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Media, Youth & Culture Committee Participate in Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue with Designated Minister

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The Media, Youth & Culture Committee of the National Assembly met with the Designated Minister, Mrs. Macsuzy Mondon, as well as the CEOs and Chairpersons of the different entities under the sectors of Culture and Youth on Monday 10th June 2019. The multi-stakeholder introductory meeting was aimed at connecting the Committee with the representatives from the different organizations under Youth ...

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Members of the Truth & Reconciliation Committee meet with the Truth, Reconciliation & National Unity Commission

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The Chairperson of the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission, Mrs Gabrielle McIntyre, accompanied by the Commissioners namely; Mrs Marie-Therese Purvis, Mr Michael Green, Mr Jaques Koui Gbilmou, and Mr Pierre Rosario Domingue, met with the Speaker and Members of the Truth & Reconciliation Committee of the National Assembly of Seychelles on Wednesday 5th June 2019. The purpose of the ...

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HIV/AIDS Committee collaborates with National AIDS Council & HASO to spearhead HIV testing at the National Assembly

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The HIV/AIDS and SRHR Committee, in collaboration with the National AIDS Council and HASO, organized a HIV testing day for all Members and Secretariat staff of the National Assembly as part of the activities on its 2019 programme. Rapid tests, also known as point-of-care tests, have revolutionized the response to diseases by allowing health care professionals to accurately achieve real-time, ...

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Newly appointed Ambassador for the Order of Malta calls on Speaker Prea

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The newly appointed Ambassador for the Order of Malta, H.E Mrs Francesca Alexandra Azaïs met with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Nicholas Prea on Thursday morning. Speaker Prea congratulated Ambassador Azaïs on her appointment and expressed his appreciation for her ongoing support and the hope to further boost cooperations between the Order of Malta and Seychelles. Both Ambassador ...

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UNDP Resident representative, Mrs. Amanda Serumaga meets with Speaker Prea

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The UNDP Resident Representative, Mrs. Amanda Serumaga, met with the Speaker, Hon. Nicholas Prea earlier today. The Speaker welcomed Mrs Serumaga to Seychelles. During the meeting both Mrs. Serumaga and the Speaker, who was also accompanied by the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Ahmed Afif and the Clerk of the National Assembly, Ms. Jutta Alexis, expressed appreciation for the partnership that has ...

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Honourable Speaker Nicholas Prea Attends the Meeting of the Executive Committee of the SADC Parliamentary Forum in Namibia

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The Honourable Speaker, Nicholas Prea attended the Meeting of the Executive Committee of the SADC Parliamentary Forum in Windhoek-Namibia from 10th to 12th May 2019. Out of the 14 SADC PF Countries, only 8 countries, inclusive of Seychelles, took part in the meeting. The other 7 countries that participated included: 1) Mozambique; represented by Hon. Speaker Veronica Nataniel Macamo Dlhovo, ...

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Deputy Speaker Welcomes Newly Accredited Ambassador of Finland to Seychelles

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The newly accredited Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E Mr Erik Lundberg, met with the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Ahmed Afif on Wednesday afternoon. During the meeting, both Ambassador Lundberg and Deputy Speaker Afif spoke of the various areas of common interests that could be developed between the two countries including ...

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Leader of the Opposition Chairs SADC PF Oversight Committee Meeting on Model Laws

Hon. Ramkalawan and Hon. Egbert Aglae in a group photo with other Members of the Oversight Committee

The Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Wavel Ramkalawan held the first meeting of the Regional Parliamentary Model Laws Oversight Committee of the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC PF) as the newly elected Chairperson. Hon. Ramkalawan chaired the very first meeting of the oversight Committee in Johannesburg, South Africa on Monday 6th May 2019 and presented his opening remarks. ...

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Members of the Committee on Government Assurances Return from Benchmark Visit to Botswana

Group photo of the Members with the Speaker of the Parliament of Botswana

A delegation of the National Assembly representing the Committee on Government Assurances (COGA) returned to Seychelles on Sunday following a five-day working visit to the National Assembly of Botswana. The delegation was led by Hon. Gervais Henrie, the Chairperson of the Committee and the other members were the Vice-Chair, Hon. Clive Roucou, Hon. Simon Gill, Hon. Sandy Arissol, Hon. Sylvanne ...

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Media, Youth & Culture Committee Host Annual Meeting with Media Houses

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The Media, Youth & Culture Committee of the National Assembly hosted a meeting with representatives from the different Media Houses in the country to discuss topics and issues relating to the media industry, the relationship of the National Assembly and the media houses, as well as ways to improve reporting on Parliament. The open and vibrant meeting involved discussions on ...

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