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Local authorities receive training in managing emergency situations

Local authorities receive training in managing emergency situations
Date:March 18, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS - 18 March, 2019: A five-day training workshop on Operational Disaster Management for Local Emergency Operations Command (LEOC) aiming to enhance capability and capacity of local authorities namely Municipal and District Councils in managing loc


Mauritius needs the assistance of development partners to concretise its climate action plan, says Minister Sinatambou

Mauritius needs the assistance of development partners to concretise its climate action plan, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:March 08, 2019|Domain:Environment--International Relations

GIS – 08 March, 2019: The National Environment Fund (NEF) held a roundtable yesterday with development partners, donor countries and the private sector at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène, with the objective of identifying potential sources of inter


CaDRi Team undertakes DRR mission in Mauritius

CaDRi Team undertakes DRR mission in Mauritius
Date:March 01, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS – 01 March, 2019: A Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CaDRi) Team, represented by the United Nations Development Programme, the Food and Agriculture Organization and the International Organisation for Migration, undertook a scoping mis


Stakeholders participate in a Whole of Island Disaster Impact National Emergency Operations Command exercise

Stakeholders participate in a Whole of Island Disaster Impact National Emergency Operations Command exercise
Date:February 26, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS– 26 February 2019: A Whole of Island Disaster Impact National Emergency Operations Command (NEOC) exercise involving all NEOC members is being held today at the seat of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre (NDRRMC) in Port


Survey to be undertaken to identify causes of recent flooding, says PM

Survey to be undertaken to identify causes of recent flooding, says PM
Date:February 19, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment

GIS – 19 February, 2019: A survey will be carried out to determine the causes of the recent flooding which affected several regions in Mauritius especially Port Louis, said the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and Na


Greenhouse Gas emission reduction: Workshop focuses on Biennial Update Report for Mauritius

Greenhouse Gas emission reduction: Workshop focuses on Biennial Update Report for Mauritius
Date:February 12, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS – 12 February, 2019: A one-day workshop in the context of the inception mission for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory, Mitigation Assessment and the setting up of a Measuring, Reporting and Verification System for Mauritius, opened this morning at


Report of the Ministerial Committee chaired by Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo

Report of the Ministerial Committee chaired by Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo
Date:December 31, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 31 December, 2018: Government took note of the Report of the Ministerial Committee, chaired by the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs F. J


Sensitisation campaign on safety and cleanliness at beaches to be launched at Belle Mare

Sensitisation campaign on safety and cleanliness at beaches to be launched at Belle Mare
Date:December 26, 2018|Domain:Environment

​GIS - 26 December 2018: A campaign to further sensitise the population on safety measures at sea and on the importance of keeping the beaches clean as well refraining to litter on the beaches will be launched tomorrow at Belle Mare.   The Acting M


Joint Monitoring Framework to guide and coordinate European Union-Mauritius climate actions

Joint Monitoring Framework to guide and coordinate European Union-Mauritius climate actions
Date:December 18, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 18 December, 2018: Climate change is one of the most daunting challenges which humanity is facing and is affecting all aspects of the development agenda, from poverty eradication to healthcare, and from economic growth to disaster risk reducti


Eco-Schools Programme 2018: Students encouraged to become environmentally conscious

Eco-Schools Programme 2018: Students encouraged to become environmentally conscious
Date:December 14, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--Environment

GIS – 14 December, 2018: An award ceremony, for primary and secondary students who participated in the Eco-Schools Programme 2018, was held yesterday at the Auditorium of Mahatma Gandhi Institute, in Moka.  The programme targets primary and secondar