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A Determined Island Voice: Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts successful Open DayA Determined Island Voice: Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts successful Open Day

23.04.2014

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted its fourth Open Day themed ‘Seychelles-A Determined Island Voice;’ that is testament to the robust political will and diplomatic efforts in projecting Seychelles’ voice on the international arena and ... | read |
Le Président Michel salue la réélection de son homologue Algérien

21.04.2014

Le Président James Michel a adressé un message à son homologue Algérien le Président Abdelaziz Bouteflika dans lequel il lui exprime ses chaleureuses félicitations  pour sa réélection pour un quatrième mandat à la plus haute  ... | read |
The people of Seychelles join President Michel in expressing great sorrow in the wake of ferry accident in South Korea

21.04.2014

President James Michel in a letter addressed to Her Excellency Park Geun-Hye, President of the Republic of Korea, expressed great sorrow upon learning of the ferry accident off the coast of South Korea, claiming so ... | read |
President Michel condemns senseless attacks in Abuja and extends sympathies to Nigeria in the wake of bombing

16.04.2014

In a letter addressed to His Excellency Goodluck Jonathan, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; President James Michel expressed deep sadness and extended the sympathies of the Government and people of Seychelles to the ... | read |
La COI appuie le leadership des Seychelles dans le plaidoyer en faveur des petits etats insulairesLa COI appuie le leadership des Seychelles dans le plaidoyer en faveur des petits etats insulaires

15.04.2014

Le Conseil des Ministres de la COI a félicité les Seychelles pour leur leadership continue dans le plaidoyer mené en faveur des Petits États insulaires en Développement (PEID), et a demandé que la partie Seychelloise ... | read |
L’Ambassadeur Bernard Shamlaye accrédité auprès de la Principauté d’AndorreL’Ambassadeur Bernard Shamlaye accrédité auprès de la Principauté d’Andorre

14.04.2014

L’Ambassadeur Bernard Shamlaye a présenté le 4 avril dernier, ses lettres de créance à Son Excellence Monseigneur Enric Vives Sicilia, Coprince d’Andorre, au Palais Episcopal, à la Seu d’Urgell en Espagne. La Principauté d’Andorre, située ... | read |
Le chef de la diplomatie Seychellois félicite Le nouveau Premier Ministre Malgache

14.04.2014

Le Ministre des Affaires Étrangères, Jean-Paul Adam a adressé un message de félicitations au nouveau Premier Ministre de la République de Madagascar, Roger Kolo, dans lequel il a exprimé, au nom du Gouvernement et du ... | read |
Les Seychelles poursuivent la construction d'une indianocéanie plus forte et résiliente au 29ème Conseil des MinistresLes Seychelles poursuivent la construction d'une indianocéanie plus forte et résiliente au 29ème Conseil des Ministres

11.04.2014

Le Chef de la diplomatie Seychelloise, le Ministre Jean- Paul Adam, affirme que la construction d’une “indianocéanie plus forte et plus résiliante » doit se traduire par un engagement politique fort, et une volonté commune des ... | read |
12 Children all set to participate in the 36th International Children’s Festival to be held in Turkey from 16th to 23rd April 2014.

10.04.2014

Dr. Erna Athanasius, Ambassador for Women and Children will depart for Gaziantep, Republic of Turkey accompanied by Mr Bennet Accouche, Artistic Director, and twelve talented children to represent Seychelles at the 36th ‘23rd April’ International ... | read |
Seychelles shares in loss of UNODC staff members: book available for those wishing to pay calls of condolenceSeychelles shares in loss of UNODC staff members: book available for those wishing to pay calls of condolence

08.04.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean- Paul Adam signed a condolence book in the presence of Shanaka Jayasekara, Programme Officer, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC); expressing on behalf of the Government and people ... | read |
Seychelles provides Blue Economy inspiration for the first comprehensive fishing strategy for SomaliaSeychelles provides Blue Economy inspiration for the first comprehensive fishing strategy for Somalia

08.04.2014

Following the visit of a delegation led by the Somali Minister of Fisheries, H.E Mr. Mohammed Olow, Seychelles and Somalia have underlined the opportunities that exist to use Seychelles’ experience in developing a platform ... | read |
Seychelles endorses findings of IPCC report on risks of climate change

04.04.2014

The Republic of Seychelles endorses the findings of the Working Group II report, published this week by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) entitled ‘Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.’ ... | read |
Seychelles Underlines Island Priorities in Africa-EU partnershipSeychelles Underlines Island Priorities in Africa-EU partnership

03.04.2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam delivered a statement on behalf of President James Michel at the 4th European Union (EU)-Africa Summit; fully endorsing it’s theme of ‘investing in people, prosperity and peace’ as the ... | read |
Embassy  at major promotional event in Beijing emphasing SeychellesEmbassy at major promotional event in Beijing emphasing Seychelles

03.04.2014

Coinciding with the official launching of the Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) 2014 promotional campaign on China’s Outbound Tourism Market, Ambassador Philippe Le Gall launched his novel in Beijing, entitled “Together forever in Seychelles” in the ... | read |
Seychelles emphasises experience in Information Sharing as the Key in reinforcing maritime security in AfricaSeychelles emphasises experience in Information Sharing as the Key in reinforcing maritime security in Africa

03.04.2014

Seychelles has emphasised the importance of information sharing as a means of ensuring long term solutions to maritime security in Africa at the 4th EU-Africa Summit being held in Brussels. Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, Seychelles Minister ... | read |
Seychelles and COMESA agree additional grant to support regional integration

02.04.2014

Minister Jean-Paul Adam, Minister of Foreign Affairs signed an addendum which serves as an addition to the Grant Agreement between the Republic of Seychelles and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on ... | read |
Seychelles emphasizes Commonwealth advocacy to make a difference in International Year of Small Island Developing StatesSeychelles emphasizes Commonwealth advocacy to make a difference in International Year of Small Island Developing States

31.03.2014

The Seychelles delegation attending the Third Commonwealth Biennial Conference on Small States has emphasized the advocacy role that the Commonwealth must play to ensure that real results are achieved for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) ... | read |
Seychelles provides 'interesting example' for fellow SIDS

31.03.2014

The Seychelles delegation attending the Third Commonwealth Biennial on Small States has also engaged with its host country St Lucia to discuss practical exchanges that can support each other's development. Noting Seychelles' unique experience in ... | read |
Report on media in Seychelles highlights progress and challenges

28.03.2014

An independent Seychellois media consultant, Ms Pauline Ferrari, has submitted a report on the ‘State of Media and Communication in Seychelles," to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The report is a follow-up  of her earlier publication ... | read |
Seychelles chairs the first Commonwealth open-ended ministerial working group meeting on small statesSeychelles chairs the first Commonwealth open-ended ministerial working group meeting on small states

26.03.2014

Minister Jean-Paul Adam was elected chairman of the very first Commonwealth working ministerial group to deliberate on issues of small states in St Lucia yesterday (25 march) on the eve of the Commonwealth third biennial ... | read |