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President Faure Congratulates Irish President on Re-electionPresident Faure Congratulates Irish President on Re-election

06.11.2018

President Danny Faure has sent a congratulatory message to the newly re-elected President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, after his landslide victory was confirmed on the 28th October. President Faure conveyed his “warmest and most ... | read |
Ethiopia launches new visa-on-arrival and E-visa arrangements for African citizensEthiopia launches new visa-on-arrival and E-visa arrangements for African citizens

02.11.2018

In line with the African Union agenda of free movement of people within the continent, Ethiopia has, as of October 30th, started granting visas on arrival for all citizens of African Union (AU) member states. ... | read |
Swedish doctors give workshops in SeychellesSwedish doctors give workshops in Seychelles

02.11.2018

A group of twelve Swedish doctors arrived in Seychelles last week for a week-long Orthopedic Conference from the 26th October to the 3rd November at the La Digue Island Lodge. The conference was coordinated by ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to President of IndonesiaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to President of Indonesia

31.10.2018

President Danny Faure has extended his sincerest condolences to H.E. Mr. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, following the Lion Air plane crash yesterday that claimed the lives of a number of ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador Nominated to the Board of the World’s Largest Climate FundSeychelles Ambassador Nominated to the Board of the World’s Largest Climate Fund

30.10.2018

Seychelles’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Ronny Jumeau, has been nominated to represent Small Island Developing States on the board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the world’s largest international ... | read |
President Faure Congratulates Ethiopia's First Female PresidentPresident Faure Congratulates Ethiopia's First Female President

29.10.2018

President Danny Faure has sent a message of congratulations to the newly elected President of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia on the occasion of her inauguration. H.E. Ms. Sahle-Work Zewde becomes the first woman ... | read |
New Regional Director of IOM Presents Letter of AccreditationNew Regional Director of IOM Presents Letter of Accreditation

25.10.2018

Mr. Charles Allan Kwenin, the new Regional Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for Southern Africa, presented his letter of accreditation to Mr. Vincent Meriton, Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles and ... | read |
La Commission de l’océan Indien invite tous les acteurs politiques des Comores à privilégier le dialogueLa Commission de l’océan Indien invite tous les acteurs politiques des Comores à privilégier le dialogue

23.10.2018

Le vice-président des Seychelles et le président en exercice de la Commission de l’océan Indien (IOC), S.E. M. Vincent Meriton à publié hier la déclaration suivante en ce qui concerne la situation aux Comores: ... | read |
Seychellois Citizen Kidnapped in South Africa Returns Safely

18.10.2018

A Seychellois citizen has been safely returned to her family on Tuesday after being held captive by kidnappers for three days in South Africa. Her release was secured by the South African Police Services (SAPS) in ... | read |
Le Vice-Président Meriton souligne les progrès des Seychelles au 17e Sommet de l’OIFLe Vice-Président Meriton souligne les progrès des Seychelles au 17e Sommet de l’OIF

12.10.2018

Le Vice-Président et Ministre des Affaires étrangères, M. Vincent Meriton participe au 17ème Sommet de la Francophonie qui se tient à Erevan, en Arménie.  Ce  Sommet qui a lieu du 11 au 12 octobre ... | read |
President of Sri Lanka departs Seychelles

10.10.2018

President Sirisena bid adieu to Seychelles early this morning after two days of a very productive State visit. At the airport to see him off were, Designated Minister Macsuzy Mondor, Secretary of State Muhamed Affif ... | read |
State Visit of President Sirisena of Sri Lanka to Seychelles, 8th to 10th October 2018State Visit of President Sirisena of Sri Lanka to Seychelles, 8th to 10th October 2018

09.10.2018

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E Mr. Maithripala Sirisena arrived yesterday on his first State visit, accompanied by a high level delegation which consisted of the Sri Lankan Minister ... | read |
50 Million African Women Speak50 Million African Women Speak

08.10.2018

A two-day stakeholder engagement meeting was held at the Savoy Hotel last week from Wednesday 4th October to Friday 5th October to promote a pioneering project called ‘The 50 Million African Women Speak’ (50MAWS). The ... | read |
7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) Ministerial Meeting, Tokyo7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) Ministerial Meeting, Tokyo

07.10.2018

Seychelles says that maritime connectivity is fundamental to the development of the Blue Economy “Connectivity is a fundamental aspect of the Blue Economy pathway, especially for ocean and coastal states. In Seychelles, the development of ... | read |
Week of Diplomacy Draws to a Close

05.10.2018

It has been a very eventful ‘Diplomatic Week’ at the Department of Foreign Affairs, starting with the Ambassadors’ Retreat last weekend to the meeting of our Honorary Consuls at the Diplomatic Convention 2018 which officially ... | read |
Seychelles Diplomatic Convention 2018Seychelles Diplomatic Convention 2018

02.10.2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday officially launched the Diplomatic Convention 2018, a biennial event that brings together all of Seychelles’ Honorary Consuls. Also In attendance were all of Seychelles’ Ambassadors working in our ... | read |
President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E. Mr. Maithripala Sirisena on State Visit to Seychelles next week

02.10.2018

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E Mr. Maithripala Sirisena will be arriving in Seychelles next week (8th to 10th October, 2018) on his first State Visit. He will be accompanied ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to Indonesia

01.10.2018

 President Danny Faure has extended a message of condolences to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Joko Widodo, following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Palu, Central Sulawesi, claiming the lives ... | read |
President Faure congratulates the newly elected President of Maldives

01.10.2018

President Danny Faure has sent a message of congratulations to the newly elected President of Maldives, H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. In his message, President Faure noted that Seychelles and Maldives have shared over 30 ... | read |
Today marked the end of the Seychelles Ambassadors' Retreat, held at Hilton Northolme Resort

30.09.2018

The Ambassadors have all expressed their satisfactions on the outcome of this biennial event, which will now become an annual event, as announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vice President Meriton, in his closing ... | read |