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Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius, Union of Comoros and Republic of Seychelles |

EU-Seychelles partnership for climate action

The programme of EUR 3 million is part of the European Union Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA+) which aims at strengthening dialogue and cooperation with developing countries, in particular least developed countries (LDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS)

Mahé (Seychelles) – The Head of Cooperation of the European Union to the Republic of Seychelles opened the second Steering Committee of the "Seychelles Global Climate Change Alliance project". She reiterated the relevance of activities foreseen to address the recurrent flooding problems on La Digue.   According to Ms Carla…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius, Union of Comoros and Republic of Seychelles |

New support of the European Union to civil society in the area of electoral governance

The handing-over ceremony was held in the presence of the French Ambassador Lionel MAJESTE-LARROUY currently assuming the Presidency of the European Union in Seychelles

In the context of the support programme on electoral reform, the European Union donates a new car to the Citizens Engagement Platform Seychelles (CEPS). The handing-over ceremony was held in the presence of the French Ambassador Lionel MAJESTE-LARROUY currently assuming the Presidency of the European Union in Seychelles.   On…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius, Union of Comoros and Republic of Seychelles |

Meeting of most Senior EU Fisheries Official with President Danny Faure

This was the first time that a senior EU official of this position has visited the Republic of the Seychelles, the Indian Ocean region, and a country with which the EU shared a Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement

President Danny Faure received Mr Joao Aguiar Machado, the Director General of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission, the most senior European Union (EU) Fisheries Official, at the State House of the Republic of the Seychelles.  This was the first time that a senior EU official of this…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius |

The European Union gives 270 million Rupees to the Republic of Mauritius to improve the business and investment climate

The objective of the project, which will be implemented by the Board of Investment (BOI) over a period of four years, is to enhance Mauritius’ business and investment climate in line with Government priority

The Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius, Marjaana Sall and the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, the Honourable Pravind Jugnauth signed a new financing agreement of 270 million rupees to facilitate trade and investment.  The Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius,…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius |

At the margins of the Article 8 Political Dialogue, a high-level delegation of the European Union visits Au Cap Primary School and inaugurates a new fish market at Anse Royale.

In the context of the 4th Political Dialogue, the EU Ambassador together with EU Member States ambassadors carried out a site visit at Au Cap Primary School to join pupils and staff in the Children's Day celebrations. They also inaugurated the new EU-financed fish market at Anse Royale, and visited the quay on…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius |

4th EU-Seychelles Political Dialogue

Where and when: Thursday, 02 June 2016 Eden Bleu Hotel, Eden Island · · 09.00 – 12.00 hrs: Political dialogue (In camera) 12:15 – 12.30 hrs: Press conference out the Political agenda mutual Background : Article 8 of the Cotonou Partnership Agreement (2000-2020) sets modalities for Africa Caribbean Pacific (ACP) - European Union Dialogue. Common concerns…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius |

Towards a better analysis of maritime data

Ensuring law enforcement at sea and a peaceful exploitation of maritime resources, requires among other things, a continuous analysis of maritime data collected from various open sources, and sharing the data at regional level in coordination with the national agencies. Under EU CRIMARIO project, twenty-six participants from Mauritius, and coastal countries of Indian Ocean…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius |

Adaptation to Climate Change: The European Union assists in addressing flooding on the island of La Digue

H.E. Marjaana Sall, Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Seychelles and Mr. Simon Springett the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative signed a new agreement of 1, 360, 000 euros for climate adaptation. The agreement is part of the EU-funded GCCA+ programme that was signed by the Government of Seychelles…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius |

Sustainable Development: EU and Seychelles sign a new financing agreement of 2.2 million euros

The Government of Seychelles receives 2.2 million euros from the European Union in support of the implementation of its sustainable development agenda. These funds will support the Government in formulating new projects and attracting new financing for development.

“Seychelles is certain to use the funds wisely, where it would make the greatest impact. We would further like to reassure the EU that the Seychelles will do its utmost, with vigorous efforts, to tap into other facilities currently put in place such as the 11th EDF Regional Programmes, which Seychelles hope to…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius |

EU and 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries join forces for ambitious global climate deal

As UN climate negotiations enter their final days, the European Union and the group of 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States today stressed their shared commitment for an ambitious and binding global climate deal to be agreed in Paris. The EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific states have…