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Flood risk management: Prime Minister takes stock of work progress at Cottage and Fond-Du-Sac

Flood risk management: Prime Minister takes stock of work progress at Cottage and Fond-Du-Sac
Date:August 09, 2019|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Environment

GIS – 09 August, 2019: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, effected site visits, yesterday, at Cottage and Fond


Keeping Mauritius clean is the responsibility of each citizen, states Prime Minister

Keeping Mauritius clean is the responsibility of each citizen, states Prime Minister
Date:July 04, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS – 04 July, 2019: Cleanliness and embellishment of Mauritius is not only Government’s and the private sector’s responsibility but concerns each and every citizen of the country, and in this context, the Mega National Cleaning and Embellishment Ca


The environmentally conscious young generation will help save the planet, says Minister Sinatambou

The environmentally conscious young generation will help save the planet, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:June 27, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS - 27 June, 2019: The young generation will be key players in bringing drastic changes in lifestyle and consumption patterns to help save the planet, and education is  powerful tool to help inculcate a mindset and set of values that promote susta


Cooperation and complementarity among States key to address maritime security issues, says Minister Bodha

Cooperation and complementarity among States key to address maritime security issues, says Minister Bodha
Date:June 19, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

GIS – 19 June, 2019: The second edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean, a Governmental initiative in collaboration with the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and the European Union, opened this morning at


Maritime Security: High Officials Meeting discusses regional cooperation mechanisms

Maritime Security: High Officials Meeting discusses regional cooperation mechanisms
Date:June 18, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

​GIS – 18 June, 2019: The High Officials Meeting, which is preceding the second edition of the Indian Ocean Commission’s (IOC) Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean, opened today at the Intercontinental Hotel, in Ba


Budget 2019-2020: Facing the challenge of Climate Change and Building resilience for environment

Budget 2019-2020: Facing the challenge of Climate Change and Building resilience for environment
Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS - 14 June, 2019: Environmental resilience along with the sustainability of our country’s development in the wake of challenges poised by climate change effects on Small Island Developing States remain major concerns for the Government and the po


Mauritius to host 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security

Mauritius to host 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security
Date:June 12, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

GIS - 12 June, 2019: Mauritius will host the 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security and the 22nd Plenary session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) from 18 to 20 June 2019 with aim to follow-up an


World Environment Day 2019 raises alarm on air pollution

World Environment Day 2019 raises alarm on air pollution
Date:June 10, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS - 10 June, 2019: Various activities including a tree planting campaign, beaches and lagoons clean-up, nature discovery tours at discounted rates and free guided tours for the general public in glass bottom boats at Blue Bay Marine Park, organise


International Day for Biological Diversity: Endemic Plant Awareness Centre inaugurated

International Day for Biological Diversity: Endemic Plant Awareness Centre inaugurated
Date:May 30, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 30 May  2019: An Awareness Centre and a Pink Pigeon Display Facility were inaugurated, yesterday, by the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun, at the Vallée d’Osterlog Endemic Garden in Le Val.  The inaugural ceremon


Workshop empowering women to become climate resilient

Workshop empowering women to become climate resilient
Date:May 30, 2019|Domain:Gender--Sustainable Development--Environment

GIS – 30 May  2019: A one day workshop on the theme “Women Empowerment in Disaster Risk Reduction and Enhancing Resilience against Extreme Weather”, an initiative of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre and the Mauritius Meteor