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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


International conference focuses on sustainable cooperation between environment-based research communities

International conference focuses on sustainable cooperation between environment-based research communities
Date:July 05, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--Environment--Sustainable Development--International Relations

​GIS – 05 July, 2017: The second International Conference on Energy, Environment and Climate Change (ICEECC), aimed at fostering sustainable cooperation between environment-based research communities, is being held in Mauritius at Le Méridien Hotel,


Raising public awareness in favour of sustainable development goals

Raising public awareness in favour of sustainable development goals
Date:June 30, 2017|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development--International Relations

GIS - 30 June, 2017: A collective call to raise public awareness on the adoption of sustainable development goals in the face of the challenges of climate change was at the fore of a debate held yesterday at the State House, Le Réduit. Discussions f


Ensuring sustainable development through climate-resilient business action plan

Ensuring sustainable development through climate-resilient business action plan
Date:June 22, 2017|Domain:Sustainable Development

​GIS - 22 June, 2017: Making businesses disaster and climate resilient by designing a disaster risk reduction plan for business was the focus of a workshop which opened this morning at Le Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle. The two-day workshop which is org