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Facilitating women entrepreneurs’ access to COMESA markets and resources

Facilitating women entrepreneurs’ access to COMESA markets and resources
Date:August 29, 2014|Domain:Gender

GIS – 29 August 2014: The National Women Entrepreneur Council(NWEC) signed, yesterday at Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federation of National Associations of Women in Business in Common Market for Eastern and


Future Réduit Campus to focus on emerging technologies and their applications

Future Réduit Campus to focus on emerging technologies and their applications
Date:August 29, 2014|Domain:Education & Training

GIS - 29 August 2014: The Réduit Campus, being set up on the boundary of Réduit, Ebène and Moka, will house centres dedicated to nanotechnology, big data, space science and astronomy, and will be called upon to become a nucleus for high end technolo


MITD: Award of Certificate Ceremony for 109 trainees

MITD: Award of Certificate Ceremony for 109 trainees
Date:August 29, 2014|Domain:Education & Training

​GIS – 29 August 2014: The Ecole Hotelière Sir Gaetan Duval operating under the aegis of the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development (MITD) organised an Award of Certificate Ceremony for its 109 trainees who have successfully completed the H


Central Prison Conducts Major Fire Simulation Exercise

Central Prison Conducts Major Fire Simulation Exercise
Date:August 29, 2014|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 29 August, 2014: The Central Prison at Beau Bassin conducted this morning a major fire simulation exercise under the supervision of the Commissioner of Prisons, Mr Jean Bruneau and Mr William Cullen, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Ad


Addendum to MoU paves the way for construction of planetarium in Pamplemousses

Addendum to MoU paves the way for construction of planetarium in Pamplemousses
Date:August 29, 2014|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 29 August 2014: An addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre (RGSC) Trust Fund and the National Council of Science Museums, India, for the setting up of the Planetarium in Pamplemousses was signed this


Public Officers trained to detect Gender-Based Violence

Date:August 28, 2014|Domain:Civil Service--Gender

GIS – 28 August 2014:  A first batch of public officers from the Human Resource Cadre is participating, at Fooks House in Port Louis, in a one-day training programme on Victim Empowerment and Abuser Rehabilitation Policy (VEARP), aimed at empowering


Model United Nations Conference at National Level Launched

Model United Nations Conference at National Level Launched
Date:August 28, 2014|Domain:Education & Training

GIS –August 28, 2014: The 18th Mauritius Model United Nations (MUN) Conference at national level, which is bringing together 238 youth delegated to represent 67 countries, was launched this morning at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute Auditorium, Moka.


Mauritius-Russia: 4th Political Consultation Mechanism Meeting

Mauritius-Russia: 4th Political Consultation Mechanism Meeting
Date:August 28, 2014|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – August 28, 2014: Several important bilateral and cooperation issues were at the fore of the fourth Political Consultation Mechanism Meeting between Mauritius and the Russian Federation held today in Port Louis.  The meeting was characterised b


Developing a 2050 Pathways Calculator for Mauritius to address climate change

Developing a 2050 Pathways Calculator for Mauritius to address climate change
Date:August 27, 2014|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 27 August 2014: A signing ceremony of grant contract between the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office for the development of a 2050 Pathways Calculator for Mauritius was held yesterday


Duke of Edinburgh’s: Mauritius Hosts National Directors’ Regional Conference

Duke of Edinburgh’s: Mauritius Hosts National Directors’ Regional Conference
Date:August 27, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – August 27, 2014:  A National Directors’ Regional Conference in the context of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award programme opened this morning at Zilwa Attitude Hotel, Calodyne.  The theme retained is Strategic Leadership – The Award