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Le Président Michel adresse un message de compassion et de soutien à La Réunion


Le Président James Michel  a adressé ce vendredi au Préfet de La Réunion un message de soutien et de compassion, et s’associe à la peine des familles, à  la suite du passage du cyclone BEJISA ... | read |
Seychelles offers condolences to Russia and victims of Volgograd attacks


President James Michel has extended his most sincere condolences to the People and Government of the Russian Federation following the series of deadly attacks in the city of Volgograd which claimed innocent lives and injured ... | read |
Small states can be the architects of a culture of cooperation in a 'global community'


Small Island States such as Seychelles can play a pivotal role in building a global community and are often well placed as consensus builders. This was the key message pronounced by Minister Jean Paul Adam, ... | read |
Accreditation of the New FAO Regional RepresentativeAccreditation of the New FAO Regional Representative


Mr. Patrice Talla Takoukam presented his credentials to Minister for foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, as the new FAO Regional Representative accredited to Seychelles,Madagascar, Mauritius, and Comores Minister Adam was able to express his gratitude ... | read |
Seychelles congratulates President of the Republic of Chile on reelection


President James Alix Michel has congratulated Her Excellency Ms. Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile, on behalf of the government and people of Seychelles on her victory of the election in Chile. “On ... | read |
Sustainable urbanization is also a challenge for small island developing states: Mayor of VictoriaSustainable urbanization is also a challenge for small island developing states: Mayor of Victoria


The Mayor of Victoria, Mrs. Jacqueline Moustache-Belle, has stressed the importance of building sustainable cities and for all actors to respond adequately to the challenges and opportunities of urbanization. The Mayor, who was recently elected ... | read |
98th Session of the ACP Council of Ministers: Seychelles defends the ACP Fisheries


Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Barry Faure defended the Seychelles position at the 98th session of the African Caribbean Pacific Council (ACP) of Ministers in Brussels (9th to 11th December 2013) ... | read |
Vice President Faure Honoured at the Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF7)Vice President Faure Honoured at the Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF7)


Vice President Danny Faure has become the first Seychellois recipient of the Fellowship Award for outstanding contributions towards the development of Open and Distance Learning Education conferred on him by the Commonwealth of Learning [COL] ... | read |
Memorial Service for Late President nelson Mandela at Palais des Sports


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Seychelles Inter-faith Council is organising a memorial service in honour of the late South African President Nelson Mandela who passed away earlier this week. The ceremony ... | read |
President Michel congratulates Kenya on Gold Jubilee of independence


On the occasion of Kenya’s 50th anniversary of independence, President James Michel conveyed, to the government and to the people of Kenya, Seychelles’ warmest and most sincere congratulations. President Michel remarked that Kenya over the ... | read |
Founding President Mancham bids farewell to Mandela


Founding President, Sir James R Mancham has conveyed sympathies after the passing of President Nelson Mandela. Sir James remarked that although President Mandela is gone the memory of what he stood for would be forever ... | read |
Invitation to public to sign book of condolence for Nelson Mandela


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs would like to announce that a book of condolences for Nelson Mandela is available to the public for signing. The time and place is indicated below:   Ministry of Foreign ... | read |
Former President Rene joins Seychellois in mourning Mandela


Following the death of President Nelson Mandela, and on the occasion of the state memorial service being held in his honour in Soweto today, Former President France Albert Rene has joined the people of Seychelles ... | read |
Seychellois Children Invited to Showcase Folklore and Traditional dance at Turkey’s 36th International Children’s Festival of the 23rd April 2014.


Following the success of Seychelles participation at the 4th International Children’s Friendship Festival held in Seattle, USA on 27th – 28th April 2013, the Office of the Ambassador for Women and Children has once again ... | read |
Sommet de l'Elysée - Changement climatique Les Seychelles soulignent l'urgence d'agir maintenantSommet de l'Elysée - Changement climatique Les Seychelles soulignent l'urgence d'agir maintenant


Dans une intervention liminaire sur la thématique du Changement Climatique au Sommet de l'Elysée sur la Paix et la Sécurité, a Paris, le Vice Président Danny Faure a souligné l'urgence d'agir maintenant et a souligné ... | read |
Les Seychelles saluent le partenariat Afrique-France en matière de sécurité maritimeLes Seychelles saluent le partenariat Afrique-France en matière de sécurité maritime


Le Vice-président Danny Faure, représentant le Président James Michel au Sommet de l'Elysée sur la paix et sécurité en Afrique, qui se déroule à Paris, a salué le partenariat franco-africain dans le domaine de la ... | read |
Nelson Mandela Inspired the World: Seychelles Mourns Passing of An Icon of Our Age


On behalf of the people and Government Seychelles, President James Michel has expressed most profound and heartfelt sympathies to the people of South Africa following the passing of President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, in a letter ... | read |
Transit of Suspected Pirates Agreement signed


Government of Seychelles and the European Union Naval Force signed  a “Technical Agreement for the Transit of Suspected Pirates through the territory of Seychelles” at the Residence of the British High Commission. The Signatories were, ... | read |
Seychelles rmoves up in Corruption Perception Index rankings


Seychelles has moved up to 47th place in the ‘Corruption Perceptions Index’ (CPI) rankings compiled on an annual basis by Transparency International. This is an improvement from last year making, where Seychelles was ranked 51st. ... | read |
Le Vice-Président Danny Faure au Sommet de l’Elysée pour la Paix et la Sécurité en Afrique du 6 au 7 décembre à Paris


Le Vice-Président, Monsieur Danny Faure, représentera  le Président James A Michel, au Sommet de l’Élysée pour la Paix et la Sécurité en Afrique qui aura lieu les 6 et 7 décembre 2013, à  Paris. Il ... | read |