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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


Panel Discussion on “Climate Change as a Public Policy Challenge”

Panel Discussion on “Climate Change as a Public Policy Challenge”
Date:September 30, 2013|Domain:Multilateral

​ The Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Trade (under the purview of the Ministry) organized a panel discussion on “Climate Change as a Public Policy Challenge” on 26 September 2013 in the Lunch Room of the National Assembly in collaboration with th


World Ocean Day

World Ocean Day
Date:June 17, 2013|Domain:Multilateral

​In the context of the World Ocean Day celebrated on 8 June, the Ministry organised a panel discussion on the theme "Ocean State-Ocean Economy" to initiate a reflection on the opportunities and challenges in the realisation of the Ocean St


Election of Chief Justice Yeung Sik Yuen to UN and African Committee

Date:June 06, 2013|Domain:Multilateral

​ Election of Chief Justice Yeung Sik Yuen Yeung Kam John to UN Committee on the elimination of Racial Discrimination and to African Committee on Human and People's Rights. Chief Justice Honourable YEUNG SIK YUEN YEUNG KAM JOHN was elected as a Mem


National Report on Post 2015 UN Development Agenda Launched

Date:May 28, 2013|Domain:Multilateral

The National Report on the ‘Post 2015 UN Development Agenda - The Future We Want’, in the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was launched on 16 May 2013 at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Hall, in Port Louis.   The Report is the outcome of an


AU Summit

Date:May 27, 2013|Domain:Multilateral

​AU Summit - PM Announces that Mauritius Will Offer 50 Scholarships to African nationals