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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles ambassador on climate engineering advisory group

Seychelles ambassador Ronny Jumeau has been appointed to the international advisory group of a new NGO initiative which seeks to encourage dialogues on climate geoengineering

Seychelles ambassador Ronny Jumeau has been appointed to the international advisory group of a new NGO initiative which seeks to encourage dialogues on climate geoengineering. Also known as climate engineering or intervention, climate geoengineering is intentional, large-scale human interference in the Earth’s climate system to reduce the negative impacts of…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Faure sends condolences to Germany following demise of Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl

Following the demise of the longest serving post-war Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Helmut Kohl, President Danny Faure has expressed his condolences to the German President, H.E. Frank-Walter Steinmeier on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles.  In his message, President Faure described…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Faure congratulates PM Theresa May following victory in UK General Elections

President Faure further reiterated that the historical links and shared values which continue to provide the platform for Seychelles and the UK’s close collaboration would serve to strengthen the two countries resolve to work together

President Danny Faure has sent a message of congratulations to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mrs Theresa May following her election to office following the country's general election on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles. “Your election to this high office bears testimony to…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Communiqué: The Government of Republic of Seychelles is closely following the ongoing political situation in the Gulf region

The Government of Republic of Seychelles is closely following the ongoing political situation in the Gulf region. In view of the excellent and friendly bilateral relations that the Government of Seychelles maintains with the countries of the Gulf region, Seychelles calls on all the parties involved to engage in meaningful dialogue…

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Following London terror attack President Faure expresses deep sorrow to United Kingdom

President Danny Faure has expressed his deep sorrow and grief in a message addressed to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles

Following a second act of terror in as many weeks in the United Kingdom, six people lost their lives in an act of terrorism as a vehicle deliberately hit pedestrians on the London Bridge and the assailants proceeded by stabbing victims in Borough Market.  President Danny Faure has expressed his…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Faure sends message of condolence to Sri Lanka following devastating floods

President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles to the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena following the devastation caused by floods which claimed over 100 lives and displaced many others in…

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Africa Day Message

Africa Day not only marks the anniversary of the birth of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), on 25th May 1963, it also recognizes the need to embrace the values of equality, peace and progress that our forbears dreamt of

Today Seychelles proudly joins the rest of Africa in celebrating Africa Day. This is an occasion, for us not only to celebrate, but also an opportunity to take pride in our continent and its boundless diversity. On this day, we need to reflect on the promise of Africa. Seychelles reaffirms…

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Outgoing Swedish Ambassador to Seychelles pays farewell visit

President Danny Faure expressed his thanks to Ambassador Borgstam for his Nation's continued support to the Republic of Seychelles, especially in the fight against piracy, drugs and other illegal trafficking, maritime security, and climate change

The outgoing Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Johan Borgstam, paid a farewell call on President Danny Faure at State House this morning as his four year tenure comes to an end. The Ambassador was based in Nairobi, Kenya. President Danny Faure expressed his…

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President Faure condemns attack in Manchester and sends message of condolence to the United Kingdom

In his message President Faure described the attack as vicious and one which sought to perpetuate both an ideology of hate and instill fear

Following the attack which took place in the city of Manchester during a concert in the 'Manchester Arena' which claimed over twenty lives and injured many others, President Danny Faure has extended his deepest condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles.…