Global civil society activity in Samoa

Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa and until 1997 known as Western Samoa, is a Polynesian island country consisting of two main islands, two smaller, inhabited islands, and several smaller, uninhabited islands, including the Aleipata Islands. Samoa is located 64 kilometres west of American Samoa, 889 kilometres northeast of Tonga, 1,152 kilometres northeast of Fiji, 483 kilometres east of Wallis and Futuna, 1,151 kilometres southeast of Tuvalu, 519 kilometres south of Tokelau, 4,190 kilometres southwest of Hawaii and 610 kilometres northwest of Niue. The capital city is Apia. The Lapita people discovered and settled the Samoan Islands around 3,500 years ago. They developed a Samoan language and Samoan cultural identity.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Samoa is ranked #135 over a 20 year period,
with 87 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in 2019

Samoa is ranked #117 in 2019, with 3 meetings.

Organizations based in Samoa

International Council for the Study of the Pacific Islands - Apia
UNESCO Office for the Pacific States - Apia
Institute for Research, Extension and Training in Agriculture - Apia
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme - Apia
Pacific Islands Law Officers' Network - Apia
Pacific Islands GOOS - Apia
Pacific Immigration Directors' Conference - Apia
Environment Fellowship of Rotarians - Apia
United Nations Friends in Rotary - Apia
Pacific Water Association - Apia
Pacific Islands Regional Association for Distance Education - Apia
South Pacific Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies - Apia
Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the South Pacific Region by Dumping - Apia
Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Combating Pollution Emergencies in the South Pacific Region - Apia
Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region - Apia
Pacific Environment and Natural Resource Information Centre - Apia
Regional Information and Informatics Network for South Pacific Island Nations - Apia

Future Events in Samoa

2022 Biennial meetingCommonwealth Heads of Government Meeting - Apia

Past Events in Samoa

2021 Meeting – Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation - Apia
2021 WACOM : Triennial World Apostolic Congress on Mercy – Congregation of the Marian Clerics of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary - Apia
2020 Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas – Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme - Apia
2020 WACOM : Triennial World Apostolic Congress on Mercy – Congregation of the Marian Clerics of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary - Apia
2019 Annual Conference – Oceania Comparative and International Education Society - Apia
2019 Intergovernmental Meeting of Officials – Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme - Apia
2019 Annual Conference – Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance - Apia
2017 Intergovernmental Meeting of Officials – Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme - Apia
2017 Annual Conference – Pacific Power Association - Apia
2017 Annual Conference – Pacific Immigration Directors' Conference - Apia
2017 Conference – Pacific Disability Forum - Apia
2016 Meeting – Green Climate Fund - Apia
2016 Triennial Meeting – Commonwealth Women's Affairs Ministers Meeting - Apia
2016 Annual Meeting – Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific - Apia
2015 Intergovernmental Meeting of Officials – Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme - Apia

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