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ICT: Green IT Strategy and Governance Workshop

ICT: Green IT Strategy and Governance Workshop
Date:October 20, 2014|Domain:ICT--Environment

​GIS – October 20, 2014: A Green IT Strategy and Governance Training Workshop aiming at enabling organisations understand how to implement Green IT practices and measurements so as to reduce their environmental footprint and to evolve towards a sust


NEF Social housing project: Over 3000 beneficiaries over the last four years

NEF Social housing project: Over 3000 beneficiaries over the last four years
Date:October 20, 2014|Domain:Social Security

​GIS - 20 October 2014: Over 3000 beneficiaries both in Mauritius and Rodrigues have, since the last four years, benefitted from social housing projects initiated under the Housing and Community Development Programme of the National Empowerment Foun


ILO expert pays a courtesy call on Prime Minister

ILO expert pays a courtesy call on Prime Minister
Date:October 16, 2014|Domain:Employment/Labour--Economy & Finance

​GIS - 16 October 2014: The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Expert of Minimum Wage, Mr Francois Eyraud, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, yesterday at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. He w


Tripartite workshop focuses on minimum wage fixing challenge in Mauritius

Tripartite workshop focuses on minimum wage fixing challenge in Mauritius
Date:October 16, 2014|Domain:International Relations--Employment/Labour--Economy & Finance

​GIS - 16 October 2014: The draft Report of the Study on the introduction of a National Minimum Wage in the private sector is being discussed during a two-day tripartite workshop which opened yesterday at Le Maritim Hotel, Balaclava, at the initiati


Trade Facilitation: Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism Introduced to Stakeholders

Trade Facilitation: Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism Introduced to Stakeholders
Date:October 16, 2014|Domain:Foreign Affairs

​GIS – October 16, 2014:  A Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism was presented to relevant stakeholders for brainstorming this morning during a national workshop at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, in Port Louis.  The purpose of the Mechanism is to ide


Deputy Prime Minister calls for judicious use of water in Mauritius

Deputy Prime Minister calls for judicious use of water in Mauritius
Date:October 15, 2014|Domain:Public Utilities

​GIS - 15 October 2014: The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Dr Rashid Beebeejaun, said that water reserves in Mauritius are diminishing and called upon the population to make judicious use of water. Fifty per cent


Measures to contain transmission of vector-borne diseases

Measures to contain transmission of vector-borne diseases
Date:October 15, 2014|Domain:Health--Environment

​GIS -15 October 2014: Challenges still exist in the strategy for the control and prevention of vector-borne diseases and there is need to further adopt measures to prevent local transmission of chikungunya, dengue and malaria. The Minister of Heal


Let’s Talk HR- Focus on Key Principles for Reward Programme Effectiveness

Let’s Talk HR- Focus on Key Principles for Reward Programme Effectiveness
Date:October 15, 2014|Domain:Employment/Labour--Education & Training

GIS – 15 October 2014: Key Principles for Reward Programme Effectiveness is the theme of the 7th edition of the ‘Let’s Talk HR Series’ organised by the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) today at NG Tower, Cybercity, Ebène.   This series o


Minister Sik Yuen calls for sustainable tourism development

Minister Sik Yuen calls for sustainable tourism development
Date:October 15, 2014|Domain:Tourism --Sustainable Development

​GIS - 15 October, 2014: “The quest for sustainable tourism development is more than ever a matter of necessity than a choice for survival in the global market place. It is imperative for tourism policy makers and tourism operators to position the f


Mauritius Hosts 36th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

Mauritius Hosts 36th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners
Date:October 15, 2014|Domain:International Relations--ICT

GIS- 15 October 2014: The 36th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners on the theme “A world order for data protection-our dream coming true?” opened this morning at the Intercontinental Hotel in Balaclava. The four-day