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Seychelles plastics ban a hit at island ocean event at the UNSeychelles plastics ban a hit at island ocean event at the UN

25.09.2016

Seychelles' ban on the most polluting plastic and Styrofoam products was well received at an event for small island developing states at the United Nations in New York on Thursday aimed at enlisting SIDS in a global ... | read |
Seychelles honoured by UN Secretary-General for early ratification of Paris AgreementSeychelles honoured by UN Secretary-General for early ratification of Paris Agreement

22.09.2016

Seychelles one of the early ratifiers of the Paris Agreement on climate change, honoured by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a special ceremony in the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Hall in New York 21st ... | read |
Visite d'adieu de L'ambassadeur de ChineVisite d'adieu de L'ambassadeur de Chine

21.09.2016

L’Ambassadeur de la République Populaire de Chine aux Seychelles, son Excellence Madame Yin Lixian a rendu,  ce mardi matin, au terme d’une mission fort fructueuse, une visite d’adieu au  Président James Michel, à State House. ... | read |
Seychelles Permanent Representative to UN addresses high level meeting on Refugees and Migrants in New YorkSeychelles Permanent Representative to UN addresses high level meeting on Refugees and Migrants in New York

20.09.2016

The 71st United General Assembly has commenced this week in New York, United States of America which has been preceded by a high level meeting on addressing the large movements of Refugees and migrants, at ... | read |
President Michel sends letter of condolence to the Republic of Uzbekistan following passing of President KarimovPresident Michel sends letter of condolence to the Republic of Uzbekistan following passing of President Karimov

05.09.2016

Following the passing of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, H.E. Islam Karimov President James Michel has sent a letter of oc condolence on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles.   ... | read |
“Seychelles is taking the lead worldwide on the Blue Economy”- FAO Director General pays courtesy call on President James Michel“Seychelles is taking the lead worldwide on the Blue Economy”- FAO Director General pays courtesy call on President James Michel

02.09.2016

President James Michel met with the Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisaton (FAO) of the United Nations, Mr. José Graziano Da Silva, at State House this morning. Mr. Da Silva is on an ... | read |
36th SADC Mission for Heads of State and Government: Seychelles welcomes SADC Observer Mission36th SADC Mission for Heads of State and Government: Seychelles welcomes SADC Observer Mission

31.08.2016

The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, represented the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr James Michel, at the 36th Summit of the SADC Heads of State and Government held in ... | read |
New Seychelles Ambassador accredited to the Czech Republic- Ambassador Pillay seeks to reaffirm ties between Prague and VictoriaNew Seychelles Ambassador accredited to the Czech Republic- Ambassador Pillay seeks to reaffirm ties between Prague and Victoria

29.08.2016

Ambassador Selby Pillay presented his Letter of Credence to Czech President, H.E. Mr Miloš ZEMAN on Tuesday 23rd August 2016, at the Prague Castle which is also the official seat and residence of the ... | read |
President Michel sends condolence message to Italy following devastating earthquakePresident Michel sends condolence message to Italy following devastating earthquake

24.08.2016

Following the devastating earthquake which took struck  central Italy during during the early hours of Wednesday, President James Michel has sent a message a condolence to Mr Mr Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic ... | read |
Le Secrétaire général de la COI en visite de courtoisie chez le Président MichelLe Secrétaire général de la COI en visite de courtoisie chez le Président Michel

23.08.2016

Le Secrétaire général de la Commission de l’Océan Indien, Monsieur Hamada Madi dit Boléro, a rendu ce jeudi une visite de courtoisie au Président de la République Monsieur James Michel à State House. Monsieur Boléro ... | read |
President Michel sends message of condolence following demise of former Singaporean PresidentPresident Michel sends message of condolence following demise of former Singaporean President

23.08.2016

On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles, President Hames Michel has extended his deepest condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Singapore following the passing former Singaporean ... | read |
Le secrétaire général de la COI M. Boléro est aux Seychelles

17.08.2016

Monsieur Hamada Madi dit Boléro, nouveau Secrétaire général de la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI), est depuis ce mardi aux Seychelles. Il effectue une visite qui s’inscrit dans le cadre de la tournée de prises ... | read |
Le nouvel ambassadeur du Mali a présenté ses lettres de créance au Président MichelLe nouvel ambassadeur du Mali a présenté ses lettres de créance au Président Michel

10.08.2016

L’ambassadeur de la République du Mali auprès des Seychelles, S.E. M. Mahame Aoudou Cissé, a présenté ce mardi, ses lettres de créance au Président James Michel, à State House. Cette cérémonie a été l’occasion ... | read |
Cuban Ambassador bids farewell to President James Michel at State HouseCuban Ambassador bids farewell to President James Michel at State House

10.08.2016

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba, H.E. Orlando Alvarez Alvarez, has paid a farewell call on President James Michel at State House this morning following a four year tenure, initially as Charge d’Affaires ... | read |
Seychelles Signs New Economic and Technical Agreement with China

02.08.2016

Seychelles has signed a new Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation  with China under which Seychelles will benefit from a 100 million RMB grant (approximately 15 million USD). The signing of the aforementioned agreement took place ... | read |
Seychelles highlights priorities at 32nd session of the Committee on fisheries

23.07.2016

Seychelles was represented at the 32nd session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) by Bernard Shamlaye, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the FAO, and ... | read |
Seychelles Recognised for Achievements in Advancing the Economic Rights of Women at AU Kigali Summit

21.07.2016

Seychelles has been awarded the African Gender Scorecard Award for progress made in ‘Economic Rights’ for women.  The monitoring and accountability tool launched by the African Union in 2015 is aimed at advancing gender ... | read |
President Michel receives Former President Obasanjo at State HousePresident Michel receives Former President Obasanjo at State House

21.07.2016

President James Michel met with Major General Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria at State House this morning. Former President Obasanjo will be participating in African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in the annual general meeting (AGM) ... | read |
Steve Lalande appointed to Eastern African Standby Force Secretariat

21.07.2016

Mr Steve Lalande has been appointed to the post of “Head Of Civilian Component “ in the Eastern African Standby Force Secretariat (EASFSEC) representing ten countries.  This vacancy was offered to the Government of ... | read |
Président Michel condamne l’attaque terroriste de Nice et exprime sa solidarité à la France

15.07.2016

Le président James A. Michel a adressé ce vendredi un message de solidarité et de condoléances à son homologue de France, François Hollande, suite à l’attaque terroriste perpétrée jeudi soir contre une foule rassemblée pour ... | read |