RAMSI

RAMSI: What has it Meant?

After 14 years, the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) will conclude on 30 June 2017

PANEL DISCUSSION: Anticipating the first Solomon Islands elections since RAMSI

Solomon Islands will hold national elections on 3 April 2019; the first since the departure of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) in June 2017.

In the lead up to the election the Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) will be hosting a panel which will include distinguished guest Dr Transform Aqorau and leading academic experts on Solomon Islands politics and governance.

IB2018/01 Serving in a Multinational Police Mission in Solomon Islands: New Zealand Perspectives

This In Brief summarises the findings of an online survey of NZ police who had served in the PPF that was undertaken as an adjunct to a major investigation of the impact of RAMSI on Pacific policin

IB2017/20 The RAMSI Legacy for Pacific Policing

Drawing on more than 100 interviews, this In Brief summarises preliminary findings from a research project supported by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) that has been examining

As RAMSI's costly Solomon Islands rescue mission ends, its gains may vanish swiftly

FACEBOOK SHARE TWITTER TWEET EMAIL MORE On Friday, one of Australia's most significant, and expensive, foreign policy forays of recent times will come to an end. Over the last 14 years, more than $3 billion was spent on a tiny regional neighbour; a country most Australians would struggle to pinpoint on a map. The results are mixed and the gains far from assured.

The End of RAMSI: What has it Meant?

After 14 years, the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) will conclude on 30 June 2017. RAMSI was originally deployed in mid-2003 at the invitation of the government of Solomon Islands Prime Minister Sir Allan Kemakeza with a mandate to restore law and order, to revitalise public finances and the economy, and to help rebuild critical national institutions.

Research on the RAMSI Legacy for Pacific Policing

In 2016 several SSGM scholars commenced work on a major research project exploring the legacy of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) for Pacific policing. Led by ANU College of Asia and the Pacific Dean, Michael Wesley, the project is a collaboration between the Australian Federal Police, the Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police, the Pacific Islands Forum and the Australian National University.

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