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ACHPR REPRESENTATIVES MEET WITH THE SPEAKER AND PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE OF CHAIRPERSONS

The Parliamentary Committee of Chairpersons with the ACHPR Representatives

ACHPR REPRESENTATIVES MEET WITH THE SPEAKER AND PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE OF CHAIRPERSONS A delegation on a promotion mission from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) met with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie, and the parliamentary committee of Chairpersons this Friday morning.

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The National Assembly of Seychelles Expresses Support for Sustainable Development Goals

The Speaker Addressing the 132nd IPU Assembly

The National Assembly of Seychelles was among the 133 Parliaments of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) to express support for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be adopted in September, 2015 by Heads of States of the United Nation.   The 132nd Assembly of the IPU was held in Hanoi, Viet Nam, from 28th of March to 1st of April, 2015. The ...

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Seychellois Parliamentarians Discuss Trade Opportunities and Challenges at the WTO Parliamentary Conference

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Seychelles was represented at the Annual Session of the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO in Geneva by a two-member delegation from the National Assembly. The delegation head and Leader of Government Business, Hon. Marie-Antoinette Rose, was accompanied by Hon. Sebastien Pillay. During plenary discussions, Hon. Rose underscored the colossal potential of the trade in services sector in furthering the development ...

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Seychellois Parliamentarians Deliberate on Africa’s Future and potential at the Pan African Parliament Meetings

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A delegation from the National Assembly composed of the Leader of the Opposition, Hon. David Pierre, and long-serving Member of Parliament, Hon. Jeovana Charles, represented the Seychelles at a series of meetings of the Pan African Parliament in Midrand, South Africa last week. Several committee meetings preceded the cardinal plenary session. Members of Parliament from across the African continent had ...

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The National Assembly Celebrates Commonwealth Day with Members of the Seychelles Youth Assembly

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The National Assembly organized a series of activities on Monday 9th March, 2015 to commemorate Commonwealth Day with support from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). The day’s events saw the participation of the Seychelles National Youth Assembly (SNYA) cohort. Their involvement was apposite to this year’s Commonwealth theme: A Young Commonwealth. The young SNYA Members had the opportunity to discover ...

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Sittings Briefing

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THIS WEEK IN THE HOUSE SITTING OF TUESDAY 14th APRIL, 2015 This week in the National Assembly, the Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Mr. Didier Dogley, will answer questions before the House. The Minister will address the following concerns: measures to resolve the poor drainage situation in the Anse Aux Pins district; envisaged strategies to address potable water ...

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PRESIDENT MICHEL’S STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS REITERATES THE IMPORTANCE OF PEOPLE-CENTERED DECISION-MAKING

The President of the Republic H.E. Mr. James Alix Michel delivering his address

PRESIDENT MICHEL’S STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS REITERATES THE IMPORTANCE OF PEOPLE-CENTERED DECISION-MAKING The President of the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. James Alix Michel delivered the State of the Nation Address (SONA) before the National Assembly on Thursday 26th February, 2015. In his address yesterday evening, the President expressed his great satisfaction at the level of progress that Seychelles ...

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PRESIDENT MICHEL TO DELIVER STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS ON THURSDAY 26TH FEBRUARY, 2015

Monday 23rd February, 2015 PRESIDENT MICHEL TO DELIVER STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS ON THURSDAY 26TH FEBRUARY, 2015 The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel will deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA) before the National Assembly on Thursday 26th February, 2015 at 1700hrs.

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THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY RECEIVES A GENEROUS DONATION FROM THE SEYCHELLES CHINA FRIENDSHIP AND BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

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THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY RECEIVES A GENEROUS DONATION FROM THE SEYCHELLES CHINA FRIENDSHIP AND BUSINESS ASSOCIATION The National Assembly is the fortunate beneficiary of twelve Lenovo laptop computers donated by the Seychelles China Friendship and Business Association. Dr. Sidney To, Acting Head of the Seychelles Consulate General in Shanghai, presented the donation to the Ag. Clerk of the National Assembly, Ms. ...

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THE SPEAKER TO CALL SPECIAL SITTING TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF FOUR NEW CABINET MINISTERS

THE SPEAKER TO CALL SPECIAL SITTING TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF FOUR NEW CABINET MINISTERS The Speaker, Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie has called a special sitting of the National Assembly on Friday 30th January, 2015 to vote on motions to approve the appointment by the President, Mr. James Michel of Mr. Wallace Jude Keith Cosgrow, Mr. Etienne Didier Cesar Dogley, ...

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