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Spotlight Initiative – EU and UN fight against domestic violence in the Pacific region

The Spotlight Initiative is an expression of the same political will that was demonstrated by the international community in adopting the Sustainable Development Goals, with Goal 5 focusing…  


GEF SGP Supporting Communities' Fragile Ecosystems

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Samoa, is once again bringing to the forefront the importance of supporting communities who are at greatest risk in their fragile…  


Promotional Seminar for Aspiring Women Directors

Twenty (20) Aspiring Women Directors are undergoing a half day seminar to understand the application process and entice them to apply for directorship.  


Samoa Chosen to Host 2018 Global Celebration of International Volunteer Day on 5 December

A major international organisation has chosen Samoa as the venue for this year’s global celebration of International Volunteer Day (IVD), December 5 2018.  


United Nations will continue to support the Cook Islands after graduation

Dr.Simona Marinescu, the newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Cook Islands, Samoa, Niue and Tokelau, said that the United Nations remains committed to…  


Preliminary findings presented at the National Stakeholder Workshop for the Global ABS Project

Celebrating the first-year anniversary since the launch of the UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project for Sustainable Development, a National Stakeholder Workshop took place at the Taumeasina Island Resort  


SAMOA PATHWAY Mid Term Review Ends on a High Note

The final side event of the Interregional Preparatory Meeting of the S.A.M.O.A. Pathway Mid-Term Review titled “Empowered Civil Society for Sustainable Development: Best Practices from CSO-Government…  


Inter-Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Midterm Review of the SAMOA Pathway

The Inter-Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Mid-Term Review of the SAMOA Pathway was held from the 29th of October to the 1st of November of 2018 at the T.A.T.T.E. Convention Centre in Apia, Samoa.…  



Digital Response: How a Samoan Start-Up is Using Drones in response of climate change

In the past the words “tech start-up” and “Pacific” have rarely appeared together. Increasingly, however, we have seen this trope challenged, with numerous examples of home-grown firms employing…  

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