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Among the important agenda of the “Tok Stori” is to share to local stakeholders all the information gathered around Labour Mobility, Economics data and worker journey experience.

LMU Hosts Tok Stori Dialogue

The Labour Mobility Unit within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade has organized a two- days “Tok Stori” dialogue with national stakeholders to provide key information on PALM scheme and informed stakeholders on Labour Mobility priorities for 2024.
The Exercise included culminating activities where RSIPF teams conducted a training mission involving illegal smuggling activities.

Exercise Coastwatchers Wraps Up

Over the past three weeks over 100 Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Officers participated in training delivered by the Australian Defence Force as part of Exercise Coastwatchers 24-1.
The Solomon Islands was the biggest mover by climbing 21 places to 81 among the 193 countries with FIFA world rankings.

Solomons Biggest Mover in FIFA Women's World Ranking

The Solomon Islands have been the big movers in the FIFA Women’s World Rankings following their runners-up finish at the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament – Oceania Qualifier in Samoa last month.
Siro High School Welcomes New Girls' Dormitory and Ablution Block

Siro High School Welcomes New Girls' Dormitory and Ablution Block

Siro Community High School in Central Province of the Solomon Islands celebrated a significant milestone as it inaugurated a new Girls' Dormitory and Ablution Block, providing enhanced facilities for female students to pursue their education in a safe and inclusive environment.
The meeting marked a significant step in exploring and establishing potential collaborative ventures between SINU and the UAE, with a strong focus on sustainable development, and clean energy.

SINU Leadership and UAE Envoy Meet to Collaborate Ventures

The Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Vice Chancellor, Professor Transform Aqorau, along with the university's executive management, recently held a meeting with His Excellency Omar Shehadeh, the Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), at the SINU Kukum Campus.
The visit amongst other things also aim to identify infrastructures that can facilitate trade activities.

Trade Team meet with Choiseul Premier

A team from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade and the Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration met with the Premier of Choiseul Province yesterday as part of their trade assessment visit to border communities in the Western and Choiseul Provinces.
The communique solidifies the commitment of the two nations to promote friendly relations and cooperation based on the principles of mutual respect for each other’s sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity.

Solomons and Commonwealth of Bahamas Establish Diplomatic Ties

The Governments of Solomon Islands and the Commonwealth of Bahamas have established diplomatic relations, in New York.
The commissioning ceremony formalises the appointment of Ambassador Walegerea after five (5) months of going through the internal processes and requirements of both the sending State and the receiving State.

Walegerea Commissioned as Ambassador to UAE

The Acting Governor General, Hon. Patteson John Oti, commissioned His Excellency, Mr Cornelius Walegerea as the first Solomon Islands Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at a ceremony at Government House today.
The Papua New Guinea side were the dominant force for much of the additional 30 minutes and eventually found the crucial breakthrough on the 100th minute mark.

Hekari United Seals Place in Finals

Hekari United were made to work hard for their semi-final victory by Labasa Women FC, as the Papua New Guinea side scored twice in extra-time to ensure they will play in Saturday’s final at the OFC Women’s Champions League.
With over 200 officials in attendance, including 10 Election Managers, 10 Training Coordinators, 50 Returning Officers for the constituencies, and 143 Returning Officers for Provincial wards (excluding Western and Choiseul), the six-day training aims to equip senior polling and counting officials with the necessary knowledge and skills.

Electoral Office Rolls Out Training of Senior Polling Officials

The Solomon Islands Electoral Office (SIEO) has initiated an extensive Training of Trainers (ToT) program for Election Managers (EM) and Returning Officers (RO) of constituencies and wards, spanning from March 18th to the 23rd, in Honiara.
The MoU establishes the framework for cooperation between the RSIPF and the Electoral Commission, essential for the planning and the good conduct of a fair and free election.

SIEC and RSIPF Sign MOU for Successful 2024 Elections

The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Solomon Islands Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara.
The meeting provides a platform for discussions and reflections on the RSIPF's steps in promoting gender equality within its ranks.

RSIPF Hosts Women’s Advisory Network AGM to Mark International Women's Day

As the world mark International Women's Day today, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has held its Women’s Advisory Network (WAN) Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Honiara.
The operation, conducted to address the lingering dangers from World War II remnants, showcased the dedication and expertise of RSIPF EODD Officers.

700+ Unexploded Ordnance Safely Disposed in Western Province

In a crucial 12-day operation, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Department (EODD) of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) had safely disposed of more than 700 unexploded ordnance (UXOs) in Western Province.
Major Milestone Reached as Titinge Reservoir Construction Advances

Major Milestone Reached as Titinge Reservoir Construction Advances

The ongoing construction of the 3-million litre reservoir at Titinge represents a significant advancement in the Honiara Water Reservoirs Storage Project, a crucial component of Solomon Water's Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project (UWSSSP).
The RSIPF Women's Advisory Network (WAN) plays a crucial role in the ongoing efforts of the RSIPF to enhance opportunities and outcomes for women in policing, both within the Solomon Islands and the broader Pacific region.

RSIPF Concludes Women’s Advisory Network Dialogue

As the global community prepares to observed the International Women's Day today, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) also successfully concluded its Women’s Advisory Network (WAN) Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Honiara.
The addition of the ultrasound device is expected to play a significant role in guiding the diagnosis and management of female patients, providing valuable support to healthcare professionals.

Solomon Telekom and WGI Telecom Donates Ultrasound to Boost Women’s Health Care

Solomon Telekom Company Limited, in collaboration with its US supplier WGI Telecom, has made a generous contribution to enhance women's healthcare services at the National Referral Hospital (NRH).
The International Women's Day serves as a platform to advocate for positive change and policy reforms that benefit women in the Solomon Islands and globally.

Investing in Women for Accelerated Progress

Celebrating International Women's Day in the Solomon Islands emphasizes the ongoing commitment to achieving gender equality.
Over 40 officers from the Honiara-based Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), representing various departments and units, participated in a training session in preparation for the NGE24.

Police Officers Complete Training Ahead of Elections

About 40 plus Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have completed a three days training on command awareness at Rove police headquarters.
Provincial Police Commander (PPC) for Malaita Province, Superintendent Leslie Kili, disclosed that the police conducted a raid at the suspect's residence, successfully confiscating a handmade firearm; however, the automatic rifle was not found.

Auki Police Confiscate Makeshift Firearm

In Auki, law enforcement have seized a makeshift firearm, and an investigation is underway to locate a high-powered rifle that remains unaccounted for.
Key stakeholders actively engaged in raising awareness about safe elections, and community leaders, members, and partners are playing a crucial role in disseminating important information.

Countdown to Decision Day: Solomon Islands National General Elections

Safe and democratic elections are crucial for the Solomon Islands, as they play a pivotal role in ensuring political stability, fostering development, and upholding the rights of its citizens.

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