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Adaptation to Climate Change: The European Union assists in addressing flooding on the island of La DigueAdaptation to Climate Change: The European Union assists in addressing flooding on the island of La Digue

04.02.2016

 H.E Marjaana Sall, Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Seychelles and Mr Simon Springett, the United Nations Resident Coordinator UNDO Resident Representative signed a new agreement of 1,360,ooo euros ... | read |
Anti Piracy Group CGPCS holds 1st strategy meeting of the year under Seychelles chairmanship in MumbaiAnti Piracy Group CGPCS holds 1st strategy meeting of the year under Seychelles chairmanship in Mumbai

04.02.2016

Under the chairmanship of Seychelles, Minister Joel Morgan, chairman of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia, (CGPCS), concluded its first strategy meeting of the group, which was held and hosted by ... | read |
US Ambassador to Seychelles bids farewellUS Ambassador to Seychelles bids farewell

03.02.2016

The United States of America’s Ambassador  to Seychelles, H.E. Mrs. Shari Villarosa paid a farewell call on President James Michel at State House this morning following a three year tenure, based in Mauritius. President ... | read |
Seychelles formally Announces withdrawal from UNSC raceSeychelles formally Announces withdrawal from UNSC race

31.01.2016

Seychelles has formally announced its withdrawal as the East African Candidate for the Non-Permanent Seat of the United Nations Security Council for the period 2017-2018 at the 28th meeting of the Executive Council of African ... | read |
Seychelles deepens ties during bilateral in the margins of the African Union SummitSeychelles deepens ties during bilateral in the margins of the African Union Summit

29.01.2016

The Seychelles Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, Mr Joël Morgan, has said the Seychelles Government is committed to improving its institutions and actively tackling issues of income inequality. Speaking to the Secretary General of ... | read |
African Islands Meet at the AU SummitAfrican Islands Meet at the AU Summit

29.01.2016

The Foreign Ministers of the Island States of the African Union met within the margins of the on-going 28th Executive Council of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to consolidate the position of the ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador Accredited to SwitzerlandSeychelles Ambassador Accredited to Switzerland

29.01.2016

Ambassador Selby Pillay has presented his credentials to the Federal President of the Swiss Confederation,  Johann Schneider- Ammann at a ceremony in the Federal Palace in Bern. Ambassador Pillay conveyed President James Michel’s warm greetings ... | read |
The European Union provides new support to Seychelles regional economic integrationThe European Union provides new support to Seychelles regional economic integration

28.01.2016

 A team obtrude experts are in Seychelles this week to meet with public and private stakeholders. Their mission:to define the actions under a new project of seven million euros in support of Seychelles for the implementation ... | read |
Seychelles accredits Ambassador to South KoreaSeychelles accredits Ambassador to South Korea

27.01.2016

Seychelles resident Ambassador in Beijing, Ms. Vivianne Fock Tave, has presented her Letters of Credence to H.E President Park Geun-hye in a ceremony held in Seoul on 15th January 2016. During the audience with ... | read |
New Finnish Ambassador to Seychelles accreditedNew Finnish Ambassador to Seychelles accredited

27.01.2016

The new Ambassador of of Finland to Seychelles, H.E. Ms. Tarja Fernández, presented her credentials to President James Michel at State House today. President Michel and Ambassador Fernández spoke about creating new partnerships in ... | read |
Indonesian Ambassador pays farewell call to President James MichelIndonesian Ambassador pays farewell call to President James Michel

27.01.2016

The Ambassador of Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Sunu M. Soemarno has today bid farewell to President James Michel in a meeting held at State House, following his three and half-year tenure in office. President James ... | read |
Le nouvel Ambassadeur de La Confédération Suisse auprès des Seychelles presente ses lettres de créance au Président de la RépubliqueLe nouvel Ambassadeur de La Confédération Suisse auprès des Seychelles presente ses lettres de créance au Président de la République

27.01.2016

Le nouvel Ambassadeur de la Confédération Suisse auprès des Seychelles, S.E. Monsieur Philippe Brandt, a présenté ce matin, ses lettres de créance au Président James Michel à State House. Ambassadeur Brandt a aussi présenté ... | read |
Seychelles’ human rights performance reviewed by peers at the UNSeychelles’ human rights performance reviewed by peers at the UN

26.01.2016

Seychelles underwent its second cycle review under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism of the United Nation’s (UN) Human Rights Council yesterday in Geneva, Switzerland. The delegation for Seychelles was led by Secretary of State ... | read |
Seychelles presents Human Rights report in GenevaSeychelles presents Human Rights report in Geneva

22.01.2016

Seychelles human rights record will be reviewed under the framework of the United Nations’ (UN) Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday the 25th of January 2016. Seychelles will be represented by a ... | read |
Le Président adresse un message de solidarité au président du Burkina FasoLe Président adresse un message de solidarité au président du Burkina Faso

19.01.2016

Le président de la République James A. Michel a adressé un message de solidarité et de condoléances à son homologue du Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Kaboré, suite à l’attaque terroriste perpétrée vendredi soir contre un ... | read |
President Michel joins world leaders for discussions at World Future Energy Summit 2016President Michel joins world leaders for discussions at World Future Energy Summit 2016

19.01.2016

Seychelles President James Michel attended the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit 2016, as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) today. Prior to the ceremony, President ... | read |
President James Alix Michel receiving congratulatory messages from world leaders following second round election victoryPresident James Alix Michel receiving congratulatory messages from world leaders following second round election victory

11.01.2016

Following the victory of President James Alix Michel in the run off general election in December 2015, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Transport has received and continues to receive multiple congratulatory messages from various ... | read |
Visite de courtoisie de l’Ambassadeur de l'Union des ComoresVisite de courtoisie de l’Ambassadeur de l'Union des Comores

30.12.2015

Le Président de la République, Monsieur James Michel, a reçu en audience  S.E. Monsieur Caabi Elyachroutu Mohamed, Ambassadeur de l’Union des Comores aux Seychelles, ce mardi, à State House. Aussi présent à cette rencontre ... | read |
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Transport announces formation of a Road Safety & Advisory CommitteeMinistry of Foreign Affairs and Transport announces formation of a Road Safety & Advisory Committee

17.12.2015

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Transport following consultations announces the formation of a Road Safety & Advisory Committee which will be chaired by the Minister responsible for Transport. The Ministry of Health, Ministry of ... | read |
Le Président des Seychelles félicite La France pour la conclusion de l’accord à la COP 21 de ParisLe Président des Seychelles félicite La France pour la conclusion de l’accord à la COP 21 de Paris

15.12.2015

A la suite de la conclusion de l’accord sans précédent à la COP 21 de Paris pour lutter contre le réchauffement climatique, le Président James Michel a addressé un message au Président François Hollande et ... | read |