Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Nelson, Carol and Robert Muggah. 2004 ‘Solomon Islands: Evaluating the Weapons Free Village Campaign.’ Small Arms Survey Working Paper (2.4), p. 22. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 November
The Weapons Free Village campaign is entirely funded by donors and so is the National Peace Council. AusAID funds the salaries and operational expenses of the NPC…
The estimated WFV budget for one year is SB$720,000 (US$98,000) or SB$60,000 per month (US$8,154)…
Funding for the WFV campaign in 2003-04 was provided through a multi-donor mechanism based around a UNDP-managed trust fund. UNDP committed funds in March 2003, New Zealand (NZAID) committed funds in June 2003, Australia (AusAID) confirmed additional contributions in July 2003.
In October 2003, the Republic of China (ROC) committed funds to the NPC some of which are to be allocated to grass-roots work (National Peace Council, 2003b).