Samoa reviews Fiji in second cycle of UNCAC implementation reviews

In August 2018, Samoa was drawn as a reviewing State Party for Fiji in the second review cycle, together with the United Kingdom. Samoa was tasked with the review of Chapter 2 of the UN Convention Against Corruption on preventive measures. Between August 2018 – June 2019, the PSC as the focal point for the [...]

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Opportunities to improve the public sector discussed at the Pacific Public Service Commissioners’ Conference 2019

The Pacific Public Service Commissioner’s Conference (PPSCC) brings together public services to discuss issues and opportunities to improve public sectors. This year’s gathering was hosted by the New Zealand Government in Wellington from the 25-27 September 2019, and was attended by 18 countries from around the vast Pacific Ocean. The Samoa public service was represented [...]

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Samoa’s first review for the implementation of the UN convention against corruption near completion

Samoa was currently being reviewed for the first time under the Implementation Review Mechanism of the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), since acceding in April 2018. Samoa was being reviewed by South Sudan and Oman, with technical assistance provided by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Acceding to the UNCAC was a key [...]

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USAID climate ready project facilitates project preparation training for government and private sector

The USAID in partnership with the Government of Samoa through the Public Service Commission held a five-day Project Preparation training to boost the capacity of participants to help facilitate the flow of climate change adaptation finance in the country. The Chairman of the Public Service Commission – Aiono Mose Su’a delivered the opening remarks and [...]

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