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Seychelles President to address Delhi Development Summit

Seychelles President to address Delhi Development Summit ( The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel will be traveling to India for a 2-day visit next week to address the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2011, which will be inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Climate change and sustainable development for small island island states will be one the key issues to be addressed by the President.

The President was invited to the 11th edition of the summit of the World Sustainable Development Forum under the theme “Tapping Local Initiatives and Tackling Global Inertia," which is organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in New Delhi.

The Director General of TERI, Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, who is also the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change, held discussions with President Michel last June during the President’s state visit to India, where the President also visited the institute.

The Delhi Sustainable Development Summit will also be attended by Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, and the President of the Dominican Republic Leonel Fernandez Reyna, as well as former heads of state and heads of governments, decision-makers from governments, private sector, NGOs, multi/bilateral organizations, academia, and research institutions.

Nobel Laureates Prof. Joseph Stiglitz (Professor, Columbia University, USA), Dr. Yuan-Tseh Lee (President, Academia Sinica, Taiwan), and Prof. Sir James A. Mirrlees (Professor of Political Economy, University of Cambridge) will also address the conference.

PHOTO: L to R - Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri&Seychelles President James R. Michel

MEDIA CONTACT: Alain St.Ange, CEO, Seychelles Tourism Board, Email:

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