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2018, november 18 - 19:00

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Seychelles joins UN climate change programme


Seychelles has joined a United Nations programme to help it adapt to climate change and will receive financial aid in setting up projects in key areas. 

Environment principal secretary Didier Dogley (standing) officially launching the workshop. Mr Agricole is seated first from left

Called Climate Change and Development – Adapting by Reducing Vulnerability (CC Dare), it had its local launch recently at a workshop at the International Conference Centre.

An international team of climate change experts led by senior economist Anne Olhoff took part and worked with around 30 local organisations to set up the programme.

World health forum honour for Seychelles


Seychelles’ good record in maternal and child health led to it being chosen to present a key report at the recent 62nd World Health Assembly in Switzerland.

Minister Lloyd led Seychelles’ delegation at the meeting

Sea Level Rise Foundation mobilises €2m for Seychelles


The Sea Level Rise Foundation launched by President James Michel has successfully mobilised €2 million from the European Union’s Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) fund.

Tree-planting day promotes harmony


A tree-planting day to promote the national theme Koste Seselwa (Come Together Seychellois) was recently held at Roche Copra, Baie Lazare.

The tree planting exercise at Roche Copra

It was organised by the Revenue Commission with support from the Department of Environment, which provided tools and donated 27 native bonnen kare saplings.
The planting session, on May 9 at a place well known for its Bazar Ovan, also served to promote social harmony and the value of collaboration in the workplace and, most importantly, throughout Seychelles.

Central Bank moves to strengthen rupee


From June 1, all domestic taxes and other contributions to the government must be paid in Seychelles rupees, the Ministry of Finance has announced.

This policy is designed to ease the management of money reserves and strengthen the status of the rupee, helping to make it fully convertible.

The decision has been taken by the Central Bank as part of the current economic reform programme. 
Payments include those made in relation to business tax, goods and services tax (GST), trades tax and social security contributions.

Only businesses now making domestic tax and contribution payments in foreign exchange will be affected by this change. All of these are foreign currency earners, mostly in the tourism industry with a few in manufacturing or offshore businesses.

Indian Ocean ports decide to step up activities


Promotion of cruise ship holidays, creating regional shipping lines and the threat from piracy were in focus at the recent annual general meeting of the Association of Ports of the Indian Ocean Islands (APIOI).

Member countries of the APIOI – Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion and Seychelles – met in Mamoudzou, Mayotte, from May 13-15, when Seychelles took over the post of treasurer after a year as chairman.

Drug trafficker gets 11 years in prison


Drug trafficker Kevin Barbe was sentenced last week to 11 years in prison for importing a controlled drug, as the authorities struck a further blow in the fight against heroin.

Barbe’s conviction followed his arrest in April 2008 by officers of the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDEA). At the time of his arrest, he had 402.4g of heroin, hidden among some kitchen utensils.

The street value of heroin seized during the arrest is estimated at over R1,600,000.

Simplified version of Constitution published


Seychellois citizens can now become more familiar with the nation’s Constitution after a simplified version has been published.

The new document contains provisions of the highest law of the land and should be used as a reference point and source of information regarding our rights and freedoms under the law.

Apart from upholding the sovereignty of our nation, it enshrines our fundamental values and sets out a framework under which the people have agreed to govern themselves.

Vice-President Belmont (right) presents a copy of the simplified document to Minister Shamlaye

Global economic support merits ours


This week we enjoyed the declaration of vital support for our reforms at the Seychelles Forum, which was launched by President James Michel at the International Conference Centre.

It came from major organisations including the World Bank, the European Union (EU), the


Képviseletünk standja az idei Afrika Napon is sok érdeklődőt vonzott

2009. május 27.

A május 26-án a Hadtörténeti Intézet és Múzeum épületében megrendezésre került Afrika Nap remek hangulatban telt mind a résztvevők, mind a szervezők számára. Számos afrikai ország mellett a Seychelle Köztársaság is képviseltette magát. Standunkon a látogatók megcsodálhatták Seychelles természeti értékeit, kézbe vehették a híres coco de mer-t és meghallgathatták a legfrissebb seychelles-i kortárs könnyűzenei válogatást. 

Balázs Péter miniszter úr a seychelles-i standnál