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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  10/2022 The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers . Check the CDC website for additional information and  Frequently Asked Questions .    Entry and Exit Requirements Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No  Is a negative COVID-19 test ...
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The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Grants Program

The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) supports projects to preserve a wide range of cultural heritage in more than 100 countries, including historic buildings, archaeological sites, ethnographic objects, paintings, manuscripts, and indigenous languages and other forms of traditional cultural expression. Funding: Awards will range from USD10,000 to USD500,000. The competition for AFCP 2022 ...
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry visits Apia

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry conducted visits to Apia Port in October and November as part of a security partnership operation with Samoa to conduct patrols in Samoa’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ).  The Oliver Berry’s visit supports Samoa’s efforts to protect fisheries and other natural resources within its EEZ. Amidst strong winds and heavy rains brought in ...
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Grants Program – General Notice of Funding Opportunity

Facebook LIVE Information Session:     Grants Program – General Notice of Funding Opportunity:   Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Apia, Samoa — PDS Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Number: PDS-SAMOA-2023-01 MORE DETAILS & APPLY HERE!! (pdf) Deadline for Applications Applications for this Notice of Funding Opportunity will be reviewed on a rolling-basis with the following schedule: November 2022 – results ...
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U.S.-Pacific Island Country Summit

President Biden hosted the first U.S.-Pacific Island Country Summit (PICS) in Washington on September 28-29. The Summit demonstrated the United States’ deep and enduring partnership with Pacific Island countries and the Pacific region and reflected our broadening and deepening cooperation on key issues such as climate crisis, pandemic response, economic recovery, maritime security, environmental protection, ...
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