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The National Assembly hosts The Measles Immunisation Day

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The Communicable Diseases, HIV/AIDS and SRHR Committee in collaboration with the Ministry of Health organised The Measles Immunisation Day which was held yesterday morning at the National Assembly. After a small presentation by officials from the Vaccination Campaign Team from the Ministry of Health, Members from the LDS Caucus as well as the US Caucus were vaccinated along with several members of ...

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Press Statement from the International Affairs Committee on International Agreements & Conventions

The International Affairs Committee of the National Assembly met on Thursday 23rd January 2020 to discuss a number of issues of national importance. Amongst these were:   The renewal of the Fisheries Partnership Agreement with the European Union. The IAC has noted with concern that the current agreement has lapsed before a new one could be signed and ratified. Despite ...

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The International Affairs Committee Meet with Nature Seychelles

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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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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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Meeting of the International Affairs Committee with the Trade Department

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Members of the International Affairs Committee (IAC) met with Officials from the Trade Department, namely Mr. Charles Morin – Chief Negotiator, Mr. Ashik Hassan – DG Trade, Mr. Ricky Barbe – Senior Trade Officer, Ms. Audrina Dine – Senior Trade Officer.  In attendance from the National Assembly were:  Hon. Ahmed Afif – Deputy Speaker, Hon. Regina Esparon, Hon. Gervaie Henrie ...

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Meeting of the IAC with the Seychelles Maritime Academy

IAC VISITS MARITIME ACADEMY (18)

Members of the International Affairs Committee (IAC) met with the Chairman, management and staff of the Seychelles Maritime Academy on Friday 25th October 2019 to discuss the current challenges that the institution is presently facing. The meeting was requested by the IAC ahead of discussions on the 2020 Budget. The Director, Captain Krishan Perera welcomed the Committee Members and offered ...

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International Affairs Committee statement on Diplomatic Relations with the Republic of Cuba

The International Affairs Committee of the National Assembly, meeting in normal session this week, discussed the diplomatic relations between Cuba and Seychelles and the cooperation programs presently ongoing. The assistance in the field of medical services was particularly reviewed as this forms the most important element of the cooperation agreement between our two countries and for which the National Assembly ...

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IAC looks at International Conventions

The International Affairs Committee of the National Assembly has been in communication with the Department of Foreign Affairs over a series of agreements and conventions that the Seychelles has been signing parties and those that require accession procedures. Two agreements have been discussed and the Department of Foreign Affairs has committed the government’s support to ensuring that our country is ...

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Meeting of the International Affairs Committee with a Chinese delegation from the Liaoning Province

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A seven-member delegation from the Liaoning Province of China led by Mr. ZHANG Tiemin – Vice Chairman, Standing Committee Liaoning Provincial People’s Congress met with the International Affairs Committee.  Mr. ZHANG was accompanied by Mr. XU Lida – Director General, Sub-Committee of Environment, Resources, Urban and Rural Construction Liaoning Provincial People’s Congress, Mr. HE Huanqiu – Deputy Director General, Sub-Committee ...

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