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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


Budapest Water Summit 2016

Budapest Water Summit 2016
Date:November 28, 2016

​Hungary is hosting the Budapest Water Summit 2016 (BWS 2016) in order to discuss global water issues at the highest level. This high-profile conference and Expo with the motto “Water connects”,  and involving international stakeholders is placed un


Public Officers` Welfare Council Kermesse 2016

Public Officers` Welfare Council Kermesse 2016
Date:November 06, 2016

The 23rd Edition of the Kermesse of the Public Officers` Welfare Council (POWC) was held at Gymkhana, Vacoas on Sunday 06 November. Various Ministries and Departments proposed different articles for sale, namely plants and food items  at the 65 stan


Civil Service Kermesse 2016, Sunday 06 November

Civil Service Kermesse 2016, Sunday 06 November
Date:November 03, 2016

​The Public Officers` Welfare Council will hold its 23rd Edition of Kermesse at the Gymkhana Grounds, Vacoas on Sunday 06 November 2016 as from 0900 to 1730 hrs.  The main objective is to provide facilities to Staff Welfare Associations to raise fu


The Ninth Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Conference

The Ninth Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Conference
Date:October 29, 2016

​During her message at the opening ceremony of the Ninth Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Initiative held at Le Meridien Resort on 29th October, Her Excellency emphasised on “Empowering the youth with the necessary tools and new knowle


Cultural Programme on the occassion of Divali 2016

Cultural Programme on the occassion of Divali 2016
Date:October 28, 2016

  As part of the activities initiated by H.E. Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, a cultural programme was held on Friday 28 October 2016 ​at the Bishop`s House, Phoenix, to celebrate Divali. Around 150 children from various shelters were invited for the even


Presentation of Credentials by H.E. Mr Paul William Lumbi

Presentation of Credentials by H.E. Mr Paul William Lumbi
Date:October 27, 2016

​Presentation of Credentials by H.E. Mr Paul William Lumbi,Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Zambiato the President of the Republic of Mauritius.  State House, Le RéduitThursday 27 October 2016