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PRESIDENT MICHEL ADDRESSES CHINESE TOURISM TRADE

16.10.2009

Following his official visit to the Republic of Korea, the President has stopped over in Beijing to launch the first Seychelles tourism seminar held in the People’s Republic of China.  During his one-day visit ... | read |
PRESIDENT MICHEL WRAPS UP KOREAN VISIT AND HAILS ‘PEOPLE TO PEOPLE DIPLOMACY’ BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES

16.10.2009

On the final day of his visit to the Republic of Korea, President Michel visited the city of Daejeon, which is known as Korea’s city of science and technology.The visit to Daejeon has been ... | read |
Seychelles, Trinidad and Tobago establish relations

30.09.2009

NEW YORK (Seychelles Permanent Mission to the United Nations): Seychelles and Trinidad and Tobago established diplomatic relations today. Seychelles' Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Ronny Jumeau, and his counterpart from Trinidad and Tobago, ... | read |
COMMONWEALTH HEADS OF GOVERNMENT MEETING (CHOGM), IN PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, FROM 27TH TO 29TH NOVEMBER, 2009

30.09.2009

Vice President Joseph Belmont is representing Seychelles at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago from 27th to 29th November. The Vice-President is accompanied by Mr. Claude Morel, ... | read |
To all members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

29.09.2009

It has given me great pleasure to meet with you all today as I toured the Ministry. As I take on the portfolio of Foreign Affairs, I would like to express my thanks to all ... | read |
President James A Michel statement on climate change at the UN Summit on Climate Change 2009

23.09.2009

2009 must be a year of ACTION on climate change. As leaders, we must be able to tell our children, that we have acted- that we have acted together to save our planet. In the ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND FRANCE SIGN S.O.F.A

18.09.2009

Seychelles and France have signed a Status of Forces Agreement this afternoon which covers the legal modalities for the deployment of French military personnel in Seychelles in the context of offering protection to French fishing ... | read |
PRESIDENT STRENGTHENS MILITARY TIES WITH UAE

08.09.2009

President James Michel and his delegation have returned to Seychelles following a working visit to the United Arab Emirates.The main purpose of the visit was to further develop the potential for military cooperation between ... | read |
Adieu, Ambassador Triboldi

17.08.2009

Seychelles' diplomatic network and the Seychellois People as a whole are mourning the loss of Mr. Graziano Triboldi, who was, until he passed away on Sunday 9th August, 2009, Seychelles' Ambassador to the Holy See, ... | read |
AMBASSADOR TRIBOLDI PASSES AWAYAMBASSADOR TRIBOLDI PASSES AWAY

10.08.2009

President James Michel has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the Triboldi family upon the passing away of Ambassador Graziano Triboldi yesterday in Rome, Italy.  President Michel has also said that his passing marked a ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND MAURITIUS PUT PIRACY ON COMESA AGENDA

19.06.2009

The Seychelles and Mauritius delegations at the Common Market for Easter and Southern Africa (COMESA) Summit have asked COMESA to take a proactive approach in the fight against piracy in the region as this will ... | read |
PRESIDENT MICHEL CALLS FOR INCREASED COOPERATION WITHIN COMESA TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE AND PIRACY

10.06.2009

In his closing statement at the COMESA Summit, President Michel highlighted the fact that climate change and piracy are two of the biggest threats to food security and trade in the region.He noted that ... | read |
Official visit of H.E. Mr. WU Banggu Chairman of the NPC Standing Committee of the People Republic of China to Seychelles

11.11.2008

The Chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, H.E. Mr. WU Bangguo is to pay an Official visit to Seychelles later this month at the invitation of President James A Michel and Hon. Dr. Patrick ... | read |
6th summit of ACP Heads of State and Government

30.09.2008

A Seychelles' delegation led by Minister Patrick Pillay is attending the 6th Summit of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries Heads of State and Governments, which is taking place from the 30th September to 3rd ... | read |
Ms de Comarmond to head Commonwealth Foundation

30.09.2008

Former government minister, Simone de Comarmomd will as from next year ser ve as the chairperson of the Commonwealth Foundation, an intergovernmental body of the Commonwealth mandated to work with civil society organizations. Ms de ... | read |
President James Michel yesterday addressed the United Nations General AssemblyPresident James Michel yesterday addressed the United Nations General Assembly

26.09.2008

The annual general debate, which traditionally features statements by Heads of State and Government as well as Ministers, began on Tuesday 23 September to conclude on 1 October, 2008 at the United Nations Headquarters, in ... | read |
Accreditation of H.E. Antonio de Souza e Silva, Ambassador of Brazil

16.09.2008

The Ambassador also had meetings with Ministers and Officers of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Education and National Development. An Education Agreement between Seychelles and Brazil was signed followed by discussions. Both parties have agreed ... | read |
Visit of H.E. Ms Catherine Johnstone, Australian High Commissioner

15.09.2008

She met with the Minister (FA), Ag. PS (VFT) and IIS (MAT). The main aim was to personally and formally seek Seychelles' support for Australia's candidature to the UN Security Council. The question of the ... | read |
Bon voyage, President Michel

06.08.2008

There is a school of thought that President James A. Michel should not be leaving Seychelles at this time of financial crisis to attend the opening of the Olympic Games in Beijing. I could not ... | read |
INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMISSION SEYCHELLES, 19th - 22ND AUGUST 2008

05.08.2008

The Permanent Secretary of the Cyprus Planning Bureau, Mr Andreas Moleskis, is to lead the Cypriot delegation to the First meeting of the Permanent Cypriot- Seychelles Intergovernmental Commission, which will take place from 19th to ... | read |