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University of Seychelles signs MoU with the High Colleges of Technology in Abu Dhabi

21.12.2011

Dr Rolph Payet, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Seychelles, last week signed an agreement with Dr Tayeb Kamali, Vice-Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology, the largest University in the United Arab ... | read |
The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival, held annually in Seychelles, is gathering momentum

21.12.2011

It is reported from the islands of the Seychelles and La Reunion that arrangements for their March 2012 carnival is gathering momentum. More press than ever before seen in the Indian Ocean Region have confirmed ... | read |
EU/Seychelles Fishery Partnership Agreement providing real benefits

20.12.2011

Alessandro Mariani, Ambassador and Head of the European Union Delegation for the Seychelles, is pleased to announce that the 2011 EU financial contribution of EUR 5,600,000 of the Fishery Partnership Agreement has recently ... | read |
China Signs New Development Grant with Seychelles

19.12.2011

The People’s Republic of China has today committed 40 million Yuan to the Government of Seychelles. The grant forms part of an Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement that was signed earlier today by the Minister ... | read |
SEYCHELLES PRESIDENCY HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF IOC AS PLATFORM FOR ADVOCACY ON SIDS ISSUES

13.12.2011

In his capacity as President of the Indian Ocean Commission Council of Ministers, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has addressed a special panel of experts convened by the Indian Ocean Commission and ... | read |
Emirates renews its support to the Seychelles Carnival

09.12.2011

Emirates Airline, has today announced that it will support the Seychelles Carnival for the second consecutive year. Emirates will be the Official Airline for the 2012 edition of this international event. “The announcement of our ... | read |
Seychelles Signs Status of Forces Agreement with Denmark

09.12.2011

Seychelles has signed a Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with Denmark on 18th November 2011 in New York on the sidelines of the meeting of the Working Group II (Legal) of the CGPCS (Contact Group ... | read |
New Seychelles Ambassador to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the FAO

07.12.2011

Seychelles Resident Ambassador to Belgium, Ms. Vivianne Fock Tave, has presented her Credentials to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta on 25th November in Rome during a Solemn Audience with His Most Eminent Highness Fra’ ... | read |
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL

07.12.2011

President James Michel has announced the creation of a National Economic Council which will have the function of advising Government on the best economic policy for sustainable national growth and development. The Council will meet ... | read |
SEYCHELLES PARTICIPATES IN THE 1ST FORUM ON CHINA-AFRICA SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COOPERATION

07.12.2011

Seychelles has attended the 1st Forum on China-Africa Scientific and Technological Cooperation held in Beijing on December 1st, represented by the Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Natural Resources, Mrs. Lucy Athanasius, ... | read |
SEYCHELLES PRESIDENT CALLS ON WORLD LEADERS TO URGENTLY ADDRESS SOMALIA SITUATION

05.12.2011

President James Michel has made an appeal to world leaders to give more attention to the situation in Somalia as a matter of urgency, following the increase in piracy attacks and recruitment of pirates that ... | read |
CHINA PLEDGES TO INCREASE MILITARY ASSISTANCE TO SEYCHELLES

05.12.2011

President James Michel has met with the Chinese Minister for National Defence and State councillor, General Liang Guanglie and a high-level military delegation at State House this morning. The meeting was also attended by the ... | read |
President Congratulates the UAE on Landmark Anniversary

02.12.2011

President Michel has saluted the “peaceful, caring, prosperous, and forward looking nation” of the United Arab Emirates as they celebrate the 40th anniversary of their founding.In congratulatory messages for the Government and People of ... | read |
MISSION CONDUITE PAR LA PRESIDENCE DE LA COMMISSION DE L’OCEAN INDIEN

02.12.2011

La Présidence seychelloise de la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI) encourage à aller de l’avant dans la mise en œuvre de la Feuille de route La délégation, conduite par le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères des ... | read |
WIND-FARM PROJECT TO START LATER THIS MONTH

01.12.2011

The groundbreaking for the wind-farm project, funded by the Government of Abu Dhabi and to be implemented under the supervision of MASDAR, is to take place later this month with the laying of the foundation ... | read |
RUSSIA READY TO ASSIST SEYCHELLES IN ANTI-PIRACY INITIATIVESRUSSIA READY TO ASSIST SEYCHELLES IN ANTI-PIRACY INITIATIVES

01.12.2011

President James Michel has met with the Head of Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mr. Sergey Kryukov this afternoon at State House. Mr. Kryukov was accompanied by the ... | read |
Message from President James Michel - World Aids Day, 1st December 2011

01.12.2011

On this occasion of World AIDS Day, on behalf of the government and people of Seychelles, I renew the commitment that we will continue providing treatment and support freely to all persons living with and ... | read |
Ambassador Nourrice Accredited as the New High Commissioner to the Republic of Mozambique

30.11.2011

Seychelles Resident High Commissioner in South Africa, Mr. Joseph Nourrice, has presented his letters of Credentials as the new High Commissioner of the Republic of Seychelles to His Excellency Mr Armando Guebuza, the President of ... | read |
Seychelles Steps Up Bilateral relations with UAE

30.11.2011

Following the opening of the new Seychelles Embassy in Abu Dhabi last Thursday, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has met with his counterpart, the Minister for Foreign Affairs for the United Arab ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND ILO SIGNS THE SEYCHELLES DECENT WORK COUNTRY PROGRAMME

30.11.2011

Seychelles in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) officially signed the Seychelles Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2011-2015 during a ceremony held on Monday 28th November 2011 at 4p.m at the School of ... | read |