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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 |
Seychelles highlights priorities at 8th Summit of the ACP Heads of State and GovernmentSeychelles highlights priorities at 8th Summit of the ACP Heads of State and Government

01.06.2016

President Michel was represented at the 8th Summit of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) by Secretary of State Ambassador Barry Faure. The Summit, held on the theme of “Repositioning the ACP ... | read |
Cypriot Ambassador to Seychelles accreditedCypriot Ambassador to Seychelles accredited

31.05.2016

The new Cypriot Ambassador to Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Andreas Panayiotou,presented his credentials to President James Michel at State House this morning. The two countries have strong historical links dating back to the mid-1950s when ... | read |
New Algerian Ambassador to Seychelles accreditedNew Algerian Ambassador to Seychelles accredited

31.05.2016

The new Algerian Ambassador to Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Mokaddem Bafdal, presented his credentials to President James Michel at State House this morning. President Michel thanked Algeria for the many years of cooperation and friendship, ... | read |
New Seychelles Ambassador to the Holy See and Sovereign Order of Malta presents Credentials to Pope Francis and The Grandmaster, Fra' Mathew FestingNew Seychelles Ambassador to the Holy See and Sovereign Order of Malta presents Credentials to Pope Francis and The Grandmaster, Fra' Mathew Festing

30.05.2016

Ambassador Selby Pillay was one of six new envoys who presented his Letters of Credence to Pope Francis on 19th May 2016, at the Vatican, accrediting him to the Holy See.   The Pontiff reciprocated President James ... | read |
President Michel sends message for Africa DayPresident Michel sends message for Africa Day

25.05.2016

Seychelles is cognizant of its inherent place within the greater African Union family and joins the continent in once again reaffirming the unity, which has bound us since the days of our Organisation’s inception. On ... | read |
Musée National de la Marine des Seychelles- Partenariat France-Seychelles : signature à Paris d’un Protocole d’EntenteMusée National de la Marine des Seychelles- Partenariat France-Seychelles : signature à Paris d’un Protocole d’Entente

24.05.2016

La signature, le 9 mai 2016, du Protocole d’Entente entre le Ministère du Tourisme et de la Culture de la République des Seychelles et du Musée national de la Marine en France à l’ambassade des ... | read |
Vice President Faure at the 2016 World Humanitarian SummitVice President Faure at the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit

23.05.2016

The Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure,  is representing the Head of State, Mr. James Alix Michel, at the first World Humanitarian Summit being held from 23rd to 24th May 2016, ... | read |
Le Directeur Pays du Programme Commun ONUSIDA présente ses lettres de créanceLe Directeur Pays du Programme Commun ONUSIDA présente ses lettres de créance

19.05.2016

Le Directeur Pays du Programme Commun des Nations Unies sur le VIH/SIDA (ONUSIDA) pour les Seychelles, Madagascar, Comores, et Maurice, M. Salvator NIYONZIMA, a présenté ses lettres de créance au chef de la diplomatie seychelloise, ... | read |
Seychelles highlights scope of CGPCS in Djibouti at 3rd Eastern Southern African and Indian Ocean Region Ministerial MeetingSeychelles highlights scope of CGPCS in Djibouti at 3rd Eastern Southern African and Indian Ocean Region Ministerial Meeting

19.05.2016

A delegation from Seychelles attended the 3rd Eastern Southern African and Indian Ocean Region Ministerial Meeting on May 15 2016 in, Djibouti. The Seychelles delegation was led by Ambassador Joseph Nourrice based in Addis Ababa, who ... | read |
President Michel sends condolence message to Sri Lanka following landslidePresident Michel sends condolence message to Sri Lanka following landslide

19.05.2016

President James Michel has sent a letter of condolence to the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena following the landslides, which have claimed many lives and caused widespread structural damage. ... | read |
New Ambassador of Seychelles to Slovenia seeks to widen new avenues of cooperationNew Ambassador of Seychelles to Slovenia seeks to widen new avenues of cooperation

18.05.2016

Earlier this month (on 3rd May 2016), Ambassador Selby Pillay presented to H.E. Mr Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia his Letter of Credence as Ambassador of Seychelles to Slovenia, with residence ... | read |
President Michel felicite le nouveau president elu des ComoresPresident Michel felicite le nouveau president elu des Comores

17.05.2016

Monsieur James Michel, President de la Republique des Seychelles a adresse ses vives félicitations a Monsieur Azali Assoumani elu chef d'état de l'Union des Comores après  les résultats officiels proclamés dimanche par la cour constitutionnelle. ... | read |
New Palestinian Ambassador to Seychelles accreditedNew Palestinian Ambassador to Seychelles accredited

17.05.2016

The new Palestinian Ambassador to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Hazem M. Shabat presented his credentials to President James Michel in a ceremony held at State House today. President Michel congratulated Ambassador Shabat ... | read |
New Ethiopian Ambassador to Seychelles accreditedNew Ethiopian Ambassador to Seychelles accredited

11.05.2016

The new ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Republic of Seychelles, Ambassador H.E. Mr. Dina Mufti Sid presented his credentials to President James Michel, at State House this morning. The ... | read |
President Michel receives the Order of the Republic of Serbia on a Sash from New Serbian Ambassador accredited to SeychellesPresident Michel receives the Order of the Republic of Serbia on a Sash from New Serbian Ambassador accredited to Seychelles

10.05.2016

The new Serbian Ambassador to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Dragan Mraovic, presented his credentials to President James Michel in a ceremony held at State House today. President Michel congratulated the new Ambassador ... | read |
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 |