Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is a sovereign state consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania, to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu. It has a land area of 28,400 square kilometres (11,000 sq mi), and a population of 652,858. Its capital, Honiara, is located on the island of Guadalcanal. The country takes its name from the Solomon Islands archipelago, which is a collection of Melanesian islands that also includes the North Solomon Islands (a part of Papua New Guinea), but excludes outlying islands, such as the Santa Cruz Islands and Rennell and Bellona. …

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Lowy Institute for International Policy · 1 December 2021

help restore peace. But recent interactions from China, Taiwan and the US in the affairs of Solomon Islands haven’t helped. The speed of Australia’s response – with boots on the ground in 24 hours – has using rubber bullets and tear gas to try to disperse them. From there things quickly escalated. Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has been quick to blame the unrest on outside influences, highlighting countries that don’t want ties with the People’s Republic of China, and they are discouraging Solomon Islands to enter into diplomatic relations and to comply with international law and the United Nations


Lowy Institute for International Policy · 1 December 2021

Unresolved tensions and geopolitical pressures are a volatile mix in Solomon Islands. What began as a peaceful protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Manasseh Sogavare on Wednesday quickly protests on “foreign powers”. The geopolitical dimension of this latest bout of unrest is that Solomon Islands’ decision to switch its diplomatic allegiances from Taiwan to China in 2019 – accompanied by and also draws international attention to how regional geopolitical competition has affected Solomon Islands. China’s interest in the Pacific stems from its ambition to establish itself as the regional


ADB · 21 November 2021

environmental monitoring. This document dated November 2021 is provided for the ADB project 51271-001 in Solomon Islands.



WHO · 12 November 2021 English

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Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Switzerland, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu Marshall Islands, Morocco, North Korea, Palau, Solomon Islands, Switzerland, and the United States); 2020 São Tomé and Príncipe, Serbia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and


WHO · 12 November 2021 English

Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Switzerland, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu Marshall Islands, Morocco, North Korea, Palau, Solomon Islands, Switzerland, and the United States); 2020 São Tomé and Príncipe, Serbia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and


World Bank Group · 10 November 2021 English

(Textual Part) Project information: Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands Roads and Aviation Project (SIRAP) review. Page 1 PROCUREMENT PLAN Solomon Islands : Solomon Islands Roads and Aviation Project General General Information Country: Solomon Islands Bank’s Approval Date of the Original Procurement Plan: 2018-09-03 P166622 GPN Date: 2018-10-23 Project Name: Solomon Islands Roads and Aviation Project Loan / Credit No:


World Bank Group · 10 November 2021 English

PROCUREMENT PLAN Project information: SOLOMON ISLANDS COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROJECT (P173933) �5 �PROCUREMENT Solomon Islands : Solomon Islands COVID-19 Emergency Response Project General Information Country: Solomon Islands Bank’s Approval Date of GPN Date: Project Name: Solomon Islands COVID-19 Emergency Response Project Loan /


ORF · 10 November 2021 English

In April 2021, the European Union (EU) released the ‘EU Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific,’ a document outlining a cooperation plan with the Indo-Pacific. [1] The strategy defines the …

states (Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, and the Solomon Islands). The EU will reap significant economic benefits


World Bank Group · 8 November 2021 English

At the 2019 Finance and Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM), policy makers called for improved transparency of the Pacific trust funds' management practices and investment results as a way to foster …

(World Bank’s resident representative for Solomon Islands and Vanuatu), Demet Kaya (senior economist Solomon Islands Tokelau


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