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A student with disability addressing MP's at the exhibitionA student with disability addressing MP's at the exhibition

THE Government is urged to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities (CRPD).

A person living with disabilities made the call during their photo exhibition in Honiara last Friday.

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Category: Development

	Prime Minister Lilo, his finance minister, and his foreign affairs minister listens to Emma Vakabu a visually impaired person reading. Emma is a braille teacher who is specialized in braille reading.  Prime Minister Lilo, his finance minister, and his foreign affairs minister listens to Emma Vakabu a visually impaired person reading. Emma is a braille teacher who is specialized in braille reading.

PRIME Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo is concerned by the level of discrimination against the people with disability in the country.

The Prime Minister who is also acting Health Minister, Foreign Minister Clay Forau and Finance Minister Rick Hou, took time out when Parliament went into recession yesterday afternoon to listen to testimonies and challenges people with disabilities face in their daily lives.

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Category: Development

EOD Staff Sergeant Maka giving a brief to guests over WW2 ordinances collected from Munda airportEOD Staff Sergeant Maka giving a brief to guests over WW2 ordinances collected from Munda airport

The RSIPF Explosive Ordnance Department (EOD) has continually benefited from the good hands of many countries and recently, from the New Zealand government that has donated some equipment worth more than SBD$20,000 at the Hells Point at Tenaru area on Friday last week.

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Category: Development

CDO and CPOs during the closing ceremonyCDO and CPOs during the closing ceremony

VARIOUS Constituency Development Officers (CDO) and Constituency Project Officers (CPO) have thanked stakeholders and the Solomon Islands Development Trust (SIDT) for conducting a three weeks workshop which concluded on Friday.

 

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The journalists from the Pacific inside the Australian National Press Association Club office.The journalists from the Pacific inside the Australian National Press Association Club office.

THE past three days in the election mentoring and monitoring program has already been overwhelming as I’ve been given opportunity to visit some places and people whom I’ve only heard and never seen before.

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Category: Development
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