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Seychelles welcomes arrest of 'Pirate Kingpin', Mohamed Abdi Hassan, in BelgiumSeychelles welcomes arrest of 'Pirate Kingpin', Mohamed Abdi Hassan, in Belgium

14.10.2013

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

14.10.2013

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 |
SEYCHELLES GOVERNMENT TRANSFERS CONVICTED SOMALI PIRATES

14.10.2013

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

13.10.2013

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

08.10.2013

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

06.10.2013

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

06.10.2013

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

01.10.2013

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

30.09.2013

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

28.09.2013

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 |
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 |