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Seychelles participates in 18th Ordinary Council of Ministers of Defence and Security of Eastern Africa Standby Force Policy Organs Meeting held in MoroniSeychelles participates in 18th Ordinary Council of Ministers of Defence and Security of Eastern Africa Standby Force Policy Organs Meeting held in Moroni

10.02.2015

Secretary of State Ambassador Barry Faure represented President Michel, Minister of Defence of Seychelles, at the 18th Ordinary Council of Ministers of? Defence and Security of Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) Policy Organs Meeting, held ... | read |
Partnership between Seychelles and New Zealand to take new heights with new High CommissionerPartnership between Seychelles and New Zealand to take new heights with new High Commissioner

10.02.2015

The new High Commissioner of New Zealand to Seychelles, Mr. Shane Jones presented his credentials to President James Michel at State House this morning. The President congratulated and wished the High Commissioner every success during ... | read |
AU-EU Maritime Ministerial “Lessons Learnt” Meeting scheduled in SeychellesAU-EU Maritime Ministerial “Lessons Learnt” Meeting scheduled in Seychelles

04.02.2015

Seychelles is hosting the Maritime Safety and Security Ministerial meeting of the African Union and European Union to be held from the 8th to the 9th February at the Savoy Resort & Spa. The overarching ... | read |
Seychelles: Committed to African SecuritySeychelles: Committed to African Security

01.02.2015

The Vice President of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure, has underlined Seychelles’ commitment to regional collective security when addressing the African Union Summit on peace and security and said that despite being Africa’s smallest member, the ... | read |
“Our Development, Means Your Development,” Says Vice President Faure“Our Development, Means Your Development,” Says Vice President Faure

31.01.2015

The Seychelles delegation at the 24th Ordinary Session of the Assembly at the African Union in Addis Ababa has welcomed the importance being placed on African islands by the African Union, through the Agenda 2063 “The ... | read |
African Islands and UNEP Hold Talks to Deepen CooperationAfrican Islands and UNEP Hold Talks to Deepen Cooperation

31.01.2015

“Islands cannot be ignored”, this was the message of Vice President Danny Faure when addressing a special gathering of African island states this morning. Following the development framework adopted at the Third International Conference on ... | read |
Government of Seychelles and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) work in collaboration to develop Country Programme Framework for the 2016-2020 Technical Cooperation CycleGovernment of Seychelles and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) work in collaboration to develop Country Programme Framework for the 2016-2020 Technical Cooperation Cycle

30.01.2015

The Government of Seychelles, in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), have come together this week in a consultative workshop, to develop the Country Programme Framework of Technical Cooperation between the State and ... | read |
Vice President Faure Attends African Union SummitVice President Faure Attends African Union Summit

30.01.2015

Vice President Danny Faure will be representing President James Michel at the 24th African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government to be held from 30th – 31st January 2015 at the African Union ... | read |
Seychelles to Boost Cooperation with EthiopiaSeychelles to Boost Cooperation with Ethiopia

27.01.2015

Seychelles and Ethiopia are set to take their bilateral cooperation to new heights following talks held between the Ethiopian Foreign Minister, Dr. Tedros Adhanom, and Minister for Foreign Affair, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam. Tourism and cultural ... | read |
Foreign Minister Calls on Africa to be Champions of the Blue EconomyForeign Minister Calls on Africa to be Champions of the Blue Economy

27.01.2015

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has commended the African Union for embracing Africa’s Blue Economy as a key area of the transformative component of Agenda 2063 and called on his African counterparts to be “champions ... | read |
African Islands Stand United at AU SummitAfrican Islands Stand United at AU Summit

27.01.2015

The African Island States have reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the voice of island states within the African Union by highlighting the real and valuable contributions they can make to the growth and development of ... | read |
The Government of Seychelles congratulates the new elected President of Zambia, Mr. Edgar Lungu and wishes to strengthen the ties between the two countriesThe Government of Seychelles congratulates the new elected President of Zambia, Mr. Edgar Lungu and wishes to strengthen the ties between the two countries

26.01.2015

President James Michel has congratulated the newly elected President of Zambia, Mr Edgar Lungu on behalf of the people and Government of the Republic of Seychelles. In the congratulatory message, President Michel has congratulated the ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador accredited to Portugal to strengthen cooperation between Seychelles and PortugalSeychelles Ambassador accredited to Portugal to strengthen cooperation between Seychelles and Portugal

26.01.2015

Mr. Bernard Shamlaye presented his credentials as Ambassador of Seychelles to Portugal to President Anibal Cavaco Silva at a ceremony held at the Palacio de Belem, Lisbon on 20 January. Discussions with President Cavaco Silva ... | read |
President Michel offers sympathies and pays tribute to King Abdullah and congratulates King Salman on ascension to Saudi thronePresident Michel offers sympathies and pays tribute to King Abdullah and congratulates King Salman on ascension to Saudi throne

23.01.2015

In a message of condolence President James Michel paid tribute to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia following his demise. He described him ... | read |
Former President France Albert René’s biography to be launched at the Brunei Gallery, LondonFormer President France Albert René’s biography to be launched at the Brunei Gallery, London

23.01.2015

Dr. Kevin Shillington delineates the life and times of former President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. France Albert René in The Father of Modern Seychelles. A Biography. Following its official launching by the President ... | read |
Seychelles and Mauritius in discussion to renegotiate Fisheries agreementSeychelles and Mauritius in discussion to renegotiate Fisheries agreement

23.01.2015

In view of the renegotiation of the Seychelles – Mauritius Fisheries Agreement, representatives from the Republic of Seychelles and the Republic of Mauritius met from the 20th to the 22nd February 2015 in Victoria, Mahé, ... | read |
The Relationship between the Republic of Seychelles and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka goes 'beyond politics'The Relationship between the Republic of Seychelles and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka goes 'beyond politics'

21.01.2015

In responding to allegations made in a Sri Lankan publication about speculation concerning assets held in Seychelles by the former President of Sri Lanka, the Seychelles Government has reiterated that Seychelles has nothing to hide ... | read |
Onze étudiants de l’Unisey décrochent leur Licence Tourisme à l’IREST de ParisOnze étudiants de l’Unisey décrochent leur Licence Tourisme à l’IREST de Paris

21.01.2015

Onze  étudiants seychellois inscrits à l’Institut de recherches et d’études supérieures du tourisme (IREST) ont été déclarés admis à leur examen de Licence Tourisme, au cours d’une cérémonie, le mardi 6 janvier, à la Cité ... | read |
Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd is accredited as Seychelles’ first non-resident Ambassador to the Kingdom of NorwayAmbassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd is accredited as Seychelles’ first non-resident Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway

19.01.2015

Ambassador Lloyd presented her letters of credence to HM King Harald V of the Kingdom of Norway on Thursday 15th January 2015 in Oslo. After the exchange of greetings and good wishes His Majesty welcomed ... | read |
Climate change at the centre of first Cabinet meeting of the yearClimate change at the centre of first Cabinet meeting of the year

15.01.2015

The Cabinet of Ministers, chaired by President James Michel, held its first meeting of 2015 today.The President and the Cabinet of Ministers considered several issues of national importance, including the future projections of climate ... | read |