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Eid Celebrations 2017

Eid Celebrations 2017
Date:July 10, 2017

​To promote national unity, Her Excellency, Mrs. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, hosted an Eid-Ul-Fitr Celebration at the Tamil League. Various heads of religious bodies, Honourable Mrs. Leela Devi​ Dookun-Luchoomun, Minister of Education and Human Resources,


Presentation of Credentials of H.E. Amb. Veiccoh K. Nghiwete as High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia to Mauritius

Presentation of Credentials of H.E. Amb. Veiccoh K. Nghiwete as High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia to Mauritius
Date:July 04, 2017

​Presentation of Credentials by H.E. Mr. Veiccoh K. Nghiwete,High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia to Mauritius​ to the President of the Republic of Mauritius.   State House, Le Réduit Tuesday 04 July 2017


European Climate Diplomacy Week Debate on Climate Change at the State House

European Climate Diplomacy Week Debate on Climate Change at the State House
Date:June 29, 2017

​In the context of the European Climate Diplomacy Week (19 June - 2 July 2017), the President of the Republic of Mauritius organised a high-level debate on Climate Change. Around 100 participants attended the event to listen to the views of the vari


9th High Level Panel on Water Meeting

9th High Level Panel on Water Meeting
Date:June 27, 2017

​The 9th High Level Panel on Water Meeting consisting of a team of Sherpas and advisors will be held at Le Meridien, Mauritius as from Wednesday 28th June 2017. The High Level Panel on Water, launched by the UN Secretary General and the President o


Presentation of Credentials - of H.E. Amrit Bahadur Rai, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Mauritius

Presentation of Credentials - of H.E. Amrit Bahadur Rai, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Mauritius
Date:June 21, 2017

​Presentation of Credentials by H.E. Mr. Amrit Bahadur Rai,Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Mauritius with residence in Pretoria​ to the President of the Republic of Mauritius.   State House, Le Réduit Wednesday 21 June 2


World of Work Summit, ILO: A better future for women at work

World of Work Summit, ILO: A better future for women at work
Date:June 15, 2017

​The International Labour Organization (ILO) held a unique World of Work Summit on 15 June  with the participation of three women Presidents: the President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Her Excellenc


Why biodiversity is key to global food security, EAT Forum, Stockholm 2017

Why biodiversity is key to global food security, EAT Forum, Stockholm 2017
Date:June 13, 2017

Food Forever is a new initiative to raise awareness for the importance and urgency to conserve and use agricultural biodiversity to enhance food and nutrition security. It is chaired by H.E Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius


Forbes Africa Woman: Africa`s Eco-Warrior

Forbes Africa Woman: Africa`s Eco-Warrior
Date:June 06, 2017

Her Excellency The President was featured in Forbes Woman Africa for June 2017 edition. She spoke about her academic efforts in studying the biodiversity of Mauriitus and other aspects of her life with reporter Renuka Methil. Read the full article h


The International Atomic Energy Agengy (IAEA)`s International Conference on the Technical Cooperation Programme

The International Atomic Energy Agengy (IAEA)`s International Conference on the Technical Cooperation Programme
Date:May 30, 2017

​The International Atomic Energy Agency held a three-day event on Technical Cooperation Programme which aims at for providing development assistance to Member States. In 2016, the programme delivered support to 146 countries and territories, includi


Activity Week 2017

Activity Week 2017
Date:May 28, 2017

​To mark the 25th anniversary of the Republic of Mauritius which will culminate with the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius, the State House hosted an Activity Week from 20 to 28 May 2017. The main thrust of the Activity Week was focu