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03Nov 2017

  Samoa ready to IMPRESS with renewable energy project PRESS RELEASE; 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 and Reliability of Renewable Energy Power System in Samoa”) […]

27Oct 2017
Apia Water Front Project

Apia Waterfront Development Project on the move   (PRESS SECRETARIART); The New Zealand Aid Programme has committed funding to develop in front of the main Government Building into an events space, and create an attractive pedestrian walkway from the Clock Tower to the waterfront edge. Meanwhile Huizhou Municipality from China is also developing a concept […]

06Feb 2017

  The Huizhou Municipal People’s Hospital of Guangdong of the People’s Republic of China through China’s Ambassador in Samoa, HE Wang Xuefeng presented medical equipment for Samoa this morning. The ceremony was held at the Samoa Pharmaceutical Warehouse at Motootua, where the Minister of Health, Afioga Tuitama Dr Leao Talalelei Tuitama received the donation on […]

06Feb 2017

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Samoa Submarine Cable Company’s (SSCC) landing station for the Tui Samoa Submarine Cable took place at the Samoa College Hostel Compound, Vaivase, earlier this morning.

02Feb 2017

The Samoa National Cybersecurity Strategy 2016-2021 by MCIT was officially launched yesterday morning at the Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi convention centre. Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Afioga Afamasaga Fonoti Lepuia’i Rico Tupai delivered the keynote address. The launching of the strategy was performed by MCIT Associate Minister, Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi. Afamasaga spoke of the […]


Press Releases

03Nov 2017

  Samoa ready to IMPRESS with renewable energy project PRESS RELEASE; 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 and Reliability of Renewable Energy Power System in Samoa”) […]

13Dec 2016
GCF Opening - PM Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi at centre, with Meeting Co-Chairs (L) Ewen McDonald of Australia and (R) Zaheer Fakir of South Africa

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi today opened GCF’s final Board meeting of 2016 and acknowledged the Green Climate Fund’s crucial role in empowering developing countries to deal with climate change.

08Dec 2016
National Inquiry in to Family Violence

Apia, 8 December 2016 –“Tula’inei ma fa’ataua le aiatatau a ou matua, laufanau, lau pa’aga ma lou uso” That is Samoa’s theme for the Human Rights Day 2016. “Human Rights Day” is celebrated each 10th day of December as the last event on the 16 days of activism calendar. It commemorates the adoption of the […]

07Dec 2016

  (PR) The Government of Japan organized the High School Students Summit on World Tsunami Awareness Day from 22 to 29 November 2016 in Japan to commemorate the establishment of World Tsunami Awareness Day on 5 November at the UN General Assembly. Students from 30 countries were invited to participate in the Summit as Youth […]

24Nov 2016

CABINET RELEASE                                                                            Cabinet Portfolio Changes Cabinet has confirmed a change of portfolios with Hon. Minister Sala Fata Pinati […]

Prime Minister’s Speeches

16Nov 2016

STATEMENT BY THE HON PRIME MINISTER TUILAEPA SAILELE MALIELEGAOI AT THE HIGH LEVEL MEETING OF COP 22 MARRAKECH 15 November 2016   Mr President, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen; Over the past year, we collectively contributed to the achievement of a historic turning point in the global fight against climate change. Our solidarity to […]

01Jan 2016

New Year’s Address to the Nation by Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi.
As we traditionally do in our Christian country, we offer our prayers of thanksgiving and gratitude to our Lord God for guiding Samoa’s journey through this year.

15Dec 2015

The Minister of Finance, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, delivered the Budget Address on the First Supplementary Budget Estimates 2015/2016 on Tuesday 15th December 2015 in the final Parliament session for the year at Tuanaimato.

11Nov 2015

“Sustaining Partnerships in Health – The Samoan Way” speaks volumes. I am convinced that for far too long we have imitated and inherited imported forms of development, lifestyles, ethics, food, dress, thinking, etc.etc. Over the years these have taken a toll of the vitality of our own ways, of our pride in our Samoaness, our self-confidence and self-respect.

30Sep 2015
His Excellency Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Independent State of Samoa General Assembly Seventieth session

Mr. President, Heads of Delegations, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen. Last Friday ushered in a new era in our search for an innovative plan of action for people and the planet. The significant milestone event was the adoption by the United Nations of the new set of Sustainable Development Goals as part of the 2030 global agenda.


Cabinet Releases

24Nov 2016

CABINET RELEASE                                                                            Cabinet Portfolio Changes Cabinet has confirmed a change of portfolios with Hon. Minister Sala Fata Pinati […]

02Sep 2016

        CABINET RELEASE (Samoan & English)  2 September 2016 Malaga le Palemia mo le fono a Taitai o le Pasefika ma le fono a Malo Aufaatasi Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le auai atu o le Afioga i le Palemia, Susuga Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi mo le Fono a Taitai o Malo o […]

19Aug 2016

        CABINET RELEASE (Samoan & English)  19 August 2016   1. Laina o fesootaiga i lalo o le sami Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le tuuina atu o le konekarate  i le kamupani a le Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) e ala i atinae mo le tosoina o le laina o fesootaiga faatekonolosi i […]

19Aug 2016

        CABINET RELEASE 19 August 2016 1. Laina o fesootaiga i lalo o le sami Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le tuuina atu o le konekarate  i le kamupani a le Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) e ala i atinae mo le tosoina o le laina o fesootaiga faatekonolosi i lalo o le sami […]


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