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The Youths are the Leaders of Tomorrow

Vanessa Seth

THE YOUTHS ARE THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW, THEY ARE THE AGENTS OF CHANGE OF THEIR FUTURE   Vanessa Seth, the Speaker of the Seychelles National Youth Assembly and Mathilde Henriette, the Private Secretary to the Clerk of the National Assembly were nominated by the National Assembly of Seychelles to participate in the fourth conference of the Commonwealth Youth Parliament that ...

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Constitution of Seychelles

CHAPTER 1 THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES Article 1 Seychelles is a sovereign democratic Republic. Article 2 1. The territory of Seychelles shall consist of – a. the islands of the Seychelles Archipelago, as set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1; b. the territorial waters and historic waters of Seychelles and the seabed and subsoil under lying those waters; c. ...

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UN and SADC-PF Support ICT Project for the National Assembly

  UN AND SADC-PF SUPPORT ICT PROJECT FOR THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The National Assembly of Seychelles is being empowered to make greater use of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) to promote transparency, accountability, democratic participation and good governance, so as to better fulfill its democratic function. Effectively, a team of three experts from the United Nation (UN) and the Southern Africa ...

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Seychelles takes over Chairmanship of the Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Africa Region

Seychelles takes over Chairmanship of the Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Africa Region   The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie, is back in the country after attending the 13th Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Africa Region. Held in Lilongwe, Malawi, the Conference was officially opened by His Excellency the President, ...

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The Deputy Speaker Renews Calls for United International Action Against Maritime Threats

  THE DEPUTY SPEAKER RENEWS CALLS FOR UNITED INTERNATIONAL ACTION AGAINST MARITIME THREATS   The National Assembly of Seychelles was among 30 countries of the Commonwealth that participated in a two-day conference for small states, in London, on 23rd and 24th July, 2011.   The 31st Small Branches Conference was part of the 57th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference held under the ...

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Press Statement

PRESS STATEMENT   Subsequent to the ruling of the Constitutional Court of this morning declaring the dissolution of the Assembly on 12th July, 2011 as null and void, the Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie has decided to convene a meeting of the Assembly tomorrow, Tuesday 19th July, 2011 at 0900hrs to consider its dissolution.   The ...

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This week in the National Assembly

THIS WEEK IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY   The Vice President, Mr. Danny Faure will be in the National Assembly this week, to present three Bills.   The Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2011, seeks to provide for the establishment of an Electoral Commission to replace the Office of the Electoral Commissioner.   The other two Bills ...

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This Week in the National Assembly

THIS WEEK IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY   This week, the National Assembly will debate a report by the National Assembly Committee which was established to investigate the evidences published in the report by the Human Right Commission on the incident that took place at the Montagne Posee prison in March, 2009. The Motion to discuss the report will be tabled ...

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Members of the National Assembly of Seychelles Visits the European Parliament

  MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF SEYCHELLES VISITS THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT     Seychelles has been commended by the European Parliament for her active and leading approach in the regional fight against piracy which is one of great proportion and continues to affect trade between Seychelles and its other trading partners, including the European Union.   Piracy was one ...

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This week in the National Asembly

  THIS WEEK IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY   This week, the National Assembly will debate two Bills, the Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2011, and the Revenue Administration (Amendment) Bill, 2011, both to be presented by the Vice President and Minister for Finance, Mr. Danny Faure.   The Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Sixth Amendment) ...

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