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State Lunch in Honor of His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

State Lunch in Honor of His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia
Date:March 12, 2017

The Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia  arrived in Mauritius for a four-day State visit as the Chief Guest of the Government for the celebrations marking the 49th anniversary of Independence and 25th anniversary of the


Gender Diversty in Leadership organised by the Mauritius Institute of Directors

Gender Diversty in Leadership organised by the Mauritius Institute of Directors
Date:February 28, 2017

​The President of the Republic of Mauritius,Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim invited by the Mauritius Institute of Directors to be part of a high-level panel during the Conference 'Initiative for gender diversity in leadership" on 28 February 2017. Membe


International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Date:February 14, 2017

​The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations, was established as one of the major outcomes of the 1974 World Food Conference. One of the most important insights emerging from the conference


Opening of Horizon 2020 workshop (EU) at Labourdonnais Waterfront

Opening of Horizon 2020 workshop (EU) at Labourdonnais Waterfront
Date:February 06, 2017

​The CAAST-Net Plus Horizon 2020 and Erasmus Plus workshop was held from 6-7 February with around 40 participants. The event was attended by the President of Mauritius, Her Excellency Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the European Union’s (EU) Ambassador to M


Inauguration de la Salle Polyvalente, Lycée des Mascareignes

Inauguration de la Salle Polyvalente, Lycée des Mascareignes
Date:February 03, 2017

​L’inauguration de la Salle polyvalente du lycée des Mascareignes a été tenu le vendredi 03 février 2017 en présence de Son Excellence, Mme Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Présidente de la République de Maurice et de Son Excellence, M. Gilles Huberson, Ambassa


Launching of CARI at the World Economic Forum, DAVOS

Launching of CARI at the World Economic Forum, DAVOS
Date:January 20, 2017

​Her Excellency Mrs. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim chaired a multilateral session on the Coalition for African Research and Innovation (CARI). An alliance of African science leaders and international funders has joined to catalyse greater investment in resear


Visit to Ghana and USP CePAT Lifetime Achievement Award

Visit to Ghana and USP CePAT Lifetime Achievement Award
Date:January 13, 2017

​The United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) honored four leading African women, including the President of Mauritius, for contributions in science and public health, during the Center for Pharmaceutical Advancement and Training’s (CePAT’s) Hon


The Accidental President: A conversation with Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, World Policy Journal, Duke University

The Accidental President: A conversation with Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, World Policy Journal, Duke University
Date:January 10, 2017

​World Policy Journal speaks with Her Excellency Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, where she discusses the importance of integrating science into politics, what prevents women from rising into positions of power, and how her country pulled off its "econ


Message de Noel 2016

Message de Noel 2016
Date:December 25, 2016

​Lors de son message de fin d’année, diffusé dimanche soir sur la MBC, la présidente de la République, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, a insisté sur l’importance économique à venir de L`Afrique et sur les avantages que Maurice peut tirer de la croissance écono


Step It Up Together with Rural Women to End Hunger and Poverty High-level event

Step It Up Together with Rural Women to End Hunger and Poverty High-level event
Date:December 16, 2016

​"Step It Up Together with Rural Women to End Hunger and Poverty" organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome. The Event was organized to discuss on the role and contribution of rural women in increasing