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Prime Minister says Ocean economy is high on Government Agenda

Prime Minister says Ocean economy is high on Government Agenda
Date:December 24, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities--Sustainable Development

​GIS - 24 December, 2015: Ocean Economy, termed as the last frontier of economic growth by numerous experts, is high on Government agenda,  said the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth,  yesterday at Le Labourdonnais Hotel in Port-Louis.   He was


National Plan of Action for the conservation and management of sharks is in preparation

National Plan of Action for the conservation and management of sharks is in preparation
Date:December 22, 2015|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Fisheries--Sustainable Development

GIS - 22 December, 2015: A National Plan of Action (NPOA) for the conservation and management of sharks, is being prepared, in line with the International Plan of Action for Sharks of the Food and Agriculture Organisation.  The NPOA will aim at impl


Minister Dayal outlines outcomes of COP 21

Minister Dayal outlines outcomes of COP 21
Date:December 21, 2015|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS– 21 December 2015: At a press conference on 18 December 2015 in Port Louis, the Minister of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management, Mr Jayeshwur Raj Dayal, recalled the outcome of the 21st Meeting of the Conferen


Prime Minister inaugurates the Roches Noires Caves Trail

Prime Minister inaugurates the Roches Noires Caves Trail
Date:December 18, 2015|Domain:Sustainable Development--Environment

GIS – 18 December 2015: The Roches Noires Caves Trail including a museum and a tree nursery,  situated over five acres of land was inaugurated yesterday evening by the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, in the presence of the Minister of Environm


Planning legislation under review to align with modern day requirements

Planning legislation under review to align with modern day requirements
Date:December 07, 2015|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Sustainable Development--Environment

GIS - 07 December, 2015:  A workshop on the Review of the Planning Legislation brought together stakeholders from various ministries and institutions this morning at Cyber Tower 1, Ebène, with the aim of gathering their views and proposals to review


Mauritius prepares its Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Mauritius prepares its Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Date:December 01, 2015|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

  GIS – 01 December 2015: A training workshop on Greenhouse Gas Inventory, organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management, kicked off this morning at Hennessy Hotel, Ebène. Pres


62nd East, Central and Southern Africa-Health Community Health Ministers Conference begins today

62nd East, Central and Southern Africa-Health Community Health Ministers Conference begins today
Date:November 30, 2015|Domain:Health--Foreign Affairs--International Relations--Sustainable Development

​GIS - 30 November, 2015: The 62nd East, Central and Southern Africa-Health Community (ECSA-HC) Health Ministers Conference begins today at InterContinental Mauritius Resort, Balaclava, on the theme ‘Transitioning from Millennium Development Goals t


Members of National Assembly discuss the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Members of National Assembly discuss the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Date:November 19, 2015|Domain:Sustainable Development--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 19 November 2015: A working session on Nationalising the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development: Awareness raising session with Honourable Members of the National Assembly was held today at Le Meridien Hotel, Pointe aux Piments, at the initia


Factsheets to sensitise public opinion on ecological footprint launched

Factsheets to sensitise public opinion on ecological footprint launched
Date:November 16, 2015|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 16 November 2015: Three factsheets on Ecological Footprint “How to reduce your ecological footprint at school and household level” geared towards sensitising  the community about sustainable consumption and production, were launched by the Min


Award Ceremony for Grantees under the Switch Africa Green Programme

Award Ceremony for Grantees under the Switch Africa Green Programme
Date:November 13, 2015|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 13 November 2015: An award ceremony for Grantees under the Switch Africa Green (SWITCH AG) Programme, a pilot initiative to foster green economy transformation in six African countries including Mauritius, was held yesterday at the Ministry of