• EIF ECAT project provides SBD $900,000 support for two Indigenous companies

    EIF ECAT project provides SBD $900,000 support for two Indigenous companies

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) is pleased to acknowledge another Mile stone was achieved by the Solomon Islands Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) Enhanced Capacity for Agriculture Trade (ECAT) project with the signing of two separate contracts by the EIF National Implementation Unit(NIU) on Thursday 27th May 2021.
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  • LMU sends another large group of workers to Australia

    LMU sends another large group of workers to Australia

    A total of 187 workers flew out of the country last week on Friday 7 th May to work in various different farms and abattoirs in Australia.
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  • Sisilo praises RSIPV Taro’s crew and their families

    Sisilo praises RSIPV Taro’s crew and their families

    Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Australia, His Excellency, Mr. Robert Sisilo, was full of praises of the Captain and Commanding Officer and the 20 crews of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Vessel (RSIPV) Taro when he accepted and received the new patrol boat from the Government of Australia at the Handover Ceremony held on Friday last week in Perth, Western Australia.
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  • PACER Plus Rapid Needs Assessment Underway in Solomon Islands

    PACER Plus Rapid Needs Assessment Underway in Solomon Islands

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade hosted an introductory session on Wednesday 28th April 2021 to kick off consultations for the Rapid Needs Assessment that is underway in Solomon Islands to identify the challenges and opportunities in implementing the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus. Bilateral consultations were held later in the afternoon with the respective stakeholders and will continue on the 5th and 6th of May 2021.
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  • Meat Workers Flew Out of the Country on Tuesday to Work in New South Wales, Australia.

    Meat Workers Flew Out of the Country on Tuesday to Work in New South Wales, Australia.

    A total of 178 workers flew out of the country on Tuesday on two separate chartered flights to work in various Meat processing plants in New South Wales, Australia. The first group of workers left on the early hours of Tuesday morning while the other group departed in the afternoon.
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  • Rapid Needs Assessments underway to guide PACER Plus work across the Pacific

    Rapid Needs Assessments underway to guide PACER Plus work across the Pacific

    The Institute for International Trade (IIT) at the University of Adelaide, is consulting government, business and community stakeholders across the Pacific to identify trade-related development priorities of members from the new free trade agreement – the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus).
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  • Another Group of Workers are Preparing to Travel to Queensland Next Week Under the Seasonal Worker Program

    Another Group of Workers are Preparing to Travel to Queensland Next Week Under the Seasonal Worker Program

    92 workers are preparing to leave the country starting next week to work in Queensland, Australia under the Seasonal Work Program (SWP). The workers will be travelling in small groups separately on different dates and flights. They will be quarantined at their pre-arranged quarantine sites for 14 days before going to their respective farms where they will be working for the next 9 months.
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  • More Workers Travel to Victoria & Tasmania in Australia under the Seasonal Worker Program

    More Workers Travel to Victoria & Tasmania in Australia under the Seasonal Worker Program

    After weeks of preparation 144 workers flew out to Australia on Monday 22 March to start their new 9-month contracts working on farms across rural Victoria and Tasmania. The workers are a mix of those who have been on the program before and those just recruited now for the first time.
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Activities

Missions

Foreign Affairs

18
Aug2020
Appointment of Republic of Korea and Malaysia Honorary Consuls to Solomon Islands

Appointment of Republic of Korea and Malaysia Hono...

On 14th August 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon Jeremiah Manele,...

21
Dec2018
High Commissioner Soaki Presents his Credential as Permanent Representative to PIFS

High Commissioner Soaki Presents his Credential as...

His Excellency, Mr. William Soaki, the High Commissioner of Solomon Islands to the Republic of...

13
Dec2018
H.E William Soaki, Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Fiji Presents Credential to H.E Major-General (Retired) Jioji Konrote, President of Fiji

H.E William Soaki, Solomon Islands High Commission...

The Solomon Islands High Commissioner to the Republic of Fiji, His Excellency William Soaki, presented...

05
Oct2018
Argentina Ambassador Presents Credentials

Argentina Ambassador Presents Credentials

The Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina, H.E. Hugo Javier Gobbi has presented his letters...

23
May2018
Solomon Islands Health Minister present a case for Taiwan inclusion in the World Health Assembly Meeting

Solomon Islands Health Minister present a case for...

The Minister for Health and Medical Services of Solomon Islands, Honourable Tautai Agikimua Kaitu’u, made...

26
Jul2017

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade reaffirms its commitment on the establishment of...

06
Apr2017
“We Are Still Swimming Against The Tide But We Will Get There.” Ethel Sigimanu Tells a UN Panel Discussion on Status of Women.

“We Are Still Swimming Against The Tide But We Wil...

Here, in a side event of the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status...

21
Oct2016

SI Repeat Call on Indonesia to Cooperate with UN H...

Solomon Islands this week has repeated its call on Indonesia to cooperate with the United...

External Trade

01
Jul2020
Condolence Message

Condolence Message

From: the Minister, Permanent Secretary and staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External...

31
Jan2019
Solomon Islands Refutes Erroneous PACER Plus Claims by PANG

Solomon Islands Refutes Erroneous PACER Plus Claim...

In a new publication, the Hon Milner Tozaka, Caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs and External...

29
Oct2018
ACP/EU Ministerial and Bilateral Negotiations

ACP/EU Ministerial and Bilateral Negotiations

Last week (22nd-26th October) Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Honorable Milner Tozaka led...

17
Aug2017

Thirteenth Regular Session of the Scientific Commi...

The WPCFC Scientific Committee (SC) held its 13th regular session meeting from 9 - 17...

25
Apr2017
WTO Trade Policy Review Follow-Up Seminar, Organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade

WTO Trade Policy Review Follow-Up Seminar, Organis...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade organised a 2 day seminar to review...

27
Mar2017

Minister Tozaka in New Zealand for RSE Ministerial...

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Milner Tozaka is currently in New...

22
Feb2017

Fighting illegal fishing: Commission lifts 'yellow...

On 22 February 2017, the European Commission lifted the yellow card it handed down to...

01
Nov2016

Warning on Bogus Recruiting Agents for Work in Aus...

The Labor Mobility Unit (LMU) within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Tradeis stressing...