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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 |
H.E Mrs Margita, Fuchsova, presented her credentials to President James A. MichelH.E Mrs Margita, Fuchsova, presented her credentials to President James A. Michel

05.08.2008

H.E Mrs Margita Fuchsova, fourth Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Seychelles presented her credentials to President Michel on Tuesday 22nd, July 2008. During her stay, Amb. Fuchsova also had talks with Vice-President Joseph ... | read |
TURKEY-AFRICA COOPERATION SUMMIT (18TH - 21ST AUGUST 2008)

05.08.2008

Minister Faure, will be representing President James Michel at the Turkey Africa Cooperation Summit which is to be held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 18th - 21st August 2008 with the aim of evaluating the level ... | read |
The Minister of National Development, Mr. Jacquelin Dugasse, led a 7-member Seychelles' delegation to the Joint Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) - Economic Commission (EC) Ministerial Meeting held on 12th November 2007, in BrusselsThe Minister of National Development, Mr. Jacquelin Dugasse, led a 7-member Seychelles' delegation to the Joint Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) - Economic Commission (EC) Ministerial Meeting held on 12th November 2007, in Brussels

14.11.2007

Minister Dugasse was representing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Patrick Pillay. Other members of the Seychelles' delegation included Ambassador Barry Faure; Miss. Vivianne Fock-Tave, Special Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs; Mr. Charles ... | read |
President receives report from Judge Reilly

02.11.2007

The report from the independent inquiry into the events of 03rd October 2006 wasdelivered to President James Michel this morning at State House by Judge MichaelReilly. The President welcomed the report and said that he ... | read |
Conference of Honorary Consuls - 23rd ? 25th October 2007 Plantation Club Resort and Casino

02.11.2007

• Greetings/welcome• Thanked the President of the Republic for being present as it demonstrated the importance the Government of Seychelles attaches to the work of the Consuls • Thanked the 53 consuls who came for ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador Presents Credentials to the Grand Duke of Luxembourg

18.09.2007

Mr. Barry Faure, Seychelles Ambassador with residence in Brussels, presented his credentials to His Royal Highness Henri of Luxembourg, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, on Thursday 13th September 2007 in Luxembourg. The ceremony took place at ... | read |
Mr. Ronny Jumeau presented his credentials to His Excellency Mr. George W. Bush, President of the United States of America, on Tuesday 18th September 2007

18.09.2007

Accrediting him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Seychelles to the United States of America. The Ambassador was received by President Bush in the Oval Office, i.e. the private office of ... | read |