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Samoan Government Information
- Government of Samoa
This government portal links to the various offices and ministries of the government of Samoa.
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- Australian Government - Samoa
Country profile, economic and trade information, and foreign relations from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
- BBC News Profile - Samoa
A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
- CIA World Factbook - Samoa
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
- FAO and Samoa
Information on economic and agricultural issues from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It also has a good selection of maps.
- Human Development Report on Samoa
Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme. Country factsheet is also available.
- Human Rights Watch - Samoa
Country background, news and reports related to human rights.
- IAEA - Samoa
Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
- IMF - Samoa
Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
- ITC - Samoa
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
- Library of Congress - Samoa
Country portal and resources compiled by the Library of Congress subject experts.
- OHCHR - Samoa
Country background, treaties, reporting status, calendar of events and publications related to human rights from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR).
- UNEP - Samoa
Country environmental profile from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
- UNESCO Worldwide - Samoa
Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
- UNESCO Communication & Information - Samoa
Country profile, news and links to related projects and websites.
- UNESCO Education Worldwide - Samoa
Education statistics, publications, plans, ministries, and news for Member States.
- UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Samoa
A selection of national statistics on education, literacy, science and technology, culture, and communication.
- UNESCO Office in Apia
Cluster Office to Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu in the Pacific Community Cluster.
- UNESCO World Heritage - Samoa
Cultural and natural heritage properties and documents on the World Heritage List.
- UNFPA in the Pacific
"The United Nations Population Fund ( UNFPA) supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect." The UNFPA in the Pacific serves the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
- United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Samoa
Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
- United Nations Country @ a Glance - Samoa
Country overview, news, economy, environment, health and technology from the United Nations Cyberschoolbus.
- United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Samoa
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
- United Nations Statistics Division: National Accounts - Samoa
"Statistics database contains a complete and consistent set of time series from 1970 onwards of main national accounts aggregates for all UN Members States and all other countries and areas in the world."
- U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Western Samoa
trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Western Samoa.
- U.S. Department of Energy - Samoa
Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.
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Diplomacy, Programs and Aid
- Asian Development Bank - Samoa
Projects, publications, and news about Samoa and the ADB.
- Commonwealth of Nations - Samoa
"The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding and world peace. The Commonwealth's 2 billion citizens, about 30 per cent of the world's population, are drawn from the broadest range of faiths, races, cultures and traditions."
- Delegation of the European Commission for the Pacific
The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world. The European Commission's Delegation for the Pacific includes the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu, as well as the overseas territories of French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Pitcairn, and Wallis and Futuna.
- Embassy of the United States in Samoa
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Samoa.
- EU's Relations with Samoa
Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Samoa.
- G-77 at the United Nations
The Group of 77 is an intergovernmental organization of developing states in the UN. It provides the means for the countries of the South to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues within the United Nations system, and promote South-South cooperation for development. There are now 130 member states (including Samoa), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
- Permanent Mission of the Independent State of Samoa to the United Nations
Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
- ReliefWeb - Samoa
ReliefWeb, administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news, documents, maps, and background information on emergency assistance by country.
- UNHCR - Samoa
News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
- United Nations Development Programme Multi Country Office - Samoa
UNDP helps countries work toward human rights, democratic governance, poverty reduction, crisis prevention and recovery, energy and environment for sustainable development, and HIV/AIDS prevention. The Multi Country Office serves the Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, and Tokelau.
- United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Samoa
Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
- United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) for Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific
Formal UN presence in Australia. Its information-related responsibilities also extend to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Samoa, Tuvalu, Tonga and Vanuatu.
- U.S. Department of State - Samoa
U.S.-Samoan relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
- Background Notes - Samoa
Provides country background and foreign policy information for the American public from the Department of State's Bureau of Public Affairs.
- World Bank - Pacific Islands
World Bank data, projects, and research in the Pacific Islands (Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu).
- World Trade Organization - Samoa (Observer Country)
Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for observer countries.
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- UNAIDS - Samoa
Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
- WHO - Samoa
Information and statistics on the status of public health in Samoa
from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Official site of the World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office (WHO-WPRO).
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Peacekeeping and Military Information
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- Mutual Assistance Programme (MAP)
Defense assistance from New Zealand for Brunei, Cook Islands, Malaysia, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa.
- Samoa: Security Assistance
Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
Resources in the Catalog
For additional foreign information, arranged by subject, see the Subject Page.
- The Library Catalog, Chinook
There are numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Samoa (Western Samoa, Samoan Islands) available in the collection.
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