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Enhance Africa's Resilience with Blue Economy and Sustainable TourismEnhance Africa's Resilience with Blue Economy and Sustainable Tourism

01.06.2013

President Michel has called for TICAD V to promote sustainable tourism and invest in the blue economy in order to build Africa’s resilience. During his remarks during the opening day of the 5th Tokyo International ... | read |
Seychelles Extends Condolences Following Attack on Indian Party OfficialsSeychelles Extends Condolences Following Attack on Indian Party Officials

01.06.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to the People and Government of India following a deadly attack on a convoy of party officials last week. In a letter sent to President Pranab Mukherjee ... | read |
Reflections from the Ambassador for Woman and Children on the Occasion of Children's Day, June 1st 2013

31.05.2013

Following the UN General Assembly recommendation that all countries should establish a Universal Children's Day on an "appropriate" day, Seychelles decided on June 1st, a day, firstly to celebrate the special human beings that children ... | read |
Message from Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles on the Occassion of the International Day of the United Nations PeacekeepersMessage from Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles on the Occassion of the International Day of the United Nations Peacekeepers

29.05.2013

On the occasion of this year’s International Day of Peacekeepers, Seychelles joins the international community to pay tribute to all the men and women who are currently serving with devotion in UN peacekeeping operations around ... | read |
Seychelles Endorses AU 50th Anniversary Declaration to Protect and Promote Oceanic Spaces Among other Development GoalsSeychelles Endorses AU 50th Anniversary Declaration to Protect and Promote Oceanic Spaces Among other Development Goals

28.05.2013

The Government of Seychelles has signed the 50th Anniversary Solemn Declaration of the African Union outline the collective vision of African states and their development ambition for the next 50 years. The Seychelles delegation, headed ... | read |
Africa Should Use OAU/AU 50th Anniversary to Take Ownership of It's Economy and OceansAfrica Should Use OAU/AU 50th Anniversary to Take Ownership of It's Economy and Oceans

25.05.2013

President Michel has attended the opening of the 50th anniversary Summit at the African Union in Addis Ababa today, together with the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. On this historic and ... | read |
Solidarity Amongst Indian Ocean Island States at African Union SummitSolidarity Amongst Indian Ocean Island States at African Union Summit

24.05.2013

The Foreign Ministers of the Indian Ocean Commission member states have met today in the margins of the African Union Executive Council gathering in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to consolidate positions on issues relating to the ... | read |
Foreign Minister says Oceanic Resources Key to Africa’s FutureForeign Minister says Oceanic Resources Key to Africa’s Future

23.05.2013

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has called for a focus on the inclusion of Africa’s oceanic resources when planning for the future. Speaking at the African Union Executive Council meeting, which has ... | read |
Seychelles Continues to Actively Engage in EPA ProcessSeychelles Continues to Actively Engage in EPA Process

23.05.2013

Ambassador Vivianne Fock-Tave has led the Seychelles delegation at the second meeting of the EPA Committee under the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement (iEPA) between the signatory states of the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region ... | read |
China’s Yihai Group Supports Seychelles Disaster FundChina’s Yihai Group Supports Seychelles Disaster Fund

22.05.2013

Following the January 27-28 disaster that hit Mahe and the call of the Seychelles Embassy in Beijing’s for assistance, Resident Ambassador Philippe Le Gall, acting on behalf of the National Disaster Fund, accepted a donation ... | read |
South Africa Supports Disaster Relief EffortsSouth Africa Supports Disaster Relief Efforts

21.05.2013

President James Michel met with the South African High Commissioner to Seychelles, Dr. Nomvuyo N. Nokwe, at State House this afternoon. High Commissioner Nokwe expressed South Africa's regret and sympathy concerning the material damages experience ... | read |
Seychelles Extends Condolences to Oklahoma VictimsSeychelles Extends Condolences to Oklahoma Victims

21.05.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to the People and Government of the United States of America following the devastating tornado that hit Oklahoma yesterday. In a letter sent to President Barack Obama, ... | read |
Lighting of the African Union FlameLighting of the African Union Flame

20.05.2013

Former President France Albert Rene lit the flame of the African Union in the presence of President James Alix Michel in a symbolic ceremony held at State House this morning. The ceremony was attended by ... | read |
Les cadres sup admis à l’examen du DELF reçoivent leur diplômeLes cadres sup admis à l’examen du DELF reçoivent leur diplôme

20.05.2013

Un groupe  de cadres supérieurs du Ministère des Affaires Etrangères - 14 au total - a reçu le vendredi 17 mai leur diplôme de français, le DELF -  (diplôme d’étude de la langue française) au ... | read |
Seychelles Active in UN Lead up to Global SIDS MeetSeychelles Active in UN Lead up to Global SIDS Meet

20.05.2013

Seychelles has been very active in the United Nations' preparations for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Samoa next year. Seychelles' climate change and SIDS Ambassador Ronny Jumeau was at the ... | read |
President Michel Extends Condolences to Turkey Following Terror AttackPresident Michel Extends Condolences to Turkey Following Terror Attack

14.05.2013

President James Michel has extended his condolences to President Abdullah Gül of the Republic of Turkey following the devastating car bomb attack near the town on Reyhanli: “In the wake of this tragedy, the Government ... | read |
Seychelles Shares Experiences at World Economic Forum and Engages in Further Discussions on Madagascar processSeychelles Shares Experiences at World Economic Forum and Engages in Further Discussions on Madagascar process

10.05.2013

Leading Seychelles' delegation to the World Economic Forum, Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam, has highlighted a number of Seychelles' experiences as a basis for sustainable development at the even being held in Cape Town, under the ... | read |
Eden Island and Government join together to showcase Seychelles at the World Economic ForumEden Island and Government join together to showcase Seychelles at the World Economic Forum

09.05.2013

A special forum has been launched in Cape Town yesterday, where the World Economic Forum (WEF) is being held, showcasing Seychelles' achievements, and promoting the country’s conducive environment for tourism and investment. Minister for Foreign ... | read |
Seychelles Signs Historic Visa Waiver with ChinaSeychelles Signs Historic Visa Waiver with China

06.05.2013

The Seychelles Government has signed a landmark visa waiver agreement with the People’s Republic of China, making Seychelles the first African country to have visa free travel for all passports with China. The Seychelles Foreign ... | read |
A Milestone in Sino-Seychellois RelationsA Milestone in Sino-Seychellois Relations

06.05.2013

President James Michel met with the Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Xie Hangsheng, at State House this morning, following the signing of a mutual visa waiver agreement between ... | read |