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President Faure sends message of condolence to ThailandPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Thailand

12.02.2020

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure sent a message of condolence to H.E Mr. Prayut Cha-o-cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, upon hearing of the tragic shooting that ... | read |
Seychelles delegation at the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African UnionSeychelles delegation at the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union

10.02.2020

The 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), which kicked off on 9 February 2020, came to an end at the headquarters of the AU, ... | read |
Seychelles launched the Africa Island States Climate Commission: A holistic approach for Island States in a Changing ClimateSeychelles launched the Africa Island States Climate Commission: A holistic approach for Island States in a Changing Climate

10.02.2020

On 9th February 2020, Vice President Vincent Meriton hosted the official launch of the Africa Island States Climate Commission, themed “A holistic approach for Island States in a changing climate”, on the margins of the ... | read |
High level side event on Africa's Blue EconomyHigh level side event on Africa's Blue Economy

10.02.2020

‘Seychelles has built a global reputation as a pioneer in promoting sustainable oceans-oriented growth’ said the Vice-President of the Republic of Seychelles Mr. Vincent Meriton on Saturday 8 February 2020. As a nation, we have ... | read |
Seychelles signs the African Medicine Agency (AMA) TreatySeychelles signs the African Medicine Agency (AMA) Treaty

10.02.2020

Vice President Vincent Meriton signed the Africa Medicine Agency (AMA) Treaty on the sidelines of the 33rd Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly, being held from 9th to 10th February 2020, at the seat ... | read |
Seychelles becomes 40th country to accede to the African Peer Review MechanismSeychelles becomes 40th country to accede to the African Peer Review Mechanism

09.02.2020

On 8 February 2020, Seychelles acceded to the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), and became the 40th member of this continental mechanism. Vice President Vincent Meriton signed the accession document at the opening session of ... | read |
Seychelles, The Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Gabon co-hosts of Climate Change Side EventSeychelles, The Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Gabon co-hosts of Climate Change Side Event

09.02.2020

"In order to protect its coastline from ongoing erosion, the Government of Seychelles has embarked on an ambitious and hide-reaching coastal management plan costing USD15 million" said the Principal Secretary for Climate Change and Energy, ... | read |
Dr. Marina Confait, Principal Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs leads the Seychelles delegation at the 36th Session of the African Union Executive CouncilDr. Marina Confait, Principal Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs leads the Seychelles delegation at the 36th Session of the African Union Executive Council

07.02.2020

The 36th Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU), taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 6th to 7th February 2020, rallies together the foreign ministers and representatives of Member State countries ... | read |
Public Health Authority issues new travel advisoryPublic Health Authority issues new travel advisory

07.02.2020

The global outbreak of novel coronavirus has had over 20,000 confirmed cases in 23 countries. Most of the cases are scattered across China but mainly Hubei Province. Out of the countries with confirmed cases, ... | read |
VP Meriton welcomes Commanding Officer of INS AIRAVATVP Meriton welcomes Commanding Officer of INS AIRAVAT

06.02.2020

Vice President Vincent Meriton yesterday welcomed the Commanding Officer of the INS AIRAVAT, Commander Sunil Sankar, at State House.  INS AIRAVAT, an Indian naval vessel which arrived at Port Victoria on Tuesday 4th Feb ... | read |
EASF Receives Prestigious Africa Peace AwardEASF Receives Prestigious Africa Peace Award

06.02.2020

The Eastern Africa Standby Force was on 24th January, 2019, in a ceremony at the EASF Secretariat in Nairobi, presented with a Prestigious Africa Peace Award by the United Religions Initiative (URl) - Africa. URI ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to KenyaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Kenya

05.02.2020

On behalf of the government and the people of Seychelles, President Danny Faure, extended a message of condolence to H.E Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, upon hearing of the sad ... | read |
Press Conference on upcoming workshop on “The Transformation & Modernization of Data Management”Press Conference on upcoming workshop on “The Transformation & Modernization of Data Management”

05.02.2020

Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure and Chief Executive Officer of the National Institute for Technology Innovation (NISTI), Mr. Xavier Estico, led a press conference on Tuesday 4 ... | read |
Swiss Ambassador pays courtesy call on PS ConfaitSwiss Ambassador pays courtesy call on PS Confait

05.02.2020

Yesterday, the newly accredited Ambassador to the Confederation of Switzerland, H.E Chasper Sarrot, called on the Principal Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait today at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. Dr. ... | read |
Joint Press Communiqué between Department of Foreign Affairs and Agency for National Resource Development (ANHRD)Joint Press Communiqué between Department of Foreign Affairs and Agency for National Resource Development (ANHRD)

03.02.2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and Agency for National Resource Development (ANHRD) would like to confirm that the two Seychellois students in Wuhan, the epicenter of the Novel Coronavirus, have been safely transferred to ... | read |
Pluies diluviennes à Madagascar: Le Président Faure exprime sa solidarité et présente ses condoléancesPluies diluviennes à Madagascar: Le Président Faure exprime sa solidarité et présente ses condoléances

29.01.2020

Le Président Danny Faure a exprimé sa solidarité au peuple frère malagasy à la suite des pluies diluviennes qui sont tombées dans le pays occasionnant des morts, des dégâts matériels et de nombreux sinistrés. Selon ... | read |
Travel Advisory to ChinaTravel Advisory to China

29.01.2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs is in accord with the Ministry of Health in its recent travel advisory to China, due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. The Department of Foreign Affairs and the Seychelles ... | read |
Joint Secretary of the Republic of India makes courtesy call to PS ConfaitJoint Secretary of the Republic of India makes courtesy call to PS Confait

24.01.2020

The new Joint Secretary of the Indian Ocean Region of the Republic of India, H.E Mr. Amit Narang, paid a courtesy call to the Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait, at Maison ... | read |
Indian naval ship hands over Hydrography Charts of Seychelles’ EEZIndian naval ship hands over Hydrography Charts of Seychelles’ EEZ

17.01.2020

Vice-President Vincent Meriton, today attended the handing over ceremony of Hydrography Charts of the Seychelles’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), on-board a Hydrography Indian Naval Ship ‘INS Darshak.’ Also present at the ceremony, was Minister ... | read |
President Faure extends condolence to OmanPresident Faure extends condolence to Oman

13.01.2020

On behalf of the government and the people of Seychelles, President Danny Faure extended a message of condolence to His Majesty, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al -Said, Sultan of the Sultanate of Oman, the Royal ... | read |