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INDIAN OCEAN - Seychelles Activities

Commencement Activities

The Cabinet of Ministers of Seychelles endorsed the proposal to be the start-up country for Small Islands Voice in the Indian Ocean on 13.02.02. UNESCO consultant, Ms Gillian Cambers, visited the country from 12-23rd March 2002 to meet with individuals and organisations, and to lay the groundwork for the initiative. During this period there was an official launching ceremony for Small Islands Voice in Seychelles. A trial survey was conducted to test out methods for finding out the general public's views on environment and development. During this visit, meetings were held with persons from the following organisations:

Birdlife Seychelles
Division of the Environment, Ministry of the Environment
Division of Policy, Planning and Services, Ministry of the Environment
Education and Information Unit, Ministry of the Environment
Environmental Assessment and Pollution Control Unit, Ministry of the Environment
Institute of Education
Liaison Unit for Non-Government Organisations
Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources
Ministry of Education and Youth
Ministry of Environment
Ministry of Industry and International Business
Ministry of Local Government
Seychelles Islands Foundation
Seychelles National Commission for UNESCO
Seychelles National Library


To get involved, contact :


National Co-ordinators
Mr Rolph Payet and Mr Alain De Comarmond
Ministry of Environment
PO Box 677, Victoria, Mahé, Seychelles
Tel: + 248 224 644
Fax: 248 322 945


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