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Forerunners to the Tripartite Convention of 1899 were the Washington Conference of 1887, the Treaty of Berlin of 1889, and the Anglo-German Agreement on Samoa of 1899.New Zealand occupied the German colony through 1920, then governed the western islands until independence in 1962 as a (1) League of Nations Class C Mandate and (2) United Nations Trust Territory after 1946. Through its embassy, the United States also engages with the Samoan Government on bilateral and multilateral issues including regional security and international law enforcement. Assistance to Samoa For 50 years, a dynamic and active Peace Corps mission has formed the foundation of U. Today in the Samoan language the word “Pisi Koa” (Peace Corps) is now used as the general word for volunteer. The Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship is open annually to Samoan citizens residing in Samoa pursuing a Master’s degree.
The islands of Manono, Apolima and Nu'ulopa lie in the Apolima Strait between Upolu and Savai'i. Ambassador to New Zealand, resident in Wellington, is also accredited to Samoa. Over the years the United States and Samoa have enjoyed a close friendship based on trust and mutual interest, strengthened by people-to-people ties between the two countries, particularly among Americans of Samoan descent.