EU Mauritius

Is Cyprus More Important Than You Think?

In 1938, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s speech decided to ignore “a quarrel in a far-away country between people of whom we know nothing”. The world has now convinced itself that Cyprus is simply not systemically important. They may be proved wrong.

23 Apr 2013,

Seafood Hub: 86 EU Vessels Operate in Our Water

86 European vessels will to conquer our waters very soon. The Committee on Fisheries of the European Parliament has given the green light this week to sign a new Memorandum of Understanding.

19 Apr 2013,

New Fisheries Agreement EU-Mauritius: Decisive Step

The Committee on Fisheries of the European Parliament gave the green light for a new fisheries agreement between Mauritius and the European Union (EU). There is only one last step loop.

25 Mar 2013,

Mauritian Fishers Want EU Vessels Out of Their Seas

“Look out there, the blue one…. that is a European Union fishing vessel that is threatening our livelihood,” says Lallmamode Mohamedally, a Mauritian fisherman, as he points to a boat offloading its catch at the Les Salines port, close to the country’s capital Port Louis.

10 Aug 2012,

EU Grants €10.2 M for Mauritius

The European Union (EU) has provided Mauritius with a grant of 10.2 million euros (approximately Rs 400 million) for its good performance over the 2008-2010 period under the 10th European Development Fund.

04 Apr 2012,

Economic Partnership Agreement: Maurice Advanced With A Win For Clothing

Maurice and the European Union began the final phase of negotiations leading to an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). What emerges will be a huge step forward for the textile and clothing sector.

29 Nov 2011,

Fishermen mobilise against EU

The Syndicat des pêcheurs (Fishermen’s Union) is asking the government to stop allocating contracts to the European Union (EU) to operate in the fishing area. Representatives of the association held a press conference on Thursday at the Marie Reine de la Paix social centre in Port Louis. “We are tired of these big boats that [...]

28 Oct 2011, The Independent Daily

EU: Support of Rs 600 million for technical assistance centers in Africa

The European Union (EU) is committed to providing € 14.6 million to support capacity building in Southern and Eastern Africa. The beneficiaries are the two technical assistance centers in Africa, International Monetary Fund (IMF).

19 Oct 2011,

EU debt crisis drops Rupee

The Mauritian rupee depreciated to an over one-week low against the dollar. This comes after concerns of a debt crisis in Europe. As a result, this will curb the demand for frontier-market assets as Europe is considered to be one of the biggest trade partners of the island. The currency weakened as much as 1.1 [...]

04 Aug 2011, The Independent Daily

EU funds special school for differently-abled

The Decentralised Cooperation Programme (DCP), a European Union assisted plan implemented through the National Empowerment Fund (NEF), has financed a specialised school for differently-abled children in Montagne Longue. On May 12, the vice prime minister and minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment Xavier-Luc Duval accompanied by the head of the European Union (EU) Mauritius [...]

14 May 2011, The Independent Daily

EU grants Rs 230 m to Mauritius

An agreement was signed on May 6, in Port Louis

10 May 2011,

MEXA calls importers to follow the European standards

24 Mar 2011,