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Foreign Secretary represents Seychelles at 37th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa

The meeting was represented by the 19 member states and partners of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and held under the theme “COMESA – Towards digital economic integration”

Ambassador Claude Morel, Foreign Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs attended the 37th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) held in Lusaka, Zambia from 3-4 November 2017. The Meeting convened by H.E. Mr. Nourdine Chabani, the Minister for Trade and Consumption…

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First Ambassador for Ireland Accredited

Ambassador Sherlock will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

H.E. Ambassador Paul Sherlock presented his credentials to President Danny Faure during an accreditation ceremony held at State House this morning. Ambassador Sherlock is the first Irish Ambassador to be accredited to Seychelles since diplomatic relations between Seychelles and Ireland were established in October 1999. President Faure congratulated the new…

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President Faure sends condolences to the United Sates of America following shooting in San Antonio, Texas

President Faure remarked that it was with a sense of immense sadness and profound shock that he learnt of the senseless shooting which claimed 26 lives at the First Baptist Church in San Antonio, Texas

Following the second deadly shooting in as many months in the United States of America, President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence Mr Donald Trump, President of the United States of America on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles. In his message President…

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Seychelles delegation represented at 39th Session of the UNESCO general Conference

The Head of the delegation thanked on behalf of the government of Seychelles, the outgoing Director General, Mrs Irina Bokova for her steadfast leadership of the Organisation

The Designated Minister and Minister for Local Governnment and Home Affairs, Mrs Macsuzy Mondon, head of Seychelles delegation at the 39th session of the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) addressed the General Conference on Wednesday 1 November during the General Policy Debate session.  The delegation from Seychelles…

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New Ambassador of Philippines Accredited

President Faure welcomed Ambassador Garibay to Seychelles, and congratulated him on his accreditation

The new Ambassador for the Republic of Philippines to Seychelles, H.E Ambassador Uriel Norman R. Garibay, presented his credentials to President Danny Faure at State House yesterday. President Faure welcomed Ambassador Garibay to Seychelles, and congratulated him on his accreditation. “It is a pleasure to meet with you and renew…

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12th Session of the Seychelles-Mauritius commission on bilateral cooperation

The discussions revolved around strengthening collaboration in different sectors such as fisheries, health, education, finance and tourism

Ambassador Michelle Murray, Principal Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs led a 16-member delegation to Mauritius to participate in the 12th session of the Seychelles-Mauritius Commission on Bilateral Cooperation which was held on Monday 23rd October 2017.  The meeting took stock of the achievements made since the last joint…

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Seychelles represented at the 17th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

The meeting was held under the theme “Uniting the Peoples of Africa, Australasia and the Middle East Through Enhanced Cooperation for Peace, Stability and Sustainable Development”

Ambassador Claude Morel, Foreign Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs attended the 17th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) held in Durban, South Africa on 18th October 2017.The Meeting was chaired by Hon. Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Foreign Minister of International Relations and…

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UN ‘Ocean Ambassadors’ applaud Seychelles’ for raising $40m for the Blue Economy

The Group of Friends of Oceans and Seas (GoFOS) congratulated Seychelles

Seychelles received a round of applause in New York today from a group of ambassadors to the United Nations dedicated to promoting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG14) on the conservation and use of oceans and seas for sustainable development. The Group of Friends of Oceans and Seas (GoFOS) congratulated Seychelles…

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Seychelles Ambassador presents credentials to UNECA

Ambassador Pierre congratulated the UNECA for the important role it plays in helping to fight corruption and illicit financial flows on the continent

Seychelles Ambassador David Pierre presented his letter of credence to Her Excellency Mrs. Vera Songwe, the Under Secretary General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa. Ambassador Pierre took the opportunity to extend greetings, to her Excellency, from His Excellency Mr. Danny Faure, the…

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EU Delegation pays courtesy call on President Faure

The EU delegation is in Seychelles for the Fifth Political Dialogue meeting, taking place under Article 8 of the Cotonou Agreement

EU Delegation pays courtesy call on President FaureThe Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Marjaana Sall, accompanied by representatives from thirteen EU Member States, paid a courtesy visit to President Danny Faure at State House this morning. The EU delegation is in Seychelles for…