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‘Healthy Environment, Healthy People’ is the theme for Environment week 2016. For over twenty years, government has promoted environmental awareness and conservation measures in Samoa with campaigns encouraging community participation and engagement. This year’s theme emphasizes the important link between health and environment. “Through the Ministry of Environment, government has continuously conducted programmes and activities […]

His Excellency Dr. Obaid Al Hairi Salem Ketbi receives the ava

His Highness the Head of State, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi, accepted the Letters of Credence accrediting the new Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Samoa, His Excellency Dr. Obaid Al Hairi Salem Ketbi earlier this morning. His Highness acknowledged the cooperation through the United Arab Emirates-Pacific Partnership. “Samoa is thankful for the assistance […]

21 October 2016 His Highness the Head of State, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi, this week received two delegations from Pakistan and the Federal Republic of Germany. PAKISTAN The High Commissioner of Pakistan, H.E. Afrasiab Mehdi Hashmi presented his Letter of Credence to His Highness, Head of State Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi on Tuesday […]

  • Prime Minister Tuilaepa and Ambassador Tuimaugaoalii Kazumasa Shibuta break ground at Apia Port

The groundbreaking ceremony of the Project for the Enhancement of Safety of Apia Port took place earlier this morning at Matautu-Tai.

“The agriculture show’s aim is to show-case the best of agricultural commodities and products that are produced in the agricultural sector.”

The Governments of the Independent State of Samoa and the People’s Republic of China signed the Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement this morning which will facilitate the implementation of prioritised projects submitted under China’s grant aid.

19 September 2016 Samoa hosts Regional Radiocommunications Seminar The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Afioga Afamasaga Rico Tupai officially opened the Regional Radiocommunications Seminar 2016 for Asia and the Pacific this morning. The conference is hosted by the Government of Samoa, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA). ITU is a […]

  • US Embassy Public Diplomacy Grants
  • US Embassy Public Diplomacy Grants
  • US Embassy Public Diplomacy Grants
  • US Embassy Public Diplomacy Grants

The U.S. Embassy Apia’s 2016 Public Diplomacy Grants offers funds to strengthen democracy, engage youth and alumni, promote US-Samoa links, address climate change and health concerns, and the advancement of human rights and women’s rights.