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Youth and Sports Minister highlights achievements of 2016

Youth and Sports Minister highlights achievements of 2016
Date:December 30, 2016|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 30 December, 2016: The introduction into the National Assembly of the Sports Bill is a major achievement geared towards revamping of the sports sector in Mauritius.  The objective is to facilitate the promotion of sustainable sports developmen


Sports, a vital tool to strengthen patriotism, says Minister Sawmynaden

Sports, a vital tool to strengthen patriotism, says Minister Sawmynaden
Date:December 22, 2016|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS –22  December, 2016:  It is Government’s vision to use sports as a vital tool to promote harmonious relationships, strengthen our sense of patriotism and unite Mauritius as a nation, said the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden o


The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Awards celebrates 50th anniversary

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Awards celebrates 50th anniversary
Date:December 21, 2016|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS -  21 December, 2016: On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Awards, a Special Commemorative Cover and a Souvenir Magazine was launched yesterday by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden


Duke of Edinburgh’s: Empowered youth to act as role models for society

Duke of Edinburgh’s: Empowered youth to act as role models for society
Date:December 19, 2016|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 19 December, 2016: The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a privileged means to empower young citizens through training such as the Police Service Course so that in turn they can put into practice the knowledge they have acquired in th


Greater participation of women and youth in political life leads to stronger democracy, PM says

Greater participation of women and youth in political life leads to stronger democracy, PM says
Date:December 08, 2016|Domain:Gender--Youth & Sports--Education & Training

GIS – 08 December, 2016: A greater participation of women and the youth in the political life of our country will lead to a stronger democracy and a consultative and participative decision making structure, involving women and young people, is indee


Youth Excellence Award Ceremony: Youth employability a must, says Minister

Youth Excellence Award Ceremony: Youth employability a must, says Minister
Date:December 01, 2016|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS - 1st December, 2016:    Youth employability continues to be Government’s priority, and the SICOM Youth Excellence Award promotes young entrepreneurs who essentially are the future captains of industry, said the Minister of Youth and Sports Mr


RYC Sports Based Programme yielding satisfactory results, says Minister Sawmynaden

RYC Sports Based Programme yielding satisfactory results, says Minister Sawmynaden
Date:November 25, 2016|Domain:Youth & Sports--Gender--Social Security

GIS– 25 November, 2016: Inmates of the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) who participated in the ‘RYC Sports Based Programme’ were handed over certificates yesterday at the Beau Bassin Sports Complex. Girls who followed training on life skills recei


Youth and Sports Minister opens Jeux des Jeunes 2016

Youth and Sports Minister opens Jeux des Jeunes 2016
Date:November 10, 2016|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 10 November, 2016: “After a memorable sports year 2015, it is clear that we have great ambitions for the Indian Ocean Island Games of 2019. In this respect, in three years, we expect to reap what we are sowing today”. This statement was made


Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Event marked by unveiling of monument

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Event marked by unveiling of monument
Date:November 09, 2016|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 09 November, 2016: A monument to mark the 50th Anniversary of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award programme in Mauritius was unveiled on 8 November 2016 at Belle Mare Outdoor Centre, while the winners of the 2016  Award Programme recei


2019 Indian Ocean Island Games Logo Unveiled

2019 Indian Ocean Island Games Logo Unveiled
Date:October 19, 2016|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS- 19 October 2016: The logo of the 2019 Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) - a multi-sports event held every four years among athletes from Indian Ocean islands - was revealed last night at the Hennessy Park Hotel, in Ebène.   The logo features