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CEPS Cap Ternay Steering group meets with Seychelles Government Ministerial Representatives
By: Support
Apr 7, 2015

Tuesday 07th of April 2015 A delegation comprising of a steering group from the Citizens Engagement Platform Seychelles (CEPS) met with Seychelles Government Ministerial Representatives on Tuesday 07th of April.The meeting was to discuss alternative visions for Cap Ternay. Present for the meeting were Minister of Environment, Energy & Climate Change – Mr Didier Dogley, […]

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Family Fun Day
On: Mar 27, 2015
By: Support

27th March 2015     WASO an kolaborasyon avek Distrik Beau Vallon, Minister Zafer sosyal e Devlopman Kominiter, Konsey Nasyonal pou bann zenn, Konsey Nasyonal pou lar e Konsey Nasyonal pou spor pe organiz en family fun day Sanmdi 28 Mars 2015 pou promot linite, lanmour, larmoni e lape ki egziste dan bann fanmiy e […]

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Meeting for past training of East Africa Stand by Force (EASF)
On: Mar 26, 2015
By: Support

26th March 2015 The Focal point for the civilian component for East Africa Stand by Force (EASF) Mrs. Colette Servina is organizing a meeting with all civilian trained in the presence of the Defence Attaché Colonel George Adeline on Monday 30th March 2015 at 4:30pm at the CEPS . LUNGOS / CEPS members have attended […]

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Twenty-Six Youth meets with President
On: Mar 24, 2015
By: Support

24th March 2015 Twenty six youth met with the President of the republic of Seychelles. The meeting was in recognition of the 28 youth featuring in a Publication that will showcase 28 Youth that are making a difference in Seychelles. The project is a youth initiative in relation with the “A young Commonwealth Theme” of […]

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First Commissioners Forum for 2015
On: Mar 24, 2015
By: Support

24th March 2015 The CEPS Board convened on Friday 20th of March at 9 am for the quarterly “Commissioners Forum”, the first held following the election of the CEPS Board, elected in November of 2014. The Commissioners forum is the platform whereby commissioners share the achievements, strength and weaknesses of their Commissions, and also get […]

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First IMF meeting with CEPS for 2015
On: Mar 19, 2015
By: Support

19th March 2015 CEPS representatives met with the IMF delegation currently in Seychelles for the Article IV consultation process, as part of their medium term review mission. The delegation, lead by Mr. Marshall Mills met with Board members of CEPS as well as with managers within the secretariat. The Article IV consultation process involves holding […]

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The Right of Access to Information (ATI)
On: Mar 16, 2015
By: Support

16th March 2015 In January this year, the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information for Africa met with civil society in Seychelles and discussed the need to have an Access to Information Law in Seychelles, our involvement and contributions on an Access to Information draft Bill. The Right of Access to […]

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World Consumer Rights Day
On: Mar 15, 2015
By: Support

15th of March 2015  World Consumer Rights Day. To commemorate this occasion, the ‘National Consumer Forum’ (NATCOF) is today organising an exhibition under the theme “Consumers’ Rights to Healthy Food” In her speech the Chairperson of NATCOF Mrs Raymonde Course explained that not only does NATCOF promote the interest of consumers, but that it also […]

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LAMP WORK ETHICS & TIPS ON INTERVIEW
On: Mar 13, 2015
By: Support

13th march 2015 CEPS Conference room welcomed over 20 youths this afternoon, as part of a half day workshop on WORK ETHICS & TIPS ON INTERVIEW. The workshop is the last part of the project “Earn While You Learn” launched in April 2014 by the association Light Amidst My Path (LAMP) in collaboration with Barclays […]

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Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP)
On: Mar 13, 2015
By: Support

13th March 2015     Mr. Shoshei Sakai of the Japanese Embassy based in Kenya met with CEPS members to discuss the possibility of assistance via Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) in Seychelles. In 1989, the Government of Japan introduced GGP in order to respond to the diverse development needs in less […]

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Terrestrial Restoration Action Society of Seychelles
On: Mar 11, 2015
By: Support

11th March 2015 Did you know that land degradation on the slopes on Praslin has severe consequences to the communities especially those living on low-lying areas? The streams from La Hauteur feeds water to the farmers at Cap Samy. By replanting trees, TRASS hopes to encourage water absorption by the soil and vegetation which in turn […]

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International Women’s Day 2015
On: Mar 8, 2015
By: Support

8th March 2015 TODAY in Seychelles pays tribute on this International Women’s Day to seven women who, though their active involvement with non-governmental organisations (NGOs), are influencing and shaping the country and its development for the better. All around the world, International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 and it is a time to […]

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Civil Society Platform Ready To Safeguard Baie Ternay
On: Mar 4, 2015
By: Support

4th March 2015   Following the announcement that the Cap Ternay hotel project will not go ahead, the Citizens Engagement Platform Seychelles (CEPS) has welcomed this decision and wish to thank the President for listening to the voice of civil society. Following the public meeting held at Port Glaud in November last year, the concerned […]

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Workshop on WORK ETHICS & TIPS ON INTERVIEW
On: Mar 3, 2015
By: Support

3rd March 2015 The association Light Amidst My Path in collaboration with Barclays Bank is holding a half day workshop on WORK ETHICS & TIPS ON INTERVIEW on Friday 13th February 2015 at CEPS/LUNGOS conference room, Orion Mall, at 1 pm to 4 pm.This will take place on 13th of March at 1pm, at the […]

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State of the Nation’s address
On: Feb 26, 2015
By: Support

26th February 2015 BREAKING NEWS: In his State of the Nation’s address, the President of the Republic Mr James Michel has announced that the Bay Ternay Hotel project has not be approved based on the impact it will have on the environment. CEPS was leading a campaign to ‘Save Bay Ternay’ and had gone as […]

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Tourism Payment for Ecosystem Services for Coral Reef protection and restoration
On: Feb 25, 2015
By: Support

25th February 2015 CEPS has this morning welcomed two consultants from the Indian Ocean Commission. Mr Gianmarco Agostini and Mr Francisco Javier Ortizde Zuniga who are working Islands project, are in the process of identifying a pilot project which could tentatively be defined as “Tourism Payment for Ecosystem Services for Coral Reef protection and restoration”. […]

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The Youth Culture & Sports Commission meeting
On: Feb 24, 2015
By: Support

24th February 2015 Newly established Youth Culture & Sports Commission calls on local organisations to join CEPS. The Youth Culture & Sports Commission met yesterday for its first meeting since the appointment of Mr Wavel Woodcock as its Commissioner. At the meeting whci took place at the CEPS meeting room,key Office Bearers of the Commission […]

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“Special Youth Ambassador’s Programme”
On: Feb 16, 2015
By: Support

16th February 2015     The Everlasting Love Ministry has launched the “Special Youth Ambassador’s Programme”, in collaboration with the Wellness Center based at Les Canelles. The launching of the programme took place on Saturday 16th of February and was attended by the Director of the center Dr Daniella Malulu, CEPS Chairperson Mr Jules Hoareau […]

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APSHF celebrates 20 years of exhistance.
On: Feb 10, 2015
By: Support

10th February 2015 On Sunday 08th of February 2015, over 50 members of the Association for the Promotion of Humane Families (APSHF) gathered at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception for a thanksgiving mass, to celebrate their association’s 20th anniversary. The association registered with the office of the Seychelles Registrar on 02nd of November 1999 and […]

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