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January 08, 2016

28 336 needy children to receive school materials ...

A total of 28 336 needy children will benefit from Government’s assistance, estimated to the tune of more than Rs 42 million, through the provision of school materials which will be distributed as from 15 January 2016.This announcement was made today during a press conference in Port Louis by the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun.  The Minister elaborated on the procedures for distribution of school materials for academic year 2016 by the National Empowerment Foundation.The distribution of the educational support materials is expected to start in the regions of Quatre Soeurs and Deux Frères and will be carried out simultaneously in three to four districts and consequently extended to other re ...

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Workshop on Marshall Plan for Poverty Alleviation
September 28, 2015

Workshop on Marshall Plan for ...

The Ministry of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted a Workshop on the Marshall Plan for Poverty Alleviation and on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), on Monday 28th of October 2015, at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, in Bell Village. The Workshop was organized in the context of the elaboration of a med...

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Hon. Pradeep Roopun, Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment announces the setting up of the Marshall Plan Unit during a joint press conference
September 21, 2015

Hon. Pradeep Roopun, Minister ...

The Social Register of Mauritius (SRM) and the Marshall Plan against Poverty were the main theme of a joint press conference which was held on 16th September 2015 in Port Louis.Both the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, and the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, elaborated on the d...

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Lutte contre la pauvreté
June 30, 2015

Lutte contre la pauvreté

​Visite fructueuse pour le Ministre Roopun à l’Ile Rodrigues Le Ministre de l’Intégration Sociale et de l’Autonomisation Economique était en mission à Rodrigues du 23 au 25 Juin 2015. Celui-ci a eu un agenda très chargé. Après une première prise de contact avec les hauts cadres de la National Empowerment Foundation de Rodrigues ainsi que les employés, Pradeep Roopun a rencontré le Chef Commissai...

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18th General Session of the Afro-Asian Rural Development Organization(AARDO)
April 08, 2015

18th General Session of the A ...

The Hon. Pradeep Roopun, Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment, representing the Republic of Mauritius, has been elected as the President of the Afro-Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO) on the 6th April 2015. Mauritius hosted the 18th General Session of AARDO at the Le Meridien Hotel, Pointe aux Piments. The official opening was carried out by the ...

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Sep
Start Time:Sep 28, 2015|Category: Non-Public

Workshop on Marshall Plan for Poverty Alleviation

The Ministry of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted a Workshop on the Marshall Plan for Poverty Alleviation and on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), on Monday 28th of October 2015, at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, in Bell Village. The Workshop was organized in the context of the elaboration of a medium to long term Marshall Plan to combat poverty and social exclusion in Mauritius and Rodrigues. The platform also served as an opportunity to sensitise participants on the new SDGs agenda.  Several representatives of Public Institutions, NGOs and representative from the Private sector were also pr ...

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Apr
Start Time:Apr 06, 2013

Teledon

Bagatelle Shopping Centre : 09 00 hrs to 21 00 hrs  Municipalities, District Councils and Royal College of Curepipe  : 09 00 hrs to 16 00 hrs Commercial Centres : 09 00 hrs to 18 00 hrs Venue: Bagatelle Shopping Centre(main)Municipalities: Port-Louis, Beau Bassin/Rose-Hill, Quatre Bornes, Vacoas-PhoenixDistrict Councils: Moka, Flacq, Grand Port, Savanne, Black River, Riviere du Rempart, PamplemoussesCommercial Centres: King Saver, Mahebourg, Super U, Grand Baie, Flacq Shopping Centre, Winners Goodlands/Bel air/Rose BelleOthers: Royal College of Curepipe RemarksThis Teledon is being organised in favour of persons who have been seriously affected by the recent floods.Boxes are also being ...

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Objectives

  • ​To formulate policies and strategies to fight poverty and social exclusion.
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  • To drive and coordinate initiatives for the social integration and sustainable development of vulnerable groups and the   enhancement of social progress.
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  • To encourage and assist vulnerable groups to undertake income earning activities.
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  • To provide demand driven training and placement to empower vulnerable groups.
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  • To provide emergency assistance to needy persons.
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  • To widen the circle of opportunities for the empowerment of the vulnerable groups.
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  • To eradicate absolute poverty and improve the living conditions of the absolute poor.
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  • To lay the foundation for sustainable human development and improve the life chances of children of poor families by providing a package of support programmes and opportunities for learning and development from a very early stage. 

 

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