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Seychelles is upgraded to Tier 2 in US Trafficking-In-Persons Report 2019Seychelles is upgraded to Tier 2 in US Trafficking-In-Persons Report 2019

25.06.2019

Seychelles welcomes the recently released United States annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) on Seychelles where the country is upgraded from Tier2 Watch List to Tier 2. This annual report, released by the US ... | read |
Seychelles Delegation Attends the Coordinators’ Meeting of the Forum on China-Africa CooperationSeychelles Delegation Attends the Coordinators’ Meeting of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

25.06.2019

Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, Minister for Finance, Trade, Investment and Economic Planning of Seychelles, led a high-level delegation to attend the Coordinators’ Meeting on the implementation of the follow-up actions of the 2018 Beijing Summit of ... | read |
Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines due in Seychelles this week on a State Visit.Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines due in Seychelles this week on a State Visit.

24.06.2019

The Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, The Honourable Dr. Ralph E. Gonzalves will be arriving in Seychelles on 28 June, on his first State Visit. Prime Minister Gonsalves will be here on ... | read |
Seychelles calls for fuller regional ownership of piracy at the 22nd CGPCS plenary session in Mauritius.Seychelles calls for fuller regional ownership of piracy at the 22nd CGPCS plenary session in Mauritius.

21.06.2019

Speaking on 20 June in Mauritius, on behalf of IOC Chair of Council of Ministers, Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure made a strong call at the 22nd ... | read |
Seychelles participates in the 2nd Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in MauritiusSeychelles participates in the 2nd Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in Mauritius

20.06.2019

The second edition of the Ministerial Maritime Security Conference in the Western Indian Ocean region held today at Balaclava, Mauritius, was opened by Mauritian Foreign Affairs Minister, Honourable Nandcoomar Bodha, who sent an appeal for ... | read |
Les Seychelles et la Chine signent un nouvel accord de coopération économique et techniqueLes Seychelles et la Chine signent un nouvel accord de coopération économique et technique

19.06.2019

Le Vice-Président Vincent Meriton, en sa qualité de Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, et son Excellence Madame Guo Wei, Ambassadeur de la République populaire de Chine ont signé ce mercredi, un nouvel accord bilatéral de coopération ... | read |
Seychelles' appeal for a safer Indian Ocean with no rivalries between StatesSeychelles' appeal for a safer Indian Ocean with no rivalries between States

17.06.2019

Secretary of State Ambassador Barry Faure took part in a round table discussion on maritime security, held today under the theme "A Safer Ocean" in the margins of the second Ministerial Maritime Security organized in ... | read |
German Professor calls on Ambassador FaureGerman Professor calls on Ambassador Faure

11.06.2019

The Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and of the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure, has received Professor Class Dieter Knoop, today, at Maison Queau de Quincy. Dr. Knoop is in Seychelles on a four ... | read |
President Faure congratulates Thai Prime Minister on election winPresident Faure congratulates Thai Prime Minister on election win

10.06.2019

President Danny Faure has sent a message congratulating the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, H.E. General Prayuth Chan-o-cha, on his election as the new Prime Minister of the country. “I am confident ... | read |
Vice President Vincent Meriton reaffirms Seychelles’ Commitment to further champion the Blue Economy in Africa at the Nor-Shipping Africa ConferenceVice President Vincent Meriton reaffirms Seychelles’ Commitment to further champion the Blue Economy in Africa at the Nor-Shipping Africa Conference

06.06.2019

The Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Vincent Meriton delivered opening remarks to the Nor-Shipping Africa Conference in Oslo, Norway on 5th June 2019 and was a member of the panel to discuss ... | read |
Vice President Vincent Meriton attends the Nor-Shipping Conference 2019Vice President Vincent Meriton attends the Nor-Shipping Conference 2019

04.06.2019

Vice President Vincent Meriton is currently in the Kingdom of Norway where he is attending a four-day conference on maritime shipping, Nor-Shipping Conference 2019. Nor-Shipping is a unique platform that brings together various stakeholders with ... | read |
Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs receives newly accredited Norwegian AmbassadorPrincipal Secretary of Foreign Affairs receives newly accredited Norwegian Ambassador

04.06.2019

On the occasion of her accreditation, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway, H.E. Ms. Elin B. Rognlie, called on the Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait, at Maison Queau de Quincy. Present ... | read |
Newly accredited Ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order Of Malta calls on Principal Secretary of Foreign AffairsNewly accredited Ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order Of Malta calls on Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs

04.06.2019

The Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait, received the newly accredited Ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, H.E. Mrs. Francesca Alessandra Azais des Comtes Tastistcheff, today at the Department Foreign ... | read |
DFA learns about Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI)DFA learns about Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI)

31.05.2019

The Co-Founder and the Managing Director of the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI), Mr. Sven Biermann, gave an informative presentation based on the FiTI at the Department of Foreign Affairs on 31 May 2019. The FiTI, ... | read |
Seychelles’ position on Chagos UN ResolutionSeychelles’ position on Chagos UN Resolution

30.05.2019

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution entitled “'Advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965” in ... | read |
Joint Communique on the occasion of the State Visit to Mozambique of His Excellency Mr. Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles, 19 to 21 May 2019Joint Communique on the occasion of the State Visit to Mozambique of His Excellency Mr. Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles, 19 to 21 May 2019

30.05.2019

At the invitation of H. E. Mr. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique, H. E. Mr. Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles, undertook a State Visit to the Republic of ... | read |
Accreditation of UNDP Resident Representative to SeychellesAccreditation of UNDP Resident Representative to Seychelles

28.05.2019

The new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to Seychelles, H.E. Ms. Amanda Serumaga, presented her credentials to Vice-President Vincent Meriton, today at Maison Queau de Quincy. The Vice President conveyed welcoming greetings ... | read |
Accreditation of Ambassador Radegonde to ItalyAccreditation of Ambassador Radegonde to Italy

27.05.2019

On Thursday 23rd May, 2019, during a ceremony at the Palazzo del Quirinale in Rome, Seychelles Paris-based ambassador, Sylvestre Radegonde, presented his Letters to the Italian President, Mr. Sergio Matteralla, accrediting him as Seychelles Ambassador ... | read |
President Faure congratulates newly inaugurated South African PresidentPresident Faure congratulates newly inaugurated South African President

25.05.2019

On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, President Danny Faure congratulated the President of the Republic of South Africa, H.E Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, on the occasion of his inauguration as the sixth ... | read |
President Faure congratulates Indian Prime Minister on re-electionPresident Faure congratulates Indian Prime Minister on re-election

24.05.2019

President Danny Faure has sent a congratulatory message to the re-elected Prime Minister of the Republic of India, H.E Mr. Narendra Modi, upon his victory for a second term. In addition to extending his ... | read |