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Opening of first face-to-face meeting of the Household Waste Partnership Working Group

Opening of first face-to-face meeting of the Household Waste Partnership Working Group
Date:May 15, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 15 May, 2018: The first face-to-face meeting of the Household Waste Partnership Working Group opened yesterday at Le Meridien Hotel in Pointe aux Piments in the presence of the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment


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


Working session focuses on Public Sector Environment Expenditure

Working session focuses on Public Sector Environment Expenditure
Date:May 11, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment

GIS – 11 May, 2018: Public sector’s expenditure tracking relating to environment, climate change mitigation and adaptation for financial year 2017/2018 was the focus of a working session held yesterday in the context of the Mauritius Green Economy F


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


Greenhouse: Towards elaboration of a Mitigation Strategy and Action Plan

Greenhouse: Towards elaboration of a Mitigation Strategy and Action Plan
Date:May 09, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 09 May 2018: The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) for Low Carbon Island Development Strategy for Mauritius will assist in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions in a more integrated and sustainable way towards achieving the target


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


Mauritius and New Zealand to reinforce collaboration in various economic spheres

Mauritius and New Zealand to reinforce collaboration in various economic spheres
Date:May 04, 2018|Domain:International Relations--Education & Training--Fisheries--Environment

GIS – 04 May 2018: Mauritius and New Zealand are working towards reinforcing people to people links through the good air connectivity that exists between the two countries in addition to the mutual visa waiver programme facility for both countries h


Toolkit to sensitise students on environmental issues

Toolkit to sensitise students on environmental issues
Date:April 25, 2018|Domain:Environment--Education & Training

GIS – 25 April, 2018: The Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Environment and Sustainable Development has launched a toolkit on good environmental practices for lower secondary students.   The toolkit is aimed at encouraging stud


Earth Day 2018: Minister Seeruttun calls for change in mindset towards use of plastic

Earth Day 2018: Minister Seeruttun calls for change in mindset towards use of plastic
Date:April 23, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 23 April, 2018: On the occasion of Earth Day 2018, Government’s goal is to end the single use of plastics, promote 100% recycling of plastics and alternatives to fossil fuel-based materials and also bring about changes in our behavior towards


Environment Ministry organises several activities to mark Earth Day 2018

Environment Ministry organises several activities to mark Earth Day 2018
Date:April 17, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS  – 17 April, 2018: The Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development is organising several activities in the context of Earth Day 2018, which will be celebrated on 22 April. The theme for this year