Strengthening the Electoral Cycle in the Solomon Islands Project (SECSIP)​


The project focuses its support on the strengthening of the Electoral Management Body by providing technical and legal advice on the electoral legal framework, procedural, logistical and on overall operational capacities for the preparation of the voter registration and electoral events, under the mandate of the Electoral Commission.

The project also provides technical assistance to enhance voter awareness and to ensure wide participation and outreach through the implementation of activities involving voters, candidates, political parties, media and civil society.

Particular efforts are dedicated to the advocacy for women’s political participation both as voters and candidates.

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Students participated in the 2017 school election project

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 Of the estimated eligible voters registered thanks to the introduction of the new BVR

Civil society organisations were provided sub-grants in 2017-19 for voter awareness activities
3 April 2019: last National General Election


How to Vote in Solomon Islands

Photos stories

National women’s leadership workshop (portraits)
Biometric Voter Registration (BVR)

Where we work

Our objectives

  1. Develop synergies and strategic partnerships with a range of national stakeholders from government and civil society to ensure an enabling environment for credible and inclusive elections.
  2. Strengthen the link between the electoral cycle and other key governance processes and institutions, and contribute to social cohesion and the development of a pluralistic society.