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Workshop focuses on Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation under the Third National Communication

Workshop focuses on Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation under the Third National Communication
Date:July 12, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 12 July, 2018: A two-day capacity building workshop on Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation under the Third National Communication opened this morning at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava. The Minister of Social Security, National So


Budget 2018-2019: Towards a more sustainable environment

Budget 2018-2019: Towards a more sustainable environment
Date:June 20, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 20 June, 2018: In view of a series of extreme weather conditions, in particular flash rains and flooding that have caused miseries to thousands of families, Government is mobilising additional resources to address these environmental issues. T


Budget 2018-2019: Investing in the public utilities sector remains Government’s priority

Budget 2018-2019: Investing in the public utilities sector remains Government’s priority
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 19 June 2018: Budget 2018-2019 makes provision for a water supply infrastructure development programme which will be geared towards improving water supply across the country. In this context, over the next three years some Rs 3.3 billion will


Public awareness workshop focuses on mercury and its alternatives

Public awareness workshop focuses on mercury and its alternatives
Date:June 08, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 08 June, 2018: A Public Awareness Workshop on Mercury and its Alternatives aimed to sensitise stakeholders on the domestic sources of mercury, the hazards it poses and the best practices which can be adopted to protect the environment and heal


Workshop focuses on Promoting green industry in Mauritius

Workshop focuses on Promoting green industry in Mauritius
Date:May 14, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 14 May, 2018: Promoting green industry in Mauritius  was at the fore of discussions during a workshop held on 11 May 2018 in Port Louis, at the initiative of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection in collaboration with the


Mauritius Tourism Authority awarded EUR 1.2 Million under Switch Africa Green Programme

Mauritius Tourism Authority awarded EUR 1.2 Million under Switch Africa Green Programme
Date:May 11, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development--Tourism --International Relations

GIS – 11 May, 2018: The phase 2 of the Switch Africa Green Programme, was launched yesterday at the seat of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development in Port-Louis. In this context, a grant amounting to nearly EUR 1.2 Million was award


Minister Sesungkur highlights importance of developing Green Bonds

Minister Sesungkur highlights importance of developing Green Bonds
Date:May 09, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 09 May 2018: There is a growing need for Green Finance as Mauritius is engaged in promoting a shift to an Inclusive Green Economy, particularly in view of meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in line with Government’s ambitions lis


Europe Week: Activities to showcase Mauritius-EU relations

Europe Week: Activities to showcase Mauritius-EU relations
Date:May 07, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--International Relations--Sustainable Development--Gender--ICT

GIS – 07 May 2018: A series of activities will be organised from 07 to 10 May 2018 by the European Union (EU) to mark the Europe Week and the 50th anniversary celebrations of Mauritius’s accession to Independence. The Ambassador of the EU to the R


Workshop on Sustainable Development Goals for Cooperative Societies

Workshop on Sustainable Development Goals for Cooperative Societies
Date:April 27, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--Sustainable Development--Employment/Labour

GIS - 27 April, 2018: Cooperatives - A driver for Sustainable Development Goals was the focus of a one-day workshop for University students which was held yesterday at the University of Technology of Mauritius, La Tour Koenig. The aim was to raise a


Mauritius to host SIDS Forum and Regional Preparatory Meeting

Mauritius to host SIDS Forum and Regional Preparatory Meeting
Date:April 18, 2018|Domain:International Relations--Sustainable Development--Business & Industry

GIS - 18 April, 2018: Mauritius together with the United Nations would co-host the Small Island Developing States Global Business Network (SIDS-GBN) Private Sector Partnership Forum and a SIDS Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Africa, Indian Ocea