BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO
CIVIL society organisations (CSO) yesterday held an open day to commemorate achievements and challenges faced.
CSO plays the important role in enhancing transparency and good governance in the country.
General Secretary of Development Service Exchange Jennifer Wate on behalf of the CSO said this event has provide an opportunity for CSO and NGOs to collaborate and networking with partnership with other organisations.
“It is also a juncture for organsaitions to reflect on the roles we played with regards to our achievements, positive stories and challenges and on how we can find solution for the way forward of our country to continue to grow as we journey through whatever development phases we have,” she said.
The celebration was held at the National Auditorium building in Honiara which is spearheaded by the Development Services Exchange (DSE).
The day features activities including information dissemination, entertainments, games and prices.
It started at 8am till 4pm in the evening with the theme – Reflecting, Rethinking, Developing Solomon Islands.
The programme is sponsored by existing local non–governmental organisations in the country.