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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 |
Seychelles congratulates Dubai on Successful World-Expo bid

28.11.2013

In a message addressed to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, President, James Michel has conveyed warmest congratulations to Dubai and its people ... | read |
Minister for Foreign Affairs holds discussion with Cuban counterpartMinister for Foreign Affairs holds discussion with Cuban counterpart

28.11.2013

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam met with, His Excellency Bruno Parrilla, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba at Maison Queau de Quincy yesterday. H.E. M.r Parilla was in Seychelles ... | read |
Seychelles and Indonesia share a vision to develop Blue economy concept and to create opportunities for SMEs across borders

24.11.2013

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, has had wide-ranging discussions with his counterpart, H.E Mr. Marty Negatalawa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia over the week-end, where the ministers have highlighted ... | read |
Secretary of State holds talks with Japanese Foreign MinistrySecretary of State holds talks with Japanese Foreign Ministry

23.11.2013

Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Hirotaka Ishihara met with Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State, of the Republic of Seychelles, who is on a working visit to Japan at the invitation of the Japanese Foreign ... | read |
Vice President holds talks with Directorate of Kuwait Fund

22.11.2013

Vice President Danny Faure visited the Headquarters of the Kuwait Fund in Kuwait City on 21st November, in the margins of the 3rd Arab- African Summit. He held discussions with the Directorate of the Kuwait ... | read |
Seychelles signs intent to join mutual tax assistance conventionSeychelles signs intent to join mutual tax assistance convention

22.11.2013

The Government of Seychelles is in the process of becoming party to the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters.  The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, today signed a letter of ... | read |
Seychelles defends its record at OECD Jakarta World ForumSeychelles defends its record at OECD Jakarta World Forum

21.11.2013

The Seychelles has emphasised its commitment to good practices and transparency in relation to tax information exchange while also championing the concerns of smaller jurisdictions in the review process and expressing its regret at some ... | read |