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Small Islands Developing States at the heart of discussion with the UNECASmall Islands Developing States at the heart of discussion with the UNECA

13.04.2013

Ambassador Joseph Nourrice, the Resident Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the AU, has presented his credentials to Dr Carlos Lopes, the UN Under Secretary- General and Executive Director ... | read |
Vice President Attends Kenyan Presidential InaugurationVice President Attends Kenyan Presidential Inauguration

10.04.2013

  Vice President Danny Faure has personally delivered a message of congratulations on behalf of President James Michel to the President of the Republic of Kenya, H. E Uhuru Kenyatta, at his inauguration ceremony held ... | read |
PRESIDENT MEETS WITH BADEA DGPRESIDENT MEETS WITH BADEA DG

09.04.2013

President James Michel met with the Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Mr Abdelaziz Khelef at State House this morning.The meeting at State House follows the signature of ... | read |
PRESIDENT MEETS WITH NEW IOTC CHIEFPRESIDENT MEETS WITH NEW IOTC CHIEF

09.04.2013

President James Michel met with the new Executive Secretary of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission, Mr. Rondoph Payet at State House this morning. Mr. Payet was accompanied by the outgoing Executive Secretary, Alejandro Anganuzzi.President ... | read |
Seychelles contributes to AU Strategic Plan at AU ministerial meeting: Enhancing role for Africa's islands and Africa's women and youthSeychelles contributes to AU Strategic Plan at AU ministerial meeting: Enhancing role for Africa's islands and Africa's women and youth

09.04.2013

The African Union Council of Ministers has given critical consideration to the new Strategic Plan 2014-2017 at its fourteenth extraordinary session held in Addis Ababa yesterday. Speaking at the conference, Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam has ... | read |
Seychelles Mourns Passing of Baroness ThatcherSeychelles Mourns Passing of Baroness Thatcher

08.04.2013

Following the passing away of the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Baroness Margaret Thatcher earlier today, President James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to the Government and People of the United Kingdom. ... | read |
Seychelles Asks for Reconsideration following Sentencing of three Seychellois Nationals to Death for Drug trafficking

08.04.2013

Following new information that three Seychellois nationals convicted on charges of drug trafficking in Egypt yesterday have been sentenced to death by execution, the Government of Seychelles has appealed to the Government of Egypt to ... | read |
ENORMOUS POTENTIAL FOR BLUE ECONOMYENORMOUS POTENTIAL FOR BLUE ECONOMY

02.04.2013

President James Michel has said that Seychelles has enormous potential to develop its blue economy, following a visit this morning to the Seychelles Fishing Authority, the Victoria artisanal fishing port, the Providence artisanal fishing port ... | read |
Réunion constitutive du Réseau ‘’Jeunes Entrepreneurs’’ de la COI à l’Hôtel Coco d’Or:  Le Ministre Adam en souligne l’opportunité et la viabilitéRéunion constitutive du Réseau ‘’Jeunes Entrepreneurs’’ de la COI à l’Hôtel Coco d’Or: Le Ministre Adam en souligne l’opportunité et la viabilité

02.04.2013

La Commission de l’océan Indien (COI) vient d’imprimer une nouvelle dimension à la coopération entre ses membres en organisant ce mardi à Mahé un Atelier dont le but est d’asseoir un Réseau de « Jeunes entrepreneurs » ... | read |
President Extends Message of Solidarity to MauritiusPresident Extends Message of Solidarity to Mauritius

01.04.2013

President James Michel has expressed his ‘great distress and dismay’ following the flash floods that have struck Port Louis, where there has been loss of life and widespread damage was caused. In his message to ... | read |
New High Commissioner Accredited to the UKNew High Commissioner Accredited to the UK

27.03.2013

Mrs Marie-Pierre Lloyd, the Seychelles High Commissioner in London, has presented her Letters of Commission to her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as the resident High Commissioner of the Republic of Seychelles to the United Kingdom, ... | read |
President Michel Congratulates New ACP Secretary General

26.03.2013

President James Michel has congratulated the newly appointed Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of countries (ACP), the Honourable Mr. Alhaji Muhammad MUMUNI from Ghana. Hon. Mumuni was appointed today at an ... | read |
La COI ouvre un Bureau de liaison à MadagascarLa COI ouvre un Bureau de liaison à Madagascar

22.03.2013

Communiqué de presse de la COI Ebène, le 22 mars 2013 Le Secrétaire général de la Commission de l’océan Indien (COI), Jean Claude de l’Estrac, a procédé ce vendredi 22 mars 2013 à l’ouverture officielle ... | read |
MESSAGE DU PRESIDENT JAMES ALIX MICHEL À L’OCCASION DU 20 MARS, LA JOURNÉE INTERNATIONALE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE

19.03.2013

Ce mercredi 20 mars 2013, se déroulera la Journée internationale de la Francophonie sur tous les continents. Cette journée offre à nous Seychellois, aux 200 millions de locuteurs recensés dans le monde, ainsi qu’aux 870 ... | read |
Foreign Minister Attends Papal Inauguration

19.03.2013

Minister Jean-Paul Adam, Minister for Foreign Affairs, has today represented President James Michel at the inaugural mass for Pope Francis held in the Vatican. The mass marks the official moment at which Pope Francis begins ... | read |
Seychelles engages with TICAD for solving security issues in Africa

18.03.2013

Speaking at the 3rd plenary of the TICAD ministerial meeting being held in Addis Ababa, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has highlighted a number of security issues where Africa and Japan must ... | read |
Seychelles Establishes Diplomatic Relations with Georgia

18.03.2013

The Government of Seychelles has formally established official diplomatic relations with the Government of the Republic of Georgia in a signing ceremony that took place on the 15th March in New York. Seychelles Permanent Representative ... | read |
Seychelles Stresses Importance of Blue Economy in TICAD Process

17.03.2013

Speaking at the TICAD Ministerial meeting in Addis Ababa, Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam has highlighted that Japan's strong historic relationship with oceanic development, means that the development of the blue economy is a great opportunity ... | read |
UN Report Ranks Seychelles Among ‘Very High Human Development Countries’

15.03.2013

The new UNDP Human Development Report which has been launched today, has ranked Seychelles 46th among 186 countries in the world- classifying Seychelles amongst those countries assessed as having ‘very high human development’. While changes ... | read |
Seychellois Diplomat Honoured with Order of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean

15.03.2013

The Special Advisor to the Foreign Minister, Mrs. Jeanette D’Offay, has been awarded the Order of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean (C.S.K) by the President of the Republic of Mauritius, ... | read |