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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 |
Le Président Michel adresse ses félicitations au Président Hollande pour la Fête du 14 Juillet en France

14.07.2015

A l’occasion de la fête nationale de la République Française, le Président James Michel a adressé un message à son homologue François Hollande à qui il  a tenu à exprimer ses très vives félicitations et ... | read |
Seychelles declared as a “White List “ Country by IMO

14.07.2015

The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee, meeting at the IMO London headquarters at its 95th session from the 3rd and running through the 12th of June 2015, has added Seychelles to the IMO ‘White List’, this ... | read |
Seychelles Calls for Targeted Support for SIDSSeychelles Calls for Targeted Support for SIDS

14.07.2015

The Seychelles Vice President has called for targeted support for small economies or developing countries as a key component in facilitating the meaningful participation of Small Island Developing States in world trade and enabling sustainable ... | read |
Seychelles has called on World Leaders to Create a Financing Framework that Better Empowers Developing CountriesSeychelles has called on World Leaders to Create a Financing Framework that Better Empowers Developing Countries

13.07.2015

The Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles has called upon the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) to adopt a Vulnerability Index as a means of having a more rounded view of ... | read |
Visa-free travel agreement between Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates comes into force

13.07.2015

President James Michel has commended the excellent relationship between the Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates, as a visa waiver agreement between the two countries comes into force this week. “The coming into force of ... | read |
EASF Peace Fund Preparatory conference held as Seychelles Chairs GroupingEASF Peace Fund Preparatory conference held as Seychelles Chairs Grouping

11.07.2015

The Republic of Seychelles has taken on the chairmanship of the East Africa Standby Force. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, Joël Morgan has hosted the East Africa Standby Force Peace Fund Preparatory Conference Committee ... | read |
Seychelles set to take Chairmanship of CGPCS in 2016Seychelles set to take Chairmanship of CGPCS in 2016

11.07.2015

The Republic of Seychelles has played a key role in ensuring maritime safety and bringing an end to the scourge of Somali based piracy. Seychelles has been an active member of the Contact Group on ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador Selby Pillay presents letters of Accreditation to HM King Willem-Alexander in NetherlandsSeychelles Ambassador Selby Pillay presents letters of Accreditation to HM King Willem-Alexander in Netherlands

09.07.2015

Seychelles Ambassador Selby Pillay has been accredited to the Kingdom of the Netherlands after having presented his Credentials to His Majesty King Willem-Alexander at the Nooreinde Palace, in The Hague. The main thrust of the ... | read |
Seychelles first resident High Commissioner to Sri Lanka presents Letters of Credence to President Maithripala Sirisena.Seychelles first resident High Commissioner to Sri Lanka presents Letters of Credence to President Maithripala Sirisena.

08.07.2015

High Commissioner Philippe Le Gall, who was posted in China till April this year, has presented his credentials today to Maithripala Sirinesa, President of the Socialist Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka.  In his message, ... | read |