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The Seychelles Consulate can provide assistance to media interested in covering events, or answer questions about Seychelles from climate change to tourism.
The Consul can help local and international press request interviews with Seychelles Government officials. We can also help you obtain official statements.
Freedom House ranked Seychelles as a fully free nation in 2022. Our combined score on Freedom House’s Global Freedom Status Index is 79 out of 100, 3 points higher than in 2021. Read Freedom House’s comments on the functioning of Seychellois democracy here.
On Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index for 2023, Seychelles is ranked as the most honest and law abiding country in Africa and one of the least corrupt in the world. In 2023’s Corruption Perception Index by Transparency International, Seychelles moved up from 23rd place in 2022 to 20th place, which ties our country with Austria, France and the United Kingdom. See more information on how Seychelles has achieved this impressive ranking here.
Reporters Without Borders have designated Seychelles as having the 13th most free press in the world. Last year Seychelles was 52nd, so we’ve moved up 39th places in the rankings. See the metrics used behind Reporters Without Borders rankings here.