Head of State: HM Queen Elizabeth II
Joined the Commonwealth: 1978
Capital City (location of Parliament): Honiara
Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral - National Parliament (50)
CPA UK & Solomon Islands
CPA UK maintains a positive bilateral relationship with the Solomon Islands and the British High Commission in Honiara. CPA UK last visited Solomon Islands during the bilateral delegation in 2013. The Solomon Islands often engage with CPA UK in multilateral programmes.
Our Recent Programmes
International Parliamentary Conference on National Security and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Cybersecurity & Cybercrime Project - Westminster and beyond, 2016-2017
As part of CPA UK's annual themed projects, the 2016-17 project was designed to increase parliamentarians’ knowledge of and build capacity on national security and cybersecurity through engaging interactive discussion sessions and networking opportunities with key stakeholders. The programme focused on a range of themes covering legislation, committee scrutiny, budgets, and engagement with civil society, international institutions and the private sector.
Pacific Islands Westminster Seminar – Brisbane, 9-11 March 2017
In partnership with the Queensland Parliament, CPA UK organised the Pacific Islands Westminster Seminar in Brisbane. Based on CPA UK’s flagship Westminster Seminar the Pacific Seminar invited parliamentarians and clerks from all CPA branches in the Pacific Region to exchange views and good practice on parliamentary practice and procedure. The Seminar focused on the role of MPs in their community, good practice for parliamentary oversight of the executive, and shared experiences of climate change mitigation.