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Article 1: Free and Equal

Today marked the opening of the human rights education teacher training workshops. The day began with an opening ceremony in the morning, where guests were kindly welcomed with flower garlands and entered the cathedral hall (the venue for the workshops) to beautiful music played on the traditional pan pipes by Isabel highland pan-pipers.

There were welcoming remarks from ACOM General Secretary, who spoke about how pleased ACOM were to be piloting the human rights education programme in their schools, and the importance of human rights to the Solomon Islands at this time.

Chris then gave her opening speech, and spoke about how pleased the Article 1 team were to be here in the Solomon Islands, and gave her thanks to the British High Commissioner’s Office for funding the project, ACOM for their support and endorsement of the project, and the Melenasian Mission UK (MMUK) for their help in getting the…

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