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Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata'afa at the Food Systems Summit in Rome

Monday, 31 July 2023

UN Food Systems Summit in Rome, 24 - 26 July 2023

The Honurable Prime Minister of Samoa, Afioga Fiame Naomi Mata'afa, in her capacity as Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States, told the Summit "I bring a message of trepidation on behalf of 65 million people in SIDS" but also "a missive of hope."

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.