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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2019

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2019
Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 17 October, 2019: This year marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on 20 November 1989. This landmark human rights treaty sets out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of e


Education is key to dismantle the cycle of poverty, says Minister Toussaint

Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 17 October, 2019: The critical role that education plays to help the new generation to break the cycle of poverty, was highlighted, this morning, by  the Minister of Youth and Sports and acting Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empow


IMF forecasts higher growth rate of 3.7% for Mauritius despite global economic slowdown

IMF forecasts higher growth rate of 3.7% for Mauritius despite global economic slowdown
Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 17 October, 2019: The International Monetary Fund has forecasted a higher growth rate of 3.7% for Mauritius, confirming that the economy of Mauritius is quite resilient in spite of a general global economic slowdown. The above statement was


Mauritius to host International Conference on Diabetes and Associated Diseases

Mauritius to host International Conference on Diabetes and Associated Diseases
Date:October 15, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 15 October, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, in collaboration with the World Community on Prevention of Diabetes Foundation, Spain and the Diabetes Foundation Mauritius, will organise an International Conference on Diabetes an


Launching of the Mauritius Trade Link (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules)

Launching of the Mauritius Trade Link (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules)
Date:October 14, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 14 October, 2019: The Livestock and Veterinary Division of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will launch the Mauritius TradeLink (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules) tomorrow, 15 October 2019. As from this date, the follow


Five families receive keys of Full Concrete Housing units

Five families receive keys of Full Concrete Housing units
Date:October 11, 2019|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – 11 October, 2019: Five eligible families under the Social Register of Mauritius, all from the region of Moka, received, yesterday, keys to their housing units under the Full Concrete Housing Scheme (FCHS), during a ceremony at Morcellement Pro


Mauritius compliant with EU Tax Good Governance Principles

Mauritius compliant with EU Tax Good Governance Principles
Date:October 11, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 11 October, 2019: Mauritius has been declared compliant with European Union (EU) Tax Good Governance Principles by the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU, according to a communique released by the Financial Services Commission on


EDB Workshop focuses on new trends in the jewellery sector

EDB Workshop focuses on new trends in the jewellery sector
Date:October 10, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS– 10 October, 2019: A workshop on the new trends in the jewellery sector was launched this morning by the Economic Development Board (EDB) in Ebène, as part of its capacity-building programme for the sector. The objective is to share the latest i


Annual Gathering to mark World Mental Health Day 2019

Annual Gathering to mark World Mental Health Day 2019
Date:October 10, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 10 October, 2019: The Brown Sequard Mental Health Care Centre (BSMHCC) commemorated World Mental Health Day 2019, this morning, in Beau Bassin by organising an annual gathering under the theme Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention. T


Cooperatives rewarded for outstanding performances at the National Awards for Cooperatives

Cooperatives rewarded for outstanding performances at the National Awards for Cooperatives
Date:October 10, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 10 October, 2019: Ten cooperative societies were rewarded for excelling in their daily business activities and operations, yesterday, at the third edition of the National Awards for Cooperatives (NAC) held at the Caudan Arts Centre in Port-Lou