• What defines us? A COP21 Story. Nov 27, 2015

    COP21 has been argued as one of our last chances to tackle this issue with global cohesion. If we don’t change our course, sea level rise, cyclones and droughts will continue to compound and cause more devastation. Therefore, the decisions we make, what defines our global plan to address this issue, is critical.

  • NUS, ITC and UNDP help benefit more businesswomen Nov 23, 2015

    Under an agreement signed earlier this year, NUS offered a course to 30 professional businesswomen and 30 government procurement officers on increasing government procurement from women owned businesses in Samoa.

  • Two Samoan Girls attend a Global Conference on Climate Change in Sweden Nov 17, 2015

    Narissa and Elena, both from Savai’i, are two of the sixty-four children from around the world that have been selected as delegates to attend the Children’s Climate Change Conference, a meeting that will be held in Sweden from 25 to 28 November.

  • Matavai, Safune Village Youth Climate Action Nov 14, 2015

    Matavai youth leader Talafiti Paiaaua is a young man on a mission. He organised his village youth of more than 50 to host an awareness workshop under the shades of the burnt trees area of Matavai with the effects of dried up trees causing fire in the village.

  • Paving the road to Parliament for Samoan women Oct 18, 2015

    “I started dreaming about becoming a politician at a young age, I suppose, by joining debate groups at the primary school” says Alofipo Seuoti Fialuma Sheryl Siliniu-Muagututia, from Saleaula, Savai’i.

  • Home Sweet Renewable Home Sep 21, 2015

    The Government of Tuvalu has created the Tuvalu Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Master Plan, Enetise Tutumau 2012 – 2020. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), is supporting a Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Demonstration “Fale”, fale being the Polynesian word for house.

  • The preservation of the life we live on land through the integration of biodiversity into national policies. The Case of the Cook Islands. Sep 1, 2015

    “We have always lived in close proximity to our environment and it is excellent that we are integrating this important biodiversity aspect into our national frameworks,” highlighted one conference attendee.

  • Climate Change Storytelling Contest Aug 28, 2015

    Write your best climate change story and get an opportunity to join and cover COP21.

  • #MyClimateActionStory - Huega Detlef Isaia - Climate Warrior from Tokelau Aug 21, 2015

    Huega Detlef Isaia is a young climate warrior from Tokelau. He is a fisherman and the youngest member of the Taupulega (Council of Elders) in Nukunonu Village.

  • Samoa to Paris: Getting our story to COP21 Aug 20, 2015

    UNDP Samoa has started something big. Something global. Something that will address climate change head on.And we hope to see many Samoans getting involved in the campaign called “Pole to Paris” – starting on August 24.

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