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President Edouard Fritch met with Ambassador Fatumanava III Pa'olelei Luteru

Thursday, 14 October 2021

The President of French Polynesia, H.E. Mr. Edouard Fritch, visited the Permanent Mission of Samoa to United Nations on Tuesday 5 October 2021. President Fritch was accompanied by Mr. Manuel Terai, Permanent Secretary for International Affairs and Mr. Engel Raygadas, Deputy Permanent Secretary.

ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF SAMOA AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Friday, 24 September 2021

The Independent State of Samoa and the Dominican Republic have formally established diplomatic relations with effect from 23 September 2021. The Joint Communiques were signed between H.E. Mr. Roberto Alvarez, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic, and H.E. Fatumanava-o-Upolu III Dr. Paolelei Luteru, Permanent Representative of Samoa to the United Nations, at the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic in New York.

The United Nations calls on Samoa to uphold its commitment to ending all forms of violence against women and girls

Friday, 09 July 2021

“I appealed for an end to violence everywhere, now. But violence is not confined to the battlefield. For many women and girls, the threat looms largest where they should be safest. In their own homes.”
- ANTÓNIO GUTERRES, UN SECRETARY-GENERAL

The United Nations calls on Samoa to uphold its commitment to ending all forms of violence against women and girls, including violent threats, intimidation, verbal and physical harassment and abuse and stands ready to support all actors in their efforts to achieve this goal.

Presentation of Credentials of the new Permanent Representative for the Mission of the Independent State of Samoa to the United Nations, H.E. Fatumanava Dr. Pa'olelei LUTERU

Tuesday, 08 June 2021

The new Permanent Representative of the Independent State of Samoa, Fatumanava Dr. Pa’olelei Luteru presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Thursday 3rd of June 2021. The Ambassador was accompanied by Mrs. Matilda Bartley, Deputy Permanent Representative, to the presentation of credentials ceremony.