Research Symposium to celebrate 40 years of the Vallée de Mai as UNESCO World Heritage


Join us for the Vallée de Mai International Research Symposium, a momentous event celebrating the 40th anniversary of Vallée de Mai's inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (GMT+4)

Location: Conference Room, Savoy Seychelles Resort & Spa, Beau Vallon, Mahé, Seychelles

The Vallée de Mai International Research Symposium will bring together a panel of international and Seychellois researchers, as well as a diverse audience comprising of stakeholders, conservationists and the community from both Mahé and Praslin. Vallée de Mai's 40th anniversary as UNESCO World Heritage not only commemorates four decades of Vallée de Mai's extraordinary natural beauty but also serves as a poignant reminder of our shared responsibility to preserve these treasures for future generations.

To learn more about the symposium and book your ticket, access our event page here. Kindly book your tickets by 29th October 2023 due to limited spaces.

The research symposium will be available to stream online through YouTube here.

Click here to view the full programme for the day!


Attendees are advised that official Vallée de Mai 40th Anniversary Merchandise will be available for sale on the day of the event, view the full catalogue here. Only cashless payments will be available.