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Bernard Georges appointed judge to COMESA Court of JusticeBernard Georges appointed judge to COMESA Court of Justice

30.03.2015

Mr Bernard Georges well-known legal practitioner, has today been appointed Judge to the Court of Justice of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) by the Heads of State and Government of the ... | read |
14th Meeting of COMESA Ministers of Foreign Affairs Piracy in the Indian Ocean - Seychelles commended14th Meeting of COMESA Ministers of Foreign Affairs Piracy in the Indian Ocean - Seychelles commended

30.03.2015

Seychelles was once more commended for its role in the fight against Piracy in the Indian Ocean during the COMESA Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting in Addis on 28th and 29th March. Piracy was one of ... | read |
Ambassador Selby Pillay presents credentials to Kingdom of Belgium: two nations seek to boost their cooperationAmbassador Selby Pillay presents credentials to Kingdom of Belgium: two nations seek to boost their cooperation

29.03.2015

The new Ambassador of the Republic of Seychelles to the Kingdom of Belgium, Mr. Selby Pillay, presented his credentials to the King of the Belgians, His Majesty King Philippe on Tuesday 10th March 2015, making ... | read |
COMESA supports Agreement on establishment of Maritime Centres In Madagascar and Seychelles to ensure maritime securityCOMESA supports Agreement on establishment of Maritime Centres In Madagascar and Seychelles to ensure maritime security

29.03.2015

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has expressed its support for a bilateral agreement between Seychelles and Madagascar on the establishment of two maritime centers, during the 14th Meeting of the COMESA ... | read |
Sir James Mancham re-elected as member of COMESA Committee of EldersSir James Mancham re-elected as member of COMESA Committee of Elders

29.03.2015

The Government of Seychelles has offered its deep-felt congratulations to former President Sir James Mancham, following his re-election for a second term as a member of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) ... | read |
Acceleration of trade negotiations with the EU and aquaculture development in the region emphasised at COMESA Regional Ministerial Meeting in Addis Ababa.Acceleration of trade negotiations with the EU and aquaculture development in the region emphasised at COMESA Regional Ministerial Meeting in Addis Ababa.

29.03.2015

Aquaculture development and the negotiations of the Economic Partnership Agreement were two themes, which dominated Seychelles' participation at the 34th Meeting of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Council of Ministers and ... | read |
Seychelles’ Blue Economy highlighted at oceans SDG event at UNSeychelles’ Blue Economy highlighted at oceans SDG event at UN

27.03.2015

Seychelles highlighted it’s initiatives to sustainably develop its Blue Economy in a panel discussion at the United Nations this week on the opportunities that a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) for the oceans provides to the ... | read |
Cyclone-hit islands call for graduation out of LDC status to be postponed: Request at AOSIS meeting called for by President MichelCyclone-hit islands call for graduation out of LDC status to be postponed: Request at AOSIS meeting called for by President Michel

26.03.2015

The Pacific island states of Vanuatu, Tuvalu and Kiribati hit by Cyclone Pam this month called on the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) today to back their requests to the UN to postpone their ... | read |
Seychelles expresses its sympathy following German aircraft disasterSeychelles expresses its sympathy following German aircraft disaster

25.03.2015

In a message of condolence to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President James Michel offered the prayers and support of the Seychellois people following yesterdays aircraft disaster with over 150 souls aboard in the French Alps. President Michel described the event ... | read |
President Michel joins other leaders expressing his sadness following demise of Singaporean Founding father Lee Kuan YewPresident Michel joins other leaders expressing his sadness following demise of Singaporean Founding father Lee Kuan Yew

23.03.2015

In a message of condolence President James Michel expressed his great sadness and that of the Seychellois people to Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong following the demise of the founding father of Singapore Lee ... | read |
Le Président  Michel condamne l’attaque terroriste du Musée de Tunis et exprime sa solidarité au peuple tunisienLe Président Michel condamne l’attaque terroriste du Musée de Tunis et exprime sa solidarité au peuple tunisien

20.03.2015

Le Président James Michel  a  exprimé sa solidarité au peuple tunisien à la suite de l’attaque terroriste du Musée de Bardo de Tunis qui a coûté la vie à plusieurs  personnes dont des touristes étrangers, ... | read |
Seychelles at the Egypt Economic Development ConferenceSeychelles at the Egypt Economic Development Conference

18.03.2015

The President of the Republic, James Michel, was represented at the Egypt Economic Development Conference (13-15 March) by Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) Ambassador Barry Faure. Egypt received the resounding support of the international community ... | read |
President Michel pledges support and expresses profound sadness following devastating cyclone in VanuatuPresident Michel pledges support and expresses profound sadness following devastating cyclone in Vanuatu

16.03.2015

Following a devastating cyclone which ravaged the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, President James Michel has addressed a message of condolences and solidarity to Ni-Vanuatu President Baldwin Lonsdale and the Government and people of Vanuatu, ... | read |
Seychelles and Singapore aim to create synergies for shared GrowthSeychelles and Singapore aim to create synergies for shared Growth

15.03.2015

Minister Jean Paul Adam, the Minister of Finance, Trade and The Blue Economy signed has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) organisation to allow the two countries to better ... | read |
Seychelles and Mauritius Share Unique relationship: President Michel congratulates Mauritius on 47th National DaySeychelles and Mauritius Share Unique relationship: President Michel congratulates Mauritius on 47th National Day

12.03.2015

President James Michel congratulated President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mr. Rajkeswur Purryag, as well as to the Government and people of Mauritius on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the National Day Celebrations ... | read |
Prime Minister Modi departs from Seychelles: “India will always be with you”Prime Minister Modi departs from Seychelles: “India will always be with you”

11.03.2015

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left the country on a flight from the Seychelles International Airport this afternoon. Seychelles President James Michel bid the Prime Minister and his delegation farewell, accompanied by Vice ... | read |
Seychelles and India on a trajectory to consolidate cooperation after MoU SigningSeychelles and India on a trajectory to consolidate cooperation after MoU Signing

11.03.2015

The Republic of Seychelles and the Republic of India further strengthened their bilateral relations with the signing of four memoranda of understanding (MoU) at a ceremony held at State House this morning coinciding with the ... | read |
Seychelles President meets with Indian Prime Minister: The Indian Ocean is a bridge that unites us and our aspirations of shared prosperity for our peoplesSeychelles President meets with Indian Prime Minister: The Indian Ocean is a bridge that unites us and our aspirations of shared prosperity for our peoples

11.03.2015

Seychelles President James Michel received the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, at State House this morning. The two leaders discussed state affairs in a tête-à-tête meeting before joining a bilateral meeting which was ... | read |
Les Seychelles et le Togo établissent des relations diplomatiquesLes Seychelles et le Togo établissent des relations diplomatiques

10.03.2015

Les Seychelles et la République du Togo (Afrique de l’Ouest) ont établi au début de ce mois des relations diplomatiques à la suite de la signature d’un accord dans ce sens, élargissant ainsi la voie ... | read |
Seychelles seeks SADC support for non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security CouncilSeychelles seeks SADC support for non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council

09.03.2015

Secretary of State in the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, headed the Seychelles delegation at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers meeting that was held on the 6th – 7th ... | read |