Transparency and Accountability for People of Solomon Islands Project

Taking the Solomon Islands National Anti-Corruption Strategy as a foundation, the project aims at reducing corruption levels and its impact for people of Solomon Islands. Cost-shared by the Government of Solomon Islands, It supports institutional efforts to reduce corruption and develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels to ensure effective and timely achievement of national development outcomes. It offers a platform to private sector, civil society and citizens to engage, innovate and hold accountable responsible parties.

Objectives

The project is its Initiation Phase, which aimed at testing and refining strategies to fight corruption in Solomon Islands in view of developing a full-fledged project. Within the framework of the National Development Strategy and Agenda 2030 and the follow-up policies, the project (initiation plan) aims to achieve the following results:

  • An effective communication strategy or plan is developed and operationalized for raising awareness of the institutions and the general public on the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS);
  • Systemic consultation and coordination mechanisms are established and operationalized among the actors engaged in implementation of the NACS;
  • Baselines are established, capacity building needs assessments conducted, and risk assessments initiated;
  • Pilot initiatives are tested and assessed for possible scaling up in selected areas of service delivery and social accountability.

Partners - Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Coverage - National level 

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Small Grants Scheme for Civil Society Organisations

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11 NOVEMBER 2019 AT 5PM

Call for Applications

The Solomon Islands Government (SIG) has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to develop the Transparency and Accountability for People of the Solomon Islands (TAP) Project which takes the Solomon Islands National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) as its foundation.

In order to enable civil society organisations to participate actively in the fight against corruption, TAP has set up a grant scheme to support their activities. To this end, it is designed to support awareness-raising, evidence gathering, and monitoring and evaluation activities of a selected group of civil society organisations related to the Anti-Corruption Act 2019 and, more generally, contributing to the overall goal of reducing the impact of corruption on access to services and information.

If you organisation: 

  • is a Solomon Islands non-profit making-organisation and a member of the Development Services Exchange (DSE) or a partner organisation of a member NGO of DSE;
  • is a registered as an NGO under the Charitable Act of Solomon Islands and have been registered not less than two (2) years; 
  • is committed to promoting good governance and anti-corruption and working with other organisations operating in these areas; and
  • was a grantee under the TAP Small Grants Scheme in 2018;

And if you have a project that is:

  • related to the implementation and the promotion of the Anti-Corruption Act 2019 and, more generally, contributes to the overall goal of reducing the impact of corruption on access to services and information;
  • a follow-up on the activities carried out under the TAP Small Grants Scheme in 2018;

Download the full details and application form and submit before the deadline of 11 November 2019 at 5pm.

Status:

Completed

Project start date:

July 2017

Estimated end date:

February 2019

Focus area:

  • accelerate structural transformations
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Solomon Islands

    Implementing partner:

    United Nations Development Programme

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • United Nations Development Pro
  • Government Of Solomon Islands
  • Amount contributed

    $580,512

    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2019 $123,899

    2018 $345,561

    2017 $52,234

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