15 Jan 2007

RAMSI Special Coordinator defends its work in Solomon Islands

10:45 am on 15 January 2007

Meanwhile, the Special Coordinator RAMSI, Tim George, says RAMSI respects its partnership with the Solomon Islands Government and takes it seriously.

Mr George said that RAMSI actively pursues ways to improve its programs working closely with the Government and responding to feedback.

The Special Coordinator also noted that Solomon Islanders direct the work of the 130 RAMSI civilian advisers to support the development of the nation.

He says RAMSI staff and advisers are recruited on a merit selection basis and Solomon Islanders can apply for those posts.