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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 |
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 |