Photo: Michael Moller/Samoa
Fiame Naomi Mataafa is one of the longest standing Members of Parliament in Samoa and the Pacific and the first female member of Cabinet. Photo: Michael Moller/Samoa


Samoa falls under the umbrella of UN Women’s Fiji Multi-Country Office (MCO) based in Suva.

The MCO covers 14 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs), working to progress gender equality and women’s empowerment in the Pacific through four key programmes:

  • Women’s Economic Empowerment;
  • Ending Violence Against Women;
  • Advancing Gender Justice in the Pacific;
  • Increasing Community Resilience through Empowerment of Women to Address Climate Change and Natural Hazards Programme.

Find out more about Samoa and UN Women’s work there.