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Towards the setting up of an Observatory for Gender-Based Violence

Towards the setting up of an Observatory for Gender-Based Violence
Date:December 10, 2019|Domain:Gender

GIS - 10 December, 2019:  The setting up of an Observatory for Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is high on Government’s agenda to address the issues in relation to GBV cases which are matters of national concern. The Observatory will better help Governme


Public procurement Focus on new standards

Public procurement Focus on new standards
Date:December 10, 2019|Domain:Civil Service--International Relations

GIS – 10 December, 2019: A Lead Procurement Specialist, Mr Bernard Abeillé, is currently in Mauritius to help the Central Procurement Board (CPB) reach new heights in terms of standards, with focus on values such as transparency, fairness, integrity


Duke of Edinburgh's International Award-Mauritius partners with City Sport (Mauritius) Ltd

Duke of Edinburgh's International Award-Mauritius partners with City Sport (Mauritius) Ltd
Date:December 10, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 10 December, 2019: The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award-Mauritius signed, yesterday, a partnership agreement with City Sport (Mauritius) Ltd, during a ceremony organised by the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Recreation at Bag


Human Rights Day 2019: Population needs to reconsider their attitudes and mindsets towards the elderly and the disabled

Date:December 10, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 10 December, 2019: The Minister of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, condemned any kind of negligence, acts of physical violence or mental torture vis-à-vis older persons and appealed to


Minister Toussaint reiterates Government’s support to local athletes to help secure their future

Minister Toussaint reiterates Government’s support to local athletes to help secure their future
Date:December 09, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 09 December, 2019: ‘Government is keen on providing local athletes with the necessary support for their social integration as well as financial assistance so that they may embark on other professional activities. It is therefore crucial that t


Second edition of Street Dance Battle competition kicks off

Second edition of Street Dance Battle competition kicks off
Date:December 09, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 09 December, 2019: The second edition of the Street Dance Battle competition, aiming to encourage young Mauritians aged between 12 to 35 years old to demonstrate their talents, kicked off on, Saturday 07 December 2019, at the Rose Belle Youth


Youth Empowerment: Young Mauritians rewarded for their success in sports and entrepreneurship

Date:December 09, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 09 December, 2019: A total of five young athletes received each a cash prize between Rs 123 000 to Rs 130 000, on Saturday 7 December 2019, during a symposium on Youth Entrepreneurship, held at the Mauritius Institute of Training and Developme


The Customs Anti-Narcotics Section confiscate drugs worth Rs 22 M

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Section confiscate drugs worth Rs 22 M
Date:December 06, 2019|Domain:Law and Order

GIS– – 06 December, 2019: The Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) has seized drugs worth Rs 22 million on Saturday 9 November 2019 at the SSR International Airport. A total of 125 pellets of heroin were


Information, Education and Communication Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Gender Equality

Information, Education and Communication Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Gender Equality
Date:December 06, 2019|Domain:Gender

GIS - 06 December, 2019: Several experts and professionals were convened yesterday at a consultative workshop held in presence of the Minister of Gender Equality and Family Welfare, Mrs Kalpana Koonjoo-Shah, at the Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre-Bornes.


Creole culture is a shared national heritage that binds the population, says President Roopun

Creole culture is a shared national heritage that binds the population, says President Roopun
Date:December 06, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 06 December, 2019: The 14th edition of the Festival Internasional Kreol 2019 was launched, yesterday, at Balaclava, with a ‘Sware Poezi’ and other activities celebrating the Mauritian Creole culture. The President of the Republic of Mauritius,