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  1. International community can do more for SIDS, says Barbados PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Sharon Austin APIA, Samoa (BGIS) -- Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has lamented that even though small island developing states (SIDS) have ...

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  2. SAMOA: Pacific women, youth to benefit from partnerships ' UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... according to discussions at the United Nations conference on small island developing states which wraps up Thursday in Samoa. "Girls are getting education and employment opportunities in the Pacific, but they also face harassment within school and ...

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  3. SAMOA: From weeds to electricity, UN partnership aims to connect families to electric gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    29 August 2014 - A toxic weed in Samoa is being turned into electricity, raising hopes that families on the southern coast of the Pacific island can be connected to the national grid as a result of a partnership between the Government and the United ...

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  4. SAMOA: Business execs build partnerships with small islands at UN forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... partnerships, said executives and officials participating in a United Nations co-hosted private sector forum in Samoa. Held in the capital, Apia, ahead of the opening of the UN Conference on Small Island Developing States on Monday, the two-day ...

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  5. SAMOA: Apia welcomes thousands for UN conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... in September. Mr. Ban is due to visit tomorrow with a community that has been impacted by extreme weather, and see how Samoa is coping with these challenges. The theme of this year's conference is creating "genuine and durable partnerships," and ...

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  6. SPREP forges partnership on marine conservationRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2014 | Scoop

    ... Minister Pacific islands talk marine parks as SPREP forges partnership on marine conservation 29 August 2014, Apia, Samoa - Two days before world leaders begin their weeklong conference on sustainable development in this Pacific island nation, mall ...

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  7. High winds delay canoes' trip to SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hokule'a captain Nainoa Thompson, second from right, briefed the crews of the voyaging canoes Hokule'a and Hikianalia on Friday about the weather heading out of Pago Pago in American Samoa.

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  8. SAMOA: Apia welcomes thousands for UN conferenceRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2014 | United Nations

    ... in September. Mr. Ban is due to visit tomorrow with a community that has been impacted by extreme weather, and see how Samoa is coping with these challenges. The theme of this year's conference is creating “genuine and durable ...

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  9. UN conference in Samoa to think about strategies f...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Scoop

    Next week's SIDS conference on climate change in Samoa is critically important for small island states.

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  10. Business execs build partnerships with small islands at UN forumRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | United Nations

    ... partnerships, said executives and officials participating in a United Nations co-hosted private sector forum in Samoa. Held in the capital, Apia, ahead of the UN Conference's on Small Island Developing States start on Monday, the two-day forum is ...

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  11. Fiji joins small island StatesRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | Fiji Times

    Update: 6:27PM A FIJI Government delegation is in Apia, Samoa for the Third international conference on Small Island Developing States themed is Sustainable development of SIDS through genuine and durable partnerships, a Government statement said.

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  12. AviationRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Aug 29, 2014--As leaders from small island states around the world gather in Samoa for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, a group representing the aviation industry today applauded the conference's support for both sustainable tourism strategies and the development of sustainable transport systems in the small ... (more)

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  13. Aviation's Important Role in Small Island State EconomiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Business Wire

    As leaders from small island states around the world gather in Samoa for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, a group representing the aviation industry today applauded the conference's support for both sustainable tourism strategies and the development of sustainable transport systems in the small island states.

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  14. SAMOA: From weeds to electricity, UN partnership aims to connect families to electric gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | United Nations

    29 August 2014 – A toxic weed in Samoa is being turned into electricity, raising hopes that families on the southern coast of the Pacific island can be connected to the national grid as a result of a partnership between the Government and the ...

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  15. U.S. Delegation To Attend the UN Conference on Small Island Developing StatesRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | San Diego NewsCape

    The U.S. Delegation to the Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States in Apia, Samoa, September 1-4, will be led by Assistant to the President for Science and Technology & Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Dr. John Holdren, with Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International ... (more)

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  16. Airways provides Pacific aviation solutionsRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Scoop

    Pauline Lamb, Chief Operating Officer, will represent Airways at the conference, to be held in Apia, Samoa from 1 to 4 September.

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  17. Small Island States Faced With Vulnerable Social, Economic LandscapeRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) scheduled to take place from Sept 1 to 4 in Apia, Samoa. This gathering of UN agencies, governments, civil society and non-governmental organisations marks a crucial opportunity for ...

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  18. Community BriefsRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... ASTCA DOING WELL WITH REVENUE Despite stiff competition from BlueSky Communication, the government owned American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority is doing well with its revenue, collecting just over $4 million in the second quarter of fiscal year ...

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  19. Lions Park Tennis Veterans return...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Samoa News

    The American Samoa Lions Park veterans tennis players brought home two trophies they won in Moamoa, Samoa when they beat the strong Chanel Tennis Club in two of three categories recently.

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  20. Press Releases: U.S. Delegation To Attend the UN Conference on Small Island Developing StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | State Department

    The U.S. Delegation to the Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States in Apia, Samoa, September 1-4, will be led by Assistant to the President for Science and Technology & Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Dr. John Holdren, with Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International ... (more)

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