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Office of the President of The Republic of Seychelles


SIDS Head Calls On The President

April 4, 2011 -- The headof the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) unit of the division for sustainable development within the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Ms Hiroko Morita-Lou, called on President James Michel at State House on 1st April.

She said she wanted to get first hand information about Seychelles' vulnerabilities as a SIDS. President Michel shared frankly his views on the SIDS' issues affecting Seychelles, for example climate change, energy and piracy.

Ms Morita-Lou was also looking for the possibility of Seychelles hosting one of the organisation's key meetings this year.