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President Michel sends message of condolence following demise of Zambian President Sata

29.10.2014

President James Michel has sent a message of condolence to Mr Edgar Lungu, Minister of Home Affairs of the Republic of Zambia following the demise of President Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of ... | read |
Vice President Faure Attends Two Global Fora

27.10.2014

The Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure is representing the Head of State at the 10th Session World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) to  be held from 28th – 30th October 2014 ... | read |
Courtesy Call by East Africa Standby Force (EASF) Council of Ministers - “Seychelles committed to fully supporting the mission of EASF”Courtesy Call by East Africa Standby Force (EASF) Council of Ministers - “Seychelles committed to fully supporting the mission of EASF”

26.10.2014

President James Alix Michel met with the Ministers of member countries of the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) at State House yesterday. The delegates were in Seychelles for a two-day meeting together with local counterparts.... | read |
Operationalisation of EASF critical to security of the region and promoting developmentOperationalisation of EASF critical to security of the region and promoting development

24.10.2014

The East Africa Standby Force (EASF) policy organs meeting was officially opened by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam on behalf of President James Michel at the Savoy Resort this morning. The meeting was a ... | read |
Minister welcomes doubling of Chevening Scholarships

24.10.2014

The Chevening Scholarship is an acclaimed scholarship programme which has enabled young professionals and students from all over the world, including Seychelles, to achieve their full academic potential by giving them the opportunity to follow ... | read |
Minister for Foreign Affairs engages with Cambodia following signing of MoC to deepen ties across Agriculture and tourism sectorsMinister for Foreign Affairs engages with Cambodia following signing of MoC to deepen ties across Agriculture and tourism sectors

21.10.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, met with the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery of the Kingdom of Cambodia, on October 16th 2014, following the signing of the Memorandum ... | read |
Seychelles represented at the Sustainable Ocean Initiative High-Level Segment Meeting in KoreaSeychelles represented at the Sustainable Ocean Initiative High-Level Segment Meeting in Korea

17.10.2014

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global lslands Partnership (GLISPA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) were some of the many that recognised and appreciated the leadership role of Seychelles and the challenges it faced ... | read |
Coopération Seychelles-Cambodge - Une nouvelle dynamique se construitCoopération Seychelles-Cambodge - Une nouvelle dynamique se construit

17.10.2014

La coopération entre les Seychelles et le Cambodge s’inscrit dans une nouvelle dynamique depuis l’arrivée ce mercredi à Phnom Penh et la signature par le chef de la diplomatie seychelloise M. Jean-Paul Adam d’une série ... | read |
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 |