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Chagos Archipelago: Mauritius’s resounding success in the endorsement of the Resolution by the United Nations

Chagos Archipelago: Mauritius’s resounding success in the endorsement of the Resolution by the United Nations
Date:5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

GIS – 23 May, 2019: Mauritius has won the votes of 116 countries to have the Draft Resolution A/73/L84/Rev1 pertaining to the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Arch


Addressing gender gaps in the manufacturing and trade sectors

Addressing gender gaps in the manufacturing and trade sectors
Date:5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 23 May, 2019: A one-day workshop on “Women in Industry and Trade”, aimed at identifying existing gender gaps in the manufacturing and trade sectors and the means to address them, opened today at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava.  The M


Gender Mainstreaming: Policy makers of Civil Service to act as catalysts for change

Date:5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Gender

GIS - 23 May, 2019: A briefing session on gender mainstreaming in the Civil Service targeting Senior Chief Executives and Permanent Secretaries, aiming to impart practical gender mainstreaming skills so as to act as catalysts for change and scale up


Energy efficient measures are to be adopted in the face of climate change, says Acting Prime Minister

Date:5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 23 May, 2019: The winners of the Energy Efficiency Competition 2019 organised by the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities in collaboration with the Energy Efficiency Management Office (EEMO) were rewarded, today, during a prize giving cerem


Tourism: Consultative meeting held with boat builders and importers

Date:5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 23 May, 2019: A consultative meeting, between representatives of boat builders and importers, boating associations, and the Tourism Authority, was held on 22 May 2019 at Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port Louis, under the chairmanship of t


Reinforcing Anti-Money Laundering and combating Financing of Terrorism framework

Reinforcing Anti-Money Laundering and combating Financing of Terrorism framework
Date:5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 22 May, 2019: Mauritius is reinforcing its Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism framework and to that effect a Bill was passed in the National Assembly yesterday. The Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting the Financing


Sales exhibition for women entrepreneurs

Sales exhibition for women entrepreneurs
Date:5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Gender--Business & Industry

GIS – 22 May 2019: A sales exhibition, aiming to increase the visibility of locally manufactured products of Mauritian women entrepreneurs, was inaugurated today at the Port Louis Waterfront in the context of Mother’s Day 2019.   The four-day even


Developing Intellectual Property and branding strategy for Dodo handicrafts

Developing Intellectual Property and branding strategy for Dodo handicrafts
Date:5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 22 May, 2019: A one-day workshop on the development of an Intellectual Property (IP) and a branding strategy for Dodo handicrafts opened this morning, in presence of the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah,


A total of 1,934 fishers registered for bad weather allowance

A total of 1,934 fishers registered for bad weather allowance
Date:5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Fisheries

GIS– 22 May, 2019: The total number of registered fishers eligible for bad weather allowance stood at 1,934 as at December 2018, stated the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, Mr Premdut Koonjoo, yesterday, in reply


Bank of Mauritius to issue Treasury Certificates for Non-Financial Public Sector Bodies

Bank of Mauritius to issue Treasury Certificates for Non-Financial Public Sector Bodies
Date:5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 21 May, 2019: The Bank of Mauritius (BOM) will issue, as from 3 June 2019, Treasury Certificates (TCs) specifically designed for Non-Financial Public Sector Bodies (NFPSBs) in a bid to enable early repayment of public sector debt. The TCs wi