The gendered norms around power that drive inequality have now gained the clear attention of the 'Whole of Government'.
The United Nations Development Programme, in partnership with the governments of Mauritius and Seychelles, has launched a regional project to restore coral reefs in both countries.
The transition to a low carbon transportation helps Mauritius enhance its energy security, while also reducing carbon emissions
According to the Report’s accompanying Human Development Index (HDI), Africa has experienced one of the most significant improvements in human development. Between 1990 and 2018 life expectancy increased by more than 11 years. For the first time this year, an African country – Seychelles – has moved into the very high human development group. Others are rising in the ranks as well. Four countries – Botswana, Gabon, Mauritius and South Africa – are now in the high human development group.
On 5 December 2019, we celebrate International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development. It is an opportunity to highlight the work of volunteers around the world who make a significant contribution to the economic and social development of the community in which they invest their talents and energy.
Building job skills & empowering the next generation of food growers on Rodrigues Island, Republic of Mauritius, through an organic farming school.

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2.23 M population

Small Islands Developing States

Biodiversity Hotspots

among the 35 hotspots in the world

4.38

CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita)

53.3%

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