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The Deputy Prime Minister of Samoa, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, and the Prime Minister of Fiji, Frank Bainimarama at the Climate Action Partnership Program Conference in Fiji

Climate Action Partnership Program, Suva Fiji

26-27 July, Leaders of Pacific SIDs including Samoa met in Suva, Fiji for the Second Climate Action Partnership Program, to review outcomes of the Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Bonn (COP23) 2017 to prepare for COP 24 in …
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Samoa stands firm with Pacific Nations in responding to Climate Change through the Pacific Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Hub – Suva, Fiji

July 26, 2018 – Thirteen out of fourteen Pacific Island governments have nominated their focal points for the Pacific Nationally Determined Contributions Hub (Pacific NDC Hub) showing the on-going commitment of the region to accelerating its full establishment and operationalisation …
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Apia Waterfront Project breaks ground for new Events Space and Clock Tower Boulevard

24th July 2018 -The Apia Waterfront Development Project continues to move forward with the implementation of the Waterfront Plan, as seen today in the official ground-breaking ceremony for the Event Space and Clock Tower Boulevard which was held in front …
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Steering Committee on National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS) meets at TATTE Building, Sogi.

The meeting for the Steering Committee is part of the broad process for the development of the National waste Management Strategy together with plastic banning initiative. It is evident that Samoa and its neighboring Pacific Islands is undergoing a period …
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Training of Trainers on Multi Hazard Early Warning Systems (EWS)

Overview Samoa is highly exposed to natural hazards – both of hydro-meteorological and geo-physical in nature. Storms/cyclones, storms/wave surges, floods, and strong winds, are among the recurrent climate-related hazards in the country. Tsunami, an infrequent but high-impact geo-physical hazard, was …
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Small Grants Program-Capacity Building Workshop

The Ministry and its partner UNDP had facilitated a workshop for communities with its overall objective of Orienting, inform and educate the applicants of the requirements crucial for completion of full proposals for grants. Also, the workshop looks to increase …
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SAMOA Pathway and the “Asia – Pacific Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction” , 3-6 July, Ulaanbaatar , Mongolia

Last week, Samoa along with other Pacific Islands Countries attended the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction that was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.  A biennial event intended for countries to report on their progress in the implementation of the …
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