UNDP is supporting the Solomon Islands Parliament since 2016, through two major parliamentary development projects: the Pacific Parliamentary Effectiveness Initiative (PPEI) project funded by New Zealand, and the Strengthening Legislatures in the Pacific Island Countries (SLIP), funded by the government of Japan.
Tuesday 29 March 2022
The Member of Parliament for Temotu Nende, Hon Commins Aston Mewa was the only candidate nominated for the election of Deputy Speaker at the closure of nominations on Sunday 27th March 2022.
Clerk to Parliament David Kusilifu officially announced Mewa as the new Deputy Speaker when Parliament sat on Monday 28th March 2022.
Sunday 13 June 2021
Speaker of the National Parliament, Hon. Patteson. Oti, Guest of Honor at the launching of the Citizen Budget Guide (Guide) in Honiara on Monday said the launch of the Citizen Budget Guide is an indication of a collective commitment towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“Whilst the occasion is the first for Solomon Islands, the Citizen Budget Guide is an indication of our collective commitment towards the Sustainable Development Goals. It is in line with SDG Goal 16 that we celebrate tonight’s milestone.”