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Minister for Foreign Affairs engages with Mayor of Guangzhou to deepen tiesMinister for Foreign Affairs engages with Mayor of Guangzhou to deepen ties

16.10.2014

During his working visit in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam met with Mr Chen Jianhua, Mayor of Guangzhou, and his delegation where the historical ties and the special ... | read |
Seychellois convicts lose their appeal against death sentence in Egypt

15.10.2014

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs learnt today that the three Seychellois currently in Qena prison, Republic of Egypt have lost their appeal against the death sentence imposed on them by the Egyptian courts on April ... | read |
Government of Seychelles loans endemic giant tortoises in show of friendship to Guangzhou Zoo in PRCGovernment of Seychelles loans endemic giant tortoises in show of friendship to Guangzhou Zoo in PRC

15.10.2014

As part of his working visit to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam officially presented a pair of giant tortoises from the Government of Seychelles to the Guangzhou Zoo ... | read |
Seychelles Consulate General in Shanghai officially opened by Minister for Foreign Affairs further consolidating excellent China- Seychelles relationshipSeychelles Consulate General in Shanghai officially opened by Minister for Foreign Affairs further consolidating excellent China- Seychelles relationship

15.10.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam officially opened the Consulate General of the Republic of Seychelles in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China (PRC) further promoting the excellent Sino-Seychellois relationship. The Consulate General will have jurisdiction ... | read |
Kingdom of Bahrain welcomes accreditation of first Seychelles AmbassadorKingdom of Bahrain welcomes accreditation of first Seychelles Ambassador

14.10.2014

Ambassador Dick Esparon on Wednesday 08th of October presented his credentials to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa at the Sakhir Palace, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Also in attendance was the Minister of State ... | read |
IORA places Blue Economy at the heart of its Agenda at Perth Ministerial Meeting'IORA places Blue Economy at the heart of its Agenda at Perth Ministerial Meeting'

13.10.2014

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, has emphasised that the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) can lead to the implementation of the Blue Economy for the benefit of all its members. "If the last 100 ... | read |
Seychelles strengthens bilateral partnerships in Indian OceanSeychelles strengthens bilateral partnerships in Indian Ocean

13.10.2014

On the side-lines of the 14th Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers Meeting on the 9th of October, Foreign Affairs Minister Jean Paul Adam took the opportunity to hold several bilateral meetings including ... | read |
Seychelles to host Alliance of Small Island States MeetingSeychelles to host Alliance of Small Island States Meeting

07.10.2014

The Alliance of Small Island States has decided to hold a ministerial conference in Seychelles from 11th to 12th November 2014 to further build island solidarity ahead of crucial climate talks to take place in ... | read |
Seychelles calls for commitment to multilateralism for peace and sustainable development at the 69th UN General AssemblySeychelles calls for commitment to multilateralism for peace and sustainable development at the 69th UN General Assembly

01.10.2014

Seychelles has underscored the relevance of the United Nations process in addressing issues of peace and development which the world faces today. Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly, Minister Jean-Paul Adam stated that “we ... | read |
Minister Adam adresses 38th Ministerial meeting of G77 emphasising greater south-south cooperation and Blue Economy for opportunitiesMinister Adam adresses 38th Ministerial meeting of G77 emphasising greater south-south cooperation and Blue Economy for opportunities

01.10.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam addressed the 38th annual Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the G77 and China, chaired by His Excellency Mr José Antonio Zamora Gutierrez Minister of Environment and ... | read |
Seychelles supports moves to measure development beyond GDP per capitaSeychelles supports moves to measure development beyond GDP per capita

26.09.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, welcomed global efforts to move beyond measures of development focused on GDP per capita, and to adopt more inclusive measures at a special side event of the United Nations ... | read |
Seychelles continues to champion cause of small state as Chair of Commonwealth MinisterialSeychelles continues to champion cause of small state as Chair of Commonwealth Ministerial

26.09.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam, Chairman of the Commonwealth Open-Ended Ministerial Working Group (OEWG) on Small States, led a third round of discussions on the issues of small states in the margins of the ... | read |
Seychelles President appeals to world leaders to take action now in fight against climate changeSeychelles President appeals to world leaders to take action now in fight against climate change

25.09.2014

President James Michel addressed the UN Climate Summit in New York this morning with an emotional appeal on behalf of islanders all around the world, for world leaders to take decisive action now to reach ... | read |
‘There is hope for a legally binding climate agreement in Paris’- Seychelles President‘There is hope for a legally binding climate agreement in Paris’- Seychelles President

25.09.2014

Following the completion of the UN Climate Summit in New York, President James Michel has said that he is optimistic and has hope that a legally binding agreement will be adopted in Paris next year at ... | read |
Seychelles joins in celebrating the International Day of Peace

22.09.2014

The Government of Seychelles joins the world on the 21st of September to celebrate the International Day of Peace. The theme for 2014 is “The Right of Peoples to Peace”, marking the 30th anniversary of ... | read |
President Michel heads to New York for UN Climate Summit

19.09.2014

President James Michel heads to New York this weekend to attend the United Nations Climate Change Summit, at the invitation of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The President will be accompanied at summit by ... | read |
Minister says that Civil Society pivotal to development at the African Union ECOSOCC sensitisation programmeMinister says that Civil Society pivotal to development at the African Union ECOSOCC sensitisation programme

19.09.2014

In his opening remarks at the sensitisation programme on the Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) of the African Union (AU) election process, Minister For Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam remarked that in Seychelles, a key ... | read |
Seychelles represented at technical committee of the joint commission of the extended continental shelf with MauritiusSeychelles represented at technical committee of the joint commission of the extended continental shelf with Mauritius

19.09.2014

A delegation from Seychelles led by Mr Raymond Chang-Tave of the Ministry of Land Use and Housing, represented Seychelles at the Ninth meeting of the Mauritius-Seychelles Technical committee of the joint commission of the extended ... | read |
Seychelles and Australia underline blue economy perspectives in bilateral partnershipSeychelles and Australia underline blue economy perspectives in bilateral partnership

16.09.2014

Meeting in Mauritius during the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) high-level dialogue on maritime security and the ocean economy, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, and Seychelles Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam have ... | read |
Seychelles emphasises IORA’s opportunity as a ‘Blue Economy’ RegionSeychelles emphasises IORA’s opportunity as a ‘Blue Economy’ Region

16.09.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam joined Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Chair, Honorable Julie Bishop, Australia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and his Mauritian counterpart, Hon. Arvin Boolell, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and ... | read |