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Statement by Honourable Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, Prime Minister of the Independent State of Samoa at The General Debate, 77th United Nations General Assembly,

Friday, 23 September 2022
Honourable Fiame Naomi Mata’afa

The only "guarantee for a safe, free and peaceful world lies only in the total elimination of nuclear weapons", Ambassador Luteru at the 10th Review Conference on the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

Tuesday, 02 August 2022

Speaking on behalf of Pacific SIDS, Samoa's Ambassador to the UN, H.E. Fatumanava-o-Upolu III Dr. Pa'olelei Luteru, told the General Assembly that the "world and our pacific region do not need nuclear weapons to survive."

Samoa Establishes Diplomatic Relations with Jamaica

Thursday, 28 April 2022

Samoa and Jamaica has formally established diplomatic relations with effect from 26 April 2022.  The Joint Communique was signed between H.E. Fatumanava-o-Upolu III Dr. Pa’olelei Luteru, Permanent Representative of Samoa to the United Nations and H.E. Mr. Brian Wallace, Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations, at the Permanent Mission of Jamaica in New York.

Samoa Appointed a member of the Multidimensional Vulnerability Index (MVI) High-Level Panel of Experts

Tuesday, 01 March 2022

Samoa has been appointed by the President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Abdulla Shahid, as one of the 12 members of the High-Level Panel on the MVI.

The Panel is tasked with finalising work on the MVI by December 2022. The Panel will be co-chaired by the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, H.E. Mr Gaston Browne, and the former Prime Minister of Norway, H.E. Ms Erna Solberg. Other members of the Panel were drawn from the Private sector, civil societies and acadamia.