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Government Prayer Meeting : Communication Sector

“For with stammering lips and another tongue, He will speak to his people….” – Isaiah 28:11 (NKJV) The Communication & Information Technology Sector conducted the Government Prayer Meeting held on the 28th September 2022. The service was led by the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly – Afioga Satama Leatisā Uitimē Tala, and was associated by members of the Office of …

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The 2nd Ombudsman/National Human Rights Institution & Parliamentarian Dialogue

27th September 2022 at the Saletoga Sands Resort. The programme themed “strengthening partnership and promoting proactive engagement with Parliamentarians in the realization and protection of human rights in Samoa” is co-facilitated by the Office of the Ombudsman/National human Rights Institution and Samoa Family Health Association (SFHA) in partnership with the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly (OCLA). The …

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Member of Parliament Induction Programme

The Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly held a 4-day Induction Programme (19th – 22nd September 2022) for all Members of Parliament; in which the various Ministries of Government worked in collaboration with the OCLA to aid Members in their understanding of all parliamentary and law making processes. Over the 4-day programme, Members were given a comprehensive look …

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First Meeting of the Hon. Minister for Communication and Information Technology and the Information, Communication & Technology (ICT) Sector

The Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Afioga Hon. Toelupe Poumulinuku Onesemo and the Associate Minister, Afioga Magele Sekati Fiaui, conducted their first official meeting with the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Sector yesterday at the TATTE government building in Sogi. The ICT Sector comprises of all Ministries, State Owned Enterprises (SOE’s), Constitutional and Regulatory Bodies that are under the …

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4th Parliamentary Youth Programme

The Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly hosted its 4th Parliamentary Youth Programme to coincide with the Parliament Sitting on the 17th and 18th of March 2020. In his opening remarks to officially open the Parliamentary Youth Programme 2020, the Deputy Speaker, Afioga Nafoitoa Talaimanu Keti, stressed the importance for youth participants to ‘make the most of opportunities’, …

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Parliamentary Law Practice & Procedure (PLPP) Graduation Ceremony

Sixteen staff members of the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly (OCLA) graduated from the University of Tasmania in the Parliamentary Law, Practice & Procedure (PLPP) Course. Five staff members graduated with Post Graduate Certificates, 10 graduated with Undergraduate Certificates and one staff member was awarded a Participation Certificate. The graduation was the culmination of six months of …

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Presentation of the Parliament of Tasmania Clock for the new Maota Fono

The official presentation of the new Maota Fono Clock gifted by the Tasmanian Parliament of Australia to the Parliament of Samoa in commemoration of the opening of the new Maota Fono was held on Wednesday 21st of August 2019 at the Maota Fono Mulinuu. Speaker of the House of Assembly, Honourable Sue Hickey MP and President of the Legislative Council …

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