Foreign Affairs

Director EAP/ANP, United States Department of State, Taylor Ruggles, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Colin Beck and Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of the United States Embassy Honiara, Russell Comeau at the soft launch of the Embassy of the United States in Honiara today

 

 

 

THE United States has opened its 164th diplomatic mission here in Honiara today.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele, ROK Ambassador to the Solomon Islands,His Excellency Ho-Jeung Kang, Governor General, Sir David Vunagi and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Colin Beck following the presentation of credentials yesterday.

 

 

 

 

 

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Solomon Islands has presented his letter of credence to the Governor General, Sir David Vunagi yesterday.

Governor General, Sir David Vunagi with the New Australian High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands, H.E Rod Hilton today

 

 

 

 

THE new Australian High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands, H.E Rod Hilton paid a courtesy visit to the Governor General, His Excellency, Sir David Vunagi today at the Government House.

New Australian High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands, His Excellency Rod Hilton receiving a gift from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele today

 

 

 

The new Australian High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands, His Excellency Rod Hilton has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele today.

 

 

The Government of Korea through KOICA is offering Master Degree scholarships to eligible Solomon Islanders for the academic year 2023. The “2023 KOICA Scholarship Program for Masters Degree” is a program designed to nurture key leaders to advance, promote and contribute to the socio-economic development of their respective countries.

Chair of the UN-IATF and Director of the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries (UN-OHRLLS), Ms. Heidi Schroderus-Fox after meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele on Monday

 

 

 

 

MINISTER of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah has met with a team from the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Support for Graduation (IATF) to discuss the Solomon Islands request for a three-year deferment of its proposed graduation as a Least Developed Country in December 2024.

Governor General having a discussion with the visiting Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Henry Puna at Government House today

 

 

 

 

THE Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Henry Puna has paid a courtesy visit to Governor General, Sir David Vunagi at government house Yesterday (Monday 23rd January).

Solomon Islands Permanent Representative to the United Nation in New York, H.E Mrs. Jane Waetara deposits the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict. Mr. David Nanopoulos, Chief of the UN Treaty Section officiated the ceremony and witnessed by Mr. Noel Matea, Deputy Permanent Representative of Solomon Islands to the UN

 

 

 

 

 

Solomon Islands has ratified the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict.

 H.E Mrs. Jane Waetara formally deposits the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in a ceremony at the UN Headquarters to mark the ratification. Mr. David Nanopoulos, Chief of the UN Treaty Section officiated the ceremony witnessed by officials from the Solomon Islands Mission to the United Nation in New York and an official from the CTBTO

 

 

 

 

 

Solomon Islands has ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), becoming the 177th State to ratify the CTBT and bringing the Pacific region a step closer to the universal adoption of the Treaty.

Photo Credit: Fiji Government

 

 

 The Solomon Islands High Commissioner to the Republic of Fiji His Excellency Joseph Ma’ahanua has paid a courtesy call on the new Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji Honourable Sitiveni Ligamamada Rabuka on Tuesday 17th January 2023.