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International Volunteers Day Message by Chairperson CEPS Mr. Jules Hoareau
By: Support
Dec 5, 2014

International Volunteers Day Message Chairperson of CEPS Mr. Jules Houareau 05 December 2014 International Volunteer Day (IVD) is an international commemoration in support of volunteerism worldwide, dedicated by the United Nations in 1985. It gives prospects and opportunities to Non-Governmental Organisations, Community Based Organisations and many other volunteers’ organizations to showcase their paramount contributions in […]

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Youth Empowerment Sessions
On: Dec 4, 2014
By: Support

4th December 2014   The Association Light Amidst My Path (LAMP) has this week been organising youth empowerment sessions. One such session took place at the CEPS Conference room. Mr Benjamin Hoareau was the facilitator for the motivational session, being held on the day. Mr Colbert Nourrice has been working with the group, empowering them […]

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An komemorasyon lazournen drwa imen
On: Dec 3, 2014
By: Support

3rd December 2014   An komemorasyon lazournen drwa imen ki pou tonm le 10 Desanm, lasosiasyon Citizens Democracy Watch in komans en seri kozri avek bann zanfan lekol segonder. Ozordi apremidi, bann zenn lekol Larivyer Anglez e Plezans ti ganny vizit manm sa lasosiasyon. Vis Tyermenn CDW, Mr Jean-Claude Matombe ti kot lekol Larivyer anglez, […]

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Establishment of the Citizens Engagement Platform Seychelles
On: Dec 2, 2014
By: Support

LUNGOS was transformed to Citizens Engagement Platform (CEPS) on 8th November 2014, through a dissolution and establishment vote by the General Assembly of LUNGOS. LUNGOS was a platform for NGOS and CEPS is a platform for civil society. The office bearers are as follows: Chairperson: Mr. Jules Hoareau Vice Chairperson: Mr. Jude Fred Secretary: Mrs. […]

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First Introductory Session For CEPS Board Members
On: Dec 2, 2014
By: Support

2nd December 2014   CEPS Board members met today for the first of a three part introductory session. The session included a presentation by LUNGOS 2010 – 2013 Chairperson Mrs Marie-Nella entitled “Umbrella Organisation to Platform – Historical Perspective.” The Board was also introduced to the Transitional Perspective, by Events & Project Manager Mr Michel […]

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The Seychelles observed World AIDS Day on 1st December 2014
On: Dec 1, 2014
By: Support

The Seychelles observed World AIDS Day on 1st December 2014. A ceremony was held at the Independence House Lobby where several partners were invited to make a pledge in support of the campaign. Different civil society organizations were present and pledged their support and commitment to the national Test and Treat campaign. As part of […]

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HIV AIDS Support Organisation World Aids Day Message
On: Dec 1, 2014
By: Support

World AIDS Day 2014  Message by Chairperson of HASO- Mr Justin Freminot. On the occasion of the World AIDS Day 2014, HASO is joining together with every stakeholder to highlight once again the importance of the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic and soliciting the willingness of everyone to recommit ourselves to sensitization, prevention and the […]

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Everlasting Love Ministry World AIDS Day Message
On: Dec 1, 2014
By: Support

Monday 1st December 2014 World Aids Day Every 1st of December we celebrate “World Aids Day” and every year there are calls and invitations to people across the globe, of different backgrounds and cultures, to pause amidst their busy lifestyle and to reflect on what this disease actually does to millions of people around the world. […]

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CEPS WORLD AIDS DAY MESSAGE
On: Dec 1, 2014
By: Support

Today 1st December 2014 is World AIDS Day. Let today be the day where each and every one of us truly reflect on: • Our lifestyle, our health, our behavior, our needs, our fear. • Our way of thinking, our decisions, our choices, our conclusions. • Our policy environment. In solidarity let us show and give […]

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Men Against Gender Based Violence especially Violence against Women and young Children
On: Nov 27, 2014
By: Support

27th November 2014   The NGO “Women in Action and Solidarity Organization” organised a forum under the theme “Men Against Gender Based Violence especially Violence against Women and young Children.” Four panelists presented their ideas on the subject. They were– Pastor David of Word of His Grace Christian Mission– Juliet of SEA & Secretary General […]

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A new beginning thanks to technology
On: Nov 26, 2014
By: Support

26th November 2014 Les Li Viv A new beginning thanks to technology 14 young teenage mothers were presented with certificates for completing a short course in basic Microsoft Word and Excel last Friday. The ceremony took place at the premises of Les Li Viv at Deepam cinema.     Local pro-life organisation Les Li Viv […]

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launching of the National Strategic Framework and Action Plan and the media Campaign to combat trafficking
On: Nov 26, 2014
By: Support

26th November 2014 The Seychelles has launched the national strategic framework and action plan and the media campaign to combat trafficking in persons. Under the laws of Seychelles, trafficking in persons is considered as an offence as stated in the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons Act, enacted in April 2014. Following a UNODC workshop in […]

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World Aids Day 2014
On: Nov 25, 2014
By: Support

25th November 2014     In the lead up to World Aids Day, members of the Association of Media Practitioners Seychelles have today met with the Chief Executive Officer of the National Aids Council of Seychelles. AMPS members coming from 5 different media houses followed a presentation by Dr Anne Gabriel on the current status […]

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16 Days of Activism for 2014
On: Nov 25, 2014
By: Support

25th November 2014 The 16 Days of Activism for 2014 has officially been launched!!! Amongst others, CEPS Chairperson Mr Jules Houareau was one person who addressed those attending the launching and he spoke of CEPS’ commitment towards the elimination of gender based violence. This year’s theme is: From Peace in the Home to Peace in […]

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Study of National Human Rights Institutions in Africa
On: Nov 25, 2014
By: Support

25th November2014 This morning CEPS welcomed Stefane Andre Leny of Blandford Consulting, an organisation which is conducting a study of National Human Rights Institutions in Africa. The focus group session with CSOs and NGOs took place in the CEPS Conference room and included representatives from Light Amidts My Path, Association With People with Hearing Impairment […]

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How to apply for Grants with the European Union
On: Nov 25, 2014
By: Support

25th November 2014   A workshop was held this morning at CARE House with the aim of providing non-governmental organisations with information on how to apply for grants with the European Union. Grants of up to €100,000 are available for Biodiversity related projects which can include: coastal and marine ecosystem, terrestrial and marine protected areas, […]

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GOSPEL MUSIC CONCERT
On: Nov 25, 2014
By: Support

TO: ALL MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF THE SEYCHELLES BIBLE SOCIETY GOSPEL MUSIC CONCERT TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE PRINTING OF THE BIBLE IN THE KREOL SESELWA LANGUAGE     The Seychelles Bible Society, in association with the Choral and Music Society of Seychelles, will present a Spiritual Concert of Gospel music and songs to raise […]

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
On: Nov 24, 2014
By: Support

24th November 2014 CEPS is supporting the Ministry Social Affairs Department in collaboration with the British High Commission for the launching of the Orange Day campaign, as part of activities to commemorate 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence from 25th November-10th December. We would be very grateful if you could join us at the […]

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World Aids Day
On: Nov 24, 2014
By: Support

24th November 2014 Leading up to World Aids Day civil society has already began organizing activities and spreading the message of prevention. This morning, Everlasting Love Ministry (ELM) met with a group of students of Belonie Secondary School. The project entitled “Prevention is better than cure” is in its second phase following last year’s success. […]

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International Organization for Migration
On: Nov 24, 2014
By: Support

24th November 2014 The Head of the (International Organization for Migration) IOM office based in Mauritius, Mr Van Lidth’s, today held bilateral discussions with the Vice-Chairperson, Commissioner Gender Rights and Governance and CEO of CEPS. The main purpose of his visit in Seychelles was to launch the Human Trafficking campaign on 24th of November 2014.During discussions […]

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