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Budget 2014 Highlights: Fostering a Winning Sports Culture

Budget 2014 Highlights: Fostering a Winning Sports Culture
Date:November 13, 2013|Domain:Economy & Finance--Youth & Sports

GIS - November 13, 2013:    Sports is ingrained in the national Mauritian culture and promoting its development is one of the priorities of Budget 2014.   Main measures   Introduction of a New Sports Act to accompany the development of sports in


Prime Minister Awards Cash Prizes to World Kickboxing champions

Prime Minister Awards Cash Prizes to World Kickboxing champions
Date:October 11, 2013|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 11 October, 2013: You are great role models for the Mauritians, especially for the youth. You displayed strong work and efforts, perseverance and discipline to achieve these performances. You are the pride of this country.   This was the gis


Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Mauritius replaces NYAA

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Mauritius replaces NYAA
Date:August 30, 2013|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – August 30, 2013: The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Mauritius, the new appellation for the National Youth Achievement Award (NYAA), was unveiled on 28 August 2013 during a ceremony held at La Plantation Hotel, in Balaclava.   The ne


National Youth Forum focuses on Youth Migration

National Youth Forum focuses on Youth Migration
Date:August 12, 2013|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – August 12, 2013:        A National Youth Forum under the theme Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward was held this morning at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre in Bell Village.   Organised by the National Youth Council (NYC) to mark Inte


Youth and Sports - Mauritius hosts 28th CJSOI Ministerial Meet

Youth and Sports - Mauritius hosts 28th CJSOI Ministerial Meet
Date:August 12, 2013|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – August 12, 2013: Mauritius hosted on 9 and 10 August the 28th Ministerial Meeting of the Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l’Océan Indien (CJSOI) which was held at the Intercontinental Resort, Balaclava.  The Ministerial Meeting, chai


CJSOI – 28th Experts and Ministerial Meeting in Mauritius

CJSOI – 28th Experts and Ministerial Meeting in Mauritius
Date:August 07, 2013|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS – August 7, 2013: The 28th Ministerial Meeting of the Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l’Océan Indien (CJSOI), under the chairmanship of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Satyaprakash Ritoo, will be held on 9 to 10 August 2013 at t


Towards the Implementation of a Junior Life Skills Education Programme

Towards the Implementation of a Junior Life Skills Education Programme
Date:July 16, 2013|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS – July 16, 2013:    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of a Junior Life Skills Education programme targeting some 3200 needy youngsters living in pockets of poverty across the country was signed yesterday afternoon by th


Youth Excellence Award – Investing in youth priority for Government, says Minister Ritoo

Youth Excellence Award – Investing in youth priority for Government, says Minister Ritoo
Date:July 12, 2013|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS – July 12, 2013:    Investing in youth is a priority of Government with the policy geared towards ensuring the development and growth of young Mauritians, stated the Minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Satyaprakash Ritoo on July 10.   The Minist


Sport for Peace and Development: Mauritius to participate in 3rd International Forum

Sport for Peace and Development: Mauritius to participate in 3rd International Forum
Date:June 04, 2013|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – June 4, 2013:     Mauritius will participate in the third edition of the International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development from 5 to 6 June 2013 at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, USA.   The Minister of Youth and Sport


Football: 63rd FIFA Congress Opens in Rich Cultural Show of Mauritian Diversity

Football: 63rd FIFA Congress Opens in Rich Cultural Show of Mauritian Diversity
Date:May 31, 2013|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – May 31, 2013: The 63rd FIFA Congress opened yesterday at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC) in Pailles with a gala performance of locally and globally-known artists depicting the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of