Activities

UNA Mauritius major focus areas on an ongoing basis since 1974. Programs are being done through National: Conferences, forums, debates, advocacy, awareness, demonstrations, observances, Consultations, Symposiums, Conventions, commemorations, seminars, statements, lobbying … 

The focus areas are: Anti-Corruption & Rule of Law; Agriculture; Ageing; AIDS; Energy; Countering Terrorism; Children; Cohabitation; Climate Change; Crimes; Decolonization; Democracy; Drought; Ending Poverty; Drugs abuse; Environment; Education; Food; Gender Equality; Farming; Health; Human Rights; Indigenous Peoples & their Right; International Law; International, regional, and sub-regional cooperation; Justice and Equality; Labour;  Malnutrition; Migration; Oceans and the Law of the Sea; Peace and Security; Population;  Refugees; Rights for the Elderly; Research, Innovation & Green Technology;  Rights for the Minorities, Workers, Women, Children, Youth and physical/mental Handicap people; Peace, Security, Social and sports; Rights for Democracy, Freedom of speech and association; Sexual/Adult Education; Water; Women’s entrepreneurship; World issues; Youth and Students agenda; Sanitations, UN-SDGs-2030 and subjects of interest for NGOs as directed by UN and UN specialized agencies, African Unions, European Unions, Non-Aligned Movement and other related national, regional, continental and international bodies.

UNA Mauritius also Commemorates and observes major National, Regional, International and the UN Events and days of: Mauritius, Africa, the World and the United Nations.

PAST ACTIVITIES ON SDGS

  1. Year 2015 – October

Celebration of 70th Anniversary of the Foundation of the United Nations

Program with the collaboration of the office of the UNDP held at the City Council of Port Louis and also award ceremony for National Painting Competition for Youth ( Theme:  “The Role of the United Nations Organisation in achieving a better world”), No of entries: 65 (involving 25 colleges)

ii)      Beach Clean up Campaign –(SDG 14) – September

   Theme: International Coastal Clean up Day Celebrations

   Number of youth: 35 (10 NGOs)

   Trash collected: 40 kg

   Venue: Mont Choisy Public Beach

  • Year 2016

  i)       Up-cycling Project Competition -July

   Celebration of World Environment Day at Imperial College

   No of entries: 10 groups of 5-7 students

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  1.  International Day of Peace – September

In collaboration of Brahma Kumaris Global Peace House & City Council of Port Louis

Venue: Municipal Council of Port-Louis

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  1. IYD & International students Day –November

In collaboration of affiliates at UTM

Theme: UNSDGs 2030

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  • Year 2017:
  • National Mural Painting Competition in secondary colleges  – March

Theme: “International Year of sustainable Tourism for Development “

No of entries: 11 colleges, Participants : 100

  • Year 2018
  • National Mural Painting Competition in secondary colleges  – March

Theme: “ SDGs ; the ultimate tool for a better world“

No of entries: 25, Participants : 300

ONGOING

  1. International Youth Day Celebrations

Venue: Imperial College

UNAMAURITIUS 1974 – 2019 NATIONAL PROGRAMS

1974: MUNA Youth- SWYLM national conference on the Demilitarization of Indian Ocean as a zone of    

           Peace and reattachment of Chagos Archipelago to Mauritius, DAV College, Port-Louis.

1975: MUNA Youth General Conference, Europa Hotel, Curepipe

1976: National 12 months campaigns on Environment – fights against Malaria.

1977: National 12 months tree planting programs

1978: National Campaigns against abuse of Alcohol

1979: National campaigns against Domestic Violence

1980: National Campaigns on mal-nutrition and hunger

1981:  Conferences on the Rights of Educations

1982: SEMINARS ON ECONOMIC FREEDOM IN AFRICA

1983: Awareness national campaigns for a Free and peaceful Africa in context of 2nd PAYM

1984: National campaigns on Women Development

1985: Series of workshops on Poverty alleviation

1986: Nations campaigns on Family Hygiene

1987: 1. National campaigns on Malaria preventions

           2. UN DAY WITH SYMPOSIUM, GOLD CREST HOTEL, QUATRE BORNES

1988: INTERNATION FOLK DANCE FESTIVAL, ALGERIA

1990: UN DAY London College, Port-Louis

1991: National campaigns on save our water

1992: National campaigns on Child Protection and Rights

1. NATIONAL WORSHOPS FOR 3 DAYS, ON EMPOWRING WOMEN – LITERACY, ADULT EDUCATION, N   

     POPULATION.

2. UN DAY N SYMPOSIUM ON PEACE AT CONTINENTAL HOTEL, CUREPIPE.

1993: HUMAN RIGHTS SEMINAR, LONDON COLLEGE, PORT LOUIS.

1994:  Ongoing campaigns against poverty for 3 consecutive years

1995: UN DAY at London College, Port-Louis

1996: National advocacy on Gender Equality

1997:

  • , Goodlands Community Centers
  • 4 June, Workshop on WOMEN AND AIDS AWARENESS, Mahebourg Community Center
  • 10 July, Workshop on WOMEN AND AIDS AWARENESS, Brisee Verdiere Community Center
  • 7 August, Workshop on WOMEN AND AIDS AWARENESS, Ste-Croix SWC, Port-Louis
  • 4 September, Workshop on WOMEN AND AIDS AWARENESS, Surinam SWC
  • 17 September, Workshop on WOMEN AND AIDS AWARENESS, Pamplemousses SWC
  • 9 October, Workshop on WOMEN AND AIDS AWARENESS, Camp Fouqueraux SWC
  • 15October, Workshop on WOMEN AND AIDS AWARENESS, Saint Pierre SWC.
  • 6 November, Workshop on WOMEN AND AIDS AWARENESS, Bambous Community Resources Center.

1998: National campaigns on the Rights of Youth

1999:  Ongoing awareness on Health as Human Rights.

2000:

  1. UN Day at London College, Port-Louis
  2. WORKSHOP ON BASIC RIGHTS FOR CHILD SURVIVAL IN ALL 9 DISTRICTS

2001: UN DAY AT MCPL, PORT LOUIS

2003: UN DAY AT MCPL, PORT LOUIS

2004: Ongoing series of workshops on Human Rights

2005: UN DAY at London College, Port-Louis

2006: 1. Workshop at Montagne Blanche SWC on Child Abuse

           2. UN DAY AT MCPL, PORT LOUIS

2007: Ongoing programs on Unity, Peace and Social Harmony.

2008: National awareness on Children’s rights & education

2009: National campaigns on Climate Change

2010: UN DAY at London College, Port-Louis

2011: Campaigns on Poverty alleviation

2012: Advocacy Ageing rights and support

2013: National campaign on Women’s rights and development

2014: Campaigns against Terrorism

2015: 1. MUNAYOUTH COSYM – FRANCE – CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE – COPS

           2. UN 70 and MUNA40 at MCPL. UN Peace Day at PCPL

2016:  Ongoing National advocacy on the 17th UN-SDGs until 2030

2017:  UNSDGs School Mural competition. Students conference on UNSDGs at UTM, Port-Louis.

2018:  UNSDGs School Mural Competition

2019: 1. Prize giving award to winners of UNSDGs at MGI, Moka.

           2. Participating at UNDAY74, University of Mauritius