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Human Rights Workshop addresses humane treatment of detainees

Human Rights Workshop addresses humane treatment of detainees
Date:December 12, 2017|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 12 December, 2017: A three-day Peer-to-Peer workshop relative to detention in the Indian Ocean and  focusing on the humane treatment and conditions of detention for all prison detainees kicked off yesterday at the Prison Training School in Bea


Government committed to the promotion of Human Rights in Mauritius, says Minister Gobin

Government committed to the promotion of Human Rights in Mauritius, says Minister Gobin
Date:December 11, 2017|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order--International Relations

GIS – 11 December, 2017: Government is committed to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which will ensure a future of opportunity and prosperity, free of violence and discrimination, as well as a harmonious society for the citizens of


Compendium on Human Rights Treaty Bodies Concluding Observations launched

Compendium on Human Rights Treaty Bodies Concluding Observations launched
Date:December 07, 2017|Domain:Judiciary

GIS – 07 December, 2017: The Compendium on the Human Rights Treaty Bodies Concluding Observations was launched this morning by the Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms, Mr Maneesh Gobin, at Gold Crest Hotel,


Human Rights Monitoring Committee held in context of International Human Rights Day

Human Rights Monitoring Committee held in context of International Human Rights Day
Date:December 06, 2017|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS – 06 December, 2017: The Human Rights Monitoring Committee met today under the chairmanship of the Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms, Mr Maneesh Gobin, at the Lunch Room of the National Assembly. The


New Supreme Court to stand as symbol of boldness towards a new era of development, says PM

New Supreme Court to stand as symbol of boldness towards a new era of development, says PM
Date:December 06, 2017|Domain:Judiciary--Public Infrastructure

GIS - 06 December, 2017: The New Supreme Court which is in line with Government’s commitment towards the nation to modernise the institutions, should stand as a symbol of boldness to step into a new era of development. Similarly, the physical and di


Data Protection Bill to be introduced in the National Assembly

Data Protection Bill to be introduced in the National Assembly
Date:December 05, 2017|Domain:Judiciary--ICT

GIS - 05 December, 2017: The Data Protection Bill will be introduced into the National Assembly. The object of the Bill is to repeal and replace the Data Protection Act with a view to strengthening control and personal autonomy of data subjects over


Interagency cooperation for implementing provisions of Arms Trade Treaty

Interagency cooperation for implementing provisions of Arms Trade Treaty
Date:November 28, 2017|Domain:Law and Order--Judiciary

GIS – 28 November, 2017: A capacity building workshop on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), aimed at consolidating the synergy between law enforcement officials and other stakeholders in the enforcement and implementation of the provisions of the Treaty r


National Assembly: Equal Opportunities Amendment Bill voted

National Assembly: Equal Opportunities Amendment Bill voted
Date:November 22, 2017|Domain:Judiciary--Employment/Labour

GIS - 22 November, 2017: The Equal Opportunities Amendment Bill was voted in the National Assembly yesterday. The Bill makes provision for amendments to Sections 10 and 11 of the Equal Opportunities Act. The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs


Mauritius hosts Africa Round Table 2017 on insolvency

Mauritius hosts Africa Round Table 2017 on insolvency
Date:November 10, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations--Judiciary

 GIS – 10 November, 2017: The 2017 Africa Round Table on insolvency reform hosted by International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International) and World Bank Group kicked off yesterday at Sugar Beach


An Action Plan on Intimate Partner Violence in the pipeline

An Action Plan on Intimate Partner Violence in the pipeline
Date:November 08, 2017|Domain:Gender--Judiciary--Law and Order

​GIS– 08 November, 2017: “The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare is currently finalising an Action Plan on Intimate Partner Violence whereby a series of measures focusing on, among others, the strengthening of existing