OLACEF (The Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions) recently released a blog post on how SAIs can contribute to national SDG followup and review.
The Samoa Audit Office joined with other government Ministries and Public Entities in a government prayer service on Friday 8 January 2021.
On the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day that falls on December 9th, the Supreme Audit Institution of Samoa has prepared a special song that emphasizes the message of upholding our morals and to stay away from corrupt practices. It is also a day that allows the public to recommit to collective action in preventing and addressing corruption.
The Samoa Audit Office respectfully remembers long-serving and prominent Samoan accountant and auditor, former member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister, Matataualiitia Tupuola Afa Lesa.
The Samoa Audit Office joined the Samoa Tourism Authority, the Public Trust Office, and the Samoa Trust Estates Corporation in the last government prayer service for 2020 at the Government Prayer House in Palisi.
To end Pinktober, the Junior Leaders Forum (JLF) initiated a “wear it pink” Friday on the 30th October 2020 in support of all those who have lost their battle with cancer as well as the fighters and survivors to cancer.
The official opening for the National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) took place on Friday, 23rd October 2020 at Tuanaimato. The new building will be the focal point during emergency assistance and dissemination of all outgoing information in times of disasters.
In preparation for the population and housing census for Samoa planned in November 2021, Samoa Bureau of Statistics (SBS) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) are conducting the household listing and mapping update for both Upolu and Savaii. Together with the government's second stimulus package, SBS/MoF are also offering $50 for each citizen that will be registered. The aim is to implement the development of the National ID project and provide financial relief during the covid-19 pandemic to its citizens.