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Seychellois Citizen Kidnapped in South Africa Returns Safely

18.10.2018

A Seychellois citizen has been safely returned to her family on Tuesday after being held captive by kidnappers for three days in South Africa. Her release was secured by the South African Police Services (SAPS) in ... | read |
Le Vice-Président Meriton souligne les progrès des Seychelles au 17e Sommet de l’OIFLe Vice-Président Meriton souligne les progrès des Seychelles au 17e Sommet de l’OIF

12.10.2018

Le Vice-Président et Ministre des Affaires étrangères, M. Vincent Meriton participe au 17ème Sommet de la Francophonie qui se tient à Erevan, en Arménie.  Ce  Sommet qui a lieu du 11 au 12 octobre ... | read |
President of Sri Lanka departs Seychelles

10.10.2018

President Sirisena bid adieu to Seychelles early this morning after two days of a very productive State visit. At the airport to see him off were, Designated Minister Macsuzy Mondor, Secretary of State Muhamed Affif ... | read |
State Visit of President Sirisena of Sri Lanka to Seychelles, 8th to 10th October 2018State Visit of President Sirisena of Sri Lanka to Seychelles, 8th to 10th October 2018

09.10.2018

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E Mr. Maithripala Sirisena arrived yesterday on his first State visit, accompanied by a high level delegation which consisted of the Sri Lankan Minister ... | read |
50 Million African Women Speak50 Million African Women Speak

08.10.2018

A two-day stakeholder engagement meeting was held at the Savoy Hotel last week from Wednesday 4th October to Friday 5th October to promote a pioneering project called ‘The 50 Million African Women Speak’ (50MAWS). The ... | read |
7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) Ministerial Meeting, Tokyo7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) Ministerial Meeting, Tokyo

07.10.2018

Seychelles says that maritime connectivity is fundamental to the development of the Blue Economy “Connectivity is a fundamental aspect of the Blue Economy pathway, especially for ocean and coastal states. In Seychelles, the development of ... | read |
Week of Diplomacy Draws to a Close

05.10.2018

It has been a very eventful ‘Diplomatic Week’ at the Department of Foreign Affairs, starting with the Ambassadors’ Retreat last weekend to the meeting of our Honorary Consuls at the Diplomatic Convention 2018 which officially ... | read |
Seychelles Diplomatic Convention 2018Seychelles Diplomatic Convention 2018

02.10.2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday officially launched the Diplomatic Convention 2018, a biennial event that brings together all of Seychelles’ Honorary Consuls. Also In attendance were all of Seychelles’ Ambassadors working in our ... | read |
President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E. Mr. Maithripala Sirisena on State Visit to Seychelles next week

02.10.2018

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E Mr. Maithripala Sirisena will be arriving in Seychelles next week (8th to 10th October, 2018) on his first State Visit. He will be accompanied ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to Indonesia

01.10.2018

 President Danny Faure has extended a message of condolences to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Joko Widodo, following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Palu, Central Sulawesi, claiming the lives ... | read |
President Faure congratulates the newly elected President of Maldives

01.10.2018

President Danny Faure has sent a message of congratulations to the newly elected President of Maldives, H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. In his message, President Faure noted that Seychelles and Maldives have shared over 30 ... | read |
Today marked the end of the Seychelles Ambassadors' Retreat, held at Hilton Northolme Resort

30.09.2018

The Ambassadors have all expressed their satisfactions on the outcome of this biennial event, which will now become an annual event, as announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vice President Meriton, in his closing ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to eSwatini

30.09.2018

President Faure has expressed his condolences to the King of eSwatini, H.M. Mswati III, on the passing of the former Prime Minister, Dr. Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini. Dr. Sibusiso, who has been a long serving ... | read |
The Seychelles Ambassadors' Retreat Begins Today

28.09.2018

The Seychelles Ambassadors are all meeting in Seychelles this weekend for their biennial retreat. This year, the key points of discussion will involve the Seychelles' Foreign Policy positions on key issues on the international agenda ... | read |
President Faure addresses 73rd United Nations General Assembly

28.09.2018

President Danny Faure began his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday 25th September by embracing ‘multilateralism’ and how this concept has underpinned the values of the United Nations since its creation. Addressing ... | read |
President Faure delivers keynote address at Blue Economy Event

28.09.2018

Aside from attending the United Nation’s General Assembly (UNGA), President Faure was given the honor of delivering the keynote address at the meeting of ACP group of nations, themed ‘Ocean Governance and ACP Small Island ... | read |
President Faure addresses 73rd United Nations General Assembly

28.09.2018

President Danny Faure began his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday 25th September by embracing ‘multilateralism’ and how this concept has underpinned the values of the United Nations since its creation. Addressing ... | read |
President Faure Attends Nelson Mandela Peace Summit

28.09.2018

On 24th September 2018, a day prior to the official opening of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, held in New York, President Danny Faure attended the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit.President ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to South Africa

27.09.2018

Following the passing of Her Excellency, Mrs. Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs of the Republic of South Africa, President Danny Faure has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the President of the Republic of South ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to Vietnam

25.09.2018

President Faure has expressed his condolences to the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, H.E. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on the recent passing of President Tran Dai Quang. On behalf of the ... | read |