State House

Office of the President of The Republic of Seychelles


Seychelles and Cook Islands set to bolster relations to greater heights with signing of Joint Communiqué

Antigua and Barbuda, 30th May 2024: The President of the Republic, Mr Wavel Ramkalawan witnessed the signing of the Joint Communiqué between Seychelles and the Cook Islands for the establishment of Diplomatic Relations. The signature took place on the margins of the Small Island States Conference (SIDS4) currently being held in Antigua and Barbuda where both leaders of the two Small Island nations are participating along fellow Small Island Developing States (SIDS). 

During the brief signing ceremony, the Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, Hon. Mark Brown and the Seychelles Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr Sylvestre Radegonde signed the Joint Communiqué which is now set to foster greater collaboration and promote exchanges on various mutual matters of concern for both Seychelles and the Cook Islands.

The signing, held yesterday, stems from the recent bilateral talks held between President Ramkalawan and Prime Minister, Hon. Brown in Spain for the United Nations’ Ocean Decade Conference in April.