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Chagos: UN approves resolution to seek advisory opinion from ICJ

Chagos: UN approves resolution to seek advisory opinion from ICJ
Date:June 23, 2017|Domain:International Relations

​GIS - 23 June, 2017: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted on 22 June 2017 in New York that the dispute between the United Kingdom and Mauritius over disputed island territory of Chagos Archipelago be referred to the International Court


Fifteen Mauritian enterprises participate in SAITEX 2017

Fifteen Mauritian enterprises participate in SAITEX 2017
Date:June 23, 2017

​GIS - 23 June, 2017: Enterprise Mauritius is participating in the Southern African International Trade Exhibition (Saitex 2017) which is being held from 25 to 27 June 2017 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. Saitex is a


Seminar examines archeological findings on Moulin à Poudre Cultural Landscape

Seminar examines archeological findings on Moulin à Poudre Cultural Landscape
Date:June 23, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--Arts & Culture

​GIS - 23 June, 2017: The historical importance of the Moulin à Poudre Cultural Landscape as well as the archaeological survey results were discussed during a seminar held yesterday in Pamplemousses, following a research project carried out on site.


Mauritian operators participate in Fashion SVP in London

Mauritian operators participate in Fashion SVP in London
Date:June 22, 2017

​GIS - 22 June, 2017: Enterprise Mauritius is leading a delegation of local apparel manufacturers who will be participating for the second time at Fashion SVP on 27 and 28 June 2017 at Olympia Exhibition Centre in London.  Thirteen manufacturers co


Ensuring sustainable development through climate-resilient business action plan

Ensuring sustainable development through climate-resilient business action plan
Date:June 22, 2017|Domain:Sustainable Development

​GIS - 22 June, 2017: Making businesses disaster and climate resilient by designing a disaster risk reduction plan for business was the focus of a workshop which opened this morning at Le Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle. The two-day workshop which is org


Minister Sesungkur chairs meeting on OECD Multilateral Convention on Tax Treaty

Minister Sesungkur chairs meeting on OECD Multilateral Convention on Tax Treaty
Date:June 22, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 22 June, 2017: The Minister of Financial Services, Good Governance and Institutional Reforms, Mr Dharmendar Sesungkur, chaired yesterday at Sicom Tower in Ebène, a  meeting on the signature of the OECD Multilateral Convention on Tax Treaty re


Mauritius hosts Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement meeting

Mauritius hosts Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement meeting
Date:June 21, 2017|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 21 June, 2017: Mauritius will host the first Meeting of the Compliance Committee of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) and the 4th Meeting of the Parties from 23 to 30 June 2017. The Committee will monitor, review and asse


Raising awareness on importance of hydrography

Raising awareness on importance of hydrography
Date:June 21, 2017|Domain:International Relations--Environment--Fisheries--Business & Industry

​GIS - 21 June, 2017: An exhibition of hydrographic assets, nautical products and recent works undertaken by the Hydrography Unit of the Ministry of Housing and Lands opened this morning on the National Coast Guard Ship Baracuda, in Port Louis harbo


Developing countries urged to display large graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging

Developing countries urged to display large graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging
Date:June 20, 2017|Domain:Health--International Relations

GIS - 20 June, 2017: The imperative for developing countries to accelerate the implementation of Article 11 of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was highlighted by the Minister of Health and Quality o


Reinforcing scientific pedagogical skills of early childhood Educators

Reinforcing scientific pedagogical skills of early childhood Educators
Date:June 20, 2017|Domain:Education & Training

​GIS – 20 June 2017: A series of workshops aimed at improving the pedagogical skills of Educators in the science field as well as helping them to stay abreast with the latest international trends was launched yesterday afternoon at the Rajiv Gandhi