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1st edition of Mauritius Model African Union Summit held successfully

1st edition of Mauritius Model African Union Summit held successfully
Date:August 21, 2014|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 21 August 2014: Over 250 students of Mauritian, African and Indian nationalities from ten public and private tertiary institutions in Mauritius participated in the first edition of the Model African Union (AU) Summit held at the Mahatma Gandhi


Qatar seeks Mauritian expertise in the field of Occupational Safety and Health

Qatar seeks Mauritian expertise in the field of Occupational Safety and Health
Date:August 21, 2014|Domain:Civil Service--Employment/Labour

GIS - 21 August, 2014: The authorities in Qatar have solicited the consultancy service of top officers of the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment in view of assisting them in improving the Occupational Safety and Health services


Port Staff participate in Working Session on the Ebola Virus Disease

Port Staff participate in Working Session on the Ebola Virus Disease
Date:August 21, 2014|Domain:Health

GIS - 21 August, 2014: A working session on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) was organised this morning at the Mauritius Ports Authority in Port Louis with a view to sensitise maritime stakeholders on the virus and to familiarise them with the protocol


ICT: Detailed Feasibility Study on Rodrigues’ Submarine Connectivity

ICT: Detailed Feasibility Study on Rodrigues’ Submarine Connectivity
Date:August 21, 2014|Domain:ICT

GIS – August 21, 2014: A validation workshop, aiming to finalise a Detailed Feasibility Study (DFS) for the connection of Rodrigues to the submarine fibre optic cable, opened this morning at Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle.   As part of its commitment to


NDRRMC marks World Humanitarian Day

NDRRMC marks World Humanitarian Day
Date:August 20, 2014|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 20 August, 2014: The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre (NDRRMC) Day organised a half day workshop yesterday at Line Barracks, Port-Louis in the context of the World Humanitarian. Participants from different ministries, the


Global Peace Index ranks Mauritius the most peaceful country in Africa

Global Peace Index ranks Mauritius the most peaceful country in Africa
Date:August 20, 2014

GIS - 20 August, 2014: Mauritius is ranked the most peaceful country in Africa and 24th worldwide according to the 2014 Global Peace Index published by the London-based Institute of Economics and Peace (IEP).   Mauritius, with an overall score of


Ministry of Education and Human Resources and Junior Achievement Mascareignes sign MOU

Ministry of Education and Human Resources and Junior Achievement Mascareignes sign MOU
Date:August 20, 2014|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 20 August 2014: A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, and the Junior Achievement Mascareignes (JAM) which aims to enhance the curriculum was signed this morning at the MITD House, Phoenix.


Prize Giving Ceremony for Winners of Energy Efficiency Competitions

Prize Giving Ceremony for Winners of Energy Efficiency Competitions
Date:August 20, 2014|Domain:Public Utilities

​GIS - 20 August, 2014: The winners of three competitions focused on Energy Efficiency launched by the Energy Efficiency Management Office (EEMO) in March 2014 were rewarded during a prize giving ceremony held this morning at the Mauritius Institute


ICT: Free WIFI Zones at Port Louis Victoria Bus Terminal launched

ICT: Free WIFI Zones at Port Louis Victoria Bus Terminal launched
Date:August 20, 2014|Domain:ICT

GIS – August 20, 2014:  A Free WIFI (Wireless Internet Fidelity) Zone was launched yesterday at Victoria Bus Terminal in Port Louis by the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Mr Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum.   The launching of th


New Australian High Commissioner to Mauritius calls on PM

New Australian High Commissioner to Mauritius calls on PM
Date:August 20, 2014|Domain:International Relations

GIS – August 20, 2014:   The new Australian High Commissioner to Mauritius, Ms Susan Jane Coles, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, today at Treasury Building, in Port Louis.   Discussions focused on