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Minister of Foreign Affairs urges the India Ocean Rim Association to focus on growth, jobs and poverty alleviation

Minister of Foreign Affairs urges the India Ocean Rim Association to focus on growth, jobs and poverty alleviation
Date:November 04, 2016|Domain:Multilateral

​The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo, attended the 16th meeting of Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)  in Bali, Indonesia. He addressed the meeting


Minister Lutchmeenaraidoo wants Mauritius and Pakistan to increase bilateral trade and investment flows

Minister Lutchmeenaraidoo wants Mauritius and Pakistan to increase bilateral trade and investment flows
Date:November 04, 2016|Domain:Multilateral

​The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo, had a working session with a high-level delegation from Pakistan on Monday 24 October 2016 in the wake of the Pakistan Week. The delegatio


Farewell call by Representative of PCA

Farewell call by Representative of PCA
Date:May 16, 2014|Domain:Multilateral

​ Ms. F. Smith, legal officer and PCA Representative in Mauritius, met the Hon. Minister on 12 May in the context of her farewell call.  It was an opportunity to mention the achievements during her tenure. The Mauritius branch is the sole PCA branch


25th Session of the Human Rights Council

Date:April 07, 2014|Domain:Multilateral

​ The 25th Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted a resolution entitled “Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka” on 27 March 2014.   The resolution was co-sponsored by some 38 countries (both members and


UNGA Resolution on Territorial Integrity of Ukraine

Date:April 07, 2014|Domain:Multilateral

​On 27 March, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution, affirming its commitment to Ukraine's territorial integrity and urging all parties to strive for peaceful resolution of the Ukrainian crisis "through direct political dialo


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-Lou


Vin d'Honneur

Date:December 24, 2013|Domain:Multilateral

​The annual Vin d’Honneur reception with the diplomatic corps was held on Tuesday 23rd December 2013.  The Vin d’Honneur is a traditional event hosted by the Minister at the close of the year to share insights of the main events in that year, spel


Launch of Millenium Development Goals Status Report 2013

Launch of Millenium Development Goals Status Report 2013
Date:December 17, 2013|Domain:Multilateral

​The launching of the Millennium Development Goals Status Report 2013 took place on 16 December 2013 with the handing over of a copy of the report by the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade to Mr Simo


Mauritius elected to the UNESCO Executive Board for the term 2013-2017

Date:December 10, 2013|Domain:Multilateral

On 13 November 2013, Mauritius was elected to the UNESCO Executive Board for the term 2013-2017. Mauritius and Guinea topped the list of the African group obtaining 166 votes out of 180 votes cast.  The Executive Board of UNESCO is the Organ respo


Second Cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Mauritius

Date:October 30, 2013|Domain:Multilateral

The Second Cycle Universal Periodic Review of Mauritius by the Working Groupon the UPR of the Human Rights Council was held on 23 and 25 October 2013 inGeneva.The delegation of Mauritius for the UPR Review of Mauritius was led by Drthe Hon. Arvin Bo