Today In History: 3rd May 1993 World Press Freedom Day Anniversary Celebrates

World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. Since then, 3rd May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day. The Global Conference provides an opportunity to journalists, civil society representatives, national authorities, academics and […]

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MFAT CEO Peseta Noumea Simi Remarks For the Launch of the BMS Project With the IOM

Excellencies, Ambassador of Japan to Samoa, UNDP Resident Representative, 10M Chief of Mission Australia and the Pacific, Ladies and Gentlemen, 1. We acknowledge the coming to fruition of this multicountry program across 7 countries in the Pacific, the funding support by the Government of Japan, the partners such as PIDC and the 10M, THE Governments of Japan and Samoa […]

Statement by Samoa Prime Minister for SIDS Solutions Forum

Freedom of Expression is a Human Right that Should Not Be Taken for Granted, JAWS President

Press Freedom Day is celebrated annually on 3rd May, unfortunately for Samoa, we had not had a chance to celebrate such a prestigious event in the past two years due to a political crisis in 2021 and COVID-19 2022. This year JAWS has left its celebration to culminate together with Samoa’s 60th Independent anniversary finale […]

“Samoa is one of Australia’s Closest and Oldest Partners in the Pacific” HE Sara Moriarty

Mother and Three Children Among 7 Found Dead in Oklahoma US, Relative Says

By Edgar Sandoval May 2, 2023. Janette Mayo drove two hours to attend a choir recital last Thursday at a middle school in rural Oklahoma in the South Central region of the United States. Her granddaughter Tiffany Dore Guess wore a black and gold robe and sang beautifully, Ms. Mayo recalled. The next day, she […]

PM on Climate Finance: Some Remain Vague, Disinterested and Uncommitted

Samoan Teachers Asked to Step Up During School Lockdown

2 May 2023 Apia Samoa. The Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Education, Aeau Chris Hazelman, has called on teachers to step up during the one-week school lockdown in Samoa. “Please teachers, step up. This is not a week-off for teachers and school principals. Let us not repeat what arose during Covid where schools […]

AOSIS Opening Statement at the Inter-Regional Meeting for the Midterm Review of the SAMOA Pathway delivered AOSIS Chairman Ali Naseer Mohammed who is also Maldives Representative to the United Nations. 30 October 2018, Apia, Samoa.