RAMSI

RAMSI: What has it Meant?

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

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.

The Mood in Melanesia after the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands

Melanesia is becoming a region of many partners, expanding diplomatic options and a new sense of independence.

Beyond Life Support? Reflections on Solomon Islands after the Regional Assistance Mission

The Australian-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands was conceived in the ‘state-building moment’ that informed Western responses to ‘state fail

Australia's anxieties after the 'Age of Intervention'

Australia’s ‘age of intervention’ which culminated in the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands is over.

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