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In Samoa, Canada is represented by the High Commission of Canada in New Zealand.
Samoa is represented in Canada by a high commission in New York, United States.
Canada enjoys pleasant bilateral relations with Samoa. Canada and Samoa share memberships in several international organizations, such as the Commonwealth, the United Nations and the World Health Organization.
Canada and Samoa share interests with respect to fisheries management and are both parties to the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement. Canada is also a dialogue partner of the Pacific Islands Forum to which Samoa belongs.
Canada’s trade relations with Samoa are managed by the Trade Commissioner Service, New Zealand.
Canada supports small-scale, community-based projects in Samoa through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, administered by the High Commission of Canada in New Zealand. Since 2012, Canada has contributed close to $900,000 to projects related to climate change, sexual violence, youth education, and strengthening Samoa’s response to COVID-19.
Partnerships and organizations
To develop effective responses to today’s most pressing global challenges, Canada and Samoa work closely in multilateral fora, such as:
- International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
- International Criminal Court (ICC)
- International Monetary Fund (IMF)
- United Nations (UN)
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- World Trade Organization (WTO)
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