The Samoa Audit Office has produced a series of educational and awareness videos to launch the final phase of the National Integrity Project it currently leads. These videos are also released in commemoration of the International Anti-Corruption Day 2021.
In commemorating the International Anti-Corruption Day that falls on the 9th December 2021, SAO now launches phase 3 or the final phase of its NIO project.
The Samoa Audit Office joined the Ministry of Customs & Revenue and the Public Trust Office in their Government's monthly prayer service for October 2021.
For two days (23rd & 24th September 2021) Samoa was on lockdown for health authorities to administer door-to-door vaccines as part of a mass vaccination drive. Vaccination teams were mobilized around the country with the goal to vaccinate at least 99% of the eligible population with their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
The Samoa Audit Office ended its financial year with a prize-giving ceremony following the Office's internal assessments of each division's performance. The awards acknowledged teams' contributions and achievements for the 12 months reviewed - July 2020 to June 2021.
The Samoa Audit Office welcomed Hon. Tuala Tevaga Iosefo Ponifasio, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for the Samoa Audit Office, and his Associate Minister, Hon. Masinalupe Makesi Masinalupe, in a ceremony hosted by the Office that was also an early Father's Day celebration on Thursday 5th August 2021.
The Government's monthly prayer service for July 2021 was held by the government offices the Samoa Tourism Authority, the Public Trust Office, the Samoa Trust Estate Corporation, and the Samoa Audit Office.
The Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) held its 23rd Congress from the 22nd to the 24th of June 2021. Held remotely from Wellington, New Zealand, the Congress was hosted by the Office of the Controller and Auditor General of New Zealand. Representatives of 25 PASAI member country, state or territory auditors attended including from the Audit Office of Samoa.