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Blue Economy Summit’ Stresses the Role of Oceanic Nations in Global SustainabilityBlue Economy Summit’ Stresses the Role of Oceanic Nations in Global Sustainability


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 |
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 |