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Seychelles Extends Condolences to UN Staff in Somalia Following AttackSeychelles Extends Condolences to UN Staff in Somalia Following Attack

20.06.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to Secretary General of the United Nations following a tragic attack on the UN compound in Somalia on Wednesday 19th June. In a letter of sympathy sent, ... | read |
Seychelles and Canada to continue working together on the world stageSeychelles and Canada to continue working together on the world stage

20.06.2013

Ties between Seychelles and Canada is set to be further strengthened following the accreditation of Marie-Louise Potter as Seychelles’ 6th non-resident High Commissioner to Canada. High Commissioner Potter presented her letters of accreditation to the ... | read |
Seychelles Rejects Trafficking in Persons Report

19.06.2013

The Seychelles Government has taken note of the new US State Department Trafficking in Persons report 2013 and continues to question the methodology used in compiling the situational analysis at country level. It is regrettable ... | read |
Farewell Call by EU Ambassador to SeychellesFarewell Call by EU Ambassador to Seychelles

19.06.2013

The European Union Ambassador to Seychelles, Alessandro Mariani, has paid a farewell call on President James Michel at State House this morning following a four year tenure, based in Mauritius. President James Michel thanked Ambassador ... | read |
Seychelles backs SADC decision for the continuation of SADC-led mediation process in Madagascar

19.06.2013

The Seychelles government has supported the decision of the SADC Extraordinary Summit meeting in Maputo, Mozambique, on the 15th June 2013 to endorsed the decision for the SADC mediators to continue to engage the Malagasy ... | read |
New Seychelles High Commissioner Accredited to BotswanaNew Seychelles High Commissioner Accredited to Botswana

17.06.2013

‘The relations between Seychelles and Botswana, two middle-income countries whose leaders share similar views in advancing and promoting common values, principles and aspirations, are bound to be intensified in the coming years,” said Ambassador ... | read |
AUC Chairperson Commends Seychelles' Social Progress and Environmental ConservationAUC Chairperson Commends Seychelles' Social Progress and Environmental Conservation

13.06.2013

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has congratulated Seychelles for its very high level of human development as well as its achievements in environmental conservation, which she said should be an ... | read |
Seychelles Welcomes AU Commission Chairperson

13.06.2013

The Government of Seychelles has today welcomed Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission to Seychelles for a three-day official visit as a special guest of the National Day celebrations. Dr. Dlamini-Zuma ... | read |
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Conducts Executive Development Program on International Business

11.06.2013

Seychelles is hosting a five day Executive Development Program on International Business being organized by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). The programme has materialized as a result of the strong cooperation that exists ... | read |
The European Investment Bank Hails Seychelles as Success StoryThe European Investment Bank Hails Seychelles as Success Story

11.06.2013

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has hailed Seychelles as a success story during a ministerial meeting of the Joint ACP-EU Council in Brussels last week, from the 3rd-7th June. The EIB cited the submarine fibre ... | read |
New Seychelles High Commissioner to New Zealand and AustraliaNew Seychelles High Commissioner to New Zealand and Australia

10.06.2013

High Commissioner Waven William has presented his letter of accreditation to the Governor General of New Zealand, Mr. Jerry Mateparae in a ceremony held in Wellington on May 16th. During their meeting the High Commissioner ... | read |
President Michel Extends Well Wishes of Seychellois People to President MandelaPresident Michel Extends Well Wishes of Seychellois People to President Mandela

10.06.2013

President James Michel has extended his well wishes to Former President Nelson Mandela during his recovery from a recent illness. In a letter sent, President Michel spoke great affection felt by the Seychellois people towards ... | read |
GLISPA looks to EU islands to fulfil founders' dreamGLISPA looks to EU islands to fulfil founders' dream

06.06.2013

The Seychelles-led Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) on conservation and sustainable livelihoods is reaching out to Europe's territories around the world to further build an alliance of islands regardless of size or political status. GLISPA was born ... | read |
The IMO Supports the Blue Economy Concept

06.06.2013

Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam has met with the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Koji Sekimizu, on the margins of the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development Summit (TICAD V) that ... | read |
TICAD V Hailed a Success as the Blue Economy is Identified as Key to Unlocking Africa’s Full PotentialTICAD V Hailed a Success as the Blue Economy is Identified as Key to Unlocking Africa’s Full Potential

06.06.2013

The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V) that took place in Yokohama, Japan, from 1st to 3rd June, has ended with a resounding round of applause as participants adopted the 2013 Yokohama Declaration ... | read |
Tri-Partite Fisheries Project ProposedTri-Partite Fisheries Project Proposed

05.06.2013

TRI-PARTITE FISHERIES PROJECT PROPOSED President Michel met the President of the Association of African Economy and Development Japan ECA Committee, MP Tetsuro Yano and the CEO of NEPAD (The New Partnership for Africa's Development) agency, ... | read |
Dynamic Development Partnerships for Blue EconomyDynamic Development Partnerships for Blue Economy

05.06.2013

During his working visit to Japan, President Michel has met with the Senior Vice President of Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Mr. Hideaki Domichi to discuss ongoing cooperation projects as well as a new fisheries ... | read |
Japan and Seychelles Set to Enter New Era of Joint Oil ExplorationJapan and Seychelles Set to Enter New Era of Joint Oil Exploration

04.06.2013

President James Michel, who holds the portfolio for hydrocarbons, has announced that Seychelles and Japan will be concluding an agreement in the near future for a joint oil exploration programme in the Seychelles Exclusive Economic ... | read |
Seychelles Signs Treaty to Regulate Arms TradeSeychelles Signs Treaty to Regulate Arms Trade

04.06.2013

Seychelles has continued to demonstrate leadership in the regional and international arenas by being amongst the first countries to sign the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which opened for signature at the United Nations in New ... | read |
President Michel Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo AbePresident Michel Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

03.06.2013

President James Michel has held bilateral talks with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in the margins of the TICAD V conference in Yokohama, Japan. The President was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs ... | read |