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INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING.
On: Jun 26, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

26 June 2014     Today is INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING. It is celebrated under the 2014 Theme: A message of hope: Drug use disorders are preventable and treatable 3 NGOs have organised activities for this occasion. Campaign for Awareness, Resilience and Education (CARE) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education […]

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NGO’s meet to learn more about the upcoming UN Conference on Small Island Developing States.
On: Jun 26, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

26 June 2014     NGO members yesterday attended a presentation on the participation of LUNGOS in the SIDS regional and civil society conferences leading to the UN conference ,programmed for SAMOA in September 2014. Michele Martin of the NGO Sustainability for Seychelles made a short presentation about the SIDS civil society conference she attended […]

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Members and Partners come together for NATCOF Workshop
On: Jun 25, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

25 June 2014 As part of its activities to commemorate its 20th Anniversary this year, the National Consumers Forum – NATCOF organised a half day workshop for its members and partners under the theme “NATCOF: 20 years of Consumer protection and beyond.” NATCOF Chairperson, Mrs Raymond Course welcomed everyone and explain that this exercise is […]

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LUNGOS welcomes a new accredited member
On: Jun 24, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

06 June 2013   LUNGOS welcomes its new accredited member Youth For Christ International Seychelles, which aims to “To help youth to grow spiritually, emotionally, academically, and socially. To perform capacity building”. ICS joins the LUNGOS Faith Based Commission. The foundation was founded on 01th July 2013and its website is www.yfciseychelles.org For more information on […]

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Know more about LUNGOS involvement in the Island Voices Global Choices, SIDS conference
On: Jun 23, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

23 June 2014   The SIDS Conference will include six multi-stakeholder partnership dialogues, which are expected to provide an opportunity for a) Recognizing successful partnerships, b) Launching innovative and concrete partnerships, and c) Interactive and focused discussions on key priorities related to SIDS. LUNGOS recently participated in several meetings to do with SIDS and MDGs. […]

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LUNGOS welcomes a new accredited member… Pro Art Seychelles
On: Jun 20, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

 20 June 2014   LUNGOS welcomes its new accredited member Pro Art Seychelles, which aims to “To promote ART and ARTISTIL works in Seychelles”. Pro Art Seychelles joins the Youth, Culture and Sports Commission. The foundation was founded on 23rd August 2005. For more information on LUNGOS members, please contact the Communication & Membership Department […]

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Validation of Men’s Health study taking place today.
On: Jun 17, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

17 June 2014 In 2013 the Alliance of Solidarity (ASFF) in collaboration with Ministry of Health and World Health Organisation (WHO) Liaison Office in Seychelles conducted a study on Men’s health.The study was entitled Men’s perception of health services in Seychelles. It aimed to describe perceptions Seychellois men aged 18 to 65 years have about […]

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U.S Ambassador meets with NGO’s for people living with disabilities and those supporting them.
On: Jun 17, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

 17 June 2014     The U.S Ambassador to the Seychelles Mrs Shari Villarosa, today met with NGO’s Love & Care Association, Association With People with Hearing Impairment (APHI) and the Council for the disabled, to talk about rights on disability issues. Her meeting with people living with disabilities forms part of fact finding sessions […]

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LUNGOS gives the go ahead for Seychelles to join EITI.
On: Jun 13, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

13 June 2014 The EITI Office in Norway has been seeking civil society’s opinion on the Seychelles’ application to join this body , in order to complete their evaluation. LUNGOS has given a favorable opinion of the process so far. Ms Lyydia Kilpi, the Country Officer covering the Seychelles at the EITI International Secretariat during […]

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IDEAS meets LUNGOS/CDWS on Elections Reform
On: Jun 11, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

11 June 2014 Ms Mette Bakken of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is currently implementing a project entitled Electoral Reform in Africa that aims to contribute to improved guidelines on electoral reform in the continent. More specifically, the Project will look into the role and approaches of Electoral Management Bodies […]

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Seychelles entrepreneurs have officially elected the “National Platform for Young Entrepreneurs”.
On: Jun 9, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

09 June 2013     In April 2013 a group of young entrepreneurs from member states of the Indian Ocean Commission, met in Seychelles to discuss how young entrepreneurs can network in the region. After three days of discussion, the outcome was the creation of a regional Platform for young entrepreneurs named “Synergie Jeunes.” Two […]

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Seychelles entrepreneurs have officially elected the “National Platform for Young Entrepreneurs”. 
On: Jun 9, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

09 June 2014 In April 2013 a group of young entrepreneurs from member states of the Indian Ocean Commission, met in Seychelles to discuss how young entrepreneurs can network in the region. After three days of discussion, the outcome was the creation of a regional Platform for young entrepreneurs named “Synergie Jeunes.” Two young Seychellois […]

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LUNGOS welcomes a new accredited member.
On: Jun 3, 2014
By: Tessa Henderson

03 June 2014   LUNGOS welcomes its new accredited member, Island Conservation Society which aims to “Promote the conservation and restoration of island Eco-system. ICS joins the LUNGOS Environment and Natural Resources Commission. The foundation was founded on 10th April 2001 and its website is http://www.islandconservationseychelles.com/ For more information on LUNGOS members, please contact the […]

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Seychelles Civil Society will be active in Madagascar for the elections
On: May 28, 2014
By: Support

Seychelles Civil Society will be active in Madagascar for the elections. Seychelles will be showing its solidarity with Madagascar Civil Society which has struggled to mediate peaceful resolutions to the political crisis. LUNGOS is a Board member of SADC CNGO and therefore its presence is crucial to exercise its support to the Madagascar Platform for […]

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