SIBC: Advancing openness, inclusiveness and transparency of political parties

Group Photo of participants Source: SIBC Online

The Office of the Registrar of Political Parties, in partnership with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) hosted a two-day workshop for political parties’ officials and other relevant stakeholders to advance their roles in transparency, inclusiveness and accountability of political parties.

More than 50 dignitaries from the Solomon Islands, including parliament members and representatives from political parties, electoral management bodies, government ministries, as well as women’s and youth leaders, have come together with peers from the pacific region to share experiences and discuss trends and practices in the management and oversight of political parties.

During this workshop, the participants had the opportunity to explore how transparency in political funding can play a key role in reducing corruption…..

The full story can be found at SIBC Online, along with other stories from the Solomon Islands and around the Pacific.