Transparency Solomon Islands

Transparency Solomon Islands

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Weak Government Institutions = Sick Governance

The news that corruption and fraud is rife within the very fabric of our government institutions and organizations is very alarming. According to an Advisor to the Internal Audit Division within the...

Know Your Rights!

The Kolombangara Island Biodiversity Conservation Association (KIBCA) success in the High Court sends a great message to communities throughout the country. Late last month the High Court granted an injunction...

Time’s Up

It’s time for the Leadership Code Commission to take some action. Two months ago the Chairman of LCC wrote to 36 MPs and 15 Permanent Secretaries to ask why they have not submitted their Declaration of...

LCC Makes a Big Statement

The Leadership Code Commission (LCC) should be congratulated for its hard work. This week the LCC Chairman, Emmanuel Kouhota, announced that he has asked 36 Members of Parliament (MPs), 11 of whom are...

MPs Ask For More

The roles and responsibilities of government Ministries must be respected by the NCRA government. The Government has indicated this week that it wants to take $33.4 million SBD from the Ministry of Agriculture...

Why EITI is important?

This week the Prime Minister, Gordon Darcy Lilo has been attending a conference in Australia on Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). But what does EITI mean for Solomon Islands? It means...

Credibility of the Bechedemer Ban?

The government must respect and abide by its decision on reintroducing the bechedemer ban. The government has announced there will be no extension made to the lifting of the ban and warned all bechedemer...

TRC: The Release Controversy

Much has been said, over the last week, about the decision of Bishop Terry Brown to ‘leak’ the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report. Because of the way the report has been released media,...