Solomon Islands receive 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX facility

Solomon Islands became the second country in the Pacific islands to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF and WHO. This is a historic step towards achieving the goal to ensure equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines globally, in what will be part of the largest vaccine procurement and supply operation in history. More

Fifth SDG Global Festival of Action

The fifth SDG Global Festival of Action, powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign, will be held in a dynamic virtual space with six different stages, featuring plenary sessions, lightning talks, performances, interactive workshops, exhibits, and a space to connect with leaders, changemakers, activists, private sector and more on 25 and 26 March 2021.

For more information, please see:   GFoA 2021_Media Advisory_22 March

 

New mobile Emergency Operation Centre to boost Solomon Islands Government’s response during disasters

The Solomon Islands Government has received a much needed boost to their disaster response efforts through the handover of a fully customized mobile Emergency Operation Centre (EOC), which will ensure continuity of coordination and mobile communication capability in the event of any disaster emergency. More