Our Vision, Mission & Values
The Office of the Ombudsman also Samoa’s National Human Rights Institution provides advice to the general public on matters relating to good governance and investigate practices of maladministration of government agencies. It also carries out research and conducts activities in the promotion and protection of human rights in Samoa and conducts investigations concerning the abuse of power by enforcement agencies.
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The Human Rights Unit functions to bridge the “protection gap” between the rights of individuals and responsibilities of the State.
The Special Investigations Unit functions to address misconduct in agencies exercising the coercive powers of the state (i.e. the Police, Prisons and other disciplined forces)
The Engagement and Communications Unit support the overall engagement and communication of the Office to its partners, stakeholders and the public.
The Corporate Services Unit its tasked with the daily management and support of all Office Operations in administration, finance and human resources.