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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…  

Happy International Women’s Day

This year, International Women’s Day comes on the heels of unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality and justice. Sexual harassment, violence and discrimination against women has…  

Malaemalu taking action

The community of Malaemalu are all about preserving their environment for their future generation. It is located in the rural district of Falealili and situated on the Southeast coast of Upolu Island…  

Cook Islands MPs briefed on proposed Ocean Legislation

A two-day capacity building workshop designed for Members of the Cook Islands Parliament, provided the platform for open and robust discussions on the soon to be tabled Maritime Zones Bill and the…  

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