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STRONG AND PROSPEROUS CIRCLE OF ISLANDS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

13.03.2012

President James Michel has attended the spectacular performances presented at Champ de Mars, Port Louis, on the occasion of the celebrations for the 44th anniversary of the independence of Mauritius last night. The President expressed ... | read |
PRESIDENT ON STATE VISIT TO MAURITIUS

13.03.2012

President James Michel will be travelling to Mauritius this week on a State visit, where he will be the Chief Guest at the National Day Celebrations for the 44th anniversary of independence of Mauritius on ... | read |
Foreign Minister Champions the Innovative Spirit of Seychelles and Mauritius at MCCI Gala

13.03.2012

The Seychelles Foreign Minister has applauded the resilience and innovation of Seychelles and Mauritius in a special address to members of the Mauritian Chambers of Commerce and Industry at their annual Gala dinner in Mauritius ... | read |
STATE WELCOME FOR PRESIDENT MICHEL IN MAURITIUSSTATE WELCOME FOR PRESIDENT MICHEL IN MAURITIUS

12.03.2012

President James Michel received a state welcome on arrival this morning at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International airport in Mauritius.The President was greeted by Mauritian Prime Minister Dr. Navin Ramgoolam as well as members of ... | read |
Russian Warship Captain Calls on Foreign Minister

06.03.2012

Captain Ildar Akhmerov, the Senior Commander of the Russian anti-submarine warship ‘Admiral Tributs’ currently calling in Port Victoria, has made a courtesy call on the Minister for Foreign Affairs today at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. ... | read |
PRESIDENT MEETS WITH AUSTRALIAN ENVOY

06.03.2012

President James Michel met with the Australian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to Francophone Countries, William Fisher and the Australian High Commissioner to Seychelles, Sandra Vegtig, at State House this morning. President Michel thanked the Government ... | read |
Seychelles Sends Best Wishes to Newly-Elected Russian President

06.03.2012

President James Alix Michel has extended the congratulations of the People and Government of Seychelles to the newly elected President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, and has expressed his commitment to the ongoing ... | read |
PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES SEYCHELLOIS DIRECTOR TO IFAD APPOINTMENT

02.03.2012

President James Michel has sent a letter of congratulations to Périn Saint Ange upon his appointment as the Director of the Division for East and Southern Africa of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). “The Government ... | read |
UNWTO Secretary General calls on President MichelUNWTO Secretary General calls on President Michel

02.03.2012

The Secretary General of the United Nation’s World Tourism Organization, Mr. Taleb Rifai, paid a courtesy call on President James Michel yesterday afternoon, at State House.Mr. Rifai, who was accompanied by the UNWTO Regional ... | read |
Diplomatic Visa Waiver Agreement Signed with UAE: First Step Towards Waivers for All Passports

29.02.2012

The Seychelles Government has signed a visa waiver agreement for Seychelles Diplomatic and special passports with the United Arab Emirates Government at a ceremony held in Abu Dhabi on the 26th February. The Minister for ... | read |
Validation Workshop on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

29.02.2012

A validation workshop for Seychelles’ Initial State Party Report under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights was held yesterday in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme ... | read |
A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY FOR PEACE AND SECURITY

27.02.2012

Seychelles President James Michel has described the London Conference on Somalia as a ‘window of opportunity’ towards a turning point for the future of the war-torn country, during his address to the conference during the ... | read |
FCO Press Release: Thursday 23rd February 2012...Somalia Conference sees important new action on piracy

27.02.2012

As well as a range of action across political, security and stability priorities, today’s Somalia Conference saw important new efforts to tackle piracy. Foreign Secretary William Hague and Tanzanian Foreign Minister Bernard Membe signed a ... | read |
FCO Press Release: Thursday 23 February 2012 ...London Conference on Somalia: Final Communiqué

27.02.2012

Introduction 1. The London Conference on Somalia took place at Lancaster House on 23rd February 2012, attended by fifty-five delegations from Somalia and the international community. 2. We met at a key moment in Somalia’s ... | read |
PRESIDENT HOLDS HIGH LEVEL MEETINGS IN MARGINS OF LONDON CONFERENCEPRESIDENT HOLDS HIGH LEVEL MEETINGS IN MARGINS OF LONDON CONFERENCE

23.02.2012

President James Michel has met with the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, at a meeting in the margins of the London Conference on Somalia.Mr. Ban Ki-moon expressed deep appreciation for the efforts Seychelles ... | read |
PRESIDENT MICHEL ATTENDS AUDIENCE WITH H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH IIPRESIDENT MICHEL ATTENDS AUDIENCE WITH H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II

23.02.2012

President James Michel has attended an audience with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, during his Guest of Government visit to the United Kingdom.President Michel expressed his congratulations to Her Majesty the ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND SOMALILAND TAKING STEPS TOWARDS PRISONER TRANSFERS

23.02.2012

Seychelles President James Michel and President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo of the Republic of Somaliland have discussed, in a meeting in London today, the transfer of convicted Somali pirates currently in prison in Seychelles, to Somaliland ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND BRITAIN PARTNER TO TARGET THE FINANCIERS OF PIRACY

23.02.2012

Seychelles President James Michel and British Prime Minister David Cameron have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the creation of the Regional Anti-Piracy Prosecution and Intelligence Coordination Centre (RAPPICC) in Seychelles, at a meeting at ... | read |
Seychelles & India: Increased Engagement in Policy Research and Training

23.02.2012

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, led a piracy discussion group at the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) with a select group of ICWA Research Fellows and invited guests from Indian Universities, ... | read |
EXEMPLARY COOPERATION FOR SEYCHELLES-EUNAVFOREXEMPLARY COOPERATION FOR SEYCHELLES-EUNAVFOR

22.02.2012

President James Michel has met with the Commander of EUNAVFOR, Rear Admiral Duncan Potts, at the Northwood Headquarters during his official visit to the UK.President James Michel has expressed his appreciation of the role ... | read |