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Interim Storage Hazardous Waste Facility inaugurated at La Chaumière

Interim Storage Hazardous Waste Facility inaugurated at La Chaumière
Date:October 13, 2017|Domain:Environment

GIS - 13 October, 2017: An Interim Storage Hazardous Waste Facility designed to receive hazardous wastes that cannot be disposed locally, was inaugurated yesterday by the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustaina


Ecosystem management for effective disaster reduction

Ecosystem management for effective disaster reduction
Date:October 13, 2017|Domain:Environment

GIS – 13 October, 2017: In the context of the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDRR) 2017, a five-day workshop on Ecosystem Management for Effective Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation was held at Palms Hotel, Quatre Borne


Workshop focuses on mitigation actions for gas and fuel emissions

Workshop focuses on mitigation actions for gas and fuel emissions
Date:October 12, 2017|Domain:Environment

GIS -  12 October, 2017: A two-day sub-regional workshop focusing on cleaner and more energy efficient vehicle strategies for Mauritius and the Southern Africa regions, kicked off this morning at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava in the prese


Five-day workshop on Ecosystem Management kicks off

Five-day workshop on Ecosystem Management kicks off
Date:October 09, 2017|Domain:Environment

GIS – 09 October, 2017: A five-day workshop on Ecosystem Management for Effective Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation kicked off this morning at Palms Hotel, Quatre Bornes, and will culminate with the International Day for Disaster


Commonwealth Climate Finance Hub work session examines progress report

Commonwealth Climate Finance Hub work session examines progress report
Date:October 06, 2017|Domain:Environment--Foreign Affairs--International Relations

GIS – 06 October 2017: A working session on the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub (CFAH/Hub), aimed at giving an overview of the support mechanism of the CFAH as well as a progress report of the organisation’s achievements since its setting up


Energy Efficiency Management Office to sign MoU with India

Energy Efficiency Management Office to sign MoU with India
Date:October 03, 2017|Domain:Public Utilities--Environment

​GIS – 03 October, 2017: The Energy Efficiency Management Office of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Energy Efficiency with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency of In


SAGNEP to hold its fifth meeting in Mauritius next year

SAGNEP to hold its fifth meeting in Mauritius next year
Date:September 20, 2017|Domain:Environment--Fisheries

GIS - 20 September, 2017: The 5th Meeting of the Southern African Regional Cooperation Group on Safety of Navigation and Marine Environmental Protection (SAGNEP) would be held in Mauritius in February 2018.  SAGNEP is a regional cooperation group


Workshop to discuss the way forward for preservation of ozone layer

Workshop to discuss the way forward for preservation of ozone layer
Date:September 18, 2017|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS -18 September, 2017: A sensitisation workshop on the Kigali Amendment in the context of activities marking the 2017 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was launched this morning by the Minister of Social Security, National


Mauritius poised to become a role model in efforts to curb greenhouse gases

Mauritius poised to become a role model in efforts to curb greenhouse gases
Date:September 12, 2017|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 12 September, 2017: Mauritius’ contribution to global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) stood only at around 0.01 % last year, and yet it is the 7th most exposed country of the world to natural disasters. This undoubtedly calls for enhancing


Smart Clean Up Mauritius: Innovative technology to protect the environment

Smart Clean Up Mauritius: Innovative technology to protect the environment
Date:September 01, 2017|Domain:Environment

​GIS– 1st September 2017: “Trash Out”, an innovative mobile application aiming to enlist the involvement of the community in safeguarding the environment by spotting and reporting the exact location, nature and volume of illegal trash, was launched