst other things, it discusses:

Why RAMSI?
–  Historical context
–  Tensions
–  Underlying causes
–  Regional concern
–  Australia’s decision
Operation Helpem Fren
–  Regional partnership
–  Mandate
–  Mission creep?
–  A cooperative partnership
–  In-line assistance and capacity development
–  Structure
–  Legal framework
–  Regional nature
–  Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) oversight
–  Investment
–  Phases
–  Formal reviews
–  Popular support
–  Finding an exit strategy
–  Sacrifice and tragedies

Law and Justice
–  Restoration of law and order
–  RAMSI’s Arrival
–  Combined Task Force
–  Police Development
–  Correctional Services
–  Courts and justice sector

Economic Governance
–  Stabilisation
–  Financial management
–  Economic growth

Machinery of Government
–  Parliament
–  Electoral System
–  Media and government communications
–  Public Service
–  Integrity Institutions
–  Provincial Governance
–  Women in Government

Cross-cutting issues
–  Capacity development
–  Gender equality
–  Anti-corruption
–  Nation-building in partnership
–  Community outreach

Beyond RAMSI: sustaining the gains

Lessons for future security cooperation

Timeline: 2003-2017

RAMSI Principals