Tag "Seychelles"

How to analyse the maritime domain?

The development of the blue economy requires the control of crimes and incidents at sea. As a response, the EU CRIMARIO project advocates regional cooperation and interagency coordination, which are illustrated today in Mombasa by the two-weeks training session dedicated

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The IORIS training curriculum is running

IORIS, the web-based platform for information sharing and incident management at sea, is operational from 1st July 2018. A specific curriculum has been designed by EU CRIMARIO in order to both have a pool of trainers and skilled teams in

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Success of IORIS inauguration in Seychelles

On 3-4 September 2018 in Mahé (Seychelles), more than 60 senior officials from 20 Indian Ocean countries and international organisations discussed the added value of the IORIS web-based platform, its operationalisation and its future regional governance. Initiated by EU CRIMARIO

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IORIS, Indian Ocean Regional Information Sharing platform, operational

Version 1.0 of IORIS operational 1st July 2018! Initiated by EU CRIMARIO project, the new secure information sharing and incident management tool will enable member countries to set up a collaborative working environment to improve the understanding of the maritime

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UN anti-drug body to return to Seychelles

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will reestablish its presence in Seychelles as of April, while the island nation will increase cooperation with the U.N. body, said the office’s new Eastern Africa representative. Amado Philip de Andrés

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Indian Ocean Commission chairs the CGPCS

The Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) succeeds the Republic of Seychelles as the Chair of the CGPCS. Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State of Seychelles and Chairperson-in-Office of the Contact Group, symbolically passed the baton to the IOC Presidency, represented by

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Seychelles, India sign new version of Assumption Island military deal

Seychelles and India signed a 20-year agreement on Saturday that will enable the construction of military infrastructures on Assumption Island. The agreement was signed for the second time after revisions were made to the previous one that the Secretary of

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Clarification meeting in Seychelles prior to start coding IORIS

Before starting the coding of IORIS, clarification meetings were held in Seychelles on 23-24 November to discuss the possible amendments, taking into consideration the latest technical requirements of the regional stakeholders. Fruitful discussions were held with both regional and national

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Blue Economy course starts July 2017

The Commonwealth of Learning, in collaboration with the University of Seychelles’ James Michel Blue Economy Research Institute, is offering a free online course on the Blue Economy. The course, titled “Understanding the Blue Economy,” is aimed at individuals new to the

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5th steering committee of MASE on maritime security

Le programme MASE est le programme régional de promotion de la sécurité maritime dans la région de l’Afrique orientale et australe et de l’océan Indien (AfOA-OI). Ce programme, financé par l’Union européenne, est mis en œuvre par l’Autorité intergouvernementale pour

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