Indian Ocean Commission

Type: Organization
Name: Indian Ocean Commission (COI)
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

FIRST PREPARATORY COMMITTEE CONTINUES DISCUSSION ON THE POST-2015 FRAMEWORK FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

14 July 2014The First Preparatory Committee for the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction this afternoon continued with its discussion on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.During the discussion, speakers stressed ... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

Creole Institute of Seychelles Bill 2014 approved by National Assembly

The Seychelles National Assembly has approved the Creole Institute Bill 2014 during its session on the July 8. The bill was presented to the National Assembly by Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, who ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Green light for tourism resolutions to boost Indian Ocean destination growth

“High tourism taxes is a hindrance to regional travel,” said Jean Claude de L’Estrac, the Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), during the official launching of the Indian Ocean Commission Ministerial Conference for Tourism and Transport ... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

The Mauritian Dream: 7 Good Reasons to Invest in Mauritius

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Mauritius has built up a solid reputation as an investment hub, reliable and safe in terms of good governance as well as ethical, economic and political transparency. This little country, which combines ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Marine, coastal management

Experts meet in Mauritius on marine, coastal management - Mauritian Environment Minister Deva Virahsawmy Monday, said climate change is having serious repercussion on the economic competitiveness of Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) and is affecting ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Meeting on monitoring env ...

​GIS- 23 June 2014 : The kick-off meeting of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) project of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) Thematic Action “Marine and Coastal Management” opened this morning at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène. ... [Published Government of Mauritius - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Head of School of Med ...

Professor Alan Jardine calls on PMGIS - 19 June, 2014: The Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, met the Professor Alan Gardine, Head of School of Medicine University of Glasgow, yesterday afternoon at the Treasury Building, Port-Lou ... [Published Government of Mauritius - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Unosat issues Global Report on Maritime Piracy

Unosat issued a report on Maritime Piracy  identifying several important trends related to maritime security.Based on a refined and detailed analysis of primarily data from International Maritime Organization (IMO) Global Integrated Shipping Information ... [Published Safety4sea - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mauritius: Mauritius introduces 'Freight Subsidy Scheme' for exports to Africa

Mauritius has introduced a Freight Subsidy Scheme for exports to Africa that consists of a 25 per cent refund of freight cost per 20-feet container exported by Mauritian enterprises to other countries in Africa, except South Africa and Madagascar, up ... [Published African Manager - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Comoros: Southern Africa: Weekly Report (15 to 21 April 2014)

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Comoros, Madagascar, Namibia, United Republic of Tanzania Comoros : UNESCO and the Indian Ocean Commission sent experts from 16 to 18 April to assess the cracked soil and landslide ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mauritius: Government of Mauritius pledges to working towards removing HIV-related restrictions on stay and residence

Source: UNAIDSCountry: Mauritius The government of Mauritius commits to removing the current stay and residence restrictions for people living with HIV. During a meeting with UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé in Port Louis on 18 April, Prime Minister ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 19 2014]

Quotes

...the Creole language to where it is today, sitting alongside French and English languages as one of the three official languages of Seychelles. "It was in 1981 that the government took the decision to create an institution to manage the development of Creole as a language. During that time the Creole Institute was but a section in the Ministry of Education. In 1987, the government moved to make the Creole Institute asseverate entity still within the Ministry of Education" Minister St.Ange said
...bring the Creole Language to where it is today sitting alongside French and English Languages as one of the three Official Languages of Seychelles. "It was in 1981 that the Government took the decision to create an institution to manage the development of Creole as a language."
"This will give some level of assurance to companies when exporting to unfamiliar markets and may even lead to an increase in the number of companies willing to trade in Africa. This scheme is operated by insurance companies and brokers" he said
"The government will set up a special committee to examine and make recommendations to remove the remaining travel restrictions for people living with HIV in Mauritius."

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FIRST PREPARATORY COMMITTEE CONTINUES DISCUSSIO... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Jul 14 2014]
Creole Institute of Seychelles Bill 2014 approv... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 10 2014]
Green light for tourism resolutions to boost In... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 10 2014]
Seychelles Tourism Minister works to preserve C... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 09 2014]
CREOLE INSTITUTE OF SEYCHELLES BILL 2014 APPROV... [Published Almasalla Travel - Jul 09 2014]
The Mauritian Dream: 7 Good Reasons to Invest i... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 04 2014]
Marine, coastal management [Published Afrique En Ligne - Jun 24 2014]
Meeting on monitoring env ... [Published Government of Mauritius - Jun 23 2014]
The Head of School of Med ... [Published Government of Mauritius - Jun 19 2014]
Unosat issues Global Report on Maritime Piracy [Published Safety4sea - Jun 16 2014]
Mauritius: Mauritius introduces 'Freight Subsid... [Published African Manager - Jun 13 2014]
Comoros: Southern Africa: Weekly Report (15 to ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Apr 22 2014]
Mauritius: Government of Mauritius pledges to w... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 19 2014]
Opening of the WCO multilingual Regional Traini... [Published World Customs Organization - Nov 29 2013]
Enhancing co-operation between Customs in the I... [Published World Customs Organization - Nov 06 2013]
Fact Sheet for Indian Ocean Commission [Published Able2Act - Jul 18 2006]
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The Mauritian Dream: 7 Good Reasons to Invest i... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 04 2014]
PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Mauritius has built up a solid reputation as an investment hub, reliable and safe in terms of good governance as well as ethical, economic and political transparency. This little country, which combines ...
Comoros: Southern Africa: Weekly Report (15 to ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Apr 22 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Comoros, Madagascar, Namibia, United Republic of Tanzania Comoros : UNESCO and the Indian Ocean Commission sent experts from 16 to 18 April to assess the cracked soil and landslide ...
Mauritius: Government of Mauritius pledges to w... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 19 2014]
Source: UNAIDSCountry: Mauritius The government of Mauritius commits to removing the current stay and residence restrictions for people living with HIV. During a meeting with UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé in Port Louis on 18 April, Prime Minister ...
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