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SADC Summit salutes progress made by the region on social, economic, peace and security frontsSADC Summit salutes progress made by the region on social, economic, peace and security fronts

19.08.2015

Vice President Danny Faure represented President James Michel, at the 35th annual SADC Summit being held in Botswana, Gaborone from the 17th to 18th of August 2015. The 35th SADC Summit, which regroups Heads of ... | read |
Vice President Faure holds consultative meeting with Seychellois students studying in Botswana.Vice President Faure holds consultative meeting with Seychellois students studying in Botswana.

17.08.2015

During his visit to Gaborone, Botswana where he is currently leading the Seychelles delegation at the 35th SADC Summit, Vice President Danny Faure took the opportunity to meet with Seychellois students currently studying in country.... | read |
First Ever Seychelles Ambassador Accredited to Ghana and UgandaFirst Ever Seychelles Ambassador Accredited to Ghana and Uganda

17.08.2015

High Commissioner Joseph Nourrice, the Resident Ambassador in Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union, has become the first Seychelles High Commissioner to be accredited to Ghana and Uganda. The High Commissioner presented his ... | read |
Vice President Danny Faure to lead the Seychelles delegation at the 35th Summit of the  Southern African Development Community (SADC) in BotswanaVice President Danny Faure to lead the Seychelles delegation at the 35th Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Botswana

15.08.2015

Vice President Danny Faure will be representing President James Michel to the 35th annual SADC Summit being held from the 17th to the 18th of August 2015, in Gaborone, Botswana. The Seychelles delegation consists of ... | read |
Le Consul Honoraire des Seychelles à La Réunion n’est plus

14.08.2015

C'est avec vive émotion que nous avons appris la bouleversante annonce du décès de Monsieur  Pierre Hoarau, Consul Honoraire de la République des Seychelles à La Réunion depuis le 1er février 1999. Le  Ministère des ... | read |
Seychelles President James Michel meets with Cypriot President Nicos AnastasiadesSeychelles President James Michel meets with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades

14.08.2015

President James Michel met with the President of Cyprus, HE. Nicos Anastasiades at State House, last Friday.  President Anastasiade was on private visit to Seychelles and leaves the country today. President Michel wished President ... | read |
President Michel expresses profound sadness in message following Tianjin explosionPresident Michel expresses profound sadness in message following Tianjin explosion

13.08.2015

In a letter of addressed to Mr Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, President James Michel expressed profound sadness and conveyed deepest condolences on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles ... | read |
Minister Morgan engages Philippines Ambassador prior to upcoming Joint Committee MeetingMinister Morgan engages Philippines Ambassador prior to upcoming Joint Committee Meeting

11.08.2015

Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Bayani V. Mangibin met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, Mr Joël Morgan, the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Foreign ... | read |
Seychelles Foreign Minister meets with Chinese counterpart highlighting longstanding and excellent bilateral relationsSeychelles Foreign Minister meets with Chinese counterpart highlighting longstanding and excellent bilateral relations

10.08.2015

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, Mr Joël Morgan met with Mr Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China. The Chinese Foreign Minister leading an eight-member delegation transited through Seychelles on Friday ... | read |
Seychelles granted Visa on Arrival to Indonesia

07.08.2015

Seychelles is is the sixth African country and 69th nation to obtain a visa upon arrival to the Republic of Indonesia. All Seychellois nationals travelling to Indonesia are now eligible to apply for Visa on Arrival ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador Accredited to the State of Israel to boost cooperationSeychelles Ambassador Accredited to the State of Israel to boost cooperation

07.08.2015

Ambassador Waven William, resident Seychelles Ambassador in New Delhi, India, presented his letter of accreditation as non-resident ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Mr Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel. Since the establishment of ... | read |
British High Commissioner Lindsay Skoll bids farewellBritish High Commissioner Lindsay Skoll bids farewell

05.08.2015

The British High Commissioner to Seychelles, H.E. Mrs. Lindsay Skoll paid a farewell call on President James Michel at State House this morning following a three year tenure in Seychelles. President Michel thanked High ... | read |
President Michel meets with the Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Minoru KiuchiPresident Michel meets with the Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Minoru Kiuchi

05.08.2015

President Michel met with the Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Minoru Kiuchi, at State House this morning. President Michel thanked Japan for its support in the fight against piracy as well as fisheries ... | read |
Minister for Finance, Trade and the Blue Economy addresses UN Security council on Security Challenges faced by SIDSMinister for Finance, Trade and the Blue Economy addresses UN Security council on Security Challenges faced by SIDS

03.08.2015

'The Blue Economy builds security and development'- Seychelles briefs UN Security Council Minister of Finance, Trade and the Blue Economy, Jean-Paul Adam, has addressed the UN Security Council on the subject of security challenges faced ... | read |
Seychelles remains concerned about the unsubstantiated allegations in the US State Department's annual trafficking in person's report

29.07.2015

Seychelles welcomed the US State Department Report on Trafficking in Persons released earlier this week but finds it unfortunate this new edition of the annual report has not done away with allegations based on anecdotal ... | read |
Iran Nuclear Agreement: Government of Seychelles Statement

24.07.2015

The Government of Seychelles welcomes the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, between Iran and the group of P5 + 1 countries, consisting of the 5 permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany, for ... | read |
Seychelles attends 17th Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation of SADCSeychelles attends 17th Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation of SADC

22.07.2015

Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Transport, headed the Seychelles delegation to the 17th Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, ... | read |
Seychelles Highlights Financing priorities for Future of SIDS Development with Global PartnersSeychelles Highlights Financing priorities for Future of SIDS Development with Global Partners

16.07.2015

Minister Jean-Paul Adam has chaired a high-level panel on ‘Small Island Developing States and the post-2015 development finance agenda’ that brought together global partners and SIDS representatives to discuss the specific financing challenges being faced ... | read |
Seychelles speaks out on the Importance of Local Governance CoordinationSeychelles speaks out on the Importance of Local Governance Coordination

16.07.2015

Mayor of Victoria, Mrs Jacqueline Moustache-Belle participated in a round table discussion of the importance of policy coherence in the pursuit of sustainable development where she was a featured panellist and shared the experiences of ... | read |
One Size Does Not Fit All, Says SeychellesOne Size Does Not Fit All, Says Seychelles

14.07.2015

The Seychelles delegation participating at the Third Financing for Development Conference being held in Addis Ababa has said that partnerships need to be adapted to the context of the various difference developing countries. “As we ... | read |