Political Settlement in Solomon Islands: A Political Economic Basis for Stability after RAMSI? | Political Settlement: Part 3
Political settlements and pacts now feature prominently in donor narratives about transitions from conflict and institutional fragility to peace and prosperity (Hickey 2013). Ten years after the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) intervention, political settlement analysis offers fresh perspective on core questions: Are governing arrangements in Solomon Islands stable and sustainable? Where might they be ineffective and vulnerable?