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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 |
Seychelles Expresses Solidarity with Tanzania Following Shocking Church AttackSeychelles Expresses Solidarity with Tanzania Following Shocking Church Attack

06.05.2013

Following the bomb attack on a Catholic church in the Tanzanian town of Arusha, President James Michel has expressed his condolences, on behalf of the People and Government of Seychelles, for what he described as ... | read |
Seychelles Delegation to Attend London Somalia ConferenceSeychelles Delegation to Attend London Somalia Conference

06.05.2013

The Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, Mr. Joel Morgan, representing President James Michel, is leading the Seychelles delegation to the Conference on Somalia in London, which is being co hosted by the United Kingdom ... | read |
Foreign Minister Calls for Thorough Re-evaluation of Seychelles Media LandscapeForeign Minister Calls for Thorough Re-evaluation of Seychelles Media Landscape

03.05.2013

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has called on the organization ‘Reporters Sans Frontières’ (Reporters without Borders) to send an assessment mission to Seychelles following the publication of their 2013 report which downgraded ... | read |
Seychelles in Solidarity with Mauritius in Wake of Tragic AccidentSeychelles in Solidarity with Mauritius in Wake of Tragic Accident

03.05.2013

President James Michel has sent a message of condolences to the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, following the bus accident that occurred in Mauritius earlier today: “It is with deep sorrow that we ... | read |
Chinese Company Donates 50,000 bed kits to Disaster FundChinese Company Donates 50,000 bed kits to Disaster Fund

03.05.2013

The Seychelles Embassy in Beijing has accepted a donation of bed kits worth USD85,000 from a Chinese company, the Weihua Group, on behalf of the Seychelles Disaster Fund. Ambassador Philippe Le Gall accepted the ... | read |
SAF DORNIER AIRCRAFT ARRIVESSAF DORNIER AIRCRAFT ARRIVES

27.04.2013

President James Michel, the Commander-in-Chief of the Seychelles People's Defence Forces, attended the welcoming ceremony of the new Seychelles Air Force Dornier  228 Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft at the SAF base, Pointe Larue, this morning. The ... | read |
Minister Launches EU Maritime Capacity ProjectMinister Launches EU Maritime Capacity Project

26.04.2013

The Foreign Minister has thanked the European Union for responding to President James Michel’s appeal to world leaders by committing to enhancing regional capacity in the fight against piracy through the EUCAP Nestor project. In ... | read |
Natural Resources Minister Calls for Africa to Embrace the Blue Economy

26.04.2013

Minister Peter SInon has called upon a gathering of African Ministers to promote the concept of the Blue Economy and to maximize the potential of Africa’s raw material wealth. The Minister for Natural Resources and ... | read |
LES SEYCHELLES ET L'UNION EUROPÉENNE REAFFIRMENT LEUR  ENGAGEMENT POUR LA SECURITÉ MARITIMELES SEYCHELLES ET L'UNION EUROPÉENNE REAFFIRMENT LEUR ENGAGEMENT POUR LA SECURITÉ MARITIME

25.04.2013

Le Président James Michel a reçu, ce jeudi matin, l'Amiral Jacques Launay,  chef de la mission civile européenne EUCAP Nestor, et le Contre-amiral Eric Dupont, Commandant-adjoint des opérations de la force Atalante-EUNAVFOR. Les deux ... | read |
Sri Lanka Visa Waiver Comes into Force

23.04.2013

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce to the Seychellois public that the Visa Waiver Agreement signed between the Seychelles and Sri Lankan Governments has come into effect as from the 22nd of ... | read |
Seychelles in Solidarity with earthquake struck Sichuan Province

22.04.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China following the earthquake that struck Sichuan Province. President Michel expressed the solidarity of Seychelles with the thousands ... | read |
Vice-President on Overseas MissionVice-President on Overseas Mission

22.04.2013

The Vice-President of the Republic, Mr Danny Faure will be representing President James Alix Michel at the forthcoming High Level Conference, organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat, on Public Administration in Very Small States, and being ... | read |
Ministry Explores Local Council for World Affairs

19.04.2013

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs is exploring the establishment of Seychelles based think-tanks and associations dedicated to the country’s engagement in world affairs, following the participation of a Seychelles delegation in the 4th Indian Council ... | read |
Minister Adam Bids Good Luck to Young Seychelles Talent TeamMinister Adam Bids Good Luck to Young Seychelles Talent Team

19.04.2013

Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam has today called on the final rehearsal of the Seychellois children due to depart for the International Children’s Friendship Festival in Seattle on Sunday. The team of 12 young people under ... | read |