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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 |
President Michel expresses profound sadness after devastating landlside claims lives in the State of Washington

25.03.2014

“It was with profound sadness that we have learnt of the devastating landslide in the State of Washington,” stated President James Michel in a letter addressed to H.E. Barack Obama, President of the ... | read |
Le Ministre Adam salue l’ouverture d’une antenne de l’Alliance à Praslin

24.03.2014

Le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, Monsieur Jean-Paul Adam a officiellement inauguré samedi dernier l’antenne de l’Alliance Française des Seychelles sur l’ile de Praslin, en présence de Madame Geneviève Iancu, Ambassadeur de France aux Seychelles, le ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador accredited to ItalySeychelles Ambassador accredited to Italy

24.03.2014

Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye presented his credentials as Seychelles Ambassador to Italy to President Giorgio Napolitano on 12th March at the Palazzo del Quirinale in Rome.  President Napolitano reciprocated President James Michel’s warm wishes and ... | read |
Les Seychelles celebrent la fete de la Fracophonie: "Dans la Francophonie, les Seychelles constituent une aire de différence"

21.03.2014

Le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, M. Jean-Paul Adam, en sa qualité de président de la Commission Nationale de la Francophonie, a donné jeudi après-midi le coup d’envoi des activités marquant l’édition 2014 de la Fête ... | read |
President Uhuru Kenyatta underlines Kenya-Seychelles relationship as one of ‘natural partnership’President Uhuru Kenyatta underlines Kenya-Seychelles relationship as one of ‘natural partnership’

20.03.2014

On the final day of his official visit to Kenya yesterday, Minister Jean-Paul Adam and his delegation were received by President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta.  During the bilateral discussions ... | read |
Joint Press Communiqué Issues following an official visit by Jean-Paul Adam, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles, from 17th-19th March, 2014 at the invitation of Ambassador, Amina C. Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs an

20.03.2014

At the invitation of Hon. Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Kenya, H.E. Jean-Paul Adam, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles undertook a three-day official visit ... | read |
Seychelles and Kenya join to promote African Tourism

19.03.2014

During Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam’s official visit to Kenya, tourism cooperation has been at the heart of the discussions between the countries.  In addition to collaborating to promote a dual destination concept, ... | read |
Seychelles signs Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with Kenya

19.03.2014

Seychelles and Kenya have strengthened the framework for better trade opportunities in the future. This comes as Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam has signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) on behalf of the ... | read |
Seychelles High Commissioner accredited to LesothoSeychelles High Commissioner accredited to Lesotho

19.03.2014

Mr Claude Morel is Seychelles’ non-resident High Commissioner to the Kingdom of Lesotho. He presented his Letters of Credentials to King Letsie III on 13th March at the Royal Palace in Maseru. In his remarks ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador to China disccuses ways to boost tourism with new Director General of Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism DevelopmentSeychelles Ambassador to China disccuses ways to boost tourism with new Director General of Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development

19.03.2014

Seychelles Ambassador accredited to the People's Republic of China, Mr Philippe Le Gall paid a courtesy call on the newly appointed Director General of Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development-BMCTD Professor Zhou Zhengyu, accompanied by ... | read |