A SOLOMON ISLANDS GOVERNMENT PLEDGE TO STRENGTHEN AND EMPOWER THE TRADITIONAL GOVERNANCE SYSTEM
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 4 March 2018
“While launching the Solomon Islands Democratic Coalition for change government (SIDCCG) policy document recently, Prime Minister Rick Hounipwela, said his coalition is looking to implement recommendations of the Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee recommendations to recognise the roles of traditional governance structures and churches in the country.
“In the policy statement launched lately, the SIDCCG pledges to recognize, strengthen and empower the traditional governance systems and structures and protect and preserve the diversity of our organic traditions and culture in Solomon Islands.
“Additionally, the government intends to redesign the Solomon Islands Coat of Arms to reflect cultural identity and sensitivity.
“He said priority must be given to embark on post conflict rehabilitation and implementation of the TRC recommendations.”
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