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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 |
President Faure Extends Condolences to eSwatini

30.09.2018

President Faure has expressed his condolences to the King of eSwatini, H.M. Mswati III, on the passing of the former Prime Minister, Dr. Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini. Dr. Sibusiso, who has been a long serving ... | read |
The Seychelles Ambassadors' Retreat Begins Today

28.09.2018

The Seychelles Ambassadors are all meeting in Seychelles this weekend for their biennial retreat. This year, the key points of discussion will involve the Seychelles' Foreign Policy positions on key issues on the international agenda ... | read |
President Faure addresses 73rd United Nations General Assembly

28.09.2018

President Danny Faure began his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday 25th September by embracing ‘multilateralism’ and how this concept has underpinned the values of the United Nations since its creation. Addressing ... | read |
President Faure delivers keynote address at Blue Economy Event

28.09.2018

Aside from attending the United Nation’s General Assembly (UNGA), President Faure was given the honor of delivering the keynote address at the meeting of ACP group of nations, themed ‘Ocean Governance and ACP Small Island ... | read |
President Faure addresses 73rd United Nations General Assembly

28.09.2018

President Danny Faure began his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday 25th September by embracing ‘multilateralism’ and how this concept has underpinned the values of the United Nations since its creation. Addressing ... | read |
President Faure Attends Nelson Mandela Peace Summit

28.09.2018

On 24th September 2018, a day prior to the official opening of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, held in New York, President Danny Faure attended the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit.President ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to South Africa

27.09.2018

Following the passing of Her Excellency, Mrs. Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs of the Republic of South Africa, President Danny Faure has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the President of the Republic of South ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to Vietnam

25.09.2018

President Faure has expressed his condolences to the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, H.E. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on the recent passing of President Tran Dai Quang. On behalf of the ... | read |
Seychelles and Indonesia teams up for bilateral family affairs

25.09.2018

Minister for Family Affairs Mitcy Larue led a 7 person delegation to Bali, Indonesia, comprising of representatives of Health, Social Protection, Elderly and Family Affairs.  The main objectives of this mission was twofold: the ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to Tanzania

23.09.2018

President Faure has expressed his deepest sympathies to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Dr. John Joseph Magufuli, following the tragic accident, in which a passenger ferry capsized near Ukara Island ... | read |
Seychelles and Curacao agree to conclude a Customs Cooperation AgreementSeychelles and Curacao agree to conclude a Customs Cooperation Agreement

21.09.2018

Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, and Principal Secretary of Trade, Ms. Cillia Mangroo, concluded a two-day official mission in Curacao geared specifically towards concluding an Administrative Cooperation Agreement between the customs ... | read |
Foreign Affairs warns Seychellois to respect the law of the country wherever they may be

20.09.2018

The Seychelles Government reminds the Seychellois to respect the law of the land wherever they may be. It does not tolerate any illegal activities that Seychellois may be involved in, including when travelling overseas. These ... | read |