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Activity Week 2017

Activity Week 2017
Date:May 12, 2017

​To mark the 25th anniversary of the Republic of Mauritius which will culminate with the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius, the Office of the President is launching a series of activities from 20 to 28 May 2017. The main thrust of th


World Economic Forum on Africa 2017, Durban

World Economic Forum on Africa 2017, Durban
Date:May 03, 2017

  ​The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa 2017 opened in Durban, South Africa on Wednesday 03 May, gathering more than 1,000 delegates from over 100 countries, representing business, government, academia, civil society, media and the arts. Held a


Powering African innovation for health and economic growth

Powering African innovation for health and economic growth
Date:May 02, 2017

African and global leaders representing governments, the private sector, and civil society met today in Durban, South Africa, to discuss health innovation and research capacity in Africa. The event focused on the need for additional investments in s


Celebration of Ougadi and Easter at Mauritius Muslim Orphanage et Ecole Mauritienne de Bois Marchand

Celebration of Ougadi and Easter at Mauritius Muslim Orphanage et Ecole Mauritienne de Bois Marchand
Date:April 19, 2017

 H.E. The President invited Children and Senior Citizens from Foyer Pere Laval, Meenatchee Home and Gayasing Orphanage to attend the celebrations of Ougadi and Easter on Wednesday 19 April 2017 at“Ecole de l’Enfance Mauricienne” in Bois Marchand and


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