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February 14, 2017

Launching of Human Rights Sensitisation Campaign 2 ...

​ A series of talks on human rights in the Citizen Advice Bureaux (CAB) kickstarted on 14 February 2017 at the Social Welfare Centre of St Pierre. The awareness campaign will be carried out throughout the year to cover the 35 CAB in Mauritius.   The campaign is a joint initiative of the National Development Unit of the Prime Minister’s Unit and the National Human Rights Commission. Spread till November 2017, it will target 2 000 people to help citizens better understand their rights and responsibilities.   The three-hour programme comprises three topics: an introduction to human rights; where to channel complaints in case of abuse of the police force; and the rights of prisoners. The Constitution of Mauritius and the role of the Nation ...

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National Human Rights Action Plan (2012-2020)
October 01, 2013

National Human Rights Action ...

​The Republic of Mauritius National Human Rights Action Plan has been elaborated in accordance with best practices for the preparation of action plans and following extensive consultations with stakeholders: Ministries, Government departments, National Human Rights Institutions and NGOs Download National Human Rights Action Plan (2012-2020)

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Universal Periodic Review
October 01, 2013

Universal Periodic Review

​The Mauritius Universal Periodic Review (UPR) National Report was successfully reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday 23 October 2013. Please download all related documents regarding the review, side event (22 October 2013) and closing statement.

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Interregional Seminar
October 01, 2013

Interregional Seminar

Interregional seminar to facilitate the participation of Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States in the Human Rights Council and its Universal Periodic Review is being organised by the UN Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights at Le Meriden from 30 to 31 July 2013  

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Oct
Start Time:Oct 01, 2013|Category: Public

Sensitization on Human Rights

Sensitisation on Human Rights in Citizen's Advice Bureaux till December 2013: Please contact the CAB Office nearest your place of residence and consult calendar Human Rights Education Programme in all youth centres every Saturday: Please contact the youth centre nearest your place of residence and consult calendar ...

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Jul
Start Time:Jul 30, 2013

Interregional seminar

Interregional seminar to facilitate the participation of Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States in the Human Rights Council and its Universal Periodic Review" is being organised by the UN Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights at Le Meriden ...

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Jul
Start Time:Jul 22, 2013

UPR National Report

​The UPR National Report is due for submission to the UN Human Rights Council on 22 July 2013. The review of the Mauritius Report by the Human Rights Council will be held on 23 October 2013 ...

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Role of the Human Rights Unit of PMO

 

Action is being taken on several fronts to instill a human rights culture among all sections of the population.  A three tier approach is being adopted covering the legislation, the policies and the training. 

The Action Plan on Human Rights seeks to adjust the Government policies and programmes in order to create an appropriate human rights climate conducive for economic, social and cultural development in the country