From organic waste to electricity, helping power SIDS Golf Carts with bio-fuel
Aug 29, 2014
Delegates attending the Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) conference this week will get around on golf carts partly powered by bio-fuel, thanks to a partnership between Samoa’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP).
UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board first mission to Samoa
Apr 26, 2014
The purpose of the Executive Board’s field visit is to enhance their understanding of the extent and ways in which UN organizations, in particular UNDP and UNFPA, position their engagement with the Pacific Island Countries and Territories.
New Assistant Administrator visits Samoa
Apr 23, 2014
UNDP's new Assistant Administrator and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Mr. Haoliang Xu, will be visiting Samoa from 24-26 April.
Second Planning Mission as Samoa and the United Nations Prepare for 2014 SIDS Conference
Jan 26, 2014
The Prime Minister and Government of Samoa will host in Apia the 2nd UN Planning Mission from Sunday 27 January to Saturday 1 February. Leading the delegation is the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Mr. Wu Hongbo with 11 senior UN Secretariat members for discussions with the Government on preparations for the 2014 Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States to be held in Samoa this coming August/September. Mr. Wu is also Secretary-General of the Conference.
Transformational Leadership for Development Three
Nov 26, 2013
The third in the series of training is being conducted from 27-30 November 2013 at the St Therese Retreat and Resort at Tofamamao, Leauvaa.
Strengthening Multi-Sectoral Management of Critical Landscapes Project signing ceremony
Oct 31, 2013
The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment and the Assistant Chief Executive Officer for the Aid Coordination Department of the Ministry of Finance together with UNDP in Samoa held a joint event to sign the project “Strengthening Multi-Sectoral Management of Critical Landscapes”.
Economy-wide integration of CC Adaptation and DRM/DRR to reduce climate vulnerability of communities in Samoa
Oct 4, 2013
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, together with the United Nations Development Programme in Samoa held a joint event to launch the new “Economy-wide integration of CC Adaptation and DRM/DRR to reduce climate vulnerability of communities in Samoa” project.
Multidimensional Poverty Measures a must for SIDS
Sep 2, 2013
There needs to be a more efficient method of determining poverty in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.
Small Island Developing States urged to find sustainable solution
Aug 27, 2013
As the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) prepare for their Third International Conference in Samoa, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan stressed yesterday the need for world leaders to take decisive action to reduce poverty and put the world on a sustainable and equitable development path.
Transformational Leadership for Development Programme in Samoa
Aug 18, 2013
The TLDP is being used successfully in many parts of the world to address deeply rooted development challenges.