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OUR VISION

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The government of Samoa attaches great importance to durable, genuine partnerships and therefore has invested heavily to work with the UN agencies including the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) to support national capacities and efforts to …
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Samoa has become the 30th Party to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the Ozone Layer. The ratification signifies Samoa’s firm commitment to saving Planet Earth not only from ozone depletion but also from …
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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment with its supporting partners will facilitate a consultation programme initiated by the Prime Minister –Afioga Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, for Selected Colleges in Samoa on 28th March 2017 (EFKS Hall Sogi, 9am) to discuss …
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The International Day of Forests[1] (March 21st) and the World Water Day[2] (March 22nd) are annual events celebrated across the world to highlight the importance of, and advocate for the sustainable management of our freshwater and forest resources, especially in …
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 “Battling Climate Change” The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment invites you to witness the Launching of Samoa’s NAMA Plan on the 9th March at Millenia, Sogi (3pm). Samoa has witnessed the catastrophic impacts of Cyclone Evan and Gita. According …
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Between 63 to 273 million sharks are killed each year in commercial fisheries to meet the high demand of shark fins. In Samoa, sharks are protected under the Implementation of Shark Sanctuary Provisions with the Marine Wildlife Protection Regulation 2018 …
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There’s water, and there’s land. Somewhere in the middle, there are wetlands. Wetlands are places rank among the richest ecosystems on Earth. World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on February to raise global awareness about the value of wetlands …
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Samoa attended the 3rd Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly that was held in Nairobi Kenya 4-6 December 2017 under the overall theme “Towards a Pollution Free Planet”. Honourable Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Natural …
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The purpose of today’s event is to raise awareness and educate the public on the value of different renewable energy options, their impacts, costs and benefits; energy conservation as well as promoting energy efficient products and disseminating available information so …
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This Annual Performance review is a big event for water sanitation sector as it marks a decade since it had undertook its review processes. This review allows Implementing agencies, Key stakeholders and development partners to actively engage in reviewing the …
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Toilet day is commemorated around the world on the 19th November. However, Samoa will support this celebration and have decided to celebrate Toilet Day on the 21st November. This year’s celebration took place at Convention Centre, TATTE Building from 9:30am …
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The government of Samoa in partnership with the PACIFIC Community today launched its Fire Reduction Strategy aimed at reducing the number of fires whilst increasing fire safety awareness across the country. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Natural Resource and Environment …
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Climate Change is real, it is affecting the world with its devastating impacts. Samoa, as an island vulnerable to these impacts are experiencing dramatic natural hazards and catastrophes that has already altered lifestyles of the population. A major contributor to …
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In celebrating 55 years of Independence together with the public, the Ministry took part by engaging in a rubbish pick up activity around the Government Building vicinity. Each divisions were assigned with a responsibility of cleaning up particular areas within …
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Environment Week Press Release

  • Wednesday:Ridge to Reed Inception Workshop
    This new project will progress for 4 years from 2017 – 2020 with the budget of USD 200,000 funded by GEF. It is to be implemented by the Ministry with the support of its relevant stakeholders, partners and programs/projects. The focus of this […]
  • CLOSING OF THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT WEEK 2017
    The National Environment Week 2017, launched on Monday 30 October 2017 will come to an end today, with an official closing ceremony and tree planting activity at the Malololelei Reserve. The tree planting event is held at one of the most critical […]
  • Tuesday: IMPRESS Project
    As officials gather in Bonn for the annual COP climate talks, the Government of Samoa and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today officially launched a multi-million dollar project (dubbed “IMPRESS” – “Improving the Performance […]
  • Monday: Official Opening
    NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT WEEK – PRESS RELEASE ‘HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT, HEALTHY PEOPLE’ is the theme of the National Environment Week for the Government and its partners, as we officially open the week long commemoration today!  This year […]