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June 22, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on 22 JUNE 2018

​ CABINET DECISIONS – 22 JUNE 2018 1.         Cabinet has agreed to the 3rd Universal Periodic Review National Report of Mauritius being transmitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council.  The Universal Periodic Review is a unique process which involves a periodic review of the human rights records of all United Nations Member States every four years.  It provides an opportunity for all States to explain the actions taken to improve the human rights situation in their countries and to fulfill their human rights obligations.  The ultimate aim is to improve the human rights situation in all countries and address human rights violations wherever they occur.  The Report highlights the following –   (a)            new developments in th ...

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June 14, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on 14 JUNE 2018

​CABINET DECISIONS – 14 JUNE 2018   1.         Cabinet has agreed to the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare submitting the 8th Periodic State Party Report of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) for Mauritius, to the CEDAW Committee in Geneva, for consideration.  The Report focuses, inter alia, on –   (a)       information and statistics on the current situation of women and the data collection system in the registration of reported cases of domestic violence and child abuse;   (b)       the institutional mechanism in place and the legislation that have been passed in the National Assembly relating to gender equality;   (c)        measures taken to ens ...

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June 08, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on 8 JUNE 2018

​CABINET DECISIONS – 08 JUNE 2018     1.         Cabinet has agreed to the introduction of the Supplementary Appropriation (2017-2018)  Bill into the National Assembly.  The object of the Bill is to provide for the supplementary appropriation, by vote of expenditure, in respect of services of Government for the financial year 2017-2018, in excess of the expenditure appropriated by the Appropriation (2017-2018) Act 2017.   ----   2.         Cabinet has agreed to the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Republic of South Africa in the field of fisheries.  The objective of the Memorandum of Understanding ...

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Ambassador of Norway to Mauritius meets Prime Minister
June 04, 2018

Ambassador of Norway to Mauri ...

​GIS - 04 June, 2018: The Ambassador of Norway to Mauritius with residence in Maputo, Mozambique, Ms Anne Lene Dale, called on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this morning at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.  In a statement, the Ambassador highligh...

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June 01, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on 1 JUNE 2018

​CABINET DECISIONS – 1 JUNE 2018     1.         Cabinet has agreed to the proposed Migration and Development Policy, prepared by a team of experts deputed by the European Union Delegation to Mauritius and the International Centre for Migration Policy Development. The Migration and Development Policy purports at setting out the strategic vision of Government in dealing with challenges and opportunities related to migration in a holistic and proactive manner. In line with the Government Programme 2015-2019, the overall goal is to maximize the positive outcomes and impact of migration for the socio-economic development of the Republic of Mauritius.  The formulation of the Policy framework has been driven by the current and future imperativ ...

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05
Jan
Start Time:Jan 05, 2017

Oil Storage Terminal project will propel Mauritius into next phase of development, says PM

​ Oil Storage Terminal project will propel Mauritius into next phase of development, says PM The Mer Rouge Oil Storage Terminal (MOST) project will propel Mauritius into the next phase of development and will contribute to transforming the country into a full-fledged maritime hub in the years to come. The Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, made this statement on 27 December 2016 at the laying of foundation stone ceremony of the MOST project in Mer Rouge, Port Louis. He recalled that The MOST project is a testimony of the commitment to implement the Government programme 2015-2019 and the Vision 2030 Economic Mission Statement which aim, amongst others, to transform Port Louis into a lea ...

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12
Dec
Start Time:Dec 12, 2016

Commissioning Ceremony of CGS Victory and 2 Chetak Helicopters

Maritime Surveillance: Mauritius Police Force equipped with new patrol vessel and two Chetak Helicopters As a major step to keep up with the rapid technological advancements in the field of maritime surveillance, a new state-of-the-art ship, CGS Victory, and two Chetak helicopters have been acquired by the Mauritius Police Force/National Coast Guard.  The commissioning ceremony was held on Saturday 10 December 2016 at Quay A in Port Louis in the presence of the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, and the Defence Minister of India, Mr Manohar Parrikar. In his address, the Prime Minister pointed out that the acquisition of CGS Victory is yet another milestone in the country’s long journey ...

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27
Oct
Start Time:Oct 27, 2016

Courtesy Visit by International Committee of the Red Cross delegation

​Mauritius can serve as role model for other countries for its involvement with regards to the issues of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) vis-à-vis the United Nations as well as in the implementation of the IHL.The Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Ms Perrine Louart, made this statement on 26th October 2016 following a courtesy visit by her delegation on the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, GCSK, KCMG, QC, at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.Ms Perrine Louart, expressed satisfaction concerning the discussions on IHL with the Prime Minister during which she underlined that the Government has reiterated its full support to matters related to IHL as w ...

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27
Oct
Start Time:Oct 27, 2016

International Humanitarian Law: Winners of an Essay Competition awarded cash prizes

​ International Humanitarian Law: Winners of an Essay Competition awarded cash prizes A prize giving ceremony to reward winners of an essay competition on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) organised by the Prime Minister’s Office was held yesterday at the Prime Minister’s Office in Port Louis.   Targeting public officers, the competition was launched in August 2016. A total of six entries were received. The essays were assessed by a panel comprising an Associate Professor from the University of Mauritius, the Regional Legal Advisor of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and a Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office and three best essays were chosen. ...

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27
Oct
Start Time:Oct 27, 2016

Signature Ceremony Deed of Concession-Ferme Marine de Mahebourg Limited

​Ocean economy: Signature of three Deeds of Concession for fish farming In line with Government’s strategy to diversify the fisheries sector and develop a strong ocean economy, three Deeds of Concession for fish farming were signed on 18 October 2016 at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. The grant of concession was awarded to Ferme Marine de Mahebourg Ltd.   The signing ceremony was held in the presence of the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth; the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Outer Islands, Mr Premdut Koonjoo; and representatives of Ferme Marine de Mahebourg Ltd. The signatories were the Secretary to Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service, Mr Nayen Koo ...

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