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Elders positively contribute to the welfare and progress of Mauritius, says Prime Minister

Elders positively contribute to the welfare and progress of Mauritius, says Prime Minister
Date:October 31, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS  – 31 October, 2018: Elders, as key drivers of culture and tradition, positively contribute to the welfare of the family and the progress of Mauritius.  Government is thus determined, with relentless efforts, to enhance the support extended to t


Poverty eradication remains a major objective of Government, states Minister Wong

Poverty eradication remains a major objective of Government, states Minister Wong
Date:October 25, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 25 October, 2018: Government believes that everyone is entitled to live a decent life in proper conditions, and, the Full Concrete Housing (FCH) Scheme is one of the various measures implemented to eradicate poverty and improve the quality of


Unemployed women receive trainings to enhance their employability

Unemployed women receive trainings to enhance their employability
Date:October 18, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour--Social Security--Gender

GIS - 18 October, 2018: Certificates were awarded to 31 unemployed women trained in pastry making and 15 who followed an Induction Course on Cooperative Entrepreneurship Development Programme by the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowe


International Country Workshop focuses on Social Protection mechanisms in Mauritius

International Country Workshop focuses on Social Protection mechanisms in Mauritius
Date:October 18, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS  – 18 October, 2018: A two-day international country workshop under the theme Social Protection in Mauritius: International Frameworks and National Policies kicked off yesterday at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port Louis. The objective i


Minister Wong calls for collective effort to tackle poverty

Minister Wong calls for collective effort to tackle poverty
Date:October 18, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 18 October, 2018: Government is deeply committed to eradicating poverty as stated in its Vision 2030 and Government Programme 2015-2019.  A series of empowerment programmes and projects have thus been initiated to put vulnerable families at th


Certificates awarded to 82 beneficiaries of Social Register of Mauritius after training in parental education

Certificates awarded to 82 beneficiaries of Social Register of Mauritius after training in parental education
Date:October 16, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 16 October, 2018: Eighty-two beneficiaries of the Social Register of Mauritius (SRM), fifty from Cité La Cure and thirty-two from Roche Bois, received certificates after successful completion of a training in parental education from the Minist


Mauritius to host International Country Workshop on Social Protection

Mauritius to host International Country Workshop on Social Protection
Date:October 11, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 11 October, 2018: Mauritius will host the International Country Workshop on Social Protection in Mauritius: International Frameworks and National Policies on 17 and 18 October 2018. The workshop will be organised by the Southern African Social


Minister Wong launches trainings to professionalise services of skilled workers

Minister Wong launches trainings to professionalise services of skilled workers
Date:October 11, 2018|Domain:Social Security--Employment/Labour--Education & Training

GIS - 11 October, 2018: Trainings in the field of housekeeping operations and plumbing/pipe fitting, for two batches of fifteen beneficiaries of the Social Register of Mauritius, were launched yesterday by the Minister of Social Integration and Econ


Prime Minister hails the vast contribution made by the elderly in making Mauritius an example globally

Prime Minister hails the vast contribution made by the elderly in making Mauritius an example globally
Date:October 11, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS– 11 October, 2018: The senior citizens of Mauritius have, during the last 50 years, greatly contributed to positioning the country where it is today.  The elderly have toiled hard, put in lots of efforts and sacrifices whereby now Mauritius stan


Activities kicked off to mark International Day for Eradication of Poverty 2018

Activities kicked off to mark International Day for Eradication of Poverty 2018
Date:October 03, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 03 October, 2018:  Poverty as Cultural Legacy: A reflection on the cultural resources of Mauritian Citizenship was the central theme of a talk held yesterday at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Hall in Port Louis at the initiative of the National Empowerme