E.U. AMBASSADOR TO SOLOMON ISLANDS VISITED CHOISEUL RECENTLY

Director Health Services for Choiseul Province Dr. Lazarus Neko and his staff together with the EU Ambassador Leonidas Tezapsidis and his team who travelled to meet with CSOs in Taro. Photo credit: EU.

Director Health Services for Choiseul Province Dr Lazarus Neko and his staff together with the EU Ambassador Leonidas Tezapsidis and his team who travelled to meet with CSOs in Taro. Photo credit: EU.

The European Union Ambassador to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Mr Leonidas Tezapsidis has paid a two days visit to Choiseul Province early this month.

The Choiseul tour is to get first-hand information on the progress of various projects financed by the European Union and its development partners.

The highlight was the discussion and feedback received from women organisations and the provincial government on issues faced by women in the province and the assistance from the European Union through the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s Regional Rights Resource Team (SPC RRRT).

Meanwhile, the Choiseul Provincial Premier Jackson Kiloe commended EU and SPC RRRT for supporting and working through an existing committee to address the issue of domestic violence.

Mr Kiloe highlighted, his people have access to a Women’s Resource Centre, Provincial Women’s Desk and the Choiseul Province Against Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Committee when it comes to addressing domestic violence.

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