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Executive Secretary of UNECA in Seychelles for one-day working visit.Executive Secretary of UNECA in Seychelles for one-day working visit.

27.02.2019

The Under Secretary-General & the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Dr. Vera Songwe, is in Seychelles on her first official visit. During her one day visit, she will pay ... | read |
President René passes awayPresident René passes away

27.02.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs has with profound sadness, informed all Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations accredited to Seychelles of the passing of H.E. Mr. France Albert René. Mr. René, the second President of ... | read |
Conseil extraordinaire de la COI du 23 février 2019 - SeychellesConseil extraordinaire de la COI du 23 février 2019 - Seychelles

24.02.2019

  Un Conseil extraordinaire de la Commission de l’océan Indien (COI) s’est tenu aux Seychelles à l’invitation de la présidence du Conseil de la COI occupée depuis septembre 2018 par la République des Seychelles.   ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to Prime Minister of BangladeshPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Prime Minister of Bangladesh

22.02.2019

President Faure has extended his sincere condolences to H.E. Sheikh Hasina Wazed, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, following the devastating fire in Dhaka, resulting in the loss of many lives. “In ... | read |
Les Seychelles accueillent une session extraordinaire du Conseil des ministres de la COI ce samediLes Seychelles accueillent une session extraordinaire du Conseil des ministres de la COI ce samedi

22.02.2019

Le Conseil des Ministres de la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI) se réunit ce samedi en session extraordinaire sous la présidence du Vice-Président et Ministre des Affaires étrangères, Monsieur Vincent MERITON, à l’hôtel Hilton Northolme. ... | read |
Official Visit to Seychelles of H.E Mr. Dinesh K. Patnaik, India’s new Joint Secretary (IOR), 18-22 February, 2019Official Visit to Seychelles of H.E Mr. Dinesh K. Patnaik, India’s new Joint Secretary (IOR), 18-22 February, 2019

18.02.2019

India’s new Joint Secretary for the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), H.E Mr. Dinesh K. Patnaik, is currently on his first official visit to Seychelles. On Monday 18th February, he met with Ambassador Barry Faure, ... | read |
Four Seychellois detained in MozambiqueFour Seychellois detained in Mozambique

18.02.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to four Seychellois who are currently being detained at the ‘Cadeia de Mieze’ Prison in Pemba, which is in the northern part of Mozambique. The family ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to Prime Minister of IndiaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Prime Minister of India

15.02.2019

President Faure has extended his heartfelt condolences to the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, following the terrorist attack in Kashmir on February 14, 2019, in which many Indian ... | read |
DFA staff celebrate Valentine's DayDFA staff celebrate Valentine's Day

14.02.2019

In the spirit of Valentine’s day, the staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs had a few cherished moments at the end of the work day to share this special day together as colleagues. Secretary ... | read |
Seychelles diplomatic and consular corps gather at AVANI Resort for the Annual Diplomatic CocktailSeychelles diplomatic and consular corps gather at AVANI Resort for the Annual Diplomatic Cocktail

13.02.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs held its Annual Diplomatic Cocktail at AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort on Tuesday evening. This annual event, hosted by the Department is in recognition and appreciation for all the support accorded to the ... | read |
Seychelles is commended by the African Union Assembly for its upcoming plans on the Blue Economy agenda for AfricaSeychelles is commended by the African Union Assembly for its upcoming plans on the Blue Economy agenda for Africa

11.02.2019

The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU), which kicked off on February 10, 2019, came to an end at the headquarters of the AU, in Addis Ababa today. The Assembly ... | read |
The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union Heads of State and Government commenced under a new themeThe 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union Heads of State and Government commenced under a new theme

11.02.2019

The 32th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union officially opened today, by H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda and outgoing Chairperson of the African Union at the African ... | read |
Seychelles reaffirms its commitment to expedite the operationalization of the Climate Commission for Island States and Ocean EconomiesSeychelles reaffirms its commitment to expedite the operationalization of the Climate Commission for Island States and Ocean Economies

10.02.2019

Vice President Vincent Meriton, on February 9, 2019, represented Seychelles at the Ministerial  Meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change (CAHOSCC) and reaffirmed the country’s commitment to take ... | read |
VP Meriton à la Rencontre des Etats Insulaires d’Afrique à Addis AbebaVP Meriton à la Rencontre des Etats Insulaires d’Afrique à Addis Abeba

10.02.2019

Le Vice-Président et Président du Conseil des Ministres de la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI), M. Vincent Meriton, accompagné de sa délégation, a participé ce samedi à la Troisième conférence ministérielle du Groupe des Etats ... | read |
Vice President Vincent Meriton holds bilateral meeting with Chairperson of African Union CommissionVice President Vincent Meriton holds bilateral meeting with Chairperson of African Union Commission

09.02.2019

Vice President Vincent Meriton, in Addis Ababa ahead of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Government of the African Union, met with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, ... | read |
Vice President Meriton key speaker at the High-Level side event on Corruption and Illicit Trade of Africa's Natural ResourcesVice President Meriton key speaker at the High-Level side event on Corruption and Illicit Trade of Africa's Natural Resources

09.02.2019

The Vice-President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Vincent Meriton attended a high-level meeting on the sideline of the AU Summit on ‘corruption and the illicit exploitation and trade of Africa’s natural resources’, which took ... | read |
Principal Secretary for Blue Economy heads Seychelles delegation to the 34th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African UnionPrincipal Secretary for Blue Economy heads Seychelles delegation to the 34th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union

08.02.2019

Mr. Kenneth Racombo, Seychelles’ Principal Secretary for Blue Economy is in Addis Ababa, attending the 34th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council, being held from 7 to 8 February, 2019, at the seat of the ... | read |
COMMUNIQUE CONJOINT COMORES - COICOMMUNIQUE CONJOINT COMORES - COI

07.02.2019

Sur invitation du Gouvernement comorien, le Vice-président de la République des Seychelles et Président en exercice du Conseil des Ministres de la Commission de l’océan Indien (COI), Son Excellence M. Vincent MERITON, a effectué, du ... | read |
Ambassador Ronny Jumeau Appointed New Chair of SIDS DOCK Executive CouncilAmbassador Ronny Jumeau Appointed New Chair of SIDS DOCK Executive Council

06.02.2019

SIDS DOCK, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience organization, announced on 4th February 2019, the appointment of Seychelles Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Seychelles to the United ... | read |
Le Vice-Président Meriton attendu à Moroni aux ComoresLe Vice-Président Meriton attendu à Moroni aux Comores

01.02.2019

Le Vice-Président, Monsieur Vincent Meriton, effectuera du 2 au 6 février une visite officielle dans la capitale comorienne, Moroni, à l’invitation des autorités de l’Union des Comores. Le Vice –Président est invité en sa qualité ... | read |