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President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Arrives in Seychelles for Official Visit

Hon. Barron with Speaker Prea & Mrs Isaac

The President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), H.E Hon Gabriela Cuevas Barron arrived in Seychelles on Sunday 19th January 2020 for an official visit on the invitation of the National Assembly.   Hon. Barron was welcomed by the Speaker of the National Assembly. Hon. Nicholas Prea and the Deputy Clerk, Mrs. Tania Isaac, of whom is also the Desk Officer ...

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Hon. Justice MacGregor Hands Over Important Legislative Documentations to Speaker Prea in Short Ceremony

Speaker Prea & Justice MacGregor discussing their experiences of Speakership and the contents of the documents

In a short ceremony held at Palais de Justice, on Wednesday 15th January, 2020, Hon. Justice Francis MacGregor, President of the Court of Appeal, handed over years of researched work on the legislative history of Seychelles, to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Nicholas Prea.   Hon. Justice MacGregor’s work covers the history of the legislature of Seychelles in ...

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The Russian Ambassador Pays Farewell Visit to the Speaker

Group Photo of Ambassador Belous, Speaker and the Delegation

The outgoing Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E Mr. Vladimir Belous, paid a farewell visit to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Nicholas Prea this morning.   Both Ambassador Belous and Speaker Prea discussed the ongoing commitment between the two countries to continue enhancing and strengthening the bilateral and parliamentary relations. The Speaker, who ...

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The International Affairs Committee Meet with the Ambassadors of Seychelles

IAC Meeting with Ambassadors 2

The International Affairs Committee (IAC) chaired by Hon. Jean-Francois Ferrari met with the Ambassadors of Seychelles during their current Ambassadors Retreat at the STC Conference Room on Friday 20th December 2019. The aim of this first collective meeting, which was requested by the IAC, was for the Members of the Committee to meet the Ambassadors face to face and to ...

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The International Affairs Committee Meet with Nature Seychelles


As part of its ongoing preparation before embarking on the project entitled: “Enhancing Coastal and Marine Socio-Ecological Resilience and Biodiversity Conservation in the Western Indian Ocean”, Nature Seychelles made a presentation to the International Affairs Committee (IAC) on the Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMAs) on Wednesday 18th December 2019.   The project is being funded by the German International Climate ...

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Madagascar Historically Joins SADC PF


Madagascar joins SADC PF By Moses Magadza SWAKOPMUND, NAMIBIA – The island nation of Madagascar became the 15th SADC Member State to join the SADC Parliamentary Forum on Saturday, torching off scenes of jubilation. The SADC Region’s lawmakers unanimously passed a Motion for Madagascar’s admission to the regional interparliamentary body in Swakopmund, Namibia during the SADC PF 46th Plenary Assembly ...

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Inter-Parliamentary Union Job Vacancy: Political Officer

Political Officer, Division of Member Parliaments and External Relations, Grade P2/3 Organizational Setting and Reporting Relationships Working under the supervision of the Director for Member Parliaments and External Relations, the Political Officer supports the work of the IPU statutory bodies and provides political and legal advice for the smooth functioning of IPU Assemblies, the strict observance of the IPU Statutes ...

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The Governor of the Central Bank of Seychelles Presents Commemorative Book to Hon. Speaker Prea


  The Central Bank of Seychelles commemorated its 40th anniversary on 1st December 2018. The institution closed its yearlong anniversary with the launching of a book entitled ‘Central Bank of Seychelles 1978-2018 – Celebrating 40 years of Central Banking’ dedicating the Institution’s milestones. In a short handover ceremony, the Central Bank Governor, Miss. Caroline Abel presented a copy of the ...

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SADC PF Calls for Proposals and Terms of Reference for Consultancy

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANCY TO CONDUCT A JOB EVALUATION AND SALARY REVIEW EXERCISE FOR THE SADC PARLIAMENTARY FORUM BACKGROUND 1.1.    In line with its Strategic Plan (2019-2023), the SADC Parliamentary Forum aspires to become an apex inter-parliamentary organisation that stands as the effective Flag-Bearer of democratisation and socio-economic development for the SADC region. In this ...

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The International Affairs Committee Meet With a High Level EU Delegation

IAC in the Meeting with the EU Delegation

The International Affairs Committee (IAC), led by Hon. Jean-Francois Ferrari met with a high level delegation comprising of Ambassadors of the EU Members States headed by the EU Ambassador, H.E Mr. Vincent Degert on Thursday afternoon, as part of the 7th EU-Seychelles political dialogue. The meeting was held at the National Assembly and involved discussions focusing on strengthening the cooperation ...

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