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President Rajakapsa reaffirms ties to Seychelles as he undertakes Official Visit

25.06.2014

The Republic of Seychelles has the great honour in welcoming His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to Seychelles following  President James Alix Michel’s visit to Sri Lanka to ... | read |
Seychelles moves up a tier in State Department Trafficking report: efforts to combat human trafficking recognised

22.06.2014

Seychelles welcomes the recently released report by the US State Department which upgrades its assessment of efforts being made by Seychelles to combat trafficking. In the report released on 20th June, Seychelles has been removed ... | read |
Le Président Fonseca a quitté les Seychelles en amitié et de fraternité entres les deux pays

20.06.2014

Le président du Cap-Vert, Son Excellence Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, a quitté ce vendredi les Seychelles après une visite d’Etat de cinq jours 16-20 Juin) qui ouvre sans aucun doute un nouveau chapitre  plein ... | read |
Déclaration commune publiée à l'issue de la visite d'Etat aux Seychelles de S.E.M Jorge Carlos Fonseca de Almeida, Président de la République de Cabo Verde, du 16 au 20 Juin

20.06.2014

1. À l'invitation de M. James A. Michel, Président de la République des Seychelles, S.E Dr Jorge Carlos Fonseca de Almeida, Président de la République de CaboVerde a effectué une visite d'Etat en République ... | read |
Seychelles’ 88th Honorary Consulate was officially inaugurated on Hanoi Press ClubSeychelles’ 88th Honorary Consulate was officially inaugurated on Hanoi Press Club

20.06.2014

Non-resident Ambassador of Seychelles to Vietnam, Mr. Philippe Le Gall presented to Ms. Le Thanh Thao – a Vietnamese travel agent with 20 years professional experience - the consular commission signed by President James Michel, ... | read |
President of Cabo Verde discovers world heritage site Vallée de Mai during visit to PraslinPresident of Cabo Verde discovers world heritage site Vallée de Mai during visit to Praslin

20.06.2014

The President of Cabo Verde, H.E. Doctor Jorge Carlos De Almeida Fonseca, visited the Vallée de Mai on Praslin yesterday to experience the natural beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.  President Fonseca was ... | read |
Le Président Fonseca assiste à l’inauguration du quai thonier, visite le Palais de Justice et s’adresse à l’Assemblée NationaleLe Président Fonseca assiste à l’inauguration du quai thonier, visite le Palais de Justice et s’adresse à l’Assemblée Nationale

17.06.2014

Le Président du Cabo Verbe, son excellence Dr Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca poursuit son séjour d’amitié et de fraternité par la visite d’infracstructures de développement du pays qui se sont enrichies ce mardi matin ... | read |
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 |