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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 |
Seychelles Calls for Greater Monitoring of AU Expenditures

14.07.2016

Seychelles has called for greater operational accountability of the African Union through thorough monitoring and evaluation mechanism. Speaking at the 29th Executive Council of the African Union in Kigali, Rwanda today, the Head of the ... | read |
President Michel congratulates new UK Prime Minister on appointment

14.07.2016

President James Michel has extended his sincere congratulations to the newly appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mrs. Theresa May. In a congratulatory letter, Mr. Michel expressed his ... | read |
Le Président Michel reçoit le Ministre des Affaires étrangères du Maroc

14.07.2016

Le Président James Michel a reçu le Ministre des Affaires étrangères et de la Coopération du Royaume du Maroc, Monsieur Salaheddine Mezouar à State House, mercredi matin. Monsieur Michel a exprimé sa satisfaction pour la ... | read |
President Michel meets with Ugandan Special EnvoyPresident Michel meets with Ugandan Special Envoy

12.07.2016

President James Michel met with the Honourable Frederick Ruhindi, Member of Parliament and former Attorney General of Uganda, at State House this morning. Hon. Ruhindi is the presidential special envoy for the Ugandan campaign for ... | read |
New Japanese Ambassador to Seychelles accreditedNew Japanese Ambassador to Seychelles accredited

12.07.2016

The new Japanese Ambassador to Seychelles, HE. Mr. Toshitsugu Uesawa, presented his credentials to President James Michel this morning. President Michel congratulated Ambassador Uesawa on his accreditation, and reaffirmed the excellent relations between the two ... | read |
China and Seychelles celebrate 40 years of Independence and the establishment of diplomatic ties in BeijingChina and Seychelles celebrate 40 years of Independence and the establishment of diplomatic ties in Beijing

04.07.2016

On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Independence of Seychelles and forty years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Seychelles and the People's Republic China, a reception was organised on ... | read |
Visite d’adieu du Secretaire général de la Commission de l'Ocean Indien aux SeychellesVisite d’adieu du Secretaire général de la Commission de l'Ocean Indien aux Seychelles

30.06.2016

Le secrétaire général de la Commission de l'Océan Indien (COI), M. Jean-Claude de l’Estrac, a rendu une visite d’adieu, ce jeudi, au Président James Michel à State House. Le Président Michel a remercié Monsieur de ... | read |
President Michel sends message of condolence to Turkey following terrorist attack on Istanbul airportPresident Michel sends message of condolence to Turkey following terrorist attack on Istanbul airport

29.06.2016

More than forty people have been killed and over 140 others injured in a terrorist attack in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey, at the Ataturk International Airport. Following the tragedy, President James Michel has sent a ... | read |
Seychelles elected vice-chair of SIDS energy initiativeSeychelles elected vice-chair of SIDS energy initiative

28.06.2016

The Executive Council of SIDS DOCK, the global sustainable energy and energy efficiency initiative for small island developing states, has  elected Seychelles as  Vice-Chair for the AIMS region for 2016-2017. The Chair is Dominica in ... | read |
Seychelles human rights report adopted at the UN Human Rights CouncilSeychelles human rights report adopted at the UN Human Rights Council

24.06.2016

Seychelles’ second cycle report under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) was adopted at the 32nd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on the 24th of June, 2016. This follows Seychelles’ review ... | read |
Seychelles calls for adoption of vulnerability index at TICAD VI Ministerial ConferenceSeychelles calls for adoption of vulnerability index at TICAD VI Ministerial Conference

20.06.2016

A Ministerial-level Preparatory Meeting for the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI) was held in Banjul, Capital of the Islamic Republic of Gambia, from 16th to 17th June 2016. TICAD is a conference ... | read |
New Brazilian Ambassador accreditedNew Brazilian Ambassador accredited

15.06.2016

The new ambassador for the Federative Republic of Brazil to Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Carlos Alfonso Iglesias Puente, presented his credentials to President James Michel at State House this morning. Congratulating Ambassador Puente on his ... | read |
4th EU-Seychelles Political Dialogue4th EU-Seychelles Political Dialogue

03.06.2016

The 4th Political Dialogue meeting between the Republic of Seychelles and the European Union as provided for under Article 8 of the Cotonou Partnership Agreement was held today in Victoria. The Minister for Foreign Affairs ... | read |