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Ministry of Foreign Affairs updates families on situation of detained Seychellois in Egypt

30.10.2013

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs briefed the families of the Seychellois currently in imprisonment in Qena, in the Arab Republic of Egypt at Maison Queau de Quincy. Minister Jean Paul Adam who led the discussions, ... | read |
Le Gouvernement des Seychelles félicite de la bonne tenue du premier tour des élections à Madagascar

28.10.2013

Le Gouvernement des Seychelles félicite le peuple de Madagascar pour la bonne tenue du premier tour des élections présidentielles qui s’est déroulé le 25 octobre 2013. Les Seychelles saluent les candidats qui ont mené une ... | read |
L’Ambassadeur Shamlaye accrédité auprès de la Principauté de MonacoL’Ambassadeur Shamlaye accrédité auprès de la Principauté de Monaco

28.10.2013

L’ambassadeur des Seychelles basé à Paris, M. Bernard Shamlaye, a présenté à Son Altesse Sérénissime, le Prince Albert II,  les lettres de créance l’accréditant comme Ambassadeur auprès de la Principauté de Monaco. La cérémonie ... | read |
Signature des accords de coopération Seychelles - Réunion

26.10.2013

Le Ministère de l’Environnement et de l’Énergie aux Seychelles a signé les accords de coopération avec la Réunion dans le domaine de l’Énergie Renouvelable et autour du thème de la biodiversité. Son Ministre le Professeur ... | read |
Lancement officielle de la première « rencontre du développement durable » Seychelles – La Réunion.

26.10.2013

Les Seychelles et La Réunion ont promis de renforcer davantage leur collaboration dans le développement commun des domaines suivants : énergies renouvelables, environnement et dans le commerce de divers produits. Cet engagement a été pris lors ... | read |
LE MINISTRE ADAM RECOIT LES CHEFS DE LA DELEGATION REUNIONNAISE

25.10.2013

  Le Ministre Adam a reçu ce jeudi 22 octobre, dans la matinée, deux chefs des institutions du Département de l’île de La Réunion, en l’occurrence M. Didier Robert, Président du Conseil Régional et Mme ... | read |
Seychelles signs bilateral agreement with the EU as part of WTO accession plansSeychelles signs bilateral agreement with the EU as part of WTO accession plans

24.10.2013

Seychelles has successfully concluded bilateral negotiations with the European Union (EU) on trade in goods and services in the context of the accession of the Republic of Seychelles to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Countries ... | read |
Seychellois Youth at UNESCO ForumSeychellois Youth at UNESCO Forum

24.10.2013

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

23.10.2013

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

23.10.2013

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

18.10.2013

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

17.10.2013

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

17.10.2013

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

17.10.2013

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

16.10.2013

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

15.10.2013

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

14.10.2013

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

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 |