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Say No To Plastic Carry Bag
September 17, 2014

Say No To Plastic Carry Bag

Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development "Say No To Plastic Carry Bag"

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Competition Results 2014
June 19, 2014

Competition Results 2014

​ Drawing and Painting Competition for Primary schools  ​ WINNER   Ms Britney Chow Sun Fat Notre Dame De Lorette RCA, Port Louis   1st RUNNER UP     BeebeeNabihaAaminaGohobur PermalSoobrayen Government School,Souillac   2nd RUNNER UP   KarishmaSookoo St Benoit RCA, Tamarin   ​ Slam Competition for Secondary schools    WINNER   Mr Jean Cédrick CARRÉ Mr Louis Robert Jean ...

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toolkit and manual climate change
March 25, 2014

toolkit and manual climate ch ...

​ A Training Manual for Youth on Climate Change and Toolkit: 111 Actions for Youth to Combat Climate Change in Mauritius was launched by the Dr. the HonourableVasant K. BUNWAREE, Minister of Education and Human Resources and theHonourableDevanand VIRAHSAWMY, Minister of Environment & Sustainable Development on 4 March 2014.   The training manual aims to improveunderstanding of the youth on ...

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Minamata Convention
October 30, 2013

Minamata Convention

Mauritius Signs the Minamata Convention on Mercury   Mauritius was one of the 92 governments to sign the Minamata Convention on Mercury at the Conference of Plenipotentiaries held in Japan from 7 - 11 October 2013.  Honorable Devanand Virasawmy, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development signed the Convention on behalf of the Government of Mauritius.The main objective of the Minamata C...

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19
Sep
Start Time:Sep 19, 2014|Category: Public

Sustainable Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants

​ Sustainable Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Mauritius Training Workshop on Sound Management of Chemicals   The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development is organising a series of eight half-day training workshops on the 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 29th September 2014 and 1st , 2nd, 3rd and 6th October 2014, at the Voilà Hotel, Bagatelle, under the project ‘Sustainable Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Mauritius’. This project is in line with the Stockholm Convention to which Mauritius is party.   The project was initiated in 2008 with the objective of removing POPs from the environment of Mauritius and developing alternative strategies for ...

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15
Sep
Start Time:Sep 15, 2014

International Day For Preservation Of Ozone Layer 2014

The United Nations General Assembly declared 16 September of each year "The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer" to commemorate the date of the signing, in 1987, of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and to promote activities in accordance with the objectives of the Protocol and its amendments. The theme for this year's celebration is " Ozone Layer Protection: The Mission Goes On ".To mark this event the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development is organising the following activities:   a.  Regional “Training of Trainers” Workshop in collaboration with the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) and United Nation ...

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16
Jul
Start Time:Jul 16, 2014

Brief and Outcomes of Namibia Meeting

Introduction From the 12th to 16th May 2014, Namibia hosted the 8th African Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (ARSCP) which also served as a platform for the 1st Regional meeting for Africa on the 10 Year Framework of Programmes (10-YFP).  The meeting was essentially dedicated to “Mobilising Partnership and Scaling up SCP in Africa”.  Objective of the Meeting The aim of the meeting was to bring existing African Platforms and partnerships for SCP and related objectives together with the African members of the 10YFP inert-governmental Board, the African 10YFP National Focal Points as well as the African 10YFP Stakeholder Focal Points to support the implementation of th ...

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16
Jul
Start Time:Jul 16, 2014|Category: Public

UNEP transformed to UNEA

United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Programme WHY UNEP IS BEING TRANSFORMED TO UNEA? Nairobi, 23 – 27 June 2014 The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) is a result of the call made by world leaders at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), held in Brazil in June 2012, to strengthen and upgrade UNEP as the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda and by establishing universal membership in its Governing Council. Mandated to determine policy and catalyse international action, UNEA represents the world’s political and strategic vehicle for driving global work on environmental and global sustain ...

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02
Jul
Start Time:Jul 02, 2014|Category: Public

World Environment Day 2014

​Every year the World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June. The celebration of the World Environment Day began in 1972 and has grown to become one of the most widely celebrated global day to reflect on the vital role that environment plays in our daily lives and to responsibly care for the Earth and become agents of change                                                  Click here for a full report .. (to download the report right click and choose save as..117mb pdf file)  ...

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