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Samoa signs the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

An early start at the United Nations Headquarters today saw leaders from around the world gather in the Trusteeship Council Chambers to witness and take part in the historical event of signing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The road to this day has not been easy and it was certainly not straight.

Second Regular Session of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN)

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

On 29th August 2017, UN Women opened its Second Regular Session at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. It started with the Statements by the President of the Executive Board and the Under-Secretary General/Executive Director of UN-Women, also including presentation on the Strategic Plan, 2018 - 2021. 

Thematic review: Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world: Taking forward the SAMOA Pathway

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Samoa’s Minister of Health, Honourable Tuitama Leao Talalelei Tuitama was invited by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) to speak on the thematic review titled “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world – Taking forward The SAMOA Pathway” as part of the official sessions of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development held at the United Nations Head Quarters in New York from 10 to 21 July 2017.


Samoa National Voluntary Commitments during the Ocean Conference, 5 - 9 June 2017 UNHQ, New York

Friday, 09 June 2017

Ocean Conference: "The Ocean Conference shall adopt by consensus a concise, focused, intergovernmentally agreed declaration in the form of a "Call for Action" to support the implementation of Goal 14 and a report containing the co-chairs' summaries of the partnership dialogues, as well as a list of voluntary commitments for the implementation of Goal 14, to be announced at the Conference."