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Embassy Apia hosts live webinar on Conservation and Biodiversity

By Dikaiosune Atoa Tamaalii, Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy Samoa. On August 24, a collaborative discussion between representatives from Samoa, Papua New Guinea, and the U.S. Department of State were able to join a live Q&A with conservationists gearing up for the world’s largest conservation event, the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii. The interactive discussion featured voices of ...
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U.S. Embassy funds Train the Trainers workshop in Savaii, Samoa

On August 24th Chargé d’Affaires Angelina Wilkinson opened Samoa Family Health Association’s (SFHA) U.S. funded ‘Train the Trainers’ workshop in Sapapalii, Savaii.  Samoa Family Health was one of the awardees of the U.S. Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Small Grants Scheme in 2015.  This funding is to enable Samoa Family Health to bring their Mobile Health Clinics ...
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United States Science Envoy visits Samoa

Media Release, U.S. Embassy Samoa. A U.S. Science Envoy is in Apia July 28 and 29 to engage government, civil society, and academics on a range of oceans issues such as Marine Protected Area (MPA) management, ocean acidification and marine pollution, and deep sea mining, as well as overall environment and climate challenges.  Leading this ...
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Fulbright-Clinton Fellow, Bobby Carney, on his important work at Samoa’s Ministry of Health

Guest blog post by Bobby Carney, Fulbright-Clinton Fellow. “In Samoa, there is no individual health. There is only community health, because we are all connected. That is the Fa’asamoa (the Samoan way).” The director of my division at Samoa’s Ministry of Health advised me as we discussed the health indicator data for 2015 to plan new ...
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iLuminate dancing in Samoa

By Public Affiars staff, U.S. Embassy Samoa. Dance group, iLuminate, recently visited Samoa as part of the U.S. Department of State -Cultural Envoy Exchange program . iLuminate is a New York performing arts group that combines dance, hip hop, and technology to create a unique blend of science and art. ILuminate had an amazing day with Sili, Gataivai and Gautavai primary schools in Savaii doing performances ...
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