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Greenwich University organises International Youth Empowerment Development Forum

Greenwich University organises International Youth Empowerment Development Forum
Date:November 16, 2017|Domain:Gender--Sustainable Development

GIS – 16 November, 2017: An International Youth Empowerment Development Forum (IYEDF), organised at the initiative of the Greenwich University Pakistan Mauritius Branch Campus, was held yesterday in Ebène. It aimed at developing the youth through va


Mauritius to accelerate shift to low-carbon economy with a GCF grant of Rs 1 billion

Mauritius to accelerate shift to low-carbon economy with a GCF grant of Rs 1 billion
Date:November 10, 2017|Domain:Public Utilities--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 10 November, 2017: Mauritius is gearing towards accelerating the transformation change to a low-carbon economy with a grant of Rs 1 billion from the Green Climate Fund for projects to support national goals to increase renewable energy to 35 p


Agenda 2030 an effective guideline for Mauritius to achieve new heights, reiterates PM

Agenda 2030 an effective guideline for Mauritius to achieve new heights, reiterates PM
Date:October 31, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--Sustainable Development

GIS - 31 October, 2017: The country has embarked on a new wave of radical changes by identifying potential growth sectors, and strategies are being harnessed to develop a range of Mauritian industries to improve productivity. Government has a crucia


Conference on Marine Spatial Planning to be held in Mauritius

Conference on Marine Spatial Planning to be held in Mauritius
Date:October 18, 2017|Domain:Fisheries--Sustainable Development

GIS - 18 October, 2017: A Conference on Marine Spatial Planning will be held in Mauritius in November 2017. The theme of the Conference is “Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 14)”.  The main objectives of the Conferen


Promoting Inclusive Education for children with special needs in Mauritius

Promoting Inclusive Education for children with special needs in Mauritius
Date:October 09, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--Sustainable Development

GIS- 09 October, 2017: The new Policy Framework and Strategy Document on "Inclusive Education for Children with Special Education Needs in Mauritius: Concept to Reality" has received Government’s approval.  It has been prepared in the wake


Workshop to discuss the way forward for preservation of ozone layer

Workshop to discuss the way forward for preservation of ozone layer
Date:September 18, 2017|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS -18 September, 2017: A sensitisation workshop on the Kigali Amendment in the context of activities marking the 2017 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was launched this morning by the Minister of Social Security, National


Mauritius poised to become a role model in efforts to curb greenhouse gases

Mauritius poised to become a role model in efforts to curb greenhouse gases
Date:September 12, 2017|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 12 September, 2017: Mauritius’ contribution to global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) stood only at around 0.01 % last year, and yet it is the 7th most exposed country of the world to natural disasters. This undoubtedly calls for enhancing


Public-private partnership to assist girls become strong members of society

Public-private partnership to assist girls become strong members of society
Date:July 24, 2017|Domain:Gender--Health--Employment/Labour--Economy & Finance--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 24 July 2017: Some 300 drop-out school girls aged between 13 and 18 will join the ‘Goal’ Programme, a capacity-building intervention which aims at addressing three levels of personal, social and economic empowerment of adolescent girls using


Workshop focuses on Biodiversity and Management of Coastal Zone

Workshop focuses on Biodiversity and Management of Coastal Zone
Date:July 14, 2017|Domain:Sustainable Development

​GIS- 14 July 2017 : A two-day inception workshop on the project ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity into the Management of the Coastal Zone in the Republic of Mauritius’ opened yesterday at Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava at the initiative of the Mini


Paradigm shift in demographic policy needed for population stability, says Health Minister

Paradigm shift in demographic policy needed for population stability, says Health Minister
Date:July 11, 2017|Domain:Health--Gender--Social Security--Sustainable Development

​The necessity for a paradigm shift in the population policy with the aim of increasing birth rate to maintain a stable population for the socio-economic development of the country was highlighted by the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr An