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Seychelles Continues to Actively Engage in EPA ProcessSeychelles Continues to Actively Engage in EPA Process

23.05.2013

Ambassador Vivianne Fock-Tave has led the Seychelles delegation at the second meeting of the EPA Committee under the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement (iEPA) between the signatory states of the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region ... | read |
China’s Yihai Group Supports Seychelles Disaster FundChina’s Yihai Group Supports Seychelles Disaster Fund

22.05.2013

Following the January 27-28 disaster that hit Mahe and the call of the Seychelles Embassy in Beijing’s for assistance, Resident Ambassador Philippe Le Gall, acting on behalf of the National Disaster Fund, accepted a donation ... | read |
South Africa Supports Disaster Relief EffortsSouth Africa Supports Disaster Relief Efforts

21.05.2013

President James Michel met with the South African High Commissioner to Seychelles, Dr. Nomvuyo N. Nokwe, at State House this afternoon. High Commissioner Nokwe expressed South Africa's regret and sympathy concerning the material damages experience ... | read |
Seychelles Extends Condolences to Oklahoma VictimsSeychelles Extends Condolences to Oklahoma Victims

21.05.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to the People and Government of the United States of America following the devastating tornado that hit Oklahoma yesterday. In a letter sent to President Barack Obama, ... | read |
Lighting of the African Union FlameLighting of the African Union Flame

20.05.2013

Former President France Albert Rene lit the flame of the African Union in the presence of President James Alix Michel in a symbolic ceremony held at State House this morning. The ceremony was attended by ... | read |
Les cadres sup admis à l’examen du DELF reçoivent leur diplômeLes cadres sup admis à l’examen du DELF reçoivent leur diplôme

20.05.2013

Un groupe  de cadres supérieurs du Ministère des Affaires Etrangères - 14 au total - a reçu le vendredi 17 mai leur diplôme de français, le DELF -  (diplôme d’étude de la langue française) au ... | read |
Seychelles Active in UN Lead up to Global SIDS MeetSeychelles Active in UN Lead up to Global SIDS Meet

20.05.2013

Seychelles has been very active in the United Nations' preparations for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Samoa next year. Seychelles' climate change and SIDS Ambassador Ronny Jumeau was at the ... | read |
President Michel Extends Condolences to Turkey Following Terror AttackPresident Michel Extends Condolences to Turkey Following Terror Attack

14.05.2013

President James Michel has extended his condolences to President Abdullah Gül of the Republic of Turkey following the devastating car bomb attack near the town on Reyhanli: “In the wake of this tragedy, the Government ... | read |
Seychelles Shares Experiences at World Economic Forum and Engages in Further Discussions on Madagascar processSeychelles Shares Experiences at World Economic Forum and Engages in Further Discussions on Madagascar process

10.05.2013

Leading Seychelles' delegation to the World Economic Forum, Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam, has highlighted a number of Seychelles' experiences as a basis for sustainable development at the even being held in Cape Town, under the ... | read |
Eden Island and Government join together to showcase Seychelles at the World Economic ForumEden Island and Government join together to showcase Seychelles at the World Economic Forum

09.05.2013

A special forum has been launched in Cape Town yesterday, where the World Economic Forum (WEF) is being held, showcasing Seychelles' achievements, and promoting the country’s conducive environment for tourism and investment. Minister for Foreign ... | read |
Seychelles Signs Historic Visa Waiver with ChinaSeychelles Signs Historic Visa Waiver with China

06.05.2013

The Seychelles Government has signed a landmark visa waiver agreement with the People’s Republic of China, making Seychelles the first African country to have visa free travel for all passports with China. The Seychelles Foreign ... | read |
A Milestone in Sino-Seychellois RelationsA Milestone in Sino-Seychellois Relations

06.05.2013

President James Michel met with the Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Xie Hangsheng, at State House this morning, following the signing of a mutual visa waiver agreement between ... | read |
Seychelles Expresses Solidarity with Tanzania Following Shocking Church AttackSeychelles Expresses Solidarity with Tanzania Following Shocking Church Attack

06.05.2013

Following the bomb attack on a Catholic church in the Tanzanian town of Arusha, President James Michel has expressed his condolences, on behalf of the People and Government of Seychelles, for what he described as ... | read |
Seychelles Delegation to Attend London Somalia ConferenceSeychelles Delegation to Attend London Somalia Conference

06.05.2013

The Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, Mr. Joel Morgan, representing President James Michel, is leading the Seychelles delegation to the Conference on Somalia in London, which is being co hosted by the United Kingdom ... | read |
Foreign Minister Calls for Thorough Re-evaluation of Seychelles Media LandscapeForeign Minister Calls for Thorough Re-evaluation of Seychelles Media Landscape

03.05.2013

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has called on the organization ‘Reporters Sans Frontières’ (Reporters without Borders) to send an assessment mission to Seychelles following the publication of their 2013 report which downgraded ... | read |
Seychelles in Solidarity with Mauritius in Wake of Tragic AccidentSeychelles in Solidarity with Mauritius in Wake of Tragic Accident

03.05.2013

President James Michel has sent a message of condolences to the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, following the bus accident that occurred in Mauritius earlier today: “It is with deep sorrow that we ... | read |
Chinese Company Donates 50,000 bed kits to Disaster FundChinese Company Donates 50,000 bed kits to Disaster Fund

03.05.2013

The Seychelles Embassy in Beijing has accepted a donation of bed kits worth USD85,000 from a Chinese company, the Weihua Group, on behalf of the Seychelles Disaster Fund. Ambassador Philippe Le Gall accepted the ... | read |
SAF DORNIER AIRCRAFT ARRIVESSAF DORNIER AIRCRAFT ARRIVES

27.04.2013

President James Michel, the Commander-in-Chief of the Seychelles People's Defence Forces, attended the welcoming ceremony of the new Seychelles Air Force Dornier  228 Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft at the SAF base, Pointe Larue, this morning. The ... | read |
Minister Launches EU Maritime Capacity ProjectMinister Launches EU Maritime Capacity Project

26.04.2013

The Foreign Minister has thanked the European Union for responding to President James Michel’s appeal to world leaders by committing to enhancing regional capacity in the fight against piracy through the EUCAP Nestor project. In ... | read |
Natural Resources Minister Calls for Africa to Embrace the Blue Economy

26.04.2013

Minister Peter SInon has called upon a gathering of African Ministers to promote the concept of the Blue Economy and to maximize the potential of Africa’s raw material wealth. The Minister for Natural Resources and ... | read |