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Seychelles recognised for achievements in Education

17.06.2014

The Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, Mr Kishore Singh, presented his mission report to Seychelles in October 2013, at the 26th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, during where he recognised ... | read |
Seychelles reaffirms commitment to G77 Plus China Summit in Bolivia

17.06.2014

Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure represented President James Michel at the G77 plus China Golden Jubilee Commemorative Summit in Santa Cruz, Bolivia between the 14th and 15th of ... | read |
Seychelles condemns terror attacks and stands resolute with Kenya

16.06.2014

In the wake of the latest terror attack in Mpeketoni, Republic of Kenya that claimed many innocent lives, President James Michel offered heartfelt condolences on behalf of Government and People of Seychelles to the family ... | read |
Le Président de la République de Cabo Verde en visite d'État aux SeychellesLe Président de la République de Cabo Verde en visite d'État aux Seychelles

16.06.2014

Son Excellence  Dr Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, Président de la République de Cabo Verde est arrive aux Seychelles ce matin pour une visite d'État aux Seychelles du 16 au 20 Juin 2014. Il était accueilli ... | read |
Seychelles shows commitment to human rights after voluntarily sumitting to mid-term reviewSeychelles shows commitment to human rights after voluntarily sumitting to mid-term review

14.06.2014

Seychelles has submitted its voluntary mid-term report under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council at its 26th Session on the 13th of June, 2014. The voluntary report, ... | read |
Seychelles commended for enacting legislation on Trafficking in PersonsSeychelles commended for enacting legislation on Trafficking in Persons

14.06.2014

The Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially women and children, Ms Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, commended the Government of Seychelles for enacting 'Prohibition on trafficking in persons act, 2014' at the 26th session of the Human Rights ... | read |
Travel advisory and new rules for foreign nationals wishing to travel to the Republic of South Africa

13.06.2014

The Republic of South Africa has amended its travel policy for all foreign nationals coming to South Africa with a view of curbing trafficking in persons especially minors. The Department of Home Affairs of the ... | read |
Seychelles reinforces global call to action to end sexual violence in conflict

13.06.2014

As one of the early signatories to United Nations (UN) resolutions last year aimed at ending sexual violence in conflict, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam has reinforced Seychelles' commitment to this global cause at ... | read |
Seychelles re-emphasises Blue Economy's importance for sustainable development at Chatham House and in key oil and gas summitSeychelles re-emphasises Blue Economy's importance for sustainable development at Chatham House and in key oil and gas summit

13.06.2014

The prestigious policy institute, the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House, hosted Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam to lead a discussion on the merits of a Blue Economy approach for the Indian Ocean ... | read |
Demise of Czech Honorary Consul a loss for Seychelles

11.06.2014

It is profound sadness that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has learnt of the passing of a longtime friend of Seychelles Mr Ernst Pindur, who was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Seychelles to ... | read |
Joint statement official visit to Seychelles of Ambassador Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Kenya, at the invitation of Mr Jean-Paul Adam, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic Seychell

11.06.2014

1.       At the invitation of the Seychelles Government, Ambassador Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Kenya, was on a two day ... | read |
Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs reaffirms historical ties with signing of General Cooperation AgreementKenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs reaffirms historical ties with signing of General Cooperation Agreement

10.06.2014

Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya, Amina Mohamed is in Seychelles on a three-day official visit where she will call upon President James Michel and meet with other members in Government ... | read |
Mayor of Victoria attends ECOSOC Integration in New York dealing with sustainable urbanisation and development

09.06.2014

The Mayor of Victoria, Mrs. Jacqueline Moustache-Belle, in her capacity as the Co President of the United Cities and Local Governments – World (UCLG), attended the 2014 UN Economic and Social Council,  (ECOSOC) Integration segment ... | read |
Commonwealth on Human Rights capacity building visit in SeychellesCommonwealth on Human Rights capacity building visit in Seychelles

06.06.2014

Acting head of the Human Rights Division of the Commonwealth, Karen McKenzie and her team are effectuating a two pronged capacity building  mission between the  3rd to 6th of June. The working session objective is ... | read |
Seychelles and Bosnia and Herzegovina formalise their relationsSeychelles and Bosnia and Herzegovina formalise their relations

06.06.2014

The Republic of Seychelles has formally established diplomatic relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina yesterday in New York. Ambassador to the United Nations Marie Louise Potter initialed the document on behalf of Seychelles. The establishment of ... | read |
Indian donates Tatas to Seychelles People's Defence Forces further strengthening friendly relationsIndian donates Tatas to Seychelles People's Defence Forces further strengthening friendly relations

04.06.2014

In a ceremony at the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces headquarters, outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Seychelles, Thangrula Darlong, presented the Chief of the Defence Forces, Brigadier Leopold Payet two military grade Tata suburban vehicles on ... | read |
President Michel congratulates newly elected Egyptian President

02.06.2014

President James Michel extended congratulations on behalf of the people and Government of Seychelles to the newly elected President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. President Michel looked forward to developing closer ... | read |
Administrative Cooperation Agreement signed between Seychelles and Ghana for implementation of culmination provisions under the economic partnership agreement

02.06.2014

On the 20th May 2014, the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles and of the Republic of Ghana signed an agreement on administrative cooperation (ACA) to fulfill the requirements for cumulation with ... | read |
Les Seychelles mettent la problématique des PEID au cœur des débats du Mouvement Non-alignéLes Seychelles mettent la problématique des PEID au cœur des débats du Mouvement Non-aligné

30.05.2014

Dans l’esprit de la thématique, « Solidarité renforcée pour la paix et la prospérité » de la 17ème Conférence Internationale du Mouvement des Pays Non-alignés, à Alger, la délégation seychelloise a appelé le mouvement à ... | read |
La visite d’Etat du Président du Cabo Verde apportera une nouvelle dimension aux partenariats inter insulairesLa visite d’Etat du Président du Cabo Verde apportera une nouvelle dimension aux partenariats inter insulaires

29.05.2014

Le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, Jean-Paul Adam, a récemment effectué une  visite officielle au Cabo Verde au cours de la quelle il a eu des  entretiens avec le Premier Ministre, Dr. Jose Maria Neves, et ... | read |