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Landmark deep-sea mission to boost ocean actionLandmark deep-sea mission to boost ocean action

06.03.2020

A deep-sea scientific mission to uncharted depths in the Maldives and Seychelles will gather valuable data to support the Commonwealth Blue Charter on ocean action and train local scientists. The newest Commonwealth member country, Maldives, ... | read |
Le Président Faure félicite son homologue du Togo après sa réélectionLe Président Faure félicite son homologue du Togo après sa réélection

06.03.2020

Le Président Danny Faure a adressé ce vendredi  un  message de félicitations à son homologue du Togo Monsieur Gnassingbé Faure à la suite de sa réélection à la magistrature suprême. La Cour constitutionnelle a en ... | read |
Press Conference on the 1st Steering Committee meeting of the 11th EDF for the iEPAPress Conference on the 1st Steering Committee meeting of the 11th EDF for the iEPA

06.03.2020

On Thursday 5th March 2020, Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure and the European Union Ambassador, Mr. Vincent Degert, led a press conference for the First Steering Committee ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to UN Secretary GeneralPresident Faure sends message of condolence to UN Secretary General

06.03.2020

President Danny Faure has sent his condolences to the Secretary General of the United Nations Organisation (UN), H.E. Antonio Manuel de Oliviera Gutteres upon learning of the passing away of the former Secretary General ... | read |
Lalatiana Accouche accredited as the new Seychelles High Commissioner to JamaicaLalatiana Accouche accredited as the new Seychelles High Commissioner to Jamaica

05.03.2020

The new Seychelles High Commissioner to Jamaica, Lalatiana Accouche presented her credentials to the Governor-General of Jamaica, The Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen, at a ceremony held at Kings House in Kingston on 2nd March ... | read |
Les Seychelles accueillent ce vendredi le 34ème Conseil des ministres de la Commission de l’océan IndienLes Seychelles accueillent ce vendredi le 34ème Conseil des ministres de la Commission de l’océan Indien

05.03.2020

Le Président du Conseil des ministres de la Commission de l’océan Indien (COI), S.E. Vincent MERITON, Vice-Président de la République des Seychelles présidera, ce vendredi 6 mars à l’Hôtel Savoy, le 34ème Conseil des ... | read |
Seychelles diplomatic and consular corps gather at Savoy Resort & Spa for the annual Diplomatic CocktailSeychelles diplomatic and consular corps gather at Savoy Resort & Spa for the annual Diplomatic Cocktail

28.02.2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs held its annual diplomatic cocktail in honour of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps on Thursday 28 February at Savoy Seychelles Resort & Spa. This annual event, attended by President Faure, ... | read |
Seychelles speaks at High Level Panels on human rights promotion and protectionSeychelles speaks at High Level Panels on human rights promotion and protection

27.02.2020

This week, on the side-lines of the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Blue Economy, spoke at two High Level Panels ... | read |
Courtesy visit of Ambassador of Saudi ArabiaCourtesy visit of Ambassador of Saudi Arabia

26.02.2020

The newly accredited Ambassador to Seychelles, H.E. Dr. Mohammed Abdulghani Khayat of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, today paid a courtesy visit to the Principal Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina ... | read |
Seychelles attends High Level Segment of  UN Human Rights CouncilSeychelles attends High Level Segment of UN Human Rights Council

26.02.2020

On Tuesday 25th February 2020, Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, participated in the High-Level Segment of the United Nations’ Human Right Council’s forty third session in Geneva, ... | read |
Accreditation of Seychelles Ambassador to the Kingdom of SwedenAccreditation of Seychelles Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden

24.02.2020

The new Seychelles Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden, Ambassador Derick Ally, presented his credentials to His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf at The Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden on Thursday 20 February 2020. During ... | read |
President Faure extends message of condolence to GermanyPresident Faure extends message of condolence to Germany

21.02.2020

President Danny Faure has sent his condolences to H.E. Mr. Frank- Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, upon hearing of the tragic attack in the town of Hanau. In his message, ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to MozambiquePresident Faure sends message of condolence to Mozambique

19.02.2020

President Danny Faure has extended his heartfelt condolences to the President of the Republic Mozambique, H.E Mr. Filipe Nyusi, following the sad news of the passing away of H.E Mr. Marcelino Dos Santos, ... | read |
Sylvestre Radegonde accredited as new Ambassador to TurkeySylvestre Radegonde accredited as new Ambassador to Turkey

17.02.2020

Seychelles Paris-based ambassador, Sylvestre Radegonde, has presented his credentials to the Turkish President, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, as the new Ambassador of Seychelles to Turkey. Turkey and Seychelles established diplomatic relations in 1995 and over ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to ThailandPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Thailand

12.02.2020

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure sent a message of condolence to H.E Mr. Prayut Cha-o-cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, upon hearing of the tragic shooting that ... | read |
Seychelles delegation at the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African UnionSeychelles delegation at the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union

10.02.2020

The 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), which kicked off on 9 February 2020, came to an end at the headquarters of the AU, ... | read |
Seychelles launched the Africa Island States Climate Commission: A holistic approach for Island States in a Changing ClimateSeychelles launched the Africa Island States Climate Commission: A holistic approach for Island States in a Changing Climate

10.02.2020

On 9th February 2020, Vice President Vincent Meriton hosted the official launch of the Africa Island States Climate Commission, themed “A holistic approach for Island States in a changing climate”, on the margins of the ... | read |
High level side event on Africa's Blue EconomyHigh level side event on Africa's Blue Economy

10.02.2020

‘Seychelles has built a global reputation as a pioneer in promoting sustainable oceans-oriented growth’ said the Vice-President of the Republic of Seychelles Mr. Vincent Meriton on Saturday 8 February 2020. As a nation, we have ... | read |
Seychelles signs the African Medicine Agency (AMA) TreatySeychelles signs the African Medicine Agency (AMA) Treaty

10.02.2020

Vice President Vincent Meriton signed the Africa Medicine Agency (AMA) Treaty on the sidelines of the 33rd Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly, being held from 9th to 10th February 2020, at the seat ... | read |
Seychelles becomes 40th country to accede to the African Peer Review MechanismSeychelles becomes 40th country to accede to the African Peer Review Mechanism

09.02.2020

On 8 February 2020, Seychelles acceded to the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), and became the 40th member of this continental mechanism. Vice President Vincent Meriton signed the accession document at the opening session of ... | read |