Overview

What We Do

UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, we offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.

Our Goals

The Samoa MCO's focus is helping Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa & Tokelau, build and share solutions to achieve Poverty Reduction and the Millennium Development Goals, Democratic Governance, Crisis Prevention and Recovery, Environment and Energy for Sustainable Development and to Empower Women.

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Women's Empowerment

Nukunonu women in Tokelau showing their crafts. Photo Credit: UNDP Samoa MCO.

Our Stories

  • PACC+ has provided Tokelaueans with new gutter/plastic water tanks (water catchment), first flush diverters and plastering concrete water tanks built under many houses. Photo credit: Sara Ferrandi.

    PACC+ improves water quality in Tokelau
    recovery

    Mikaele Maiava and his family has PACC+ to thank for the improvement of water quality on his island of Tokelau, a New Zealand territory consisting of more

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  • UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE, MS LIZBETH CULLITY AT THE FAR LEFT, SOME STAFF OF THE MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS AT A NURSERY AT LAULII, SAMOA DURING THE VISIT. PHOTO CREDIT: SARA FERRANDI.

    Communities benefit from ICCRIFS project
    environment

    The local communities’ enthusiastic commitment to climate change adaptation initiatives was remarkable to witness during the field visit to the nurseries installed through the ICCRIFS project. more