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Commemorating the start of activities for the International Year of SIDS

Date: March 11, 2014
Domain:Multilateral
 

 

The international year of SIDS was launched in New York on 24 February 2014.  In the same context, a panel discussion on “SIDS and the Global Value Chain – Opportunities and Challenges” was organised by the Ministry on 20 February 2014 in Port-Louis.  Panellists were Ambassador S.B.C. Servansing, Mr R. Makoond Director of the Joint Economic Council and Mr. S. Springett, UN Resident Coordinator for Mauritius and the Seychelles.
 
Minister Boolell laid emphasis on the unique challenges  facing SIDS. The workshop brainstormed on issues to be given attention in the months ahead.  Click here to read the speech of Minister Boolell on this occasion.

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