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Workshop Targets Better Preparedness for Environmental Emergencies

Workshop Targets Better Preparedness for Environmental Emergencies
Date:November 18, 2013|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 18 November 2013: A sub-regional training programme On Beyond Response: Better Preparedness for Environmental Emergencies, organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, kicked off this morning at Gold


Oceanography: Three-Day workshop on Marine Pearl Production Opens Today

Oceanography: Three-Day workshop on Marine Pearl Production Opens Today
Date:October 22, 2013|Domain:Fisheries--Employment/Labour--Education & Training--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 22 October, 2013: A three-day workshop on marine pearl culture organised by the Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI) opened this morning at La Cannelle, Domaine Les Pailles. Around 60 participants from the Ministry of Environment and Sustain


Panel Discussion on Climate Change as a Public Policy Challenge

Panel Discussion on Climate Change as a Public Policy Challenge
Date:September 27, 2013|Domain:Foreign Affairs--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – September 27, 2013:  Climate Change as a Public Policy Challenge was the focus of a panel discussion which was held yesterday in the Lunch Room of the National Assembly in Port Louis.  The objective was to enable fruitful exchange of ideas wit


Waste Segregation Project Launched in Tertiary Education Institutions

Waste Segregation Project Launched in Tertiary Education Institutions
Date:September 27, 2013|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development--Education & Training

GIS – 27 September 2013: The Waste Segregation Project in tertiary education institutions was launched yesterday at the University of Technology, Mauritius (UTM), Pointe aux Sables in the presence of the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Devel


BEC Schools Launch Photovoltaic Project to Promote Clean Energy

BEC Schools Launch Photovoltaic Project to Promote Clean Energy
Date:September 25, 2013|Domain:Education & Training--Public Utilities--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 25 September 2013: The Bureau d’Education Catholique (BEC) launched a Rs 125 million photovoltaic project for its 39 schools, both primary and secondary. The ceremony was held yesterday at Notre Dame de Lourdes RCA School, Rose Hill in the pre


Waste Segregation Project to Be Extended to Tertiary Education Institutions

Waste Segregation Project to Be Extended to Tertiary Education Institutions
Date:September 23, 2013|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 23 September 2013: In the context of Clean Up the World 2013, the Waste Segregation Project will be extended to all tertiary institutions on the 26th September 2013. Tertiary institutions will be provided with wastes bins to segregate their wa


Towards the Implementation of the MID Policy, Strategy and Action Plan

Towards the Implementation of the MID Policy, Strategy and Action Plan
Date:August 29, 2013|Domain:Sustainable Development--Civil Service

GIS - 29 August, 2013: A half-day workshop focused on knowledge sharing and capacity building for the successful implementation of the Maurice Ile Durable (MID) Policy, Strategy and Action Plan(PSAP) targeting heads of Ministries and Government Depa


Maurice Ile Durable: Household Compost Phase II Scheme to be Launched Soon

Maurice Ile Durable: Household Compost Phase II Scheme to be Launched Soon
Date:August 27, 2013|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development--Gender

GIS – 27 August 2013: The Maurice Ile Durable (MID) Fund proposes to launch around mid October  2013, the second phase of the Household Compost Scheme, following  the enthusiasm shown by the population for household composting, which is a natural wa


Rivière du Rempart women centre houses one-stop-shop

Rivière du Rempart women centre houses one-stop-shop
Date:June 27, 2013|Domain:Gender--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 27 June, 2013:  A one-stop-shop whereby women can access a wide range of services was inaugurated today at the Indira Gandhi Women Centre in Rivière du Rempart in the presence of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family We


Maurice Ile Durable Policy and Strategy Action Plan Propels Sustainable Growth

Maurice Ile Durable Policy and Strategy Action Plan Propels Sustainable Growth
Date:June 21, 2013|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 21 June 2013: The Maurice Ile Durable (MID) Policy and Strategy Action Plan was presented to the media yesterday during a press conference by the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Mr. Devanand Virahsawmy, in Port Louis. The