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The Chinese Ambassador bids farewellThe Chinese Ambassador bids farewell

16.09.2014

The Chinese Ambassador to Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Shi Zhongjun, has paid a farewell call on President James Michel at State House this morning following a three year tenure in Seychelles. President James Michel thanked ... | read |
“We must be prepared,” says Seychelles at Emergency Ebola Meeting

15.09.2014

Seychelles has called for the acceleration of the establishment of an African Centre for Disease Control as central to boosting Africa’s scientific capabilities in fighting diseases like the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa and ... | read |
African SIDS look to adapt and become resilient in the face of Climate ChangeAfrican SIDS look to adapt and become resilient in the face of Climate Change

08.09.2014

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa organised a side event in the margins of the Small Island States meeting in Samoa, where Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam was invited to voice Seychelles position on a ... | read |
Seychelles shares best practices at UN/World Bank event dealing with debt management at Samoa SIDS meetingSeychelles shares best practices at UN/World Bank event dealing with debt management at Samoa SIDS meeting

08.09.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam was invited to sit on a high level panel in a World Bank sponsored a side event held in the margins of the UN Third International Conference on Small ... | read |
SIDS must innovate and use opportunity of Blue Economy to increase competitiveness in fisheries industrySIDS must innovate and use opportunity of Blue Economy to increase competitiveness in fisheries industry

08.09.2014

Seychelles supported New Zealand as well as other stakeholders, namely- the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency and the Caribbean Regional at a side event during the United Nations conference on Small Island Developing States, held ... | read |
Seychelles accredits first Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaSeychelles accredits first Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

03.09.2014

The Republic of Seychelles accredits its first Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as Ambassador Dick Esparon presented credentials to King and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, Custodian of the two holy mosques His ... | read |
Seychelles initials SIDS DOCK with a view to mitigate effects of climate change and ensure energy securitySeychelles initials SIDS DOCK with a view to mitigate effects of climate change and ensure energy security

02.09.2014

Minister for Environment, Rolph Payet initialled the SIDS DOCK Treaty at a ceremony for the statute establishing the treaty, in the margins of the Third International Conference Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in Samoa. ... | read |
Blue Growth key to SIDS development says Seychelles at Samoa meeting

02.09.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam represented Seychelles at a side event held in the margins of the ‘Third International Conference on Small island Developing States’ (SIDS) entitled -‘Blue Growth Initiative and SIDS.’ Minister ... | read |
Seychelles chairs the Second Commonwealth Open-Ended Ministerial Working Group meeting on Small States in New YorkSeychelles chairs the Second Commonwealth Open-Ended Ministerial Working Group meeting on Small States in New York

02.09.2014

Ambassador Ronald Jumeau represented Minister for Forieng Affairs Jean-Paul Adam, chairman of the Commonwealth Open Ended Ministerial Working Group (OEMWG) which met for the second time in New York on the 30 June to deliberate ... | read |
Seychelles strengthens maritime security cooperation with New Zealand and deepens cooperation ahead of SIDS meeting in SamoaSeychelles strengthens maritime security cooperation with New Zealand and deepens cooperation ahead of SIDS meeting in Samoa

31.08.2014

Minister Jean-Paul Adam accompanied President James Alix Michel on a working visit to New Zealand on the invitation of Governor General of New Zealand, His Excellency Lieutenant General Sir Jerry Mateparae, ahead of attending the ... | read |
President Michel to visit New Zealand and Samoa

30.08.2014

President James Michel is travelling to Auckland this week on an official visit, at the Invitation of the New Zealand Governor General, The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae. President Michel will meet with the Governor General ... | read |
Designated Minister Vincent Meriton affirms Seychelles ties with the Russian Federation following meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mikhail Bogdanov

29.08.2014

The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister conveyed the salutation of the President of the Russian Federation, H.E. Vladimir Putin, and the Foreign Minister, H.E. Sergei Lavrov, expressing the full support of the Russian Government ... | read |
L’Economie bleue, clé du développement durable- 4ème Sommet de la Commission de l’Océan Indien à MoroniL’Economie bleue, clé du développement durable- 4ème Sommet de la Commission de l’Océan Indien à Moroni

27.08.2014

Le 4ème Sommet de la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI) s’est ouvert ce samedi dans la capitale comorienne en présence du Président James Michel et ses pairs de l’Océan Indien.Outre le président seychellois, le ... | read |
Arrest of Somali pirate Mohamed Garfanji: Positive development for securing maritime space

21.08.2014

The Government of Seychelles has welcomed the news following the arrest of one of Somalia’s most notorious pirate chiefs, Mohamed Garfanji, responsible for multiple ship hijackings and hostage takings at ransom- including Seychellois nationals. The ... | read |
Message of condolence from MFA following the passing of Australian High Commissioner

19.08.2014

Following the sudden passing of former Australian High Commissioner to Seychelles, Ms. Sandra Vegting, Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam conveyed his deepest condolences in a message to the Government of Australia and to the colleagues ... | read |
Senior officials meeting between South Africa and Seychelles paves the way for joint commission

18.08.2014

The first senior officials’ meeting between the Republic of Seychelles and the Republic of South Africa, in preparation for the first joint commission between the two countries, established in accordance with the General Cooperation Agreement ... | read |
Seychelles congratulates India on 67th Independence Day

14.08.2014

In a message addressed to His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of the Republic of India, President James Michel expressed his congratulations on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles, to ... | read |
President Michel congratulates newly elected Turkish President and bids farewell to outgoing President Abdullah Gull

12.08.2014

President James Michel extended his congratulations to His Excellency Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan who is set to become the first democratically elected President of the Republic of Turkey. President Michel remarked that the election is ... | read |
Seychelles Minister for Foreign Affairs and US Under Secretary for Civil Security, Democracy and Human Rights hold talks in margins of US Africa summitSeychelles Minister for Foreign Affairs and US Under Secretary for Civil Security, Democracy and Human Rights hold talks in margins of US Africa summit

09.08.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam met with Mrs Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights at the US State Department at a meeting in the margins of the US Africa ... | read |
Seychelles at Mauritania swearing in ceremony

07.08.2014

Ambassador Joseph Nourrice has extended his warmest felicitations to the newly elected President of Mauritania on behalf of President James Michel and the people of Seychelles at the inauguration ceremony held last week. Ambassador Nourrice ... | read |