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UNSG Ban Ki-moon bids farewell following historic visit to SeychellesUNSG Ban Ki-moon bids farewell following historic visit to Seychelles

09.05.2016

The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon has departed earlier today following the successful completion of a two-day visit to the Republic of Seychelles. President James Michel and Vice President Danny Faure bid the Secretary-General ... | read |
The United Nations stands ready to work with Seychelles for a better future on a cleaner planetThe United Nations stands ready to work with Seychelles for a better future on a cleaner planet

08.05.2016

Seychelles President James Michel received the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, at State House this evening. The two leaders discussed state affairs in a tête-à-tête meeting before joining a bilateral meeting which ... | read |
Seychelles President welcomes UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the Indian Ocean islandsSeychelles President welcomes UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the Indian Ocean islands

07.05.2016

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel, has warmly welcomed His Excellency Mr.  Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) to Seychelles at the Seychelles International Airport this ... | read |
Official Visit of the United Nations Secretary General to SeychellesOfficial Visit of the United Nations Secretary General to Seychelles

02.05.2016

At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon will undertake an official visit to Seychelles from 7th to 8th of ... | read |
Seychelles defends its interests at ACP and ACP-EU Ministerial Meetings in Dakar, SenegalSeychelles defends its interests at ACP and ACP-EU Ministerial Meetings in Dakar, Senegal

02.05.2016

The 41st Joint ACP-EU Council of Ministers closed on 29th April in Dakar, Senegal, after two days of deliberations. The meeting was preceded by the 103rd session of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Council ... | read |
Seychelles signs landmark Paris Agreement step towards comprehensive climate change mitigationSeychelles signs landmark Paris Agreement step towards comprehensive climate change mitigation

26.04.2016

Seychelles joins the majority of the States Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in signing the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change which aims to enact policies to effect greenhouse ... | read |
Seychelles concludes 2nd Joint Committee Meeting with PhilippinesSeychelles concludes 2nd Joint Committee Meeting with Philippines

25.04.2016

The second Joint Committee Meeting Seychelles-Philippines was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Manila on April 21 and co-chaired by Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, Principal Secretary, and Ms. Laura Q. Del Rosario, Undersecretary, Department ... | read |
President Michel conveys the condolences of the Government and people of Seychelles to Ethiopia following cattle raid tragedyPresident Michel conveys the condolences of the Government and people of Seychelles to Ethiopia following cattle raid tragedy

22.04.2016

Following the cross border cattle raids in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia which has claimed the lives of more than 200 people and seen the kidnaping of 100 children; on behalf of the Government ... | read |
President Michel sends congratulatory note and conveys best wishes to Queen Elizabeth on 90th BirthdayPresident Michel sends congratulatory note and conveys best wishes to Queen Elizabeth on 90th Birthday

21.04.2016

On the occasion of Queen Elizabeth II 90th birthday, President James Michel has sent a congratulatory message to Her Majesty on behalf of the people and Government of the Republic of Seychelles and conveyed his very ... | read |
L’atelier COI-OIM de validation de la stratégie régionale migration et santé aux SeychellesL’atelier COI-OIM de validation de la stratégie régionale migration et santé aux Seychelles

18.04.2016

Les Seychelles accueillent les 20 et 21 avril l’atelier COI-OIM de validation de la stratégie régionale migration et santé, à l’hôtel Savoy, Beau-Vallon. L’objectif de cet atelier est de permettre aux pays membres de la ... | read |
President James Michel sends message of condolence to Ecuador following devastating earthquakePresident James Michel sends message of condolence to Ecuador following devastating earthquake

18.04.2016

Following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck the Ecuadorian coastal town of Manta, claiming over 250 lives, injuring many others and causing widespread structural damage, President James Michel on behalf of the Government ... | read |
Valorisation des Competence Francophone aux SeychellesValorisation des Competence Francophone aux Seychelles

18.04.2016

Pendant trois  jours du 12 au 14 avril 2016,  vingt-sept professionnels qui utilisent le français au travail, vont se présenter à l'entretien de la VAFIE (Valorisation des acquis francophones dans l’emploi) devant un jury. Les ... | read |
President Michel Congratulates Baroness Scotland as she assumes office as Secretary General of Commonwealth and expresses thanks to outgoing Commonwealth head Mr Kamalesh SharmaPresident Michel Congratulates Baroness Scotland as she assumes office as Secretary General of Commonwealth and expresses thanks to outgoing Commonwealth head Mr Kamalesh Sharma

01.04.2016

President James Michel has congratulated Baroness Patricia Scotland on behalf of the people and Government of the Republic of Seychelles as she assumes the Office of Secretary General of the Commonwealth today. In his message ... | read |
New Mozambican High Commissioner to Seychelles accreditedNew Mozambican High Commissioner to Seychelles accredited

30.03.2016

The new High Commissioner of Mozambique to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Paulino José Macaringue, presented his credentials to President James Michel in a ceremony held at State House today. President Michel congratulated ... | read |
Le Président Michel a acceulli le Secrétaire Générale de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, Madame Michaëlle JeanLe Président Michel a acceulli le Secrétaire Générale de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, Madame Michaëlle Jean

29.03.2016

Le Président James Michel a rencontré la Secrétaire Générale  de l'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), Madame Michaëlle Jean,  à  State House ce matin.  La Secrétaire Générale est en visite officielle aux Seychelles, ... | read |
Condolence message sent to Pakistan by President Michel following Lahore suicide bombingCondolence message sent to Pakistan by President Michel following Lahore suicide bombing

28.03.2016

Following a devastating and senseless act of terror which has claimed over 60 lives in Lahore, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, President James Michel has sent a letter on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles to ... | read |
President Michel sends message of condolence to Kingdom of Belgium following bomb blasts and condemns acts of terrorPresident Michel sends message of condolence to Kingdom of Belgium following bomb blasts and condemns acts of terror

22.03.2016

On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, in a message of condolence addressed to Mr. Charles Michel, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium, President James Michel remarked that it was with a ... | read |
Consultative workshop held for Seychelles recommendations under UPRConsultative workshop held for Seychelles recommendations under UPR

22.03.2016

The Foreign Affairs Department held a consultative workshop regarding the recommendations Seychelles received under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism on the 22nd of March, 2016 at Care House, Victoria. The UPR was established by ... | read |
La Secre?taire ge?ne?rale de la Francophonie en visite officielle dans l’oce?an IndienLa Secre?taire ge?ne?rale de la Francophonie en visite officielle dans l’oce?an Indien

22.03.2016

La Secre?taire ge?ne?rale de la Francophonie, Madame Michae?lle Jean, se rendra du 22 au 29 mars 2016 en visite officielle a? Madagascar, a? Maurice et aux Seychelles. A? Madagascar, la Secre?taire ge?ne?rale s’entretiendra avec le ... | read |
President Michel expresses sympathy to family of Seychellois victim of FlyDubai flight and sends message of condolence to Russian President Vladimir PutinPresident Michel expresses sympathy to family of Seychellois victim of FlyDubai flight and sends message of condolence to Russian President Vladimir Putin

19.03.2016

Following the airline disaster of FlyDubai Flight FZ981 which has claimed over 60 souls, including a Seychellois national, President James Michel has expressed his condolences on behalf of the people of Seychelles to his Russian ... | read |