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“The engagement of young people being part of various initiatives and youth-led organizations is proof that young people in Seychelles are committed to the promotion and application of sustainability – not only for Seychelles but also for the world. The Government has an important role to play in ...
Ramaphosa had been attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London where he was leading a government delegation this week. Born out of the former British empire, the voluntary organisation of 53 member states covering a third of the world's population typically focuses on ...

The Commonwealth Business Forum is an integral part of the CHOGM and brings together businesses critical to trade and investment leadership with Government to debate the issues facing their countries in 2018 and beyond. Organised by The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council and the ...
Cubans last month elected a new National Assembly, whose 605 members are tasked with voting in the new president. "They are changing the government, but it's still the same kind, it's always going to be influenced by the Castros. Even if it's another man, it's always going to be a Castro government," said ...
A few items of furniture left behind by the family after the island was sold to the Seychelles Government can also be seen in the museum. One of the oldest inhabitants of Silhouette, Modestine Magnan, told SNA that she is happy to see that they have turned the traditional house into a museum. “It is a beauty ...
The $6 million building financed by the Chinese government in partnership with the Seychelles' government does not have enough space to house the Magistrate's Court. The announcement of the grants comes amidst a controversy in Seychelles as to whether the island nation should allow India to use ...

So-called copies of the agreement were leaked online in early March, alleging that the Seychelles government had sold off Assumption Island to India. It is believed that the documents were leaked by a government insider, a day before the president called on the parliament to ratify the revised agreement.
The announcement of the grants comes amidst a controversy in Seychelles as to whether the island nation should allow India to use one of its outer islands -- Assumption -- as a military base. The government of Seychelles supports the plan but the opposition members in the National Assembly and many ...
The Indian government's plan to set up and develop its first overseas military base at Assumption Island in the Seychelles was announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Indian Ocean tour in March 2015. Modi visited the Seychelles, Mauritius, and Sri Lanka with a view to boost India's regional ...
With further threats including overfishing and pollution, coral reefs around the world will reach their tipping point before the end of the century, disappearing more quickly than they can restore themselves, according to a study published in the journal Science last month. The Seychelles government this year ...
Since late January when Seychelles and India signed an agreement to build military facilities on Assumption, the project has been met with a lot of criticicism. In his reply to the President's State of the Nation Address, the leader of the opposition, Wavel Ramkalawan announced that all Member of the ...
(Seychelles News Agency) - The first phase of a government house to accommodate ministerial offices is expected to be built in Seychelles by 2021. Principal Secretary for Finance Patrick Payet said that the decision to construct a government house was taken during this week's cabinet of ministers ...
9 March 2018: The countries of Belize, Brazil and the Seychelles have announced commitments to increase their efforts to protect marine biodiversity, ... The Government of the Seychelles announced the creation of two MPAs as part of a debt-for-conservation deal designed by The Nature Conservancy ...
Silhouette is the third-largest granitic island of Seychelles -- an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean. The island lies 20 km northwest of Mahe -- the main island -- and is accessible by boat and helicopter. This week's buzz brings you 10 amazing things which set the island's resort - Hilton Seychelles ...
Through a combination of loans and $5 million in grants, the Nature Conservancy brokered a deal to purchase almost $22 million of Seychelles' sovereign debt at a discounted rate. In exchange, the government promised to establish marine protected areas covering 30 percent of its national waters over the ...
“Our latest initiative to fund two high-potential projects in Seychelles validates our sustained efforts to promote the widespread adoption of renewable energy in developing countries.” “The funding also reiterates ADFD's commitment to supporting the efforts of the government of Seychelles in meeting the ...
Speaking on ADFD's latest synergy with the government of the Seychelles, His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi said: “Since 1979, ADFD has shared outstanding relations with the government of the Seychelles. We have successfully financed development projects to the tune of AED399 million ...

Ile Soleil is a 123,000 square metre reclaimed island built by the Seychelles government at Anse Aux Pins, eastern district of the main island of Mahe. ... (Seychelles News Agency) - A new technical and vocational school is being planned in Seychelles to open by 2020 on Ile Soleil, the man-made island ...
The Seychelles government and the World Bank want to advance the program of maximizing funding for the development of the blue economy, with the aim of attracting investment to increase the resilience of ocean economies in Africa. Reason for the holding of an international conference on “Financing ...
(Seychelles News Agency) - The world celebrates International Women's Day on Thursday, a day dedicated to celebrating women and their social, political, cultural, and economic achievements. Every year more women in Seychelles step forward into leadership roles, and this week SNA brings you the ...
Last year, Prince told lawmakers - and the news media - that his Seychelles meeting with Kirill Dmitriev, the head of a Russian government-controlled wealth fund, was an unplanned, unimportant encounter that came about by chance because he happened to be at a luxury hotel in the Indian Ocean island ...
The deal was struck in principle in 2015 during a visit to the Seychelles by India's prime minister Narendra Modi, but progress since has been slow. The government of the Seychelles, based in Victoria on Mahe Island 1,135 kilometres northeast of Assumption, says the base will help coastguards to patrol its ...
“The committee lobbied consistently over the past few months for the government to make such a submission in time before the 1st of March deadline. We are very happy that the Seychelles government took this decisive and very important position at this juncture in support of the community in Seychelles,” ...
Joseph adds that “the upstream oil industry in Seychelles has been a good source of environmental data that we have provided free of charge to government and non-government organisations. Recently we provided data about the location and movement of marine mammals which we acquired during a ...
President Faure expressed his pleasure at welcoming Frasch once again to Seychelles and noted that the Government of Seychelles greatly values the excellent long-standing friendship and partnership that exists between Seychelles and Germany. "Rest assured that Seychelles will continue to support ...
Joseph adds that “the upstream oil industry in Seychelles has been a good source of environmental data that we have provided free of charge to government and non-government organisations. Recently we provided data about the location and movement of marine mammals which we acquired during a ...
President Faure expressed his pleasure at welcoming Frasch once again to Seychelles and noted that the Government of Seychelles greatly values the excellent long-standing friendship and partnership that exists between Seychelles and Germany. "Rest assured that Seychelles will continue to support ...
An area of the Indian Ocean roughly the size of Britain is to be ring-fenced for marine conservation by the government of Seychelles after it accepted an ... Italy and the UK, was not written off, but rather purchased by an ecologically-minded non-governmental organisation called The Nature Conservancy ...
The organisation also raised $5m from donors to pay off part of the debt and cut the interest rate charged to the Seychelles government on the outstanding loan. This frees up $12m over the next 20 years to help implement the new marine plan. Putting 16% of its territory into Marine Protected Areas by 2018 ...
... the country's government with the scientific proof it needed to establish the marine areas as protected. The Nature Conservancy teamed up with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and other private funders to refinance the country's debt and help the Seychelles make the marine protected areas possible.
The new agreement, which according to the Seychelles News Agency will be valid for an initial 20-year period once ratified, includes a clause that allows the Seychelles government to suspend operations at the base in certain circumstances it considers detrimental to its national interest, such as the ...
The Teaching fraternity in Northern Province have welcomed government's move to send expatriate teachers to Seychelles. National Union for Public and Private Educators of Zambia (NUPEZ) Provincial Chairperson Fraser Sinyangwe said the move by the Seychelles government to get Zambian teachers ...
The President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, is joining other world leaders at the 25th meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in London from April 16 to 20. The 2018 CHOGM is taking place under the theme "Towards a Common Future". The organisers of the ...
Asked whether India was concerned and had taken up the matter with Seychelles, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, “Let me clarify, Assomption Island Project in Seychelles is a joint project that India is executing at the request of the Government of Seychelles. The objective is to assist Seychelles ...


 

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