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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 |
MESSAGE DE FELICITATIONS AU PAPE FRANÇOIS 1ER

14.03.2013

A l’occasion de l’élection de Sa Sainteté le Pape François Ier à la haute mission de Souverain Pontife et de Chef de l’Etat du Vatican, le  Président James Michel a présenté au nom du Gouvernement ... | read |
Le Président Michel adresse ses chaleureuses félicitations au Pape Francois

14.03.2013

A l’occasion de l’élection de Sa Sainteté le Pape François Ier à la haute mission de Souverain Pontife et de Chef de l’Etat du Vatican, le  Président James Michel a présenté au nom du Gouvernement ... | read |
Seychelles and IFAD to Begin New Era of Engagement

11.03.2013

The Seychelles Government and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have reaffirmed their commitment to pursuing projects that are well adapted to the specificities of small island countries. In a meeting held ... | read |
Seychelles Encouraged by On-Going Efforts in SADC to Bring More Benefits of Regional Integration to Oceanic States

11.03.2013

Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam has represented Seychelles at the ordinary Ministerial Meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Maputo held over the weekend of 8th March. At the meeting of SADC ministers, debates ... | read |
Message by President James Michel on the occasion of Commonwealth Day 2013 and the adoption of the Commonwealth Charter

11.03.2013

Today, Seychelles and the Commonwealth Family, celebrate their unique bond of friendship and partnership. It is a day for us to honour the critical role that the Commonwealth continues to play in the development of ... | read |
COURTESY CALL BY THE TOWN MAYOR OF CIVITAVECCHIA

08.03.2013

Mr. Pietro Tidei, Honourable Member of Parliament and Town Mayor of Civitavecchia, Italy paid a courtesy call on President James Michel this afternoon at State House. Mr. Tidei and his delegation are in Seychelles to ... | read |
President Michel Congratulates Newly Elected Kenyan President

08.03.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere felicitations to the newly elected President of the Republic of Kenya, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, following the final vote count announced earlier today. “Your victory as Kenya’s first president ... | read |
COURTESY CALL BY THE IFAD PRESIDENTCOURTESY CALL BY THE IFAD PRESIDENT

07.03.2013

H.E. Mr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) paid a courtesy call on President James Michel this afternoon at State House. Mr. Nwanze and his delegation are on ... | read |
Seychelles Extends Condolences to Venezuela

06.03.2013

President James Michel has extended a message of condolences to the People and Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela following the death of President Hugo Chavez Frias. On behalf of the People and Government ... | read |
Callixte d’Offay premier ambassadeur des Seychelles à Madagascar

03.03.2013

L’ambassadeur des Seychelles auprès des iles de l’Océan Indien, son excellence Monsieur Callixte d’Offay, a présenté jeudi le 28 Février ses lettres de créance au président de la Transition à Madagascar, M.  Andry Rajoelina,  ... | read |
Accreditation of New Non-Resident High Commissioner to Mozambique

26.02.2013

Mr Claude Morel has presented his Letters of Credentials to President Armando Emilio Guebuza be as the non-resident High Commissioner of Seychelles to Mozambique in a ceremony held in Maputo on 14th February. During the ... | read |
STRONG PARTNERSHIP FOR TACKLING TRANSNATIONAL CRIMESTRONG PARTNERSHIP FOR TACKLING TRANSNATIONAL CRIME

25.02.2013

President James Michel has met with the British Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Alistair Burt MP, at State House this morning. Minister Burt is on an official visit to Seychelles for the opening of ... | read |
Seychelles attends South African State of the Nation address and marks special bond of friendship

18.02.2013

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has attended the South African State of the Nation address yesterday delivered by President Jacob Zuma in Cape Town as a special guest of the South African ... | read |
New Seychelles Ambassador to IndonesiaNew Seychelles Ambassador to Indonesia

18.02.2013

Ambassador Waven William has been accredited as the new Seychelles Ambassador to Indonesia following a ceremony that was held earlier this month at the Merdeka Palace in Jakarta. During his meeting with the President of ... | read |
South Africa and Seychelles further widen scope of strategic partnershipSouth Africa and Seychelles further widen scope of strategic partnership

18.02.2013

The Seychelles Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam has held high-level discussions with several South African Ministers and government following his attendance of the South African State of the Nation address by President Jacob ... | read |
Seychelles Extends Farewell to Pope BenedictSeychelles Extends Farewell to Pope Benedict

12.02.2013

Following the announcement of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI this week, President James Michel has extended the best wishes of the People and Government of Seychelles to His Holiness. “It is with consternation and ... | read |