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UN ‘Ocean Ambassadors’ applaud Seychelles’ for raising $40m for the Blue Economy

15.10.2017

Seychelles received a round of applause in New York today from a group of ambassadors to the United Nations dedicated to promoting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG14) on the conservation and use of oceans and ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador presents credentials to UNECASeychelles Ambassador presents credentials to UNECA

13.10.2017

Seychelles Ambassador David Pierre presented his letter of credence to Her Excellency Mrs. Vera Songwe, the Under Secretary General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa. Ambassador Pierre took ... | read |
EU Delegation pays courtesy call on President FaureEU Delegation pays courtesy call on President Faure

12.10.2017

EU Delegation pays courtesy call on President FaureThe Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Marjaana Sall, accompanied by representatives from thirteen EU Member States, paid a courtesy visit ... | read |
European Union – Republic of Seychelles Joint press release 5th political dialogue-

11.10.2017

Victoria - The Fifth Political Dialogue meeting between the Republic of Seychelles and the European Union was held today in Eden Blue, Victoria. The Foreign Secretary, H. E. Claude Morel, and the Ambassador of the ... | read |
New Belgian Ambassador AccreditedNew Belgian Ambassador Accredited

11.10.2017

The new Ambassador for the Kingdom of Belgium to Seychelles, H.E. Ambassador Nicolas Nihon, presented his credentials to President Danny Faure at State House this morning. The President welcomed Ambassador Nihon and his delegation ... | read |
President Faure receives Foreign Secretary for IndiaPresident Faure receives Foreign Secretary for India

11.10.2017

The President of the Republic, President Danny Faure, met with the Foreign Secretary for India, Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, at State House this afternoon. Dr Jaishankar is in Seychelles as a special envoy of the Prime Minister of ... | read |
High Commissioner of the Republic of Fiji AccreditedHigh Commissioner of the Republic of Fiji Accredited

11.10.2017

H.E. Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga was accredited as the new High Commissioner of Fiji to Seychelles following the formal presentation of his accreditation documents to President Danny Faure at State House this morning. President ... | read |
President Faure meets Foreign Minister of MaltaPresident Faure meets Foreign Minister of Malta

09.10.2017

As part of the bilateral talks pursued in the margins of the ‘Our Oceans Conference’, President Danny Faure met with the Executive Director of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Mr. Yury ... | read |
President Faure leads panel discussion during Our Ocean Youth SummitPresident Faure leads panel discussion during Our Ocean Youth Summit

09.10.2017

President Danny Faure currently in Malta attending the "Our Oceans Conference," led a panel discussion on Policy and Diplomacy held during the Ocean Youth Summit organised in the margins of the Conference. The Ocean ... | read |
President Danny Faure shares Seychelles experience with His Royal Highness, Prince of Wales and his Serene Highness, Prince Albert of MonacoPresident Danny Faure shares Seychelles experience with His Royal Highness, Prince of Wales and his Serene Highness, Prince Albert of Monaco

09.10.2017

President Danny Faure was invited to address a high-level side-event organised by The Prince of Wales's International Sustainability Unit (ISU) and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation today, on the margins of the “Our ... | read |
President Danny Faure delivers new commitment to safeguarding our OceansPresident Danny Faure delivers new commitment to safeguarding our Oceans

09.10.2017

Speaking at the High Level panel discussion on Maritime Security on the opening day of the leadership “Our Oceans Conference” in Malta this week, President Danny Faure delivered a poignant message to world leaders, entrepreneurs, ... | read |
Participation haut niveau des Seychelles au Conseil extraordinaire des ministres de la COI.

04.10.2017

Le Secrétaire d’Etat chargé des Affaires Etrangères, Son Excellence Claude Morel a participé hier à une session extraordinaire du Conseil de la Commission de l'océan Indien (COI) tenue à l’hotel Hilton de Flic en Flac ... | read |
Participation haut niveau des Seychelles au Conseil extraordinaire des ministres de la COI à Maurice

04.10.2017

Le Secrétaire d’Etat chargé des Affaires Etrangères, Son Excellence Claude Morel a participé hier à une session extraordinaire du Conseil de la Commission de l'océan Indien (COI) tenue à l’hotel Hilton de Flic en Flac ... | read |
President Faure sends condolences to the United States following shooting in Las VegasPresident Faure sends condolences to the United States following shooting in Las Vegas

03.10.2017

Following the deadly shooting which took place in the city of Las Vegas President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to the President of the United States of America, H.E. Donald Trump.  In ... | read |
Accreditation of New Zambian High CommissionerAccreditation of New Zambian High Commissioner

27.09.2017

The new High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia, H.E. Ms Brenda Muntemba, presented her credentials to President Danny Faure at State House this morning. President Faure welcomed the High commissioner and her delegation ... | read |
President Faure meets Regional Director of WHO AFROPresident Faure meets Regional Director of WHO AFRO

27.09.2017

The President of the Republic, Mr Danny Faure, met with the Regional Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), Dr Matshidiso Moet, in the presence of Seychelles Minister for Health ... | read |
President Faure send congratulatory message to Chancellor Merkel following election winPresident Faure send congratulatory message to Chancellor Merkel following election win

25.09.2017

President Danny Faure has sent a message of congratulations to Mrs. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany following the electoral win of the Christian Democratic Union in the Federal Republic of Germany on ... | read |
President Faure elected head of SIDS energy and sustainable development initiativePresident Faure elected head of SIDS energy and sustainable development initiative

25.09.2017

 President Danny Faure was today elected President of SIDS DOCK, the small island developing states initiative for renewable energy and sustainable development, for the coming year. The election took place at the third annual meeting ... | read |
Secretary-General thanks Seychelles for upholding UN valuesSecretary-General thanks Seychelles for upholding UN values

25.09.2017

 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres thanked Seychelles on Thursday for upholding UN values, especially as reflected in this year’s theme of the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA’s) annual General Debate. He was speaking at a meeting with President ... | read |
From small islands come big ideas, President Faure tells the worldFrom small islands come big ideas, President Faure tells the world

25.09.2017

“From small islands come big ideas,” President Danny Faure told world leaders in New York yesterday. He was referring to action Seychelles has been taking in recent years to find innovative ways to fund ... | read |