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98th Session of the ACP Council of Ministers: Seychelles defends the ACP Fisheries

15.12.2013

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)

13.12.2013

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

13.12.2013

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

12.12.2013

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

11.12.2013

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

11.12.2013

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

10.12.2013

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.

09.12.2013

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

09.12.2013

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

07.12.2013

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

06.12.2013

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

06.12.2013

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

05.12.2013

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

05.12.2013

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 |
Operational Commander of EU NAVFOR on Official Visit in SeychellesOperational Commander of EU NAVFOR on Official Visit in Seychelles

03.12.2013

Operational Commander of the EU Naval Force, Rear Admiral Bob Tarrant, is currently in Seychelles on an official visit, where he will meet with key stakeholders and government actors involved in the fight against piracy. ... | read |
Message by Mr. James Michel, President of the Republic of Seychelles, on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

03.12.2013

On the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, allow me on behalf of the government and people of Seychelles, to renew our unwavering solidarity with the Palestinian people in their ... | read |
Déclaration du Ministre des Affaires étrangères, M. Jean-Paul Adam, sur la situation en République Centrafricaine

02.12.2013

Le gouvernement de la République des Seychelles suit avec beaucoup d’attention l’évolution de la situation en République Centrafricaine. Le gouvernement des Seychelles demeure préoccupé par la détérioration progressive de la situation qui y prévaut. Le ... | read |
Esbern Snare hands over suspected pirates to the Seychelles

02.12.2013

The kingdom of Denmark has reached an agreement with the Republic of Seychelles that the nine suspected pirates who had been detained on ‘Esbern Snare’ since 10 November 2013 can be transferred to the Seychelles ... | read |
Government of Oman supports National Disaster Relief FundGovernment of Oman supports National Disaster Relief Fund

29.11.2013

The National Disaster Relief Fund received a donation yesterday of US$1million that will go towards the financial assistance in helping those affected by the torrential rain and flooding disaster caused by Felleng cyclone at the ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador Undertakes Humanitarian Mission in MaliSeychelles Ambassador Undertakes Humanitarian Mission in Mali

29.11.2013

The Seychelles Permanent Representative to the African Union, Ambassador Joseph Nourrice, has led a humanitarian Mission to Mali, on behalf of the African Union. The Mission, which took place from the 10th to 16th November, ... | read |