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Ms. Maryann Puia from the Solomon Islands, is a Pacific Island Represent activist, and the Awareness officer for Pacific Island Students Fighting Climate Change.

Youth Voices Echoed at COP25

Today the voices of youth activists from around the world are among the strongest forces calling for urgent climate action and climate justice in the Pacific.
“Vocus is incredibly proud to partner with the Australian Government on a project that will have a transformative social and economic impact on the people of Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea,” said Kevin Russell (pictured), group managing director and CEO of Vocus.

Vocus Completes AUS$136m Coral Sea Cable System

Vocus confirms the completion of the Coral Sea Cable System connecting Sydney, Honiara, Port Moresby and the Solomon Islands, making it ready for service.
Lead negotiator for Solomon Islands, Dr. Melchior Mataki (R) also calls for the allocation of funding under the Global Environment Facility to increase the climate change focal area and for the co-financing arrangements to be revised to reduce the burden on developing countries.

"We Can Do Better Than This"

Solomon Islands, stands in solidarity with other Small Islands Developing States, in the climate change negotiations to avert a climate change crisis.
Commissioners, Ms. Ruth Liloqula (L), and Ms. Anika Kingmele (Vice Inaugural Chairperson) during the Commissioner’s induction program that was facilitated and supported by UNDP.

Commissioners Inducted into Anti-Corruption Commission

The Solomon Islands Government has set the fight against corruption as one of its major priorities and has recently appointed commissioners for the newly established Solomon Islands Independent Commission Against Corruption (SIICAC).
Officers at Atori and community member display some of seized cartons of alcohol

Police Confiscates Alcohol in Malaita

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Atori Police Station in East Malaita have confiscated a number of cartons of alcohol from three homes in surrounding communities.