Seychelles

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Seychelles (Listeni/seɪˈʃɛlz/ say-shelz; French: [sɛʃɛl]), officially the Republic of Seychelles (French: République des Seychelles; Creole: Repiblik Sesel), is a 115-island country spanning an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, some 1,500 kilometres (932 mi) east of mainland Africa, northeast of the island of Madagascar. Other nearby island countries and territories include Zanzibar to the west, Mauritius, Rodrigues, Agaléga and Réunion to the south, and Comoros and Mayotte to the southwest. Seychelles, with an estimated population of 86,525, has the smallest population of any African state. It has the highest Human Development Index in Africa and the highest income inequality in the world, as measured by the Gini index. Seychelles is a member of the African Union.

From Wikipedia

General information

  • Information about the Seychelles government, its history, geography and people. Seychelles NATION.sc online
  • East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easterly region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. In the United Nations Statistics Division scheme of geographic regions, 20 territories constitute Eastern Africa: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Comoros, Mauritius, Seychelles, Réunion, Mayotte, Mozambique and Madagascar, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan.East(ern) Africa region on Wikipedia

Government, law, politics and elections

  • Provides information about laws and legal matters in Seychelles. The Seychelles Legal Information Institute
  • The African Legal Information Institute (AfricanLII) is a project of the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit (DGRU) at the Department of Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town. It was incubated at the Southern Africa Litigation Center (SALC). AfricanLII's main goal is to promote Free Access to Law and Open Justice in Africa. AfricanLii access to law
  • The World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII) is a free, independent and non-profit global legal research facility. WorldLII provides a single search facility for databases; the WorldLII Catalog provides links to over 15,000 law-related web sites in every country in the world. WorldLii legal information
  • UN ILO Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation.Intl. Labour Organization NATLEX database

Economy

  • The CCBG consists of 15 Governors from the SADC (Southern African Development Community) central banks. The CCBG deals with the development of financial institutions and markets, co‑operation regarding international and regional financial relations, and monetary, investment and foreign exchange policies. Committee of Central Bank Governors in SADC (CCBG)

Development

  • he Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) is an African foundation, established in 2006 with one focus: the critical importance of governance and leadership in Africa. The Foundation, which is a non-grant making organisation, focuses on defining, assessing and enhancing governance and leadership in Africa. Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG)
  • The Land Book presents comprehensive country and thematic pages with linked open data on land governance from diverse sources around the world.Landportal landbook
  • The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems; works with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change; measures productivity and global flows of trade and investment; and analyses and compares data to predict future trends. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It replaced SourceOECD in July 2010. OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF). OECD iLibrary

Other data and statistics

  • The USGS annual reviews from the 'Minerals Yearbook Volume III: Area Reports-International-Africa and the Middle East' are designed to provide timely statistical data on mineral commodities in various countries. Each report includes sections on government policies and programs, environmental issues, trade and production data, industry structure and ownership, commodity sector developments, infrastructure, and a summary outlook.U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Information
  • The 2014 Environmental Performance Index is a joint project between the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy (YCELP) and the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University. The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) was born out of a recognition that environmental policymaking lacked scientific, quantitative rigor. Environmental Performance Index
  • Offers statistical data on tourism, trade, demographic and social trends, consumer prices and employment in Seychelles. Some publications can be downloaded.National Statistics Bureau (NSB), Seychelles

News about Seychelles

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10/22/2017 - 17:38
[Seychelles News Agency] Researchers from the Seychelles Islands...
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10/22/2017 - 04:55

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10/21/2017 - 18:46
[Seychelles News Agency] A sum of $260,000 will be disbursed to...
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10/20/2017 - 14:01
[Government of Mauritius] The President of the Republic of Seychelles...
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[Government of Mauritius] The President of the Republic of Seychelles...
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10/19/2017 - 17:02
[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure received various...
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10/19/2017 - 11:17
[Seychelles News Agency] Results of tests done at the Institut...
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10/19/2017 - 10:27
[Seychelles News Agency] A tax on property owned by foreigners is...
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10/19/2017 - 09:54
[Seychelles News Agency] Miss Seychelles Another World 2017 leaves...
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10/19/2017 - 08:14
Two suspected cases of plague in the Seychelles have tested negative...
10/18/2017 - 16:18
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10/18/2017 - 16:22
GENEVA (Reuters) - Plague has been ruled out in the Seychelles...
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10/18/2017 - 16:18
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10/18/2017 - 13:15
Suspected cases from Seychelles test negative for plague
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10/18/2017 - 11:07
[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure paid a visit to the...
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10/18/2017 - 11:10
[Government of Seychelles] The National Poverty Consensus Forum,...
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10/18/2017 - 11:22
[Seychelles News Agency] A campaign encouraging residents of...
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10/18/2017 - 10:03
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' National Arts Council is re-...
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10/17/2017 - 11:44
[Seychelles News Agency] A Seychellois entrepreneur is turning local...
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10/17/2017 - 10:46
[Seychelles News Agency] Playing in memory of South African reggae...
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[Seychelles News Agency] Playing in memory of South African reggae...
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10/17/2017 - 00:22

Eight out of 18 tourism projects excluded from a moratorium on...

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[Seychelles News Agency] Eight out of 18 tourism projects excluded...
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A probable case of plague in the Seychelles, imported from Madagascar...
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10/16/2017 - 13:51
A probable case of plague in the Seychelles, imported from Madagascar...
10/16/2017 - 13:12
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10/16/2017 - 13:18
GENEVA (Reuters) - A probable case of plague in the Seychelles,...
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10/16/2017 - 13:12
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