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9th Mission Support Command Leads Medical Aid Mission in Samoa 

Apia, Samoa – The U.S. Embassy and the Government of Samoa are pleased to announce a joint collaboration aimed at improving healthcare in Samoa. In a significant partnership, the U.S Army Reserve will soon be running the Soifua Manuia clinics at Poutasi District Hospital and Leulumoega District Hospital from October 12 – 26, 2023. The ... Read More»

Young Pacific Leaders Workshop on Embracing Equity, Inclusion and Human Rights

Apia, October 4: The U.S. Department of State, in partnership with Cultural Vistas, is pleased to announce that 35 leaders were selected to attend the Young Pacific Leaders (YPL) Embracing Equity, Inclusion, and Human Rights Workshop currently held in Samoa, from October 4 – 6, 2023.  The 2023 YPL Embracing Equity, Inclusion, and Human Rights Workshop will bring ... Read More»

Inaugural Launch of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Samoa

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a global United States Department of State initiative focused on empowering women entrepreneurs, launched its inaugural program in Samoa. This event marks the beginning of a unique opportunity for aspiring women entrepreneurs to enhance their skills, forge valuable connections, and contribute to the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Upon completion of ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Apia funds Nofouta Mentoring Program, empowering college students in pursuit of STEM and ICT Careers

Apia, Samoa, July 29 – The U.S. Embassy Apia congratulates the Nofouta Mentoring Program for a successful launch of their new program supporting STEAM education in Samoa. Nofouta Mentoring Program is focused on advancing STEM education, science, and innovation among college students. With a special emphasis on the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry, the ... Read More»

Embracing the Spirit of Samoa: My Unforgettable Third Visit

Stepping foot on Samoan soil always invokes a sense of familiarity, nostalgia, and excitement for all that awaits. Ambassador Tom Udall and Ms. Jill Cooper had the privilege of visiting Samoa for the third time, “I can confidently say that each visit only deepens my love and appreciation for this breathtaking island nation. From engaging ... Read More»