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  • Opening Remarks by Lizbeth Cullity, UN Resident Coordinator at the Regional Meeting on Implementation of Pacific Roadmap for Sustainable Development Nov 1, 2017

    Opening Remarks by Lizbeth Cullity, UN Resident Coordinator at the Regional Meeting on Implementation of Pacific Roadmap for Sustainable Development

  • Opening Speech by Lizbeth Cullity, UN RC at the UNESCAP National Workshop on Voluntary National Reviews Oct 31, 2017

    Opening Remarks at the UNESCAP National Workshop on Voluntary National Reviews

  • Samoa is ready to IMPRESS with launch of large-scale renewable energy project Oct 31, 2017

    As officials gather in Bonn for the annual COP climate talks, the Government of Samoa and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today officially launched a multi-million dollar project (dubbed “IMPRESS” - “Improving the Performance and Reliability of Renewable Energy Power System in Samoa”) to enhance sustainable and cost-effective energy production in the Small Island Developing State.

  • GCF Samoa Inception Workshop Oct 25, 2017

    The Government of Samoa through the Ministry of Finance and the United Nations Development Program will be holding an Inception Workshop for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Government of Samoa (GoS) funded project “Integrated Flood Management to Enhance Climate Resilience for the Vaisigano River Catchment” on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 October 2017 at the Tanoa Hotel.

  • 1,400 students and teachers in Samoa participate in tsunami evacuation drills Oct 12, 2017

    On the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction, tsunami evacuation drills in Samoa mobilised 1,400 students and teachers to test their school disaster preparedness and evacuation plans.

  • UNSG Address to the General Assembly 19 September 2017 Sep 20, 2017

    UNSG António Guterres presents his address at the General Assembly 19 September 2017, United Nations, New York.

  • UN Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenča’s visit to the UN in Samoa Sep 6, 2017

    The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Miroslav Jenča was warmly welcomed by the UN Resident Coordinator, Lizbeth Cullity, to address all UN personnel at the FAO Conference Room today.

  • Tokelau discusses ‘’Living with Change’’ with the UN agencies Sep 4, 2017

    Earlier this year, at the 2017 Ocean Conference in New York, Tokelau officially launched its climate change strategy titled Living with Change (LivC). On 31st August, Tokelau officials visited the UN agencies in Samoa w

  • Samoa Receives 28 Grants for Environmental Projects Sep 1, 2017

    Twenty-eight applicants from Upolu and Savai’i were awarded grants through Operational Phase 6 of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The opening of the inception workshop for the nineteen recipients of grant awards in Upolu was held this morning at the TATTE Convention Centre, following the workshop in Savai’i on 31 August 2017 where nine successful applicants signed grant documents.

  • UNDP Promoting Women in Politics in Samoa and Beyond Aug 29, 2017

    UNDP and UN Women were proud to host some of the most influential women in Samoa during a consultation for a project to promote Women in Politics in Samoa on 28 August 2017. An earlier phase of the project, titled the Increasing Political Participation of Women in Samoa (IPPWS) sought to increase community awareness of the importance of women’s engagement in political leadership, work with women candidates in the run up to the 2016 elections, and to work with political parties to raise awareness on gender issues. With the first phase of IPPWS completed, the ‘Validation Workshop’ held this week was an effort to consult with all major stakeholders in the development of Phase Two.

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