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Mauritius – Seychelles: MoU to address issues related to fire and other emergency threats

Mauritius – Seychelles: MoU to address issues related to fire and other emergency threats
Date:November 19, 2014|Domain:Sustainable Development

​GIS – November 19, 2014:   A Memorandum of Understanding, aiming to create the necessary framework and mechanism to allow a better understanding of issues relating to fire and other emergency threats common to both Mauritius and Seychelles would be


MID Commission signs Agreement on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Programme

MID Commission signs Agreement on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Programme
Date:November 06, 2014|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 6 November 2014: The Trust Fund Agreement for the Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Programme for the manufacturing sector was signed yesterday in Port Louis by the Executive Chairman of the Maurice Ile Durable (MID) Commission


Two Waste to Energy plants operational in Mauritius in 2017, announces Minister Aimée

Two Waste to Energy plants operational in Mauritius in 2017, announces Minister Aimée
Date:November 04, 2014|Domain:Environment--Public Utilities--Sustainable Development

​GIS - 4 November 2014: The Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, Mr H.Aimée, announced that two Waste to Energy (WtE) projects in the context of efficient and most meaningful Municipal Solid Waste will be operational by mid-2017 during a


Towards the finalisation of the National Employment Policy for Mauritius

Towards the finalisation of the National Employment Policy for Mauritius
Date:October 29, 2014|Domain:Employment/Labour--Sustainable Development

​   GIS - 29 October, 2014: A two-day tripartite workshop to finalise the draft National Employment Policy (NEP) for Mauritius after consultation with the various stakeholders opened this morning at La Cannelle, Domaine Les Pailles.   An initia


2nd edition of MRC Post Graduate Conference to kick off this week

2nd edition of MRC Post Graduate Conference to kick off this week
Date:October 28, 2014|Domain:Education & Training--Business & Industry--Sustainable Development

​GIS - 28 October 2014: The second edition of the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) Post Graduate Conference 2014 will kick off on 30 October at the headquarters of the institution in Ebène. The objective of the two-day event is to provide a platform


Minister Sik Yuen calls for sustainable tourism development

Minister Sik Yuen calls for sustainable tourism development
Date:October 15, 2014|Domain:Tourism --Sustainable Development

​GIS - 15 October, 2014: “The quest for sustainable tourism development is more than ever a matter of necessity than a choice for survival in the global market place. It is imperative for tourism policy makers and tourism operators to position the f


Prisons Service joins the Clean and Green Mauritius Programme

Prisons Service joins the Clean and Green Mauritius Programme
Date:October 14, 2014|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 14 October 2014: In the context of the Clean and Green Mauritius Programme, the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and the Mauritius Prisons Service signed, yesterday afternoon in Port Louis, a Memorandum of Understanding (MO


MID Fund finances solar photovoltaic projects in three secondary schools

MID Fund finances solar photovoltaic projects in three secondary schools
Date:September 30, 2014|Domain:Sustainable Development

​GIS – 30 September 2014: The Commission on Maurice Ile Durable (MID), in collaboration with the MID Fund, is financially assisting to the tune of Rs 2.6 million solar photovoltaic projects in three secondary schools, namely Labourdonnais College, B


Inception workshop on Coastal Adaptation Measures at Mon Choisy and Rivière des Galets

Inception workshop on Coastal Adaptation Measures at Mon Choisy and Rivière des Galets
Date:September 25, 2014|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 25 September 2014: An inception workshop on Coastal Adaptation Measures at Mon Choisy and Rivière des Galets in the context of the Climate Change Adaptation Programme in the Coastal Zone of Mauritius opened this morning in Port Louis, in the


International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 20l4: Workshop on capacity building for customs officers of the islands of Indian Ocean

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 20l4: Workshop on capacity building for customs officers of the islands of Indian Ocean
Date:September 17, 2014|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

​GIS - 17 September, 2014: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 20l4 was marked by a workshop on Capacity building for customs officers of the islands of the Indian Ocean on “Enforcement and Control Measures of Ozone Depleting S