COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Danny Faure
Population: 93,920 (2017)
Land Size: 455 sq km (176 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Proposed Bill Seeks to Ensure More Protected Areas in Seychelles - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] A new bill to replace the National Parks and Nature Conservancy Act is being proposed in Seychelles to ensure more protected areas in the island nation.
- Wed - Feb 13, 2019: Seychelles and Norway Talk About Blue Economy, Climate Change and Renewable Energy - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] A special envoy of Norway met with Seychelles' President on Tuesday to discuss work that can be done in the fields of the blue economy, climate change and renewable energy.
- Tue - Feb 12, 2019: Seychelles' Plans to Advance Blue Economy Highlighted At African Union - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' experiences, challenges, achievements and upcoming plans for advancing the Blue Economy were highlighted by the island nation's Vice President Vincent Meriton at the 32nd summit of the African Union.
- Tue - Feb 12, 2019: World Bank Providing Seychelles With Assistance for Planned Technical and Vocational School - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The World Bank is currently on a first education mission to the Seychelles to assist the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development to develop the framework for the operation of the island nation's technical and vocational school.
- Thu - Feb 7, 2019: President Faure Chairs Meeting On Major Infrastructure Projects - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure chaired a meeting at State House this morning whereby he received an update on the status of six major infrastructure projects currently being developed in the country.