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Nelson Mandela Statue unveiled by President Faure and Princess Zenani Mandela DlaminiNelson Mandela Statue unveiled by President Faure and Princess Zenani Mandela Dlamini

18.07.2019

In honour of Nelson Mandela International Day, adopted by the United Nations on Nelson Mandela’s birthday, a statue of the iconic ‘Madiba’ was unveiled today by President Danny Faure and HRH Princess Zenani Mandela Dlamini, ... | read |
Mid-Term Review of the Seychelles - South Africa Joint Commission of Cooperation: 17 July 2019Mid-Term Review of the Seychelles - South Africa Joint Commission of Cooperation: 17 July 2019

17.07.2019

The Principal Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait hosted the Director- General of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr. K.E Mahoai, and his delegation at ... | read |
Ambassador Accouche acrredited to CubaAmbassador Accouche acrredited to Cuba

17.07.2019

The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, H.E Mrs Ana Teresita González Fraga, received on 16 July at the Headquarters of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, the Ambassador of the Republic of Seychelles, Mrs. ... | read |
Secretary of State Faure attends Global Conference on Media Freedom and Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting in LondonSecretary of State Faure attends Global Conference on Media Freedom and Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting in London

12.07.2019

Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and The Blue Economy represented Vice-President Vincent Meriton, Minister for Foreign Affairs at the first Ministerial Global Conference for Media Freedom co-hosted by the governments of ... | read |
First Celebration in Cuba of Seychelles National DayFirst Celebration in Cuba of Seychelles National Day

10.07.2019

For the first time, since the opening of the Seychelles Embassy in Cuba in April 2017, the Seychelles National Day was celebrated in Havana in a reception held on 1st July 2019, in Salon 4 ... | read |
Newly accredited Kuwaiti Ambassador calls on Principal Secretary of Foreign AffairsNewly accredited Kuwaiti Ambassador calls on Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs

09.07.2019

The newly accredited Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, H.E. Mr. Mubarak Mohammed Alsehaijan met the Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait today at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. Dr. Confait congratulated Ambassador ... | read |
Principal Secretary Confait received Maldivian Ministers at Maison Quéau de QuinssyPrincipal Secretary Confait received Maldivian Ministers at Maison Quéau de Quinssy

09.07.2019

The Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, H.E. Mr. Abdullah Shahid and Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, H.E. ... | read |
Seychelles hails the AfCFTA as a huge market opportunity for the Blue Economy in AfricaSeychelles hails the AfCFTA as a huge market opportunity for the Blue Economy in Africa

08.07.2019

Speaking on behalf of the President, Champion for the development of the Blue Economy in Africa, Minister Adam hailed the launch of the operational phase of the ‘African Continental Free Trade Area’ (AfCFTA) as creating ... | read |
Seychelles advocates for AU institutional reforms that hinge around greater fiscal discipline and that promote the Blue Economy in AfricaSeychelles advocates for AU institutional reforms that hinge around greater fiscal discipline and that promote the Blue Economy in Africa

05.07.2019

  Niamey, Niger, 4th - 5th July 2019: Speaking at the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Union, the Secretary of State of the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure, ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to RussiaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Russia

04.07.2019

President Danny Faure extended his condolences to the President of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vladimir Putin, upon learning of the tragic news of the fire that destroyed a Russian submersible, claiming the lives ... | read |
Le 29 juin célébré à ParisLe 29 juin célébré à Paris

02.07.2019

La Diaspora seychelloise en France s’est réunie à Paris pour célébrer la 43ieme anniversaire de l’indépendance de l’archipel le 29 juin. 200 seychellois vivants en France, Italie, Suisse, Allemagne ou au Royaume uni se sont ... | read |
Travel Advisory to Sri LankaTravel Advisory to Sri Lanka

02.07.2019

Further to its notice of 23rd April 2019, the Department of Foreign Affairs announces a new travel advisory to Seychellois intending to travel to Sri Lanka. According to Sri Lankan authorities, the situation is now ... | read |
Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines arrives in SeychellesPrime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines arrives in Seychelles

28.06.2019

The Honourable Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves arrived in Seychelles today and was greeted by a welcoming party, comprising of Designated Minister, Mrs. Macsuzy Mondon, Minister Jean-Paul Adam, the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Ambassador Vladimir ... | read |
Le Président Faure envoie ses condoléances à Madagascar endeuilléeLe Président Faure envoie ses condoléances à Madagascar endeuillée

27.06.2019

Suite à la bousculade qui s'est produite ce mercredi 26 juin devant le stade de Mahamasina, à Antananarivo, faisant de nombreuses victimes, le Président Danny Faure a adressé un message de condoléances à son homologue ... | read |
EU Ambassador pays farewell visit to Secretary of State FaureEU Ambassador pays farewell visit to Secretary of State Faure

25.06.2019

The European Union (EU) Ambassador to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mrs. Marjaana Sall, paid a farewell visit to the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and of the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure, ... | read |
Seychelles is upgraded to Tier 2 in US Trafficking-In-Persons Report 2019Seychelles is upgraded to Tier 2 in US Trafficking-In-Persons Report 2019

25.06.2019

Seychelles welcomes the recently released United States annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) on Seychelles where the country is upgraded from Tier2 Watch List to Tier 2. This annual report, released by the US ... | read |
Seychelles Delegation Attends the Coordinators’ Meeting of the Forum on China-Africa CooperationSeychelles Delegation Attends the Coordinators’ Meeting of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

25.06.2019

Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, Minister for Finance, Trade, Investment and Economic Planning of Seychelles, led a high-level delegation to attend the Coordinators’ Meeting on the implementation of the follow-up actions of the 2018 Beijing Summit of ... | read |
Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines due in Seychelles this week on a State Visit.Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines due in Seychelles this week on a State Visit.

24.06.2019

The Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, The Honourable Dr. Ralph E. Gonzalves will be arriving in Seychelles on 28 June, on his first State Visit. Prime Minister Gonsalves will be here on ... | read |
Seychelles calls for fuller regional ownership of piracy at the 22nd CGPCS plenary session in Mauritius.Seychelles calls for fuller regional ownership of piracy at the 22nd CGPCS plenary session in Mauritius.

21.06.2019

Speaking on 20 June in Mauritius, on behalf of IOC Chair of Council of Ministers, Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure made a strong call at the 22nd ... | read |
Seychelles participates in the 2nd Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in MauritiusSeychelles participates in the 2nd Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in Mauritius

20.06.2019

The second edition of the Ministerial Maritime Security Conference in the Western Indian Ocean region held today at Balaclava, Mauritius, was opened by Mauritian Foreign Affairs Minister, Honourable Nandcoomar Bodha, who sent an appeal for ... | read |