The 11th EDF National Indicative Programme for the Republic of Mauritius was signed today by H.E. Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius, and Mr Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development.The Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius, Ms Marjaana Sall, and the Head of Mission of the Republic of Mauritius to the European Union, H.E.
The European Union is committed to preventing international trade in minerals from intensifying or perpetuating conflict, with an aim to stop profits from trading minerals being used to fund armed conflicts. Throughout 2018 the EU holds the chairmanship of the Kimberley Process, aimed to ensure sustainable and conflict-free trade in diamonds.
2015 was a historic year for multilateralism and for sustainable development seeing the adoption in September of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the successful conclusion of the 21 Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) with an agreement on a multilateral legal framework.
On the occasion of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty's (CTBT) 20th Anniversary, a Ministerial meeting of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) took place on 13 June 2016 in Vienna.