Jacqueline Moustache-Belle

Jacqueline Moustache-Belle

UCLG CO-President, Mayor of Victoria (Seychelles) and President of Association of Districts of Victoria

Jacqueline Moustache-Belle was born in 1961 in Seychelles. She studied journalism, radio and television production in France, USA and Mauritius. She attended a course for Commonwealth Diplomats and on public relations.

She has worked in the Ministry of Planning and Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Tourism and Transport, Seychelles Broadcasting Company and National Arts Council.

Since 2012, she is Mayor of Victoria and President of the Association of Districts of Victoria.

The outcomes of Habitat III are crucial for all local and regional governments. The New Urban Agenda not only affects big cities, it should also address the challenges of medium-sized cities and the rural-urban relationship. We from small island states know well how important that balance is! I look forward to discussing these issues in Bogotá.