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President Faure new co-leader of GLISPAPresident Faure new co-leader of GLISPA

17.10.2016

President Danny Faure became the new Seychelles leader of the Global Island Partnership when he was sworn in on Sunday, succeeding Mr James Michel as one of GLISPA's four co-leaders.   President Michel chaired GLISPA until last year when the chair ... | read |
President Michel send message of condolence to Thailand following passing of King Bhumibol AdulyadejPresident Michel send message of condolence to Thailand following passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej

14.10.2016

Following the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, President James Alix Michel has sent a letter of condolence to the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, Mr Prayut Chan o Cha expressing the sympathies of ... | read |
Président Michel a adressé un message de condeleance a Haiti suite a l'ouragan MatthewPrésident Michel a adressé un message de condeleance a Haiti suite a l'ouragan Matthew

07.10.2016

Le President James Alix Michel a adressé un message de solidarité et du profonde tristesse à son homologue Ha?tien, Son Excellence Monsieur Jocelerme Privert, suite aux effets désastreux de l’ouragan « Matthew ». Le message du Président ... | read |
World bodies recognise Seychelles a leader in innovative finance for climate action and sustainable developmentWorld bodies recognise Seychelles a leader in innovative finance for climate action and sustainable development

07.10.2016

Seychelles’ pioneering work to develop innovative financing to build climate and fiscal resilience, sustainable development and a blue economy, and to respond to natural disasters were recognised at several events in Washington DC, the US ... | read |
Seychelles strengthens cooperation with the IAEA as it celebrates 60 years of contribution to peace and developmentSeychelles strengthens cooperation with the IAEA as it celebrates 60 years of contribution to peace and development

05.10.2016

Representatives of one hundred and fifty five member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) met in Vienna, Austria, last week for the 60th session of its General Conference and to celebrate achievements in ... | read |
Seychelles Climbs in IIAG rankings

05.10.2016

The 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance has been published and has again ranked African states on four major components pertinent to their development. These are: safety and rule of law, participation and human rights, ... | read |
Accréditation du nouvel ambassadeur de la Guinée aux SeychellesAccréditation du nouvel ambassadeur de la Guinée aux Seychelles

05.10.2016

S.E. Monsieur Mamadi Camara est le nouvel ambassadeur de la République Guinéen aux Seychelles.Il a remis ce matin ses lettres de créances au Président James Michel à State House. Les deux hommes ont ... | read |
Seychelles nationals given visa waiver by New ZealandSeychelles nationals given visa waiver by New Zealand

04.10.2016

From the 21 November 2016 this year Seychelles nationals will no longer need a visitor visa to travel to New Zealand for up to three months at a time. Immigration New Zealand (INZ) General Manager, ... | read |
Seychelles and Finland sign Bilateral Air Services AgreementSeychelles and Finland sign Bilateral Air Services Agreement

03.10.2016

The Government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Republic of Finland further deepened their bilateral relationship with the signing of a Bilateral Air Services Agreement signed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, ... | read |
President James expresses profound sadness following passing of Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon PeresPresident James expresses profound sadness following passing of Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres

28.09.2016

Following the passing of the former Prime Minister of the State of Israel, Shimon Peres, President James Michel has expressed in a letter of condolence profound sadness to the people of Israel and to Mr ... | read |
Ambassador Marie- Louise Potter, Permanent Representative of Seychelles to the United Nations addresses the 71st Session of the General Assembly DebatesAmbassador Marie- Louise Potter, Permanent Representative of Seychelles to the United Nations addresses the 71st Session of the General Assembly Debates

28.09.2016

Ambassador Potter today delivered a statement on behalf of President James Michel, at the 71st Session of the UN General Debate.  In her address the Seychelles Permanent Representative (PR) hailed the collaborative Journey that ... | read |
New Namibian High Commissioner to Seychelles accreditedNew Namibian High Commissioner to Seychelles accredited

27.09.2016

New Namibian High Commissioner to Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Veiccoh K. Nghiwete presented his credentials to President James Michel at State House this morning. The President and the High Commissioner discussed the way the countries ... | read |
New Slovak Ambassador to Seychelles accreditedNew Slovak Ambassador to Seychelles accredited

27.09.2016

New Slovak Ambassador to Seychelles, H.E. Mr. František Dlhopol?ek presented his credentials to President James Michel at State House this morning. The President and the Ambassador spoke about cooperation in the field of education, ... | read |
Seychelles Elected Vice-President of Global Island Energy initiative

26.09.2016

Seychelles ambassador Ronny Jumeau was on Saturday elected one of two Vice-Presidents of the small island developing states' (SIDS') sustainable energy initiative, SIDS DOCK, for 2016-17.   Based in Belize, SIDS DOCK is the only organisation of small island developing ... | read |
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 |