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Mauritius and India undertake Joint Hydrographic Survey

Mauritius and India undertake Joint Hydrographic Survey
Date:December 09, 2016|Domain:International Relations--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 09 December, 2016: A Joint Hydrographic Survey off is being undertaken by Indian Naval Ship (INS) Darshak in Mauritian waters. The survey is carried out in the context of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India and Republ


Banning of Plastics Bags Regulations: Aggressive enforcement action taken by Environment Ministry

Banning of Plastics Bags Regulations: Aggressive enforcement action taken by Environment Ministry
Date:December 09, 2016|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 09 December, 2016: Aggressive enforcement actions are being taken since 1 December 2016 against all those who are not abiding by the Banning of Plastics Bags Regulations. The Regulations strictly ban the import, manufacture, sale, or supply of


Mauritius endorses change in the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector

Mauritius endorses change in the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector
Date:November 29, 2016|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 29 November, 2016: The Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development and Disaster and Beach Management organised the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Inventory Workshop Green Cooling Africa Initiative, yesterday at the InterContinental Re


Eco-energy: China donates 70 solar lamps for public beach enhancement

Eco-energy: China donates 70 solar lamps for public beach enhancement
Date:November 04, 2016|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development--Public Infrastructure

GIS - 04 November, 2016: China has donated 70 solar lamps to improve the public infrastructure of public beaches of the island. A handing-over ceremony was held on 3 November 2016 at Pointe aux Sables Public Beach where the first five solar lamps ha


National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management policy, strategic framework and action plan to be developed soon

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management policy, strategic framework and action plan to be developed soon
Date:October 13, 2016|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 13 October 2016: Our country is committed to develop our National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management policy, strategic framework and action plan in the very near future, announced the Minister of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, a


Activities in Mauritius to mark International Day for Poverty Eradication 2016

Activities in Mauritius to mark International Day for Poverty Eradication 2016
Date:October 10, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 10 October 2016: A talk on Fighting Poverty in the 21st Century: the Sustainable Development Platform, by Dr Rômulo Paes de Sousa, Director of the World Centre for Sustainable Development of the United Nations Development Programme, will mark


UNFCC: Validation Workshop for the Third National Communication held

UNFCC: Validation Workshop for the Third National Communication held
Date:September 30, 2016|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 30 September 2016: A Validation Workshop for the Third National Communication (TNC) for the Republic of Mauritius under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), an initiative of the Ministry of Environment and Sustain


Mauritius marks International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2016

Mauritius marks International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2016
Date:September 14, 2016|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 14 September 2016: In the context of activities marking the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2016, a three-day course on carbon dioxide technology was inaugurated yesterday at Université Des Mascareignes, Roche Brunes.


Prime Minister leads high-level delegation to TICAD VI in Kenya

Prime Minister leads high-level delegation to TICAD VI in Kenya
Date:August 26, 2016|Domain:International Relations--Sustainable Development

 GIS – 26 August 2016: The Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, is leading a high-level delegation to the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) which will be held on 27 and 28 August 2016 at the Kenyatta Internation


Sustainable development the lynchpin of the socio-economic strategy, says PM

Sustainable development the lynchpin of the socio-economic strategy, says PM
Date:August 24, 2016|Domain:Sustainable Development--International Relations

GIS - 24 August, 2016: Government has made of sustainable development the lynchpin of its socio-economic strategy. Preserving our environmental assets and promoting inclusive development top our priority list. This statement was made this morning