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ICT Workshop focuses on the Budapest Convention

ICT Workshop focuses on the Budapest Convention
Date:April 24, 2014|Domain:ICT

GIS – April 24, 2014:   An Explanatory Workshop on the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime, aiming at providing an in-depth understanding of the Convention and its principles, opened this morning at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, in Port Louis.  


BioAfrica Conference on Opportunities of Biotechnology in Mauritius

BioAfrica Conference on Opportunities of Biotechnology in Mauritius
Date:April 24, 2014|Domain:Health

GIS - 24 April, 2014: Mauritius is hosting as from yesterday at Le Meridien Hotel, Pointe-aux-Piments, a two-day BioAfrica 2014 conference organised at the initiative of the Board of Investment (BOI) to showcase the major developments and opportunit


Nanotechnology, Space Science and Big Data to be taught in Mauritius next year

Nanotechnology, Space Science and Big Data to be taught in Mauritius next year
Date:April 24, 2014|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 24 April 2014: University courses in Nanotechnology, Space Science and Big Data will be introduced next year as part of initiatives to develop Mauritius into a knowledge hub and a centre of learning in the region.   The statement was made by


Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre Announces the Winners of First Science Mural Contest

Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre Announces the Winners of First Science Mural Contest
Date:April 24, 2014|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 24 April 2014: The winners of the first Science Mural Contest held in Mauritius were announced today at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre (RGSC) in Bell Village. Students of Dr Regis Chaperon State Secondary School were awarded the first prize o


Consultative workshop on new national policy on ageing and Plan of Action 2014-2024

Consultative workshop on new national policy on ageing and Plan of Action 2014-2024
Date:April 23, 2014|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 23 April 2014: A consultative workshop focusing on the new national policy on ageing and Plan of Action 2014-2024 for the elderly, kicked off this morning at La Canelle, Domaine Les Pailles, in the presence of the Minister of Social Security,


Activities to Mark World Book and Copyright Day 2014

Activities to Mark World Book and Copyright Day 2014
Date:April 22, 2014|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 22 April 2014: In the context of the World Book and Copyright Day 2014, the Ministry of Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the National Library, is organising a Book Festival from 2 to 4 May 2014 at the Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius.  At a


Training Focused on Effective and Sustainable Regulatory Control of Radiation Sources

Training Focused on Effective and Sustainable Regulatory Control of Radiation Sources
Date:April 21, 2014|Domain:Public Utilities--Environment

GIS - 21 April, 2014: Around 30 participants from the International Agency Energy Atomic (IAEA) Member States and entities in the region of Africa are participating in a five-day training course on “Effective and Sustainable Regulatory Control of Ra


Commemoration of International Day for Monuments and Sites

Commemoration of International Day for Monuments and Sites
Date:April 21, 2014|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 21 April 2014: In the context of the International Day for Monuments and Sites, which was celebrated on 18 April 2014, the Ministry of Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the National Heritage Fund, organised a photo exhibition at the Maur


EU Allocates an Envelope of Rs 200 million to Promote MDGs in Mauritius

EU Allocates an Envelope of Rs 200 million to Promote MDGs in Mauritius
Date:April 21, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 21 April, 2014: The Decentralised Cooperation Programme (DCP), which operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, has benefitted from an envelope of 5.1 million euros, approximately Rs 200 million, to provide d


UNAIDS: Mauritius on Right Track to Reach Zero New HIV/AIDS Case of Transmission

UNAIDS: Mauritius on Right Track to Reach Zero New HIV/AIDS Case of Transmission
Date:April 21, 2014|Domain:Health

GIS – 21 April 2014: Mauritius is on the right track and will be among the first countries to reach zero new case of transmission, zero discrimination and zero death linked with HIV/AIDS, the Executive Director of UNAIDS and Under Secretary General