Poverty Reduction

  • Samoa MDGs Acceleration InitiativeSamoa MDGs Acceleration InitiativeIn anticipation of Samoa’s transition from Least Developed Country (LDC) to Middle Income Country (MIC) status by January 2014, and the need to identify and cultivate new streams of national revenue collection and pathways towards achieving the MDGs, the project will draw together all existing and planned strategic iniatives supported by UNDP in the areas of pro-poor policy advisory services, trade policy development and implementation; and increasing Parliamentarians focus on MDGs achievement.

  • TALAVOU-Samoa Joint Young People's ProgrammeTALAVOU-Samoa Joint Young People's ProgrammeThis Programme was developed by the Government of Samoa and the UN system based on the Samoa National Youth Policy and SDS 2002-04.

  • Private Sector Support Facility (PSSF)Private Sector Support Facility (PSSF)Improving both the growth and profitability of the private sector in Samoa is targeted by government and development partners in this project.

  • Youth Employment ProgrammeYouth Employment ProgrammeThe One-UN (Samoa) Youth Employment Programme (1UN-YEP) is responding to the request from the Government of Samoa to assist in its ongoing efforts to address youth unemployment.


Through initiatives in villages and at the national policy level, UNDP supports government to address the economic exclusion of marginalized people; also, to stimulate better long-term livelihood opportunities and decent employment for all Cook Islanders, Niueans, Samoans and Tokelauans. The focus is on getting young people, women and those with disabilities involved in the economy.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

UNDP Samoa Multi-Country Office
Private Mail Bag, Apia

Street Address:

UN Building
Four Corners Matautu uta

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Phone:  +685 23670
Fax: +685 23555

Resident Coordinator Annual Report
RCAR 2012

The recent Resident Coordinator's Annual report for 2012.


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