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New project promises bright future for renewable energy in Niue

Niue took another step today on the way to achieving its climate and energy security goals, with the signing of an agreement on a new project that will focus on accelerating renewable energy and…  



35 women participate in Village Leadership Development Initiative Training for Trainers

This training is organised and facilitated by the Women in Leadership in Samoa (WILS) Project, a three year project implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Women with…  


SDGs localized to coincide with Pacific Games

In keeping with its role as the integrator for the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs, the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP in Samoa today launched localized banners for the SDGs,…  


UNDP’s Deputy Regional Head visits Samoa

Ms. Valerie Cliff is the Deputy Regional Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific based in Bangkok, which the Samoa multi-country comes under. Ms. Cliff’s visit is significant as it…  


REACH Project, much-needed for Samoa.

The Rights, Empowerment and Cohesion, or REACH project, has been identified as much-needed for Samoa due to its high rural population, which was reported at about 81 per cent of the total population…  


Community Leaders show support for GCF Vaisigano Project

Community leaders from the villages covered under the Green Climate Fund Vaisigano Catchment Project (GCF-VCP) came out in full force today to show their support of the project, at a consultation led…  


GCF Vaisigano Project gathers momentum with Call for Proposals now out

The Green Climate Fund Vaisigano Catchment Project (GCF-VCP) is continuing its momentum with the latest development being the Call for Proposals (CfP) which is now out for the Ecosystem-based…  


Norwegian Prince visits Samoa’s biggest climate change adaptation project

The historic visit to Samoa by the Crown Prince of Norway included a stopover at the Vaisigano/Leone wall, which is part of the GEF-funded Economy-¬Wide Adaptation to Climate Change Project, as well…  


Communities able to access services under REACH project

Officers from the government and NGOs across many sectors came together as a team and visited communities to deliver their services to the doorsteps of people living outside of urban centres in Samoa.…  

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