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Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development (Environment and Sustainable Development Division)



Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Start Time:Nov 11, 2016|End Time:Nov 11, 2017
Location:Mauritius|Category: Public

The Republic of Mauritius will host the 6th Session of Africa Regional Platform and the 5th High-Level Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction in November 2016.  The African Regional Platform is a biennial forum that brings together African ...


Inauguration of Fixed Ambient Air Monitoring Stations

Start Time:Sep 25, 2015|End Time:Sep 25, 2016
Location:Mauritius|Category: Public

Inauguration of Fixed Ambient Air Monitoring Stations As enforcing agency for air quality, the Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management has embarked on a project of setting up a network of fixed station...


World Environment Day 2015

Start Time:May 19, 2015|End Time:May 19, 2016
Location:Rep of Mauritius|Category: Public

World Environment Day (WED) is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. World Environment Day activities take place all year round and climax on 5 June every year. WE...


Tree Planting at SSR

Start Time:Jan 22, 2015|End Time:Jan 22, 2016
Location:SSR Botanical garden|

Tree Planting For Clean Air Campaign   The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development in collaboration with other Governmental bodies and institutions, the private sector and Non-Governmental Organisations, has embarked on a “Tree...


Sustainable Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants

Start Time:Sep 19, 2014|End Time:Sep 19, 2015
Location:Rep of Mauritius|Category: Public

​ 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...


International Day For Preservation Of Ozone Layer 2014

Start Time:Sep 15, 2014|End Time:Sep 15, 2015
Location:Rep Of Mauritius|

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...


Brief and Outcomes of Namibia Meeting

Start Time:Jul 16, 2014|End Time:Jul 16, 2015

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...


UNEP transformed to UNEA

Start Time:Jul 16, 2014|End Time:Jul 16, 2015
Location:International|Category: Public

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 Nati...


World Environment Day 2014

Start Time:Jul 02, 2014|End Time:Jul 02, 2015
Location:Mauritius|Category: Public

​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 p...


Earth Day 2014

Start Time:Apr 24, 2014|End Time:Apr 24, 2015
Location:Mauritius|Category: Public

​     Every year, Earth Day is observed on 22nd of April. This event was first celebrated in the United States of America in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson to promote ecology and respect for life on the planet. Earth Day celebration reminds us of ...