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Seychelles Honoured with ‘African Development Excellence Award’ in New YorkSeychelles Honoured with ‘African Development Excellence Award’ in New York

26.09.2013

President James Michel has been conferred with the ‘African Development Excellence Award’ during the African Investment and Development Awards Ceremony held in New York to coincide with the holding of the United Nations General Assembly. ... | read |
Seychelles calls for activism in final push towards MDGs and establishing SDGsSeychelles calls for activism in final push towards MDGs and establishing SDGs

26.09.2013

Following the finalisation of Seychelles' 3rd Millennium Development Goals report, Vice President Danny Faure has addressed the special event organised by the President of the United Nations General Assembly to follow up efforts made towards ... | read |
Seychelles calls for 'sustainable oceans' to be at the heart of Sustainable Development GoalsSeychelles calls for 'sustainable oceans' to be at the heart of Sustainable Development Goals

25.09.2013

Vice President Danny Faure has made an appeal for the United Nations to place oceans and the 'Blue economy' as a key part of the debate on setting 'Sustainable Development Goals' to succeed the 'Millennium ... | read |
Seychelles shares experiences on disability inclusive development in the context of the MDGsSeychelles shares experiences on disability inclusive development in the context of the MDGs

24.09.2013

The Seychelles delegation attending the UNGA has emphasised the need for inclusion of persons with disabilities as key component of sustainable development, stressing, “Sustainability implies responsibilities for all as well as opportunities for all”. Foreign ... | read |
Seychelles Hails Potential for Tourism as Catalyst for Further Development of China-Africa RelationsSeychelles Hails Potential for Tourism as Catalyst for Further Development of China-Africa Relations

24.09.2013

Minister Jean-Paul Adam has underlined the potential that tourism offers as a source of growth and investment in terms of future development of the relations between China and Africa while addressing the Special Session of ... | read |
President congratulate H.E. Angela Merkel on re-electionPresident congratulate H.E. Angela Merkel on re-election

23.09.2013

On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, President James Alix Michel has extended congratulations to H.E Mrs. Angela Merkel on re-election to the office of German Chancellor.  President Michel stated that ... | read |
Seychelles Expresses Solidarity with Kenya During Attack on Shopping MallSeychelles Expresses Solidarity with Kenya During Attack on Shopping Mall

22.09.2013

President James Michel has expressed his profound sadness and sincere condolences to the People and Government of Kenya following the ongoing attack on Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi that has resulted in the mass injuries ... | read |
India to Provide Operational Training for Dornier AircraftIndia to Provide Operational Training for Dornier Aircraft

20.09.2013

The Governments of India and Seychelles have today further solidified their cooperation in the field of maritime security through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the Deputation of Indian Naval Personnel for Operational ... | read |
Seychelles participates in the preparation for Negotiation of a full and comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union

20.09.2013

A delegation from Seychelles has participated in the preparation of a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the Eastern and Southern African States (ESA) and the European Union (EU) in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe from 16th ... | read |
Seychelles Condemns Use of Chemical Weapons Following Release of UN Report on SyriaSeychelles Condemns Use of Chemical Weapons Following Release of UN Report on Syria

18.09.2013

The Seychelles Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Marie-Louis Potter, has addressed the United Nations General Assembly in a session held in New York yesterday on the release of the UN Report on the ... | read |
RAPPIC Steering Group Meet in Dubai: Approves Transition of RAPPIC to a Seychelles Maritime Centre for Security and Transnational Crime in the Western Indian Ocean

17.09.2013

Ministry of Home Affairs and Transport PRESS RELEASE The Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, Mr. Joël Morgan, in his capacity as Chairman of the RAPPICC Steering Group, which sees Seychelles, the United Kingdom, the Kingdom of ... | read |
Minister Morgan leads Seychelles delegation to Dubai to attend anti piracy conference. Meets with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud of Somalia and H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan Minister of Foreign Affairs, United Arab Emirates

17.09.2013

Ministry of Home Affairs and Transport PRESS RELEASE Minister Joël Morgan, minister responsible for Home Affairs and Transport, who is as well the Chair of the High Level Committee for Piracy and the RAPPICC Steering Group, has ... | read |
President Michel Extends Condolences to the US Following Naval ShootingPresident Michel Extends Condolences to the US Following Naval Shooting

17.09.2013

President James Michel has expressed his condolences to the Government and the People of the United States of America in the wake of the naval yard shootings In Washington D.C. President Michel addressed President ... | read |
New Seychelles Ambassador Accredited to FAO and IFADNew Seychelles Ambassador Accredited to FAO and IFAD

17.09.2013

Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye has presented his credentials as Seychelles Governor for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to Mr Carlos Seré, Associate Vice President of the said organisation in Rome, Italy. Ambassador Shamlaye presented ... | read |
President Michel Congratulates New Australian Prime MinisterPresident Michel Congratulates New Australian Prime Minister

08.09.2013

President James Michel has extended his warmest congratulations to the newly elected Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia, Mr. Tony Abbot. In a congratulatory letter sent, President Michel also conveyed the felicitations of the ... | read |
Seychelles and Mauritius further strengthen ties by signing security agreement

07.09.2013

Seychelles and Mauritius have this week signed a framework agreement on security and crime combating aimed at deepening cooperation between the law enforcement agencies of the two countries. The agreement has been the culmination of ... | read |
Seychelles further solidifies bilateral relations with MauritiusSeychelles further solidifies bilateral relations with Mauritius

06.09.2013

The Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Seychelles, Jean-Paul Adam, and Vice Prime Minister, Minister for Finance, Xavier Luc Duval, have reaffirmed their ties at the 10th Session of Seychelles-Mauritius Joint Commission on ... | read |
Potential partnership between Seychelles and Vietnam in the field of agriculturePotential partnership between Seychelles and Vietnam in the field of agriculture

31.08.2013

President James Michel planted a longun tree at the Vietnam Academy of Agriculture Sciences (VAAS) at its headquarters in Thanh Tri, Hanoi during his state visit. This symbolic gesture represented the traditional friendship and potential partnership ... | read |
Bolstering relations between Seychelles and Vietnam for investment opportunitiesBolstering relations between Seychelles and Vietnam for investment opportunities

31.08.2013

Investment, trade, tourism, and the Blue Economy concept were the focal points of discussion between President James Michel and Prime Minister of Vietnam, H. E Mr. Nguyen Tan Dung at the Grand Hall of the ... | read |
Opening of the Seychelles-Vietnam Business ForumOpening of the Seychelles-Vietnam Business Forum

31.08.2013

President James Michel attended the official opening of the Vietnam – Seychelles Business Forum under the theme ‘Fostering Economic Partnership” at the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, organized by the Seychelles non-resident ambassador to ... | read |