Solomon Islands reiterates its interest in serving in the United Nations peacekeeping missions.
The 70th United Nations General Assembly recently heard.
Delivering his general discussion at the 70th United Nations General Assembly recently, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare expressed the country’s interest in serving in the UN Peacekeeping missions.
He says Solomon Islands has a well-disciplined police force that is ready, willing and able to serve alongside other UN officers.
“We have a well-trained police that is ready, willing and able to serve alongside other United Nations officers. Our Royal Solomon Islands Police Force has a program in place to realize this goal. We intend to see our first team of officers out in the field during this session. Solomon Islands remains underrepresented within the United Nations Secretariat staffing establishment. I am pleased to note that the United Nations is organizing UN competitive recruitment exams in-country this year. We are grateful for this outreach and look forward to fulfilling our quarter and enriching the diversity of the Secretariat.”