Handover of office equipment

Handover equipement elections Solomon Islands

On 23 July, laptops, printers and other IT equipment were handed over to the Provincial Council of Women of Malaita, Isabel and Makira and to the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA). Since March 2019, the three councils and the YWCA had been hosting four women resource centers, to provide support to women candidates running for […]

Supporting women leaders in small communities

Launching of outstanding women initiative in Solomon Islands

On 23 July, the project marked the launch of the “Outstanding Women of Solomon Islands” initiative, focusing on the identification and acknowledgement of women leaders in small communities. The aim of the initiative is to draw out the women who are most valued and respected in their communities because of their actions, behaviour or just […]

Peaceful General Election in the Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands elections

On 3 April 2019, Solomon Islands held the first national general election since the departure of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) in June 2017. The polling, organized by Solomon Islands Electoral Office (SIEO), was smooth with no serious disruptions, and the results for all 50 constituencies were announced by 7 April. The […]

A workshop on voter awareness in Solomon Islands

Voter awanress Solomon Islands

On 23-25 January 2019, a three-day workshop was organised in Honiara continued to build knowledge of civil society organisations (CSOs) partners on face-to-face voter awareness related issues and monitoring of activities and results reporting. The workshop was attended by 23 participants (12 women) from 8 CSOs. The focus was to review the awareness activities on […]

Capacity building support to women political leadership

Capacity building support to women political leadership

On 4 December 2018, a four day training was organised in Rock Haven Inn, Honiara. The training has been attended by 35 women leaders from all provinces of Solomon Islands and included 24 aspiring candidates for national election. These participants are involved with different civil society and community based organisations. The training was interactive through […]

Media trainings prepare journalists in the Solomon Islands for the upcoming electoral events

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During the months of August and September, the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC), in partnership with the Media Association of the Solomon Islands (MASI) and with support of the UNDP’s Strengthening the Electoral Cycle Project (SECSIP), have continued their collaboration and organized two one-week trainings on Media and Elections for the reporters from the provinces […]