USAID Project Management Graduates in Samoa

Chargé d’Affaires Jon Yoo presented completion certificates September 30 to participants who successfully completed the Project Management Practice course supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The course is part of the USAID Ready Project’s partnership with the University of the South Pacific/Pacific TAFE to help Pacific Island countries become more resilient …

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Embassy Apia Small Grants Recipients 2020

The U.S. Mission to Samoa honored six organizations and two individuals at a September 10 awards ceremony at the U.S. Embassy Residence in Vailima.  The organizations received funding from the Embassy’s 2020 Public Diplomacy Grants program, while the individuals will be participating in U.S. Exchange Programs, such as the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Program. I. Public …

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U.S. Embassy Outfits Magiagi Primary School with New Rugby Jerseys

The Magiagi Primary School rugby teams will be hitting the field in style the rest of the season in new rugby jerseys direct from the USA. On behalf of Ambassador Scott Brown, U.S. Embassy Apia Charge d’Affaires, Tony Greubel presented the new jerseys to Principal Katalaina and both the junior and senior boys rugby teams. …

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Handover Cermony at the American Corner

Press Release, U.S. Embassy Apia, November 2, 2017. The U.S. Embassy hosted a special handover ceremony at the American Corner (second floor of Nelson Memorial Library) with the presentation of new computers, educational and learning materials, furniture and décor, as well as another year of free internet for all students of Samoa. U.S. Embassy Chargé …

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USA Basketball Female of the Year, Ms. Ruthie Bolton, visits Samoa

Two time Olympic Gold Medalist and USA Basketball Female of the Year, Ms. Ruthie Bolton has arrived in Apia, greeted by Chargè d’Affaires Tony Greubel and Samoa Institute of Sport team to begin a full week of basketball clinics, public speaking and a tour of Samoa. On the first day, Ruthie visited Leififi College and …

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Embassy Apia funds “Sugar Crush Week” in Samoa.

  This week Nobesity Samoa launched its “Sugar Crush Week” – one of the eight projects funded through U.S. Embassy Apia’s 2016 Public Diplomacy Small Grants scheme. The aim of the partnership between Nobesity Samoa and U.S. Embassy is directed at using approaches and methodologies already used by Nobesity Samoa but at a wider scale. …

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