Latest News and Up coming events
The Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission will be starting its first hearing on Monday 09th September 2019 at the National House building, Victoria
On 17 July the Commission met with the Second Secretary of the Indian High Commission.
On Friday 26 July, Commissioners Green, Purvis. Leon and the Chair met with the Open Government Partnership to discuss matters of common interest.
On Monday 29 July Commissioner Green and the Chair met with the Attorney-General to discuss matters of general concern to the operations of the Commission, including the finalization of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.
On Tuesday 30 July, the Chair met with the President and provided an update on the progress of the work of the Commission.
On 1 August, the first four members of staff started with the Commission. The Commission and staff met with ICUS representative Mr. Barry Laine and engaged in an open and frank conversation. An agreement was reached to work together in the future.
On 2 August the Commission met with representatives of the United Seychelles Party to discus the necessity of political support for the work of the Commission.
On 6 August the Commission met with representatives of Linyon Demokratik Seselwa to discuss the work of the Commission and the role of national leaders in the process of reconciliation.
On 7 August the Ombudsman visited the Commission and gave a presentation to staff and Commissioners on the importance of procedures.
On 8 August the Commission met with representatives of the Seychelles Patriotic Party to discuss the work of the Commission and the role of national leaders in the reconciliation process.
On 9 August legal researchers from the Supreme Court, Phumzile Sokhela, Mafaro Kasipo visited the Commission and gave a presentation to the Commissioners and staff on research approaches and skills.
On 9 August the Chairperson of the Huma Rights Commission, Judge Bernardin Renaud addressed the Commissions and staff on human rights and legal decision making.
On 9 August the Commission took possession of the files of the National Assembly at a ceremony to mark the start of its formal mandate.