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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


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


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


Media campaign to sensitise population against domestic violence

Media campaign to sensitise population against domestic violence
Date:November 10, 2017|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS - 10 November, 2017: A media campaign with a video clip, advertisement, and artwork for posters and billboards will be launched on 25 November 2017 by the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare in the context of the In


Capacity building programme for prison officers on gender issues

Capacity building programme for prison officers on gender issues
Date:November 09, 2017|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS – 09 November, 2017: The necessity to promote gender equality as a key element for a healthy and prosperous society as well as the basis for human rights was the gist of the speech of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family


Road Safety Charter: Workshop sensitises on road safety prevention

Road Safety Charter: Workshop sensitises on road safety prevention
Date:November 09, 2017|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Law and Order

GIS – 09 November, 2017: A workshop on the Road Safety Charter, aiming to demonstrate methods and tools on road safety prevention to public and private companies, was held this morning at the seat of the Bus Industry Employees Welfare Fund in Helvet


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


Bilateral cooperation: Mauritius and Seychelles to sign two MoU

Bilateral cooperation: Mauritius and Seychelles to sign two MoU
Date:October 24, 2017|Domain:International Relations--Law and Order--Education & Training

GIS - 24 October, 2017: Government has approved that Mauritius signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Seychelles Prisons Service and another one with the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development of the Republic of Seychelles.


Workshop to promote gender concepts in the Mauritius Police Force

Workshop to promote gender concepts in the Mauritius Police Force
Date:October 16, 2017|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS – 16 October 2017: Some 100 officers from various departments and units of the Mauritius Police Force participated in a workshop on the promotion of gender concepts today at the Philippe Oh San Auditorium in Vacoas. The one-day event was joint


Mauritius Prison Service must contribute to eradicate drug problem, states Minister Husnoo

Mauritius Prison Service must contribute to eradicate drug problem, states Minister Husnoo
Date:October 06, 2017|Domain:Health--Law and Order

GIS – 06 October, 2017: Since prisons form part and parcel of the community, the Mauritius Prison Service has the responsibility to bring its contribution to eradicate drug problem in the Mauritian society and to support and empower substance abusin