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U.S. Passport Renewal Applications – online fee payment option

ANNOUNCEMENT:  Beginning April 16, 2021, U.S. Embassy Apia will begin accepting online fee payments for adult U.S. passport renewal applications.  Paying online allows you to mail your application to the U.S. Embassy Apia without the need to apply in person.  Qualifying adult passport renewal applicants may pay the $110 passport renewal fee online via U.S. ...
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Grants Program – General Notice of Funding Opportunity

MORE DETAILS & APPLY HERE!! The U.S. Embassy Samoa Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.  Please carefully follow ...
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Fact Sheet: President Biden to Take Action on Global Health through Support of COVAX and Calling for Health Security Financing

From Whitehouse.gov. As the virus continues to spread throughout the world, and with new variants emerging, the facts are clear that it is critical that we vaccinate as many people as possible, as quickly as possible. Tomorrow at the G7, the President will announce that he is taking concrete steps to improve the health and the safety ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  01/21/21 FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION FROM THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC), VISIT  CORONAVIRUS.GOV COVID-19 Information: ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may ...
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Earth Day 2021

This year’s Earth Day theme is “Restore the Earth.” Together we can make our world a welcoming, healthy place for all people. “Restore Our Earth”…for everyone. We’re all in this together. Nations are joining forces to cut emission. At the Leaders Summit on Climate April 22 – 23, we’re raising global climate ambition. Yes, that’s ...
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U.S. Passport Renewal Applications – online fee payment option

ANNOUNCEMENT:  Beginning April 16, 2021, U.S. Embassy Apia will begin accepting online fee payments for adult U.S. passport renewal applications.  Paying online allows you to mail your application to the U.S. Embassy Apia without the need to apply in person.  Qualifying adult passport renewal applicants may pay the $110 passport renewal fee online via U.S. ...
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Grants Program – General Notice of Funding Opportunity

MORE DETAILS & APPLY HERE!! The U.S. Embassy Samoa Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.  Please carefully follow ...
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FACT SHEET: Small and Less Populous Island Economies (SALPIE) Initiative

The White House March 22, 2021 Today the Biden administration launched the “Small and Less Populous Island Economies (SALPIE) Initiative,” an economic cooperation framework designed to strengthen U.S. collaboration with island countries and territories in the Caribbean, North Atlantic, and Pacific regions. The SALPIE Initiative signals the U.S. government’s prioritization of cooperation with these economies ...
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Fulbright Foreign Student Program – Meet Sefuiva Moeumu Uili

Meet Sefuiva Moeumu Uili. Sefuiva Moeumu Uili is 36 years old and from the village of Levi – Saleimoa, Poutasi, Lefagoalii and Sili. She graduated from the National University of Samoa with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science (2007) and also from the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji with a Postgraduate Diploma in ...
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