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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 |
Temoignage De Sympathie Et De Support Du Président Michel Aux Gouvernement Et Peuple FrançaisTemoignage De Sympathie Et De Support Du Président Michel Aux Gouvernement Et Peuple Français

13.01.2015

Le Président Michel s’est rendu à l’Ambassade de France ce matin pour témoigner de vive voix la sympathie et le support du gouvernement seychellois au gouvernement et au peuple français suite à l’attentat la semaine ... | read |
President Michel congratulates newly elected Sri Lankan President Sirisena and thanks outgoing President Rajapaksa for his contribution in deepening ties with SeychellesPresident Michel congratulates newly elected Sri Lankan President Sirisena and thanks outgoing President Rajapaksa for his contribution in deepening ties with Seychelles

09.01.2015

In a congratulatory message to the newly elected President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr Maithripala Sirisena, President James Michel extended his congratulations on behalf of the Government and people of the ... | read |
Le Président Michel condamne sévèrement l’attaque terroriste contre le journal français Charlie HebdoLe Président Michel condamne sévèrement l’attaque terroriste contre le journal français Charlie Hebdo

08.01.2015

Dans un message au président français, François Hollande,  le Président James Michel a sévèrement condamné l’attaque terroriste dont le journal français Charlie Hebdo a été victime mercredi, à Paris, faisant une douzaine de morts – ... | read |
Seychelles on fact finding mission to Spain in pursuit of energy diversificationSeychelles on fact finding mission to Spain in pursuit of energy diversification

05.01.2015

Between the 9th and 13th December 2014, a three man delegation visited Spain to obtain valuable information on a pioneering renewable energy and energy storage project being developed on El Hierro island in the Canaries. ... | read |
Seychelles welcomes normalization of relations between US and Cuba and urges that embargo be ended as soon as possibleSeychelles welcomes normalization of relations between US and Cuba and urges that embargo be ended as soon as possible

18.12.2014

Speaking at a press conference following the signature of an memorandum of understanding on partnership between the Republic of Seychelles and the Republic of Cuba on cooperation in the agricultural sector, Minister of Foreign Affairs, ... | read |
Seychelles Government and civil society unite in effort to fight Ebola

17.12.2014

Both the Government of Seychelles and civil society in Seychelles have expressed solidarity and their desire to help in the fight against the Ebola epidemic, which has affected West Africa. In show a support the ... | read |
Seychelles reiterates call to protect the most vulnerable on conclusion of Lima Climate Change ConferenceSeychelles reiterates call to protect the most vulnerable on conclusion of Lima Climate Change Conference

17.12.2014

The Seychelles delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, which attended the Lima conference on climate change, has associated itself with the outcome of the conference while reiterating a plea that the concerns ... | read |
Seychelles and UAE continue to develop exemplary partnership on sustainable developmentSeychelles and UAE continue to develop exemplary partnership on sustainable development

16.12.2014

On a working visit in Abu Dhabi, on his way back to Seychelles from his participation in the 20th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), Minister of Foreign ... | read |
President Michel congratulates Sir Anerood Jugnauth on election victoryPresident Michel congratulates Sir Anerood Jugnauth on election victory

12.12.2014

Following the victory of the Alliance Lepep, led by Sir Anerood Jugnauth, in the general election, President James Michel has extended his congratulations to the newly-elected Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius on behalf of ... | read |
100th session of ACP nominates new Secretary General100th session of ACP nominates new Secretary General

10.12.2014

Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, is on a mission representing the Government of Seychelles and Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam, at the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) ... | read |
'Climate change and sustainable development are part of the same challenge'- Minister Adam addresses Lima conference on climate change.'Climate change and sustainable development are part of the same challenge'- Minister Adam addresses Lima conference on climate change.

10.12.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean Paul Adam addressed the 20th meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru where he emphasized the need for ... | read |
The world’s new economic frontier is the oceansThe world’s new economic frontier is the oceans

10.12.2014

President James Michel opened the National Stakeholder Consultation Forum on the Blue Economy at the International Conference Centre this morning,  saying the Blue Economy is not just a space for the creation of socio-economic opportunities ... | read |
Government of Seychelles mourns passing of Honorary Consul General in Hamburg, Mr Hans-Joachim Worms

10.12.2014

It is with profound sadness that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has learnt of the passing of long-time Honorary Consul General  and friend of Seychelles in Hamburg, Germany, Mr. Hans-Joachim Worms. Mr. Worms was first ... | read |
Every day is Human Rights Day

09.12.2014

Seychelles joins the world in commemorating International Human Rights Day on Wednesday the 10th of December, 2014. This year’s theme and slogan for the day is ‘Human Rights 365’, which encompasses the idea that every ... | read |
European Union signs National Indicative Programme with Seychelles to support development strategyEuropean Union signs National Indicative Programme with Seychelles to support development strategy

05.12.2014

The European Union (EU) signs the 11th EDF National Indicative Programme, allocating to the Government of Seychelles an envelope of EUR 2.2 million to support the country's development strategy through capacity building of national ... | read |