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Secretary-General thanks Seychelles for upholding UN valuesSecretary-General thanks Seychelles for upholding UN values

25.09.2017

 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres thanked Seychelles on Thursday for upholding UN values, especially as reflected in this year’s theme of the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA’s) annual General Debate. He was speaking at a meeting with President ... | read |
From small islands come big ideas, President Faure tells the worldFrom small islands come big ideas, President Faure tells the world

25.09.2017

“From small islands come big ideas,” President Danny Faure told world leaders in New York yesterday. He was referring to action Seychelles has been taking in recent years to find innovative ways to fund ... | read |
Seychelles calls for urgent action in the face of worsening climate-related disastersSeychelles calls for urgent action in the face of worsening climate-related disasters

25.09.2017

President Danny Faure has urged the international community to take far more seriously the need to upscale the urgent action needed to prevent, prepare for, adapt to and recover from increasingly destructive climate-related disasters. The ... | read |
No peace and decent life without democracy, President Faure tells world leadersNo peace and decent life without democracy, President Faure tells world leaders

25.09.2017

Achieving peace and a decent life for everyone cannot be realised without democracy and a concerted demonstration of will, President Danny Faure told world leaders at the United Nations in New York yesterday. This was the ... | read |
Seychelles calls for new partnerships to end AIDSSeychelles calls for new partnerships to end AIDS

25.09.2017

 President Danny Faure yesterday called for a new paradigm of global partnerships based on a shared responsibility to end AIDS. He was speaking at a high-level event by UNAIDS at the United Nations in New York entitled “Fast Track: Quickening the ... | read |
SIDS-SIDS cooperation dominate President’s talks at the UNSIDS-SIDS cooperation dominate President’s talks at the UN

25.09.2017

 Cooperation between island countries once again dominated President Danny Faure’s meetings at the United Nations General Debate in New York today. The President first met Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth of Mauritius to discuss matters of ... | read |
Seychelles strengthens ties with African SIDS at UN conference

25.09.2017

New York, 19 September 2017 - Seychelles strengthened relations with African small island developing states in the Indian and Atlantic oceans yesterday when President Danny Faure met with the President of Comoros and the Prime Minister of ... | read |
President Faure joins over 100 world leaders at UN meetingsPresident Faure joins over 100 world leaders at UN meetings

19.09.2017

President Danny Faure joined more than 100 other heads of state and government in meetings at the United Nations in New York today in advance of the start on Tuesday of the UN General Assembly’s ... | read |
President to attend the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

15.09.2017

President Danny Faure will be absent from the Republic from 16th to 24th September 2017, attending the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, being held in New York.As the Vice-President is already ... | read |
Seychelles an economic model for Africa, says President TrumpSeychelles an economic model for Africa, says President Trump

10.09.2017

President Donald Trump has described Seychelles as an economic model for Africa and noted its innovative financing initiatives to address its development needs and build a blue economy. The President was speaking through a prepared ... | read |
FS Morel represents Seychelles at TICAD in MaputoFS Morel represents Seychelles at TICAD in Maputo

31.08.2017

The Foreign Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Claude Morel, attended in the Post Ministerial TICAD Conference in Maputo, Mozambique, from 24th-26th August, 2017. The Conference was organized to acknowledge and deliberate on the ... | read |
High Commissioner of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Seychelles AccreditedHigh Commissioner of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Seychelles Accredited

30.08.2017

The new High Commissioner of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Seychelles, H.E. Mr Md Abdul Mannan Howlader, presented his credentials to President Danny Faure at State House this morning. President Faure congratulated H.... | read |
President Faure receives Secretary General of COMESAPresident Faure receives Secretary General of COMESA

30.08.2017

The Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Mr Sindiso Ngwenya, paid a courtesy visit to President Faure this morning at State House.Mr Sindiso Ngwenya is in the country ... | read |
Press Communique: VISA formalities

22.08.2017

As a matter of priority the Department of Foreign Affairs facilitates travel of Seychellois nationals by concluding visa waiver agreements. Today, the passport of the Republic of Seychelles is considered the best travel document to ... | read |
Strategic Decisions Emerge from the 37th Ordinary SADC Summit for Heads of States and GovernmentsStrategic Decisions Emerge from the 37th Ordinary SADC Summit for Heads of States and Governments

22.08.2017

 Following two days of deliberations during the 37th SADC Summit for Heads of States and Government, numerous strategic decisions have emerged expecting to lead to new actions for the benefit of member states of the ... | read |
President Faure holds bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the SADC SummitPresident Faure holds bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the SADC Summit

21.08.2017

President Danny Faure met with the President of Republic of South Africa H.E Jacob Gedleyihkisa Zuma and Mr. David Mbangiseni Mahlobo, Minister of State Security, on the side-lines of the 37th SADC Summit that took ... | read |
Seychelles proposes Regional Strategy to address the Scourge of Drugs in the SADC regionSeychelles proposes Regional Strategy to address the Scourge of Drugs in the SADC region

21.08.2017

SADC has welcomed and recognized Seychelles' contribution and proposal for the introduction of a comprehensive regional strategy to collectively address drug issues in the SADC region. The Summit agreed that there was an imperative necessity ... | read |
President Faure delivers Maiden Address during Opening Ceremony of 37th SADC Summit of Heads of States and GovernmentsPresident Faure delivers Maiden Address during Opening Ceremony of 37th SADC Summit of Heads of States and Governments

21.08.2017

Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA: The President of the Republic, President Danny Faure delivered his Maiden address at the official opening ceremony of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit of Heads of States and Governments for the ... | read |
President sends message of condolence to Spain following devastating terror attack in BarcelonaPresident sends message of condolence to Spain following devastating terror attack in Barcelona

18.08.2017

President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to His Majesty Felipe VI, King of the Kingdom of Spain on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles, following the deadly terrorist ... | read |
Ambassador Radegonde Accredited as new Permanent Delegate of Seychelles to UNESCOAmbassador Radegonde Accredited as new Permanent Delegate of Seychelles to UNESCO

17.08.2017

Seychelles’ Paris-based Ambassador, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, has presented his Letters of Credential to Mrs. Irina Bokova, the Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris ... | read |