Press release

Ambassador Radegonde Accredited as new Permanent Delegate of Seychelles to UNESCO

August 17, 2017

Seychelles’ Paris-based Ambassador, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, has presented his Letters of Credential to Mrs. Irina Bokova, the Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris yesterday.

Ambassador Radegonde and the Director General reviewed UNESCO’s activities, particularly those centred on Africa and Small Island Developing States. The Director General expressed her appreciation for Seychelles’ active participation and involvement in these activities.

Mrs. Bokova leaves her post later this year at the end of her 8 years term of office. Ambassador Radegonde took the opportunity to thank her for her leadership of the Organisation as well as for the special attention she has consistently given Africa and Small Island Developing States in UNESCO’s activities and programmes.