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International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 20l4

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 20l4
Date:September 17, 2014|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS -  17 September, 2014: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 20l4 was marked by a workshop on Capacity building for customs officers of the islands of the Indian Ocean on “Enforcement and Control Measures of Ozone Depleting S


Government allocates land to former planters of Terre Rouge Land Settlement

Date:September 17, 2014|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Youth & Sports

​GIS - 17 September, 2014: Some 86 beneficiaries who participated in a drawing of lots ceremony have been allocated a plot of land for residential construction at Khoyratty. The ceremony was held yesterday at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in


Adult Literacy Programme empowers more than 700 women this year

Adult Literacy Programme empowers more than 700 women this year
Date:September 16, 2014|Domain:Employment/Labour--Education & Training

GIS – 16 September 2014: In 2014, some 727 women have completed the Adult Literacy Programme run by the National Women Council and geared at equipping trainees with basic reading, writing and numeracy skills. The objectives are to enable women and g


Discussions on Maritime Security in Indian Ocean Region held in Mauritius

Discussions on Maritime Security in Indian Ocean Region held in Mauritius
Date:September 16, 2014|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations--Law and Order

GIS – September 16, 2014:  Maritime security and tackling maritime crime in the Indian Ocean region was the focus of a high-level briefing held yesterday at the seat of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Secretariat, in Ebène.  Discussions were


Mauritius-Australia High-Level Dialogue on the Ocean Economy

Mauritius-Australia High-Level Dialogue on the Ocean Economy
Date:September 16, 2014|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations

​GIS – September 16, 2014:  A high-level panel on the ocean economy, aiming to provide a platform to discuss the vision for the development of an ocean industry, was held yesterday at Hennessy Park Hotel, in Ebène.   The Ministerial segment on th


Lord Colin Low Calls on the Prime Minister

Lord Colin Low Calls on the Prime Minister
Date:September 16, 2014|Domain:Education & Training--International Relations

​GIS - 16 September, 2014: Lord Colin Low, member of the House of Lords in the United Kingdom, paid a courtesy call this afternoon on the Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. He was accompani


New Self-Care Unit inaugurated at the Women’s Prison

New Self-Care Unit inaugurated at the Women’s Prison
Date:September 15, 2014|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 15 September, 2014: The Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls, Ms. Natasha Stott Despoja, proceeded yesterday to the inauguration of a new Self-Care Unit at the Women Prison in Beau Bassin, in the presence of Senior Chief Executive, Prime


Mauritius-Australia: Important bilateral issues discussed during meeting between Ministers Boolell and Bishop

Mauritius-Australia: Important bilateral issues discussed during meeting between Ministers Boolell and Bishop
Date:September 15, 2014|Domain:Foreign Affairs

GIS – 15  September, 2014:  Several bilateral, regional and international issues of common interest were at the fore of a meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Dr Arvin Boolell, and the Minist


Prime Minister meets Australian Foreign Minister

Prime Minister meets Australian Foreign Minister
Date:September 15, 2014|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations

​GIS - 15 September, 2014: The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia, Mrs Julie Bishop, accompanied by the High Commissioner of Australia in Mauritius, Ms Susan Jane Coles, paid a courtesy call this morning on the Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra


Minister Mohamed launches workers’ pocket guide on the Employment Rights Act

Minister Mohamed launches workers’ pocket guide on the Employment Rights Act
Date:September 15, 2014|Domain:Employment/Labour--International Relations

GIS - 15 September, 2014: A workers’ pocket guide to sensitise both local and foreign workers, on their rights as laid out in the Employment Rights Act 2008, was launched on September 12 by the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment