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  • Fostering youth entrepreneurship May 28, 2016

    Representatives from the private sector, NGOs, Government Ministries and United Nations agencies gathered in The Orator Hotel, Tanumapua, on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th of May to discuss the creation of a Small Business Incubator for Youth in Samoa.

  • United Nations delegates visit Samoa May 26, 2016

    Two delegates from the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) of the United Nations System based in Geneva, visited Samoa last week.

  • Cook Islands launches Access & Benefits Sharing Project May 16, 2016

    To strengthen the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol, an ABS project for the Cook Islands held an inception workshop in Rarotonga on Thursday, May 12th, 2016.

  • World Press Freedom Day celebrated in Samoa Apr 29, 2016

    To commemorate World Press Freedom Day, UNESCO, FAO and UNDP, in partnership with the School of Media and Journalism of the National University of Samoa, organized a seminar that brought together Communication Officers from Government Ministries and Media Representatives.

  • Celebrating excellence in gender-reporting Apr 27, 2016

    UN Women and UNDP - in partnership with the School of Media and Journalism of the National University of Samoa - celebrated the IPPWS Media Awards.

  • IPPWS Media Awards - Remarks by Ms Lizbeth Cullity, STA Fale, Samoa Apr 26, 2016

    Remarks by Ms Lizbeth Cullity, UN RC/UNDP RR at the IPPWS Media Awards Ceremony. STA Fale, Apia, Samoa.

  • UNDP: Fastest Population Shift in History Means Make or Break for Asia-Pacific Apr 26, 2016

    Long-term planning now can bring unprecedented growth and tackle poverty, conflict and migration

  • Freedom of information and Sustainable development Apr 25, 2016

    With 2016 as the official year to strengthen global commitments on sustainable development through the promotion of 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Country Team in Samoa and NUS agreed to host this event to highlight the significance of the media in development and its many functions that can further the cause of improving the quality of life.

  • Enhancing Niue’s natural resources Apr 22, 2016

    Niue’s unique natural environment and ecosystem provide for food security, drinking water and economic livelihood for the raised atoll’s population of over 1,600 people. The sustainability of the country, and the opportunities for its future generations, rely on the conservation and sustainable management of its remarkable natural resources.

  • Youth get ready for employment in the cultural industries Apr 13, 2016

    Eleven female and nine male learned the traditional skills of siapo production, mat weaving, wood carving and canoe making. The skills training course was implemented as part of the Government of Samoa and One-UN Youth Employment Programme, with financial support being provided by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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