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International Women’s Day celebration meets REACH Initiative in community-led event

The village of Leauvaa on the western side of the island of Upolu became the host of the community-led event to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) this year.  


Celebrating the women at the helm of Samoa’s biggest ever climate change and disaster resilient project on International Women’s Day

A few years ago, the acronym GCF probably wouldn’t register on many people’s minds here. That’s because the GCF, or the Green Climate Fund, hadn’t had any involvement with Samoa yet. Fast forward…  


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…  


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  


The “Call for Proposals Outreach Workshops” by the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP)

Approximately 400 representatives from villages and community organisations in Samoa, participated in the ‘Call for Proposals’ Workshops’ by the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants…  


UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) “Call for Proposals Outreach Workshops”

The UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP), established in 1992, promotes the goal of "thinking globally, acting locally” which emphasises ‘community action.’  


Low Cost agro-ecology farming promoted

The Komiti a Tina Tulivae of Samatau had every reason to be proud of their concerted efforts to implement their organic farming project in partnership with the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries. …  


Leadership project to build on women’s representation in Samoa

A new leadership project is launching in Samoa on Wednesday, April 4th, aiming to build on advances in gender equality.  


GEF-Small Grants Programme Annual Workshop and Monitoring Mission in Savaii

As part of its 2018 workplan and in preparation for the 6th Operational Phase (OP6) core funds grant allocation call for proposals, the National Steering Committee (NSC) and Technical Advisory Group…  


Winners on International Women’s Day

The United Nations recently hosted a Photo Competition as a way of commemorating International Women’s Day 2018. Under the theme of ‘Sisterhood’, participants were invited to illustrate the support…  

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