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Drawing of lots for first batch of squatters of Tranquebar

Drawing of lots for first batch of squatters of Tranquebar
Date:November 30, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities--Social Security

GIS - 30 November, 2015: The drawing of lots exercise to determine the allotment of housing units for a first batch of 56 squatters of Tranquebar was held today at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in the presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Ministe


A first batch of squatters receive their letter of intent

A first batch of squatters receive their letter of intent
Date:November 06, 2015|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS - 06 November, 2015: A first batch of 62 squatters from Riambel have received their letter of intent yesterday in Ebène, granting them ownership rights over the land they are occupying. This initiative is part of the regularisation exercise bein


Awareness programme to mark International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2015

Awareness programme to mark International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2015
Date:October 16, 2015|Domain:Social Security

GIS - October 16, 2015: Several activities aiming to promote awareness for the need to act together against extreme poverty and discrimination are being organised around Mauritius in the context of International Day for the Eradication of Poverty co


Workshop addresses Marshall Plan for Poverty Alleviation and new sustainable agenda

Workshop addresses Marshall Plan for Poverty Alleviation and new sustainable agenda
Date:September 29, 2015|Domain:Social Security--Sustainable Development

​GIS – September 29, 2015: A Workshop on the Marshall Plan for Poverty Alleviation and on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), was held yesterday at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, in Bell Village, in the context of the elaboration of a medium


National Assembly: Ministry of Housing and Lands adopts structured approach to deal with problem of squatting on State Land

National Assembly: Ministry of Housing and Lands adopts structured approach to deal with problem of squatting on State Land
Date:September 23, 2015|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security--Law and Order

GIS - 23 September, 2015: The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Showkutally Soodhun, detailed, at the sitting of the National Assembly yesterday, the structured approach adopted by his Ministry to deal with the problem of reside


Social-Related Issues Discussed during Joint Press Conference

Social-Related Issues Discussed during Joint Press Conference
Date:September 17, 2015|Domain:Social Security

GIS – September 17, 2015: The Social Register of Mauritius (SRM) and the Marshall Plan against Poverty were the main theme of a joint press conference which was held yesterday in Port Louis. Both the Minister of Social Security, National Solidar


Global AgeWatch Index 2015: Mauritius is ranked highest overall in the region

Global AgeWatch Index 2015: Mauritius is ranked highest overall in the region
Date:September 15, 2015|Domain:Economic Indicators--Social Security

GIS– 15 September 2015: Mauritius, according to the Global AgeWatch Index 2015 which rates countries according to the social and economic wellbeing of older people, at the 42th position, is ranked highest overall in the region and leads the way with


Mauritius marks World Suicide Prevention Day 2015

Mauritius marks World Suicide Prevention Day 2015
Date:September 10, 2015|Domain:Social Security

GIS– 10 September, 2015: In the context of activities marking World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) observed on 10 September each year, a pamphlet on the prevention of suicide among  teenagers was launched this morning at the Municipality of Port Loui


Vice-Prime Minister Soodhun urges stakeholders to adopt a more effective approach in addressing poverty

Vice-Prime Minister Soodhun urges stakeholders to adopt a more effective approach in addressing poverty
Date:September 10, 2015|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS - 10 September, 2015: “I will ask you to go deeper in your endeavours to alleviate the life of the poor, as the approach that consists in dealing with poverty by sitting at the office and looking out through the window is not the right one.”  T


Fighting poverty: UNDP Expert Team in Mauritius to develop Marshall Plan

Fighting poverty: UNDP Expert Team in Mauritius to develop Marshall Plan
Date:September 09, 2015|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS – September 9, 2015: A UNDP multidisciplinary international team will be, from 21 September to 2 October 2015, in Mauritius in the context of the elaboration of Government’s Marshall Plan to combat poverty and social exclusion.   It is recall