Press release

German Professor calls on Ambassador Faure

June 11, 2019

The Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and of the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure, has received Professor Class Dieter Knoop, today, at Maison Queau de Quincy.

Dr. Knoop is in Seychelles on a four week working visit at the James R. Mancham Peace and Diplomacy Research Institute at the University of Seychelles. During the meeting discussions involved the possible setting up of a Diplomatic Academy in Seychelles.

The Professor will be holding a one day workshop on Modern Diplomacy and International Law on 12 June 2019 on the Unisey Campus at Anse Royale.

Professor Knoop is a retired German diplomat who has held key executive positions in his diplomatic career.

Present at the meeting were also, Principal Secretary Dr. Marina Confait, Director-General Ms. Lindy Enersta and Unisey’s Marketing Coordinator Ms. Diana Benoit.