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Seychelles President calls on Africa to empower women and to put people at the centre of developmentSeychelles President calls on Africa to empower women and to put people at the centre of development

16.06.2015

Seychelles President James Michel has described the African Union (AU) summit and its theme for this year in Johannesburg, South Africa as an opportune time for all the Heads of State and Government to put ... | read |
Seychelles and Comoros Solidify Cooperation FrameworkSeychelles and Comoros Solidify Cooperation Framework

16.06.2015

The Seychelles Government has today concluded the signing of a General Cooperation Agreement with the Union of Comoros as a facilitating instrument for the deepening of relations between the two Indian Ocean Island States. The ... | read |
Seychelles and the African Union Commission committed to raising awareness on the Blue Economy Concept in AfricaSeychelles and the African Union Commission committed to raising awareness on the Blue Economy Concept in Africa

16.06.2015

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel met with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma in the margins of the 25th African Union Summit, Johannesburg, South Africa. The President was accompanied ... | read |
Le President Michel rencontre son homologue du Cabo Verde en marge du Sommet de l’Union AfricaineLe President Michel rencontre son homologue du Cabo Verde en marge du Sommet de l’Union Africaine

16.06.2015

Le Président Michel s'est entretenu avec son homologue de la République du Cabo Verde, Dr Jorge Carlos Fonseca en marge du Sommet de l'Union Africaine. L'entretien a porté essentiellement sur le renforcement des relations privilégiées ... | read |
25th African Union Summit - President Michel’s interventions on women empowerment, agenda 2063 and Peace and Security25th African Union Summit - President Michel’s interventions on women empowerment, agenda 2063 and Peace and Security

15.06.2015

President James Michel participated in the 25th African Union Summit, which started yesterday at the Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Together with other Heads of State and Government of the African Union, they discussed ... | read |
Seychelles Foreign Minister Commits to Boosting Relations with EthiopiaSeychelles Foreign Minister Commits to Boosting Relations with Ethiopia

15.06.2015

The Seychelles Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, Mr Jöel Morgan, has met with his Ethiopian counterpart to discuss on-going plans to further develop cooperation between the two East African States in the margins of ... | read |
President Michel At 25th African Union Summit In Johannesburg, South AfricaPresident Michel At 25th African Union Summit In Johannesburg, South Africa

13.06.2015

President James Alix Michel is travelling to South Africa to participate in the 25th African Union Summit to be held in Johannesburg on 14th and 15th June 2015. At the Summit, President Michel will continue ... | read |
The Group of African Islands Build Alliances at African Union MeetingThe Group of African Islands Build Alliances at African Union Meeting

12.06.2015

The Group of African Island States have met ahead of the 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union Executive Council in Johannesburg, South Africa to discuss the strengthening of the island states voice within the ... | read |
Seychelles signs Tripartite Free Trade Area AgreementSeychelles signs Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement

10.06.2015

Vice President Danny Faure representing President James Michel at the Third COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, signed today the Declaration launching the Tripartite Free Trade Area and the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement. ... | read |
Vice President Danny Faure at the World Oceans Day Event at UNESCO stresses importance of Oceans for SIDSVice President Danny Faure at the World Oceans Day Event at UNESCO stresses importance of Oceans for SIDS

10.06.2015

Vice President Danny Faure represented President James Michel at the high level ceremony that concluded the event on oceans and climate change organised by the Intergovernmental Oceanic Commission and the Ocean and Climate Platform at ... | read |
President Michel sends message of condolence to Ghana following tragedyPresident Michel sends message of condolence to Ghana following tragedy

09.06.2015

President James Michel has transmitted a message of condolence on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles to Mr John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana following the explosion and ... | read |
Vice President Faure meets the Director General of UNESCO highlighting the Blue EconomyVice President Faure meets the Director General of UNESCO highlighting the Blue Economy

09.06.2015

Vice President Danny Faure met with Mrs Irina Bukova, the Director General of UNESCO, during his visit to the organisation’s headquarters in Paris on the occasion of the World Oceans Day on 8th June. The ... | read |
Vice President Faure attends World Oceans Day Celebration and the African Tripartite Economic Blocs SummitVice President Faure attends World Oceans Day Celebration and the African Tripartite Economic Blocs Summit

08.06.2015

The Vice President Danny Faure will be representing the President James Michel at the United Nations World Oceans Day Commemoration to be held at  the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France on 8th June 2015. The ... | read |
Strengthening Human Rights framework in Seychelles key; following Commonwealth visit to SeychellesStrengthening Human Rights framework in Seychelles key; following Commonwealth visit to Seychelles

01.06.2015

The Government of Seychelles, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat have conducted a one week set of multi-pronged activities focusing on human rights, from the 25th to 29th of May at the Eden Bleu Hotel ... | read |
Seychelles speaks out on key multilateral development issues in Brussels at ACP Ministerial MeetingSeychelles speaks out on key multilateral development issues in Brussels at ACP Ministerial Meeting

30.05.2015

Secretary of State for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, representing Foreign Minister Joël Morgan at the African Caribbean and Pacific Group and ACP-EU ministerial meetings in Brussels, spoke out on a number ... | read |
Tanzanian parliamentary delegation engages with Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport during Seychelles fact finding missionTanzanian parliamentary delegation engages with Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport during Seychelles fact finding mission

29.05.2015

As part of a study tour on deep sea fishing in the Seychelles, a large delegation comprising over twenty members of the Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania, paid a courtesy visit to the ... | read |
President Michel congratulates new Designate ADB PresidentPresident Michel congratulates new Designate ADB President

29.05.2015

Following the conclusion of the election for the new President of the African Development Bank, President James Michel has conveyed the congratulations of the people and government of Seychelles to the new President Designate of ... | read |
Second Norwegian Ambassador to Seychelles AccreditedSecond Norwegian Ambassador to Seychelles Accredited

27.05.2015

The second ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Victor Conrad Rønneberg, presented his credentials to President James Michel in ceremony held at State House today. President Michel congratulated ... | read |
Minister Morgan statement welcoming Alliance Vanille imminent signingMinister Morgan statement welcoming Alliance Vanille imminent signing

27.05.2015

The official announcement made today by the Indian Ocean Commission is most welcome and follows technical meetings between our respective national air carriers and at a political level, discussions between member states.  It is ... | read |
President Michel Message Africa Day 2015President Michel Message Africa Day 2015

25.05.2015

Today, on the 25th of May 2015, Seychelles joins the rest of the world in celebrating Africa Day. Today, we look not at our insularity and the ocean that physically separates us from the mother ... | read |