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Seychelles President arrives in NY for UN General Assembly

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Seychelles President James Michel and his delegation arrived in New York last night.

Seychelles President James Michel and his delegation arrived in New York last night. Today, the President will attend the opening of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which is the largest gathering of heads of state and government ever at the United Nations.

During the course of the day, President Michel will address the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Special Session on Sustainable Oceans, at the invitation of former US President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation.

On Monday evening, President Michel will attend a reception held in honor of Heads of State, hosted by the President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama.

On Tuesday afternoon, President Michel will address the UN General Assembly.

President Michel is accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Transport, Mr. Joel Morgan; the Diplomatic Adviser to the President, Ambassador Callixte D’Offay; the Seychelles Ambassador to the US and Permanent Representative of Seychelles to the United Nations, Ambassador Marie-Louise Potter; and the Ambassador for Small Island Developing States and Climate Change, Ambassador Ronald Jumeau.

Seychelles is a founding member of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) .