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Ms. Roina Vavatau

Board Member Mrs Vavatau is the former chief executive officer of SUNGO and current SUNGO Board chair. Shes an avid member of Goshen Trust in Samoa where she is curently an Executive member of the Goshen Board of Trustees.

POLYNESIAN CSOs ESTABLISH REGIONAL COMMITTEE TO BUILD SOLIDARITY

Date: 11 November 2016 Suva – Umbrella national NGOs for Samoa, Cook Islands, Tonga and Tuvalu yesterday established an interim CSO Polynesian committee to build solidarity around common issues faced by the sub region. Samoa Umbrella for NGOs (SUNGO), Cooks Islands Civil Society Organisation (CICSO), Civil Society Forum of Tonga (CSFT) and Tuvalu Association of…

LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ENGAGEMENT ON SDG STILL NEEDED IN SAMOA

Date: 22 July 2016 Suva – Samoa needs a legal framework to facilitate meaningful civil society engagement in the implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and ensure that no part of Samoan society is left behind. These sentiments were echoed at the Action for Sustainable Development (A4SD) facilitated side event at the UN High…

PIANGO AFFILIATES MONITOR GOVERNMENTS’ RECEPTION OF CSO DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTION

Suva – Reports that assess the extent of regional government’s cooperation and their efforts to enable environments for Civil Society Organisations (CSO) is currently being compiled by Pacific Islands Association of NGOs affiliates says Executive Director, Emele Duituturaga. Ms Duituturaga said 8 PIANGO affiliates are expected to compile reports as part of the Busan Partnership…

Samoa

Country: Samoa Current Time in Samoa: NLU Name: Samoa Umbrella for Non Governmental Organisation – SUNGO     Location: Corner of Atone Road & Fasa St., Vaitele Tai, Apia Postal Address: P. O. Box 1858, Apia, Samoa Telephone: (685) 22804 Fax: (685) 20654 Email: Organisational Structure: Yes Governance Structure: Yes Members: 98 members. SUNGO Membership…

Member Countries

PIANGO’s membership is made up of national bodies called National Liaison Units (NLUs). These are organisations or networks of NGOs which are broadly representative of NGOs in their country. With one NLU per country or territory, each NLU has one vote in the PIANGO Council. Where there is no NLU, interim membership may be issued…