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The National Assembly of Seychelles – A voice for action on Climate Change at the 140th IPU General Assembly Held in Doha, Qatar

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A delegation from the National Assembly of Seychelles headed by the Speaker, Hon. Nicholas Prea just returned to the country after actively participating in the 140thInter Parliamentary Union (IPU) General Assembly held from 4thto 10thApril, 2019 in Doha, Qatar.The delegation participated in different forums including the general debate and holding bilateral meetings. Speaker Prea was accompanied by Hon. Jany de ...

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Courtesy Call by the Ambassador of the United States of America to Seychelles

The Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. David Reimer, met with the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Ahmed Afif on Monday morning. Hon. Afif welcomed Ambassador Reimer to the National Assembly and spoke of the various common interests that exists between the two countries. They discussed the existing areas of ...

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The National Assembly Participates in first ever Sustainability Audit in Collaboration with S4S

The Sustainability for Seychelles & National Assembly Team carrying out the Waste Management Audit

The National Assembly has launched an internal initiative which embraces the challenge of improving energy efficiency and environmental awareness. It is the first organization in Seychelles to have collaborated with a local NGO, Sustainability for Seychelles (S4S) with expertise in this area, to undergo a month long sustainability audit intended to provide the institution with a detailed report on the ...

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Committee of Women Parliamentarians Discuss Gender Issues with Representatives from the African Development Bank

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The Committee of Women Parliamentarians met with representatives from the African Development Bank as part of an initiative by the Government of Seychelles to better understand how gender issues interact with poverty and productivity. Mr. Mark Blackden, a consultant on gender related matters, and Dr. Tilahun Temesgen, the African Development Bank Country Economist for Seychelles met with the Committee and ...

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Speaker Welcomes Newly Accredited Ambassador of Czech Republic to Seychelles

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The newly accredited Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E Ambassador Pavel Mikeš, met with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Nicholas Prea on Wednesday morning. Ambassador Mikeš and Speaker Prea spoke of the various areas of common interests that could be developed which includes the tourism industry, waste management and agriculture. In addition, they ...

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Seychelles Represented at the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Romania

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Parliamentarians from across the 79 member states of the African, Caribbean and Pacific, as well as Europe, convened in Bucharest, Romania to engage and participate in important debates for the 53rd Session of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Parliamentary Assembly and the 37th Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly from 13th-20th March 2019. 8 days ...

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Hon. Basil Hoareau resigns as a Member of the National Assembly

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Hon. Basil Hoareau resigns as a Member of the National Assembly  The National Assembly of Seychelles announced today that Hon. Basil Hoareau has officially resigned from his seat as a Member of the National Assembly in accordance with Article 81 (1)(b) of the Constitution. Hon. Basil Hoareau was a Proportionally Elected Member of the United Seychelles Party since September, 2016. The ...

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Speaker Meets With Qatari Ambassador Accredited to Seychelles

Group Photo with the Speaker and National Assembly Delegation

The newly accredited Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Seychelles, H.E. Mr Jabor Ali Hussain Al-Hawashela Al-Dosari, met with the Speaker of the National Assembly of Seychelles, Hon. Nicholas Prea this morning. During the meeting both Ambassador Al-Dosari and Speaker Prea discussed various areas of common interests and spoke of potential avenues for further collaboration in the tourism sector ...

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Speaker Welcomes Newly Accredited High Commissioner of Canada to Seychelles

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The newly accredited High Commissioner of Canada to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mrs Pamela O’Donnell, met with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Nicholas Prea earlier today. Both High Commissioner O’Donnell and Speaker Prea spoke of the various common interests that exists between Canada and Seychelles, which includes multi-party democracy, environmental protection, climate change and gender equality. In ...

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Speaker Attends the Extraordinary Meeting of the SADC PF Executive Committee

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The Honourable Speaker, Nicholas Prea, alongside 10 other Members, comprising mostly of Speakers from different SADC PF Member States namely Mozambique, Eswatini, Malawi, Angola, Botswana, lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe, participated in the Extraordinary Meeting of the Executive Committee held in Windhoek, Namibia on 20th February 2019. The main issue on the Agenda was the transformation proposal of ...

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