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Regional meeting of Seychelles Consuls hosted in London

14.02.2014

The Seychelles High Commission in London organised a first meeting with Seychelles Consuls falling under its jurisdiction.  The aim of the meeting was to collaborate in order to help Seychelles achieve its targets and ... | read |
Le président Michel adresse ses félicitations au Président de la Tunisie et ses condoléances aux Présidents du Burundi et de l’Algérie

14.02.2014

Le Président James Michel a adressé cette semaine divers messages à ses homologues de la Tunisie, du Burundi et de l’Algérie, le pays des deux derniers ayant été frappé par des catastrophes qui ont fait ... | read |
HIgh Commissioner Lloyd appointed Permanent Representative to International Maritime Organisation

10.02.2014

Her Excellency. Marie Pierre Lloyd,has been appointed Permanent Representative of the Republic of Seychelles to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). The IMO is a United Nations specialised agency tasked with the responsibility in assuring ... | read |
Special Rapporteur concludes visit to Seychelles

10.02.2014

The Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially women and children, Ms Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, concluded her mission to Seychelles on the 31st of January with a Press Statement to the media. During her mission, ... | read |
The Republic of Seychelles signs Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with the State of GuernseyThe Republic of Seychelles signs Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with the State of Guernsey

03.02.2014

On Monday 27th January 2014, the Republic of Seychelles and the State of Guernsey signed an Agreement for the avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on income. The ... | read |
Seychelles wishes People's Republic of China a Happy New Year of the Horse

31.01.2014

On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, President James Michel extended his warmest and most sincere wishes for peace, prosperity and good health to the People’s Republic of China and H.E. Xi ... | read |
Seychelles Welcomes Madagascar Back to SADC and AU FamilySeychelles Welcomes Madagascar Back to SADC and AU Family

30.01.2014

Vice President Danny Faure has congratulated the people and newly elected President of Madagascar, Mr. Hery Rajaonarimampianina , and the organs of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for bringing and end to the crisis in ... | read |
The Blue Economy: Key to Africa’s Vision for the FutureThe Blue Economy: Key to Africa’s Vision for the Future

30.01.2014

The African Union has expressed its commitment to embracing and developing the Blue Economy concept as a vital part of Africa’s future development to be outlined in the AU’s Agenda 2063. This pledge followed an ... | read |
Seychelles Supports a Transformative Approach to Africa's FutureSeychelles Supports a Transformative Approach to Africa's Future

27.01.2014

The Seychelles Delegation at the First Ministerial Retreat of the Executive Council ahead of the upcoming African Union Summit has added it's voice to the call for an Africa led, Africa designed strategy for development. ... | read |
Abu Dhabi Blue Economy Declaration provides sustainable development roadmap

26.01.2014

Seychelles cohosted the Blue Economy Summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, between the 19th and 20th of January at the end of which Seychelles drafted a Blue Economy Declaration on the recommendation of the ... | read |
Les Seychelles s’associent à Madagascar pour investir le Président Hery Rajaonarimampianina

26.01.2014

Le Vice Président Danny Faure a représenté le Président James Michel à la cérémonie d'investiture du Président Hery Rajaonarimampianina comme nouveau Président de la République de Madagascar qui a eu lieu le 25 janvier à Antananarivo, ... | read |
UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons on official visit to SeychellesUN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons on official visit to Seychelles

24.01.2014

The UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially women and children, Dr Joy Ngozi Ezeilo will be conducting an official visit to Seychelles from the 27th to 31st of January, 2014. Dr Ezeilo will ... | read |
Commonwealth conducting strategic national oceans assessment in SeychellesCommonwealth conducting strategic national oceans assessment in Seychelles

24.01.2014

Commonwealth Adviser on Ocean’s Governance, Dr Julian Roberts is currently on a scoping mission in the Seychelles following the Blue Economy summit in Abu Dhabi to begin conducting a strategic national oceans assessment for the Seychelles on implementing a 'blue ... | read |
Blue Economy Summit’ Stresses the Role of Oceanic Nations in Global SustainabilityBlue Economy Summit’ Stresses the Role of Oceanic Nations in Global Sustainability

21.01.2014

The ‘Blue Economy Summit’ was held in Abu Dhabi to address the unique climate and sustainably challenges facing Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and marine ecosystems. With more than 70 percent of the world’s surface ... | read |
Seychelles to co-host 'Blue Economy Summit' in Abu Dhabi

16.01.2014

On the initiative of President James Michel, Seychelles will be co-hosting a ‘Blue Economy Summit’ with the United Arab Emirates, in Abu Dhabi between the 19th and 20th of January. The  ‘Blue Economy Summit’ will coincide with ... | read |
A new Voice for a determined Island Nation

15.01.2014

Seychelles will have a new voice in the world's media with the development of an online communications project this year. As 2014 kicks off under the banner International Year of Small Island Developing States: Seychelles ... | read |
L’ambassadeur Morel décoré par Madagascar et félicité par le Président Michel

15.01.2014

Le gouvernement de la République de Madagascar a remis ce mercredi 15 janvier les Insignes de Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite à l’Ambassadeur Claude Morel, Chef du Bureau de Liaison de la Commission de l’Océan ... | read |
New Financing Agreement for Technical Cooperation Facility signed between Seychelles and EUNew Financing Agreement for Technical Cooperation Facility signed between Seychelles and EU

09.01.2014

The signing ceremony of the new financing agreement for the second Technical Cooperation Facility (TCF II) between the Republic of Seychelles and the European Union took place today, 9th January 2014 at the Ministry of Foreign ... | read |
Les Seychelles et la COI commémorent les 30 ans de l’Accord de Victoria

07.01.2014

Les  Seychelles organisent, en collaboration avec la COI, les célébrations du 30e anniversaire de  l’Accord General de Coopération entre les Etats membres de la Commission de l’Océan Indien signé le 10 janvier 1984 à Victoria. ... | read |
Le Président élu de Madagascar reçoit les félicitations du Président Michel

04.01.2014

Le Président James Michel a adressé ses félicitations au Président élu de Madagascar, Monsieur Hery Rajaonarimampianina. L’ancien ministre des Finances du gouvernement de Transition soutenu par le gouvernement sortant, a remporté l'élection présidentielle, selon le ... | read |