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World Cancer Day
By: Support
Feb 5, 2015

5th February 2015     The World yesterday celebrated World cancer day. In Seychelles, the Cancer Concern Association led various groups including Civil Society to march on Victoria with the message ‘Nothing is impossible’. Those present wore white in support of the fight against cancer and in support of people in our community leaving with the […]

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Programme Lanbyans Tropikal
On: Feb 3, 2015
By: Support

3rd February 2015     Representatives from the CEPS Secretariat were interviewed  as part of the 30 minutes dedicated to civil society organisations (CSO) on Tuesdays, as part of the programme Lanbyans Tropikal on the Radyo Sesel. The interview with Marie-Claude D’Unienville was given by CEPS CEO Mr Steve Lalande, Project and events Manager Mr […]

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The World Cancer Day
On: Jan 30, 2015
By: Support

30th January 2015   The World Cancer Day , 4th February, is fast approaching and in Seychelles, the Cancer Concern Association will be commemorating the day with some activities and we are appealing to one and all to join hands in this fight against cancer. Our theme for this year is ‘I pa Enposib’. We […]

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ONLINE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM
On: Jan 27, 2015
By: Support

27th January 2015   CEPS is officially inviting members to apply for 2015 membership. The Communication & Membership Department (C&MD) is happy to announce that an ONLINE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM has been designed and is ready for use by all members on our websitehttp://www.civilsociety.sc/. Our CEPS page is still under construction as you will see, […]

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“Earn while you learn” program
On: Jan 26, 2015
By: Support

26th January 2015 Over 40 young people received their certificate after successfully completing the “Earn while you learn” program. For this project LAMP received funding from Barclays bank. Those who participated in the program followed three different courses namely Carpentry, Mechanic and Computer Skills. LAMP has been created to help curb the Juvenile Delinquency in […]

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Human Rights & Democracy
On: Jan 22, 2015
By: Support

22nd January 2015 The U.S. Embassy’s Political Officer, based in Mauritius, Mr Maroof Ahmed met with CEPS accredited members and Unisey students over a round table discussion on under the theme “Human Rights & Democracy.” Mr Ahmed chaired the meeting and explained that democracy, human rights and trafficking in persons are fundamental part of the […]

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AIT law for Seychelles
On: Jan 20, 2015
By: Support

20th January 2015 A meeting has taken place between the members of the Citizens Engagement Platform seychelles and the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information (AIT) for Africa, Faith Pansy Tlakula. The meeting took place on Monday 19th January at CARE House in Victoria. The Special Rapporteur was accompanied by her […]

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Media
On: Jan 18, 2015
By: Support

18th January 2015   The representative of CEPS on the National Consultative Forum, Mr Jude Fred on Saturday met with the Executive Committee of the Association of Media Practitioners Seychelles (AMPS). The meeting was organised leading up to the first High Level Forum meeting to be held for this year, where the topic of discussion […]

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The campaign project for Cap Ternay
On: Jan 15, 2015
By: Support

15th January 2015     The Commissioner for Environment & Natural Resources of CEPS, Dr Marie-Therese Purvis has today sought support from the CEPS Board, for a campaign aimed at providing an alternative vision for Cap Ternay. The campaign project is aimed at building awareness, with the Developers, Government Officials, and the local, regional and […]

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Working Session On CEPS Operating Procedures.
On: Jan 15, 2015
By: Support

15th January 2015   The CEPS Board met this morning in a working session to review documents that outlines CEPS operating procedures. the exercise was being coordinated by Mrs Shella Mohedeen the Dean of the Guy Morel Institute. Mrs Mohedeen was among the team from the institute who drafted the original documents. The half day working session […]

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Action/2015 – Campaigning for a better future for Seychelles
On: Jan 13, 2015
By: Support

On Jan 15, organizations around the world come together for “action2015” to make a difference for the future of people and the planet. 2015 isn’t just a year; it’s a unique opportunity to change our future. In 2015, our government has the opportunity to make historic progress on the greatest challenges of our time. The time […]

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On: Jan 12, 2015
By: Support

12th January 2015 On Thursday 15th of January a campaign called ACTION/2015 will be launched worldwide. . Below are information on the campaign. CEPS invite all CEPS accredited CSOs to share this information with your individual members. You are being invited you to share with us, activities that you are organising that touches the areas […]

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Sustainability for Seychelles Launched a National Competition
On: Jan 9, 2015
By: Support

9th January 2015   During the 2nd week of October, 2014, Sustainability for Seychelles launched a national competition to find the most practical, durable and innovative compost recipient. As a result of not having enough participants, S4S has decided to extend the deadline of the competition to Saturday 31st of January, and is cordially inviting […]

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Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information for Africa to visit Seychelles
On: Jan 7, 2015
By: Support

The Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information for Africa will be in Seychelles between the 19th – 23rd of January 2015. As Special Rapporteur, a major focus of her mandate is to encourage Member States to adopt Access to Information laws which conform to regional and international standards. During such visits, […]

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Cap Ternay development project
On: Dec 18, 2014
By: Support

18th December 2014     CEPS through its Environment and Natural Resources Commission organised a meeting to decide on a strategy for continued advocacy regarding Cap Ternay development project. The meeting was an opportunity to gather information and views of civil society organizations on this project and the way forward. The meeting took place at […]

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The roles of a commission within a civil society platform
On: Dec 12, 2014
By: Support

12th December 2014     CEPS Commissioners met this morning as part of a series of induction sessions being undertaken by the CEPS Secretariat. This morning’s session gave CEPS Board Members the opportunity to understand the roles of a commission within a civil society platform. The session was fascilitated by Projects and events manager, Mr Michel […]

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The closing of the 16 Day Campaign (AFPRP)
On: Dec 11, 2014
By: Support

11th December 2014 Association of Fathers Promoting Responsibility Parenthood (AFPRP) brought a large group of men together on Wednesday 10th of December to commemorate the closing of the 16 Day Campaign. At the event, the men present signed a pledge which reads: “As fathers, we recognize that our examples as men have an incredible impact […]

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Preparation of the National Health Accounts for 2013
On: Dec 10, 2014
By: Support

10th December 2014 The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, WHO, is in the process of preparing the National Health Accounts (NHA) for 2013 Preparation of the National Health Accounts involves the collection and compilation of revenue and expenditure data from major consumers and providers of health services. This information is […]

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence
On: Dec 10, 2014
By: Support

10 December 2014     The Association of Fathers Promoting Responsibility Parenthood (AFPRP) is organising an activity to commemorate the end of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. The AFPRP wishes to invite all organisations to join them on the 10th of December at 6pm, at the National Cultural Centre. National Library Bldg, Victoria. […]

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