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  1. Pacific's largest solar array opens in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | NBR Newsroom

    It was opened by the New Zealand foreign minister Murray McCully and the Prime Minister of Samoa, the Hon.

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  2. UK manufacturing 'at 14-month low'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | BBC News

    Growth in the manufacturing sector has slowed, with both new orders and output increasing less rapidly than before, two surveys have suggested.

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

    Sunday Aug 31 | AndhraNews

    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 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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  4. Samoa hosts hundreds of global leaders for rare talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | ABC News

    Hundreds of global leaders from government, NGOs and the private sector have descended on the tiny Pacific country of Samoa for rare talks on how to develop island states.

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  5. Largest solar array in the Pacific completedRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 31 | Scoop

    ... output from a single installation in the South Pacific," says Mr McCully. "Along with two other solar projects in Samoa it is expected meet a total of 4.5 per cent of the total energy demand in Samoa and supplyapproximately 4,400 households. In ...

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  6. New UNDP/ UNCDF facility offers US$ five million i...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 31 | Scoop

    31 August, Apia, Samoa The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) today launched a new funding facility, inviting financial service providers to develop new ways of enabling low-income and rural 31 ...

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

    Sunday Aug 31 | Scoop

    ... 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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  8. End small islandsa dependency on expensive importe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Scoop

    UN Under-Secretary-General Gyan Chandra Acharya speaks at yesterday's private sector forum ahead of the SIDS summit in Apia, Samoa.

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  9. UN chief calls for release of soldiersRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | Fiji Times

    At a press conference in Apia, Samoa today, he reassured the Fijian public that no expense would be spared in attempting to locate and aid Fijian peacekeepers currently held captive by a militant group in the Golan Heights.

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  10. Pacific islands leaders in Samoa for talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... conference this week. FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop and Parliamentary Secretary Brett Mason have travelled to Apia, Samoa for the third UN Small Island Developing States conference, which starts on Monday and runs until Thursday. She will also ...

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Senate expense report shows...Read the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... questionable payments noted on the detailed list of expenses for the Senate between October 2012 and February 2013. Samoa News has obtained a copy of the expense reports for the local Legislature, which shows hundreds of thousands of dollars worth ...

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  16. 'Safeguarding Precious Resources for Island Communities" World...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | World Heritage Centre News

    ... the third International Conference on Small Island Developing States will be held from 1 to 4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa. The SIDS Conference will focus the world's attention on a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable ...

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  17. UN expects upcoming Samoa small island conference to generate vital partnershipsRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | United Nations

    Taufua Beach Fales in Samoa, the country hosting the Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States, which will take place from 1 to 4 September 2014 in the capital Apia.

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  18. NZ welcomes Un Sids visitorsRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Scoop

    Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the dignitaries and leaders that will visit New Zealand on-route to the Small Island Developing States Conference in Samoa from 1-4 September.

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  19. Sonny Bill a shoe-in for nice guy awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... humbling experience for the sports star, when he walked off the field minus his shoes and socks. The 29-year-old is in Samoa to help promote the NRL's new Pacific Strategy - an initiative to help expand interest in rugby league in the Pacific ...

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  20. Pacific Community Launches a new Web-based Map of Epidemic AlertsRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Directions Magazine

    ... now and for future generations. The UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (14 September 2014, Apia, Samoa) will focus on building partnerships for sustainable development. The conference offers unique opportunities for the region and SPC ...

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