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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 |
PRESIDENT MICHEL TO VISIT THE UNITED KINGDOM THIS WEEK

19.02.2012

President James Michel will be travelling to London this week on a Guest of Government visit, at the invitation of the British Prime Minister, David Cameron.The President has been invited to attend the London ... | read |
Seychelles Wishes Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth Prosperity and Good Health for Many Years to Come

07.02.2012

On the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne, President James Michel has sent a letter of sincere congratulations on behalf of the Government and People of ... | read |
PRESIDENT MICHEL AWARDED HONORARY DOCTORATE BY TERI UNIVERSITYPRESIDENT MICHEL AWARDED HONORARY DOCTORATE BY TERI UNIVERSITY

03.02.2012

The Chancellor of TERI University and Director-General of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Dr RK Pachauri, has conferred an honorary Doctorate in Philosophy on President James Michel, who is also Chancellor of the University ... | read |
SEYCHELLES PRESIDENT AND INDIAN PRIME MINISTER REAFFIRM PRIVILEGED PARTNERSHIP

03.02.2012

President James Michel has met with the Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in New Delhi, to discuss ways in which to strengthen bilateral cooperation as well as improve regional security. The President is on ... | read |
ALL NATIONS MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY, ALL PEOPLES MUST PRESSURE THEIR LEADERS FOR ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

03.02.2012

President James Michel has called on all nations of the world to take more responsibility for the actions needed to slow down climate change, as well as urging the peoples of those nations to put ... | read |
Ambassador Lloyd among final nominees for AU Commissioner of Social Affairs

31.01.2012

Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd has been nominated for the position of Commissioner for Social Affairs at the African Union Commission elections due to be held during the 18th Ordinary Summit of the African Union currently being ... | read |
PRESIDENT ON WORKING VISIT TO INDIA THIS WEEK

31.01.2012

President James Michel will be travelling to India this week to address the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2012, which will be inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The President attended the summit in 2011, ... | read |
Don de l’Ordre de Malte à la Présidence

26.01.2012

Le Chargé d’Affaires de l’Ambassade de l’Ordre de Malte aux Seychelles, S.E Madame Alexandra Azais, a présenté ce matin à la Présidence un don de plusieurs boîtes de copies de la Constitution de la ... | read |
SEYCHELLES GOVERNMENT AND ETIHAD AIRWAYS TEAM UP IN NEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP IN AIR SEYCHELLES LTD.

26.01.2012

The Government of Seychelles and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding wherein Etihad will invest to acquire a 40 per cent stake in Air Seychelles ... | read |
UNWTO Secretary General pledges support for the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands carnival in Seychelles this coming March and will personally attend to deliver a Tourism Message

25.01.2012

Mr. Talib Rifai, Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), received at his Madrid Head Quarters in Spain on Friday 20th January 2012, a Seychelles’ Delegation comprising of the CEO of the ... | read |
President Wishes Prosperity for China during Year of the Dragon

23.01.2012

In a letter sent to President Hu Jintao on the occasion of the Chinese New Year and the start of the Spring festival, President James Michel has sent wishes of prosperity and good health to ... | read |