UN Samoa welcomes youth mission from New Zealand
Jul 30, 2014
A ten-member UN Youth New Zealand mission led by Philip Greatrex, Director of the UN Youth New Zealand Pacific Project 2014, visited the UN Samoa offices on 15th July 2014.
Palau: Improved access to safe water for the Haiyan affected people
Jul 8, 2014
A small island of Palau is now taking support from a UNDP project for having improved access to water through renewable and sustainable solar water pumping systems.
Art therapy for abused young women: Wendy Percival’s volunteer story
Jun 25, 2014
Wendy Percival, an artist and educator, has taken initiative to help her community by volunteering her time to teach fine arts to young women from the House of Hope, a well-known shelter for victims of abuse in Samoa.
Samoa – where garden weeds become renewable energy
Mar 13, 2014
In Samoa, an innovative project idea is turning an environmental challenge into an energy asset. Samoa will turn the invasive Merremia vine, other invasive weeds and green agricultural waste into renewable energy in the form of clean biogas.
ICCRIFS Participatory Three Dimensional Handover
Mar 3, 2014
Unveiling of a three dimensional representation of the Safata district in South Upolu after a week long workshop by the GEF project ICCRIFS conducted under the guidance of the Forestry Division of MNRE.
Everybody becomes volunteers – concerted efforts on International Volunteer Day 2013 in Apia
Dec 9, 2013
Samoa is rich with volunteers and through its history Samoa has embraced volunteerism.
Samoa’s First Parliamentary Youth Programme launched
Aug 6, 2013
One of the initiatives of the Samoa Parliamentary Support Project (SPSP) developed and coordinated by the governments of Australia and Samoa and with support from UNDP and the Pacific Parliamentary Partnerships programme was launched on Tuesday 6th August.
Inception Workshop was held for “Enhancing the Resilience of Tourism-reliant Communities to Climate Change Risks
Jul 30, 2013
The inception workshop for this project is implemented by the Samoa Tourism Authority with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and oversight by United Nations Development Program is the first tourism project funded by the Global Environment Fund in Samoa.
UNDP funds office for SAME
Jun 7, 2013
Technical assistance provided by UNDP will not only fund an office for SAME but also recruit personnel to run its office.
UNDP offers temporary refuge during Tropical Cyclone Evan
Feb 1, 2013
UNDP office was a temporary refuge for some of the villagers around the UN compound during Tropical Cyclone Evan.