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Progranm Volontarya Pou Bann Zenn In Lanse Ozordi.
By: Support
Feb 27, 2017

27.02.2017 Progranm Volontarya Pou Bann Zenn In Lanse Ozordi. Vis Prezidan Vincent Meriton in ozordi lans progranm CEPS Youth Volunteers Progranm. Vwala ladres fer par Vis Prezidan Meriton pou sa lokazyon. Diskour Par Vis Prezidan Vincent Meriton  Envite Distenge Myse Madanm Manmzel Ser Zenn I ankourazan pou en pei ler I vwar son lazenes aktiv […]

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White Paper on Right to Information Bill – Prepared by CEPS
On: Feb 3, 2017
By: Support

3 February 2017   Background:   For the past 27 years, civil society in Seychelles has had representation through a Liaison Unit for Non-Governmental Organization (LUNGOS). The unit has since been transformed into the “Citizens Engagement Platform Seychelles” (CEPS) a platform that aims to regroup all types of civil society organizations in the country.   […]

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CEPS present Minister of Environment with the complimentary Project for Cap Ternay.
On: Feb 1, 2017
By: Support

1 February, 2017   Representatives from the Citizens Engagement Platform Seychelles (CEPS) has presented the Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change with copies of the complimentary project documents for the Cap Ternay site. This presentation was done as part of a meeting that took place between the two bodies.   CEPS was represented by […]

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CEPS Talks Drug Prevention with Secretary of State
On: Jan 26, 2017
By: Support

26 January, 2017   Secretary of State for Prevention of Drug Abuse and Rehabilitation, Mr Patrick Herminie today met with members of CEPS working towards the prevention, support and rehabilitation of rug users in the country.   Present at the meeting were members of the CEPS Faith Based Commission whose members have been conducting sessions […]

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Right to Information Bill: CEPS Members put pen to paper
On: Jan 23, 2017
By: Support

23 January 2017   Representatives from member organization of CEPS have today come together to draft a white paper on the right to Information Bill. The proposals from CEPS will be sent to the Department of Information as part of this national exercise. In December last year, the Vice-President accompanied by Principal Secretary of the […]

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CDWS hold Human Rights Symposium
On: Jan 20, 2017
By: Support

20 January 2017 Citizens from various walks of life have today attended a unique symposium where various speakers talked about democracy and human rights.     The symposium was organized by CEPS accredited member Citizens Democracy Watch Seychelles. As part of the organisation’s mission to promote and strengthen democracy and good governance by creating awareness […]

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CEPS hold Civic Education Training for Trainers
On: Jan 19, 2017
By: Support

19 January 2017   CEPS has held a two day civic education training for trainers as part of the EU funded project. The training was held between the 17th to the 18th of January at the CEPS Conference Room.   The aim of the training was to empower participants on the role and functions of […]

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Discussing the draft “Right to Information Bill”
On: Dec 29, 2016
By: Support

29 December 2016   CEPS has today held an open dialogue on the draft “Right to Information Bill”. The discussion was led by the Principal Secretary of the Department of Information, Mr Denis Rose. Also present at the discussion was Vice President of the Republic, Mr Vincent Meriton.     Addressing members present, CEPS Chairman […]

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Setting up the Indian Ocean Civil Society Platform
On: Dec 16, 2016
By: Support

16 December 2016   The CEPS-MACOSS committee met on Wednesday and came up with a road map detailing the way forward on setting up the Indian Ocean Civil Society Platform. The committee under the leadership of Mrs Marie-Nella Azemia is looking forward to engage the Madagascar and Comoros civil The CEPS-MACOSS committee met on Wednesday […]

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CEPS invited to support the ban on plastic bags
On: Dec 15, 2016
By: Support

15 December, 2016   Civil society is being invited to support the ban on plastic bags scheduled to be introduced in Seychelles in July of 2017. CEPS representatives met with officer from the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change to be better understand the way that this programme is to be implemented and the […]

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Youth Dialogue in the national response against HIV/Aids
On: Dec 12, 2016
By: Support

12 December 2016   Over forty youths have come together today for the Youth Dialogue in the national response against HIV/Aids. Four stakeholders have come together to organise this dialogue namely HIV and Aids Prevention and Control Programme of the Public Health Authority alongside the Citizens Engagement Platform Seychelles (CEPS), the Youth Health Centre and […]

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CEPS Volunteer of the Year Award 2016
On: Dec 7, 2016
By: Support

7 December 2016   Rose-Mary Elizabeth wins the CEPS Volunteer of the Year Award 2016.   Mrs Marie-Nella Azemia is the first runner up.     The winners were announced this evening at the CEPS Volunteer Award Ceremony held at the Constance Ephilia Resort. The two main prizes were sponsored by Vijay Construction. The Award […]

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Meeting with the Seychelles Commissioner of Police
On: Dec 1, 2016
By: Support

1 December 2016   Representatives of the Citizens Engagement Platform Seychelles met with the Seychelles Commissioner of Police last week, to discuss opportunities of collaboration and support. The meeting has come following various forums held, whereby CEPS members have discussed matters that are linked to human rights, law and order as well as the level […]

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Civil Society Festival
On: Nov 26, 2016
By: Support

26 November 2016   CEPS in partnership with Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) and the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation (SBC), came together for the first edition of the festival . Forty-seven Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) participated in the event, held at the Freedom Square. The chairman of CEPS, Mr Jules Hoareau along with the MCB Managing Director […]

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CEPS Message to Commemorate the International Day Of Peace
On: Sep 21, 2016
By: Support

21 September 2016   United Nations’ International day of Peace is a commemoration of peace and solidarity to humanity. On this occasion people come together in spirit and action to promote peace.   On this occasion CEPS is calling on all citizens to strengthen the ideals of peace. “Now more than ever we need to […]

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CEPS Launches the Volunteer of the Year Award
On: Sep 15, 2016
By: Support

15 September 2016   The platform for civil society in Seychelles, CEPS has officially launched its first volunteer of the year award. The launching took place yesterday at the Cerf Island Resort, on Cerf Island. The launch was hosted by the main sponsor of the award, Vijay Construction. It was in the presence of CEPS […]

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Discussing the Misuse of Drugs Act
On: Aug 24, 2016
By: Support

24 August 2016   CEPS has held an open dialogue on the Misuse of Drugs Act. Over 20 members of various organisations attended the dialogue, which was facilitated by Mr Asba and Mr Karunakaran od the Attorney General’s Office. The objectives of the dialogue was to raise awareness on the Misuse of Drugs Act. The […]

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