2017 Essay & Poster Competition on Women's Leadership & Political Participation

The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) and the Ministry of Education, Human Resource and Development (MEHRD) are pleased to invite secondary school students and teachers to provide their views on Women’s Leadership and Political Participation with the support of UNDP SECSIP (Strengthening the Electoral Cycle in the Solomon Islands Project).

SIEC Officers Visit Nepalese Electoral Commission

The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) has completed a fact-finding mission to Nepal as part of its continuing efforts to improve election management in Solomon Islands.

Elections

Electoral Process in Solomon Islands

The electoral process refers to a series of steps involved in the preparation and conduct of an election.

Biometric Registration

A new system of voter registration

The process will result in a new voters list to replacing the existing list for the coming National Parliamentary Election.

Voting

Voting Procedures

Elections should be a peace building mechanism because they are a means to determine that will of the people.

 

SIEC is an independent electoral management body established by the national Constitution of Solomon Islands [Section 57 (1)]. This body conducts elections and by-elections in the Solomon Islands. Its composition is prescribed under Section 57 (1) of the national Constitution. It consists of the speaker, who shall be the Chairman of the Commission and two other members appointed by the Governor General, acting in accordance with the advice of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission.