Our Core Functions

MFAET provides policy advice to the Government and implements Solomon Islands’ foreign policy and strategies including those for trade. The Ministry also ensures the country meets its obligations under international agreements, provides protocol services and ensures the country contributes to global governance through the appropriate fora.

Activities

Missions

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade through its various departments is actively engaged in various key areas. The following are updates in current priority areas. Contact us for more information.

Foreign Affairs

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...

21
Oct2016

Solomon Islands High Commission in New Zealand Cel...

The Solomon Islands High Commission in New Zealand celebrated the 38th Independence Anniversary in Auckland...

External Trade

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...

10
Oct2016
PM: Treaty Provides Opportunity To Address Provincial Relationship

PM: Treaty Provides Opportunity To Address Provinc...

Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare has lauded the Mota Lava Treaty as providing a ‘good’...