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Seychellois Youth at UNESCO ForumSeychellois Youth at UNESCO Forum


Youth from more than 150 countries, including well-known personalities and young leaders, will come together in Paris on the 29th October to participate in the 8th Youth Forum of UNESCO, which will run until 31 October at the ... | read |
NOrwegian Crown Prince in Seychelles


His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Prince Haakon Magnus, paid a courtesy visit to Seychelles where he was met by Vice President Danny Faure and Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean Paul Adam. Crown Prince Haakon’s visit ... | read |
Seychelles and Denmark sign Host Nation SupportSeychelles and Denmark sign Host Nation Support


The Republic of Seychelles and the Kingdom of Denmark signed the Memorandum of Understanding for Host Nation Support (HNS) and its underlying Technical Agreement.  This signing further consolidates the cooperation, which exists between the ... | read |
Seychelles Insists Piracy must remain High on the international Agenda


Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean Paul Adam, and Minister for Home Affairs, Joël Morgan met with the Minister for Defence of the Kingdom of Denmark, at ‘Maison Queau de Quincy were they reiterated that operations ... | read |
Le Ministre Adam anime une conférence de presse avec les observateurs SeychelloisLe Ministre Adam anime une conférence de presse avec les observateurs Seychellois


Un groupe de quatre observateurs seychellois se prépare à se joindre à la délégation d’observation que la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI) a décidé dépêcher à Madagascar dans le cadre de l'élection présidentielle dont le ... | read |
Travel notification to the People's Republic of China


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles wishes to inform all Seychellois nationals traveling to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) that they do not require a visa if the duration of ... | read |
Regional trade set to receive boost from AFD grant


The African Development Bank has announced its approval of a $7.5 million (R90 million) grant to finance the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Capacity Building Programme (TCBP) for its 26 Tripartite Regional Member-Countries, (which includes the Republic ... | read |
Prosecuting a Pirate Kingpin


The Seychelles Government learnt on Saturday, 12th October 2013, of the arrest in Belgium of the most important Somali figure active in piracy off the coast of Somalia in recent years. Mohammed Abdi Hassan was ... | read |
Minister Adam reiterates importance of standing invitation to international community


Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, stressed the importance of the standing invitation that Seychelles has extended to various international organisations and foreign government under the Special Procedures Mechanism. This testimony to the commitment of ... | read |
United Nations Special Rapporteur Kishore Singh on official visit in Seychelles after standing invitation extended


Mr Kishore Singh, United Nations Special Rapporteur for Education, is on an official visit to the Seychelles. It comes after a Standing Invitation was extended to the Special Procedures Mechanism of the Human Rights Council. ... | read |
Seychelles welcomes arrest of 'Pirate Kingpin', Mohamed Abdi Hassan, in BelgiumSeychelles welcomes arrest of 'Pirate Kingpin', Mohamed Abdi Hassan, in Belgium


Mr. Joël Morgan, the Minister for Home Affairs and Transport and as well in his capacity as the Chairman of the High Level Committee for Piracy (HLCP), has welcomed the news of the arrest of ... | read |
Seychelles maintains 1st position in Africa in ICT and is the most dynamic in ICT Development Index


According to the 2013 edition of "Measuring Information Society" (MIS) Report which is published annually by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in Geneva, Switzerland, Seychelles is ranked 64th out of 157 countries for the Information ... | read |


On Saturday 5th October and Wednesday 9th October 2013 respectively, a special chartered flight transported a total of 16 Somalis from the custody of the Seychelles Prison Services into the custody of officials from the ... | read |
Seychelles Joins Call for Greater Spirit of Cooperation from the ICC and Kenya in Pursuit for JusticeSeychelles Joins Call for Greater Spirit of Cooperation from the ICC and Kenya in Pursuit for Justice


The Seychelles delegation has added its voice to the call at the African Union Extraordinary Summit held in Addis Ababa this week on the question of 'Africa's relationship with the International Criminal Court' requesting that ... | read |
Seychelles extends congratulations to newly elected Ethiopian President


President James Alix Michel has extended the congratulations of the People and Government of Seychelles to H.E. Dr Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, the newly elected President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. President Michel ... | read |
The Mayor of Victoria signs Twinning Agreement with RabatThe Mayor of Victoria signs Twinning Agreement with Rabat


The Mayor of Victoria, Mrs. Jacqueline Moustache-Belle, has signed a twinning agreement with the City of Rabat while attending the 4thUnited Cities and Local Governments Congress which was being held in Rabat, Morocco. The twinning ... | read |
Mayor of Victoria elected Co-President of UCLGMayor of Victoria elected Co-President of UCLG


The Mayor of Victoria, Mrs Jacqueline Moustache-Belle, has been elected as one of the four Co-presidents of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) for the period 2013-2016. The UCLG is an international organization which ... | read |
Ambassador Shamlaye accredited as Seychelles resident representative to IAEAAmbassador Shamlaye accredited as Seychelles resident representative to IAEA


Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye presented his credentials as Seychelles’ Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to the Agency’s Director-General, Mr Yukiya Amano, on Thursday 19th September. The Ambassador was also in Vienna, Austria for ... | read |
Seychelles welcomes Security Council Resolution on Syria


Seychelles welcomes the adoption of a binding resolution on the removal and destruction of chemical weapons in Syria which was agreed by the Security Council last night in New York, Minister Jean-Paul Adam has stated.... | read |
Seychelles Addresses Annual United Nations General AssemblySeychelles Addresses Annual United Nations General Assembly


Vice President Danny Faure has emphasised Seychelles’ role as a responsible and reliable member of the United Nations dedicated to the principles of sustainable development in Seychelles’ annual address to the United Nations General Assembly ... | read |