Seychelles Promotes Sustainable Investments at COP28 in Dubai

In a collaborative effort between the Seychelles Investment Board (SIB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), an insightful investment session was held today at COP28 in Dubai. The event, themed "Paving the way for a more sustainable investment in Seychelles," saw key figures delivering impactful speeches to promote sustainable development.


The Minister for Investment, Entrepreneurship, and Industry initiated the proceedings with opening remarks, setting the stage for the UN Assistant Secretary General and the Regional Director for UNDP’s Bureau for Africa H.E. Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, who delivered a compelling keynote speech.


The morning session was dedicated to presenting the Seychelles SDG investor map, skillfully presented by the CEO of SIB. The afternoon session, themed "Action today for the future of sustainable development," highlighted investment opportunities in the blue and circular economies. Renowned speakers included Mr. Mervin Cedras from Tourbookers, Ms. Judy Jeanne from Seychelles Fishing Authority (SFA), Ms. Kym Samy from the Department of Blue Economy, and Mr. Christopher Lespoir from Harmony Investment.


This event not only showcased Seychelles' commitment to sustainable practices but also provided a platform for stakeholders to explore concrete actions for a more environmentally conscious and economically viable future.




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