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President Faure Extends Condolences to eSwatini

30.09.2018

President Faure has expressed his condolences to the King of eSwatini, H.M. Mswati III, on the passing of the former Prime Minister, Dr. Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini. Dr. Sibusiso, who has been a long serving ... | read |
The Seychelles Ambassadors' Retreat Begins Today

28.09.2018

The Seychelles Ambassadors are all meeting in Seychelles this weekend for their biennial retreat. This year, the key points of discussion will involve the Seychelles' Foreign Policy positions on key issues on the international agenda ... | read |
President Faure addresses 73rd United Nations General Assembly

28.09.2018

President Danny Faure began his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday 25th September by embracing ‘multilateralism’ and how this concept has underpinned the values of the United Nations since its creation. Addressing ... | read |
President Faure delivers keynote address at Blue Economy Event

28.09.2018

Aside from attending the United Nation’s General Assembly (UNGA), President Faure was given the honor of delivering the keynote address at the meeting of ACP group of nations, themed ‘Ocean Governance and ACP Small Island ... | read |
President Faure addresses 73rd United Nations General Assembly

28.09.2018

President Danny Faure began his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday 25th September by embracing ‘multilateralism’ and how this concept has underpinned the values of the United Nations since its creation. Addressing ... | read |
President Faure Attends Nelson Mandela Peace Summit

28.09.2018

On 24th September 2018, a day prior to the official opening of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, held in New York, President Danny Faure attended the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit.President ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to South Africa

27.09.2018

Following the passing of Her Excellency, Mrs. Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs of the Republic of South Africa, President Danny Faure has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the President of the Republic of South ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to Vietnam

25.09.2018

President Faure has expressed his condolences to the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, H.E. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on the recent passing of President Tran Dai Quang. On behalf of the ... | read |
Seychelles and Indonesia teams up for bilateral family affairs

25.09.2018

Minister for Family Affairs Mitcy Larue led a 7 person delegation to Bali, Indonesia, comprising of representatives of Health, Social Protection, Elderly and Family Affairs.  The main objectives of this mission was twofold: the ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to Tanzania

23.09.2018

President Faure has expressed his deepest sympathies to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Dr. John Joseph Magufuli, following the tragic accident, in which a passenger ferry capsized near Ukara Island ... | read |
Seychelles and Curacao agree to conclude a Customs Cooperation AgreementSeychelles and Curacao agree to conclude a Customs Cooperation Agreement

21.09.2018

Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, and Principal Secretary of Trade, Ms. Cillia Mangroo, concluded a two-day official mission in Curacao geared specifically towards concluding an Administrative Cooperation Agreement between the customs ... | read |
Foreign Affairs warns Seychellois to respect the law of the country wherever they may be

20.09.2018

The Seychelles Government reminds the Seychellois to respect the law of the land wherever they may be. It does not tolerate any illegal activities that Seychellois may be involved in, including when travelling overseas. These ... | read |
Les Seychelles prennent le flambeau de la présidence du Conseil des Ministres de la COILes Seychelles prennent le flambeau de la présidence du Conseil des Ministres de la COI

20.09.2018

Les travaux de la 33ème session ordinaire du Conseil des ministres de la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI) tenus à Balaclava, Maurice, ont pris fin jeudi dernier avec l’accession de la République des Seychelles à ... | read |
CUBA AND SEYCHELLES HAVE SPECIAL RELATIONSCUBA AND SEYCHELLES HAVE SPECIAL RELATIONS

19.09.2018

The Cuban Minister for Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Bruno Eduardo Rodríguez Parrilla,declared that,"Seychelles and Cuba have special relations despite being so distant geographically”.  Minister Bruno made this statement during a bilateral meeting with ... | read |
UNDP Report Ranks Seychelles Top in Africa

18.09.2018

The UNDP Human Development Report 2018, which was launched on Friday 14th September, has ranked Seychelles #1 in Africa in the Human Development Index (HDI)’s measurement of national achievements. A key indicator of human growth ... | read |
African Union (AU) 19th Extraordinary Session of the Executive Council Strongly backs the ACP Negotiating Mandate for Post-Cotonou Negotiations

17.09.2018

African Union (AU) 19th Extraordinary Session of the Executive Council Strongly backs the ACP Negotiating Mandate for Post –Cotonou Negotiations The Seychelles delegation at the Council joined the chorus of voices calling for support of ... | read |
Inaugural Session of the Seychelles Foreign Affairs Forum (SEYFAF)

17.09.2018

The inaugural session of the Seychelles Foreign Affairs Forum (SEYFAF) was held on 10th September 2018, in the Vice-President’s Conference Room as State House. The SEYFAF has been set up by the Department of Foreign ... | read |
Seychelles supports the call for a more performing African Union CommissionSeychelles supports the call for a more performing African Union Commission

14.09.2018

A two-day Retreat of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) came to an end at the seat of the AU. The Retreat, a Decision of the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of ... | read |
Seychelles signs General Framework Agreement with Botswana

14.09.2018

Seychelles and Botswana, meeting in the margins of the 6th Retreat of the Executive Council of the African Union, signed a General Framework Agreement for cooperation. Signing on behalf of Botswana was Dr. Unity Dow, ... | read |
Seychelles participates in the Archipelagic and Islands State Forum (AIS)

13.09.2018

Special Envoy of President of Seychelles for ASEAN, His Excellency Mr. Nico Barito, represented Seychelles in the 2nd Senior Official Preparatory Meeting of the AIS Forum, held in Jakarta on 6th September 2018. In his ... | read |