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ILO and Seychelles willing to further strengthen their partnership

07.10.2015

The Assistant Director-General and Regional Director of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) for Africa, Mr.  Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, paid a courtesy call on President James Michel today at State House. Mr. Chuma is on an ... | read |
Thai ambassador to Seychelles accredited

07.10.2015

The new ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to Seychelles, Mr. Prasittiporn Wetprasit, presented his credentials to President James Michel at State House this morning. The President and the Ambassador discussed several fields of cooperation ... | read |
Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Seychelles accreditedSri Lankan High Commissioner to Seychelles accredited

07.10.2015

The new resident High Commissioner of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to Seychelles, Dr. Tikiri Herath Gunathilake, presented his credentials to President James Michel at State House this morning. The President and the ... | read |
President Michel meets with Commonwealth SG in margins of UNGAPresident Michel meets with Commonwealth SG in margins of UNGA

30.09.2015

President James Michel has engaged in a high profile bilateral discussion with Commonwealth Secretary-General, Kamalesh Sharma on Tuesday. They discussed way to harmonise positions for discussion ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of State Summit to ... | read |
President Michel engages with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in margins of UNGAPresident Michel engages with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in margins of UNGA

30.09.2015

President James Michel met with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon in the margins of the Organisation's General Assembly on Tuesday. President Michel spoke with the Secretary General with regards to the ... | read |
President Michel calls for greater solidarity and climate commitment at UNGAPresident Michel calls for greater solidarity and climate commitment at UNGA

30.09.2015

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel has addressed the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, which is a momentous occasion for the international ... | read |
President James Michel attends reception hosted by President Barack Obama for Heads of State in New YorkPresident James Michel attends reception hosted by President Barack Obama for Heads of State in New York

29.09.2015

President James Michel as well as other Heads of State attending the General Assembly where hosted on Monday evening by the President of the United States of America, Mr. Barack Obama to a reception at ... | read |
President James Michel at the forefront of debate promoting the sustainability of Oceans on Clinton Global Initiative PanelPresident James Michel at the forefront of debate promoting the sustainability of Oceans on Clinton Global Initiative Panel

29.09.2015

Speaking at a panel at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Special Session on Sustainable Oceans on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly’s General Debate on Monday, President James Michel made a strong statement ... | read |
Seychelles President James Michel attends largest opening of UN General Assembly DebateSeychelles President James Michel attends largest opening of UN General Assembly Debate

29.09.2015

President James Michel has attended the opening of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly Debate in New York on Monday President Michel is set to address the Assembly on Tuesday afternoon, highlighting ... | read |
Only through solidarity can we protect our environment and combat climate says Foreign Minister at UN Summit side eventOnly through solidarity can we protect our environment and combat climate says Foreign Minister at UN Summit side event

28.09.2015

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Joel Morgan has addressed the United Nations Summit for the adoption of the post-2015 Development Agenda specifically in the interactive Dialogue 4 side ... | read |
President Michel arrives in New York for 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly

28.09.2015

President James Michel and his delegation arrived in New York last night. Today, the President will attend the opening of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which is the largest gathering of heads ... | read |
Seychelles highlights importance of Goal 14 of oceans sustainibility at UN Post 2015 Development Agenda SummitSeychelles highlights importance of Goal 14 of oceans sustainibility at UN Post 2015 Development Agenda Summit

27.09.2015

Mr. Joël Morgan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport is representing President Janes Michel at the United Nations Summit for the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda currently being held in New York, United Nations Headquarters,... | read |
President Michel to speak on Seychelles' Blue Economy development at Clinton Global Initiative Special Session on Sustainable Oceans

26.09.2015

President James Michel has been invited by former US President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation to speak on a panel on sustainable oceans on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly’s General Debate by world ... | read |
President Michel extends condolences to Saudi Arabia following tragic deaths of pilgrims to MeccaPresident Michel extends condolences to Saudi Arabia following tragic deaths of pilgrims to Mecca

25.09.2015

Shortly after the tragedy of a crane crashing into a crowd of pilgrims in Mecca killing and injuring many, an incident at Mina during the hajj pilgrimage has claimed the lives of over seven hundred people. ... | read |
Seychelles Maritime Safety Administration Head appointed as IMO Maritime AmbassadorSeychelles Maritime Safety Administration Head appointed as IMO Maritime Ambassador

23.09.2015

The Director General of the Seychelles Maritime Safety Administration, SMSA, Captain Joachim Valmont has as of the 11th of September 2015, been appointed as a Maritime Ambassador for the International Maritime Organization, this following nomination ... | read |
President Michel at the 70th General Assembly of the United NationsPresident Michel at the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations

22.09.2015

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel is travelling to New-York to participate in the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly which will take place at the end of ... | read |
New Australian Prime Minister congratulated on appointment by President MichelNew Australian Prime Minister congratulated on appointment by President Michel

16.09.2015

In a congratulatory note, on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles, President James Michel warmly congratulated Mr Malcolm Turnbull following his appointment as the new Prime Minister of the Commonwealth ... | read |
Slovak Ambassador to Seychelles bids farewellSlovak Ambassador to Seychelles bids farewell

15.09.2015

The outgoing Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Dr. Michal Mlynar, paid a farewell call on President James Michel today at State House, at the end of his three ... | read |
The Nigerian High Commissioner to Seychelles bids farewellThe Nigerian High Commissioner to Seychelles bids farewell

15.09.2015

The outgoing Nigerian High Commissioner to Seychelles, H.E. Mr.  Solomon Akintola Oyateru paid a farewell call on President James Michel at State House this morning following a tenure of three years. He was accompanied ... | read |
Congratulatory note sent to Singaporean Prime Minister by President Michel following Election winCongratulatory note sent to Singaporean Prime Minister by President Michel following Election win

15.09.2015

President James Michel has congratulated the Singaporean Prime Minister, Mr Lee Hsien Loong following the People's Action Party's resounding victory in the country's General Elections. In a congratulatory note, President Michel said "this victory is message to ... | read |