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Post  Sirop14 on Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:39 pm

International edition of Mancham’s new book to be released next year

The international edition of the new book by Sir James R. Mancham entitled ‘SEYCHELLES – The saga of a small nation navigating the cross-currents of a big world’.

will be released in the USA in Spring 2015 by publishing house Paragon House, St. Paul, Minneapolis.
The international edition of the book will be available for purchase online through Paragon House – www.paragonhouse.com or Amazon – www.amazon.com.

Meanwhile, Mr Mancham has also confirmed that he has agreed to be in Belgrade, Serbia on November 21, 2014 for the launch of a special Serbian edition of the book.

In an e-mail addressed to Mr Mancham, Professor Negoslav Ostojic, executive director of the European Centre for Peace and Development (ECPD), an organisation which is partnered by the United Nations Peace University, has written:

“We have found your book ‘SEYCHELLES – The saga of a small nation navigating the cross-currents of a big world' to be timely, informative and relevant to many global issues. This year the ECPD will be celebrating its 30th Jubilee and would like, as you have been very active in our organisation over the years to honour you by publishing a special Serbian edition of your book for free distribution to our academicians, scholars, university rectors and professors and diplomats with whom we are currently associated...”

Danijela Cvetkovic, editor at the Foreign Desk of Radio Television Serbia, who has translated the work from English into Serbian in support of ECPD's initiative, has said: “’SEYCHELLES - The saga of a small nation navigating the cross-currents of a big world' is relevant to many important and key global issues. There are wise political lessons to be learnt here. That is why I have been supportive of the European Centre for Peace and Development's decision to publish a special Serbian edition of it...”

The office of Mr Mancham has also received various positive reactions and comments from a whole range of individuals concerning the book from various parts of the world

• Edward Young, deputy private secretary to Queen Elizabeth II, writing from Balmoral Castle on September 17, 2014, has acknowledged the Queen's appreciation for a copy of the book:

"This message comes to you with the Queen's good wishes," he states.

• Dr Kamalesh Sharma, secretary general of the Commonwealth, has also acknowledged receipt of a copy of the work ‘SEYCHELLES - The saga of a small nation navigating the cross-currents of a big world’:

“A glance through the pages of 'SEYCHELLES – The saga of a small nation navigating the cross-currents of a big world' has shown me that there are many areas of interest to the Commonwealth in this book.”
• Judge C.G. Weeramantry, a former vice-president of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) who in year 2006 won the Unesco Peace Education Prize for his recognition and commitment and undertakings in support of the concept of Culture of Peace, and who has himself written several books over recent times on 'peace issues', states:

"'SEYCHELLES - The saga of a small nation navigating the cross-currents of a big world' will be full of interest to all small nations who are involved in one way or another in these cross-currents. It is a service you have rendered to the developing world in general. I have happy recollection of our meeting from time to time and look forward to continuing contact with you..."

• Mark V. Vlasic, adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, a senior fellow at Georgetown's Institute for Law, Science and Global Security and a principal at Madison Law and Strategic Group of Washington D.C., USA, who has a friend who is an advisor to His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, was so intrigued with the chapter concerning Seychelles' special relationship with the UAE, received the following response when he queried the statement that the existing relationship between Seychelles and the UAE was more of a 'love affair' than mere friendship -
"It is true we really do love the Seychelles," the friend replied back.

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