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Our Cultural Diversity should be a Source of Strength and Pride, says PM

Our Cultural Diversity should be a Source of Strength and Pride, says PM
Date:December 21, 2012|Domain:Education & Training--Arts & Culture--Youth & Sports

GIS - Dec 21, 2012: ‘Our cultural diversity should be a source of strength and pride and we must think in terms of a nation’, said the Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, yesterday during the closing ceremony of the National Institute for Civ


President of the Republic launches National Institute for Civic Education Project

President of the Republic launches National Institute for Civic Education Project
Date:December 11, 2012|Domain:Education & Training--Youth & Sports

​GIS - Dec 11, 2012: “The future of the country is in its youth and it is important to educate and empower them so that they can carry out their roles as proud Mauritians”. The President of the Republic, Mr Rajkeswur Purryag, made this statement thi


Budget 2013: Highlights Youth Employment

Budget 2013: Highlights Youth Employment
Date:November 14, 2012|Domain:Youth & Sports

​ GIS - Nov 14, 2012: A four point Action Plan to address youth unemployment will be adopted.   The Action Plan comprises the following elements: a Youth Employment Programme; Skills Working Group; Service to Mauritius Programme; and Industry pl


Engaging young people in the efforts to ensure decent housing for all

Engaging young people in the efforts to ensure decent housing for all
Date:October 02, 2012|Domain:Youth & Sports

​ GIS - October 2, 2012: The Minister of Housing and Lands, Dr Abu Kasenally, urged students to enlist themselves in a habitat mission geared towards the elimination of poverty and homelessness in the country, and making decent shelter a matter of


Youth Excellence Award – Winners of the 5th Edition Announced

Youth Excellence Award – Winners of the 5th Edition Announced
Date:October 02, 2012|Domain:Youth & Sports

​ GIS - October 2, 2012: The names of the winners of the 5th edition of the Youth Excellence Award (YEA) were announced on 29 September 2012 at the award ceremony held at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute Auditorium in Moka.   The winners are as follo


National Omnisport Day for Women

National Omnisport Day for Women
Date:September 13, 2012|Domain:Gender--Youth & Sports

​ GIS - September 13, 2012: Some 600 women aged 20 to 60 from all corners of Mauritius are taking part in the various sporting events being held today at the Sir Gaetan Duval Stadium, Rose Hill, in the context of the National Omnisport Day for Wome


18CCEM Youth Forum – First Commonwealth Student Association Launched

18CCEM Youth Forum – First Commonwealth Student Association Launched
Date:August 31, 2012|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS - August 31, 2012: The first Commonwealth Student Association, which will give student leaders greater opportunities and a greater voice across the Commonwealth in key education decisions, was launched yesterday during the closing of the four-d


18CCEM – Four-day Youth Forum Opens

18CCEM – Four-day Youth Forum Opens
Date:August 28, 2012|Domain:Youth & Sports--Education & Training

​GIS - August 28, 2012: A four-day Youth Forum, a major international youth meeting under the theme Be the Change, opened yesterday at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute Auditorium in Moka.  The event is one of four forums being held in the margin of the


National Youth Council’s Website Launched

National Youth Council’s Website Launched
Date:July 19, 2012|Domain:Youth & Sports

​ GIS - July 19, 2012: The website of the National Youth Council (NYC), aiming to provide a platform where young people can share their views and help establish a national youth agenda for Mauritius, was launched yesterday at Le Labourdonnais Water


Commemorating the International Day of the African Child

Commemorating the International Day of the African Child
Date:June 18, 2012|Domain:Gender--Youth & Sports

​ GIS - June 18, 2012: Parents and children gathered at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture, Phoenix, last Saturday, to mark the International Day of the African Child and for the closing of the 16 Days 16 Rights Campaign. The event was org