Press release

EU Ambassador makes courtesy call to Principal Secretary Confait

October 8, 2019

The newly accredited Ambassador to the European Union (EU), H.E. Mr. Vincent Degert, called on the Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait today, at Maison Quéau de Quinssy.

Dr. Confait congratulated the Ambassador on his appointment and expressed Government’s appreciation for the warm relationship with EU since the establishment of relations in June 1977.

The key point of discussion was the upcoming 7th Seychelles-EU Political Dialogue which will take place on 28th November 2019.

During the meeting, both parties discussed the many ongoing projects that are being supported by EU and H.E. Mr. Degert further confirmed EU’s support and willingness to enhance cooperation in various sectors/projects namely, maritime security, climate change, fight against drugs, among others.

Dr. Confait concluded the meeting in saying “today as we reflect on the relationship between Seychelles and EU, I am hopeful that both parties will continue to engage actively on matters of shared interest, so that we may achieve our common ambitions.”