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Establishment of the Blue Economy Council and the Blue Economy High Level Multi-Stakeholders Forum
Office of the President


President Danny Faure has approved the establishment of the Blue Economy Council and that of the Blue Economy Multi-Stakeholders High Level Forum

The functions of the Blue Economy Council are to:

  • provide leadership to strengthen Seychelles Ocean Governance mechanisms
  • enhance coordination amongst Ministries, Departments, Agencies and other governmental bodies involved in Blue Economy

The Blue Economy Council will be chaired by the Vice-President, in his capacity as the Minister responsible of The Blue Economy. The other Members of the Council are as follows;

Minister Charles Bastienne                                

Minister Didier Dogley                                                   

Minister Wallace Cosgrow                                 

Minister Maurice Loustau-Lalanne                    

Minister Jeanne Simeon                                     

Minister Pamela Charlette                                

Ambassador Barry Faure                                   

Ms Rebecca Loustau-Lalanne                            

Mr Kenneth Racombo                                        

Mr Philippe Michaud                                         

The functions of the Blue Economy Multi-Stakeholders Forum will be to act as a think tank, recommend policies and strategies to Government and ensure implementation of commitments made.  The Forum will be chaired by Ambassador Barry Faure, and will include Members from the Government, Non-Government Organisations, Civil Society and the Private Sector.

The establishment of these two bodies will take effect as from the 1st October 2019.


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