Samoa

Next review: 2026

Timeline for UPR engagement in the current cycle

Review phasei
Close
From the date of the Working Group session until the Adoption outcome report (approximately 4- 6 months)
Follow up phasei
Close
Approximately 3 years starting from the Adoption of the outcome reports
National consultations and drafting phasei
Close
1 year before the next Working Group
Advocacy phasei
Close
Other Stakeholders Report deadline until Working group session (approximately 7 months)
UPR Working Group
11-2021
Adoption outcome report
05-2022
Stakeholders report deadline
03-2026
National report deadline
07-2026
Pre session
10-2026
UPR Working Group
11-2026

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/39/WSM/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/39/WSM/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/39/WSM/3

Civil society and other submissions

Civil society and other submissions

PS 39 Stmt Nuanua O Le Alofa

NHRI submissions

OMB/NHRI Samoa - Samoa Office of the Ombudsman National Human Rights Institution

NGO submissions

AI - Amnesty International
CGNK - Center for Global Nonkilling
ECLJ - European Centre for Law and Justice
GIEACPC - End Corporal Punishment of Children/End Violence Against Children
ICAAD NGO - ICAAD
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS3 - Joint Submission 3
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
JS5 - Joint Submission 5
OHR - Oceania Human Rights Hawaii
S.V.S.G - Samoa Victim Support Group
SFA - Samoa Faafafine Association Inc
SFHA - Samoa Family Health Association
SSIG Samoa - Samoa Solidarity International Group Incorporated (SSIG) Samoa

UN Agencies submissions

UNCTSAMOA - UN Resident Coordinator Office
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Review in the Working Group

Questions written in advance

Questions written in advance

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/25/WSM/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/25/WSM/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/25/WSM/3

Civil society and other submissions

NHRI submissions

NHRI - Samoa's National Human Rights Institution

NGO submissions

SNCW - Samoa National Council of Women
CGNK - Center for Global Nonkilling
CS - Cultural Survival
GIEACPC - Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
GT - Goshen Trust (Mental Health)
GT - Goshen Trust (Mental Health) - Annex
ICAAD - International Center for Advocates Against Discrimination
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS3 - Joint Submission 3
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
OceaniaHR - Oceania Human Rights
SFA Inc. - Samoa Faafafine Association Inc.
SFHA - Samoa Family Health Association

Annex NGO submissions

GT - Goshen Trust (Mental Health) - Annex

UN Agencies submissions

UNCT Pacific Region - OHCHR Regional Pacific on behalf of UNCT
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/WG.6/25/L.3

Questions written in advance

Advance written questions

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/33/6

Addendum

A/HRC/33/6/Add.1

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/33/2: Report of the Human Rights Council on its thirty-third session

Oral statement by the State under Review (adoption)

Statement by Samoa

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

Action Canada for population and development
International lesbian and gay association
Oral statement by other stakeholders

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/11/WSM/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/11/WSM/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/11/WSM/3

Civil society and other submissions

NGO submissions

GIEACPC - Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
JS 1 - Joint submission 1
JS 2 - Joint submission 2
NOLA - Nuanua O Le Alofa
Oceania HR
SUNGO - Samoan Umbrella for Non-Governmental Organisation

UN Agencies submissions

UNHCR

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/WG.6/11/L.12

Questions written in advance

Advance written questions

Questions written in advance additional

Advance written questions

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/18/14

Addendum

A/HRC/18/14/Add.1
A/HRC/33/6/Add.1 - Annex

Annex Addendum

A/HRC/33/6/Add.1 - Annex

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/18/2: Report of the Human Rights Council on its eighteenth session

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
European Disability Forum

Follow-up

Mid-term Implementation Assessment

UPR Info's Mid-term Implementation Assessment