Day 1, Social Work: YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

A culmination of leadership, entrepreneurship, social & business innovation, and practicality, the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit (YALES) 2019 is a platform that prepares Mauritius’ leaders of tomorrow, sharpens their leadership and managerial skills and allows them to strengthen their planning, organising and communication skills. 

The YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit (YALES) 2019 officially started on Friday, 06 December 2019, at the Caudan Arts Centre with 78 participants. The topic of this first day was Social Work. Participants were mostly NGO representatives, educators and rectors of secondary schools, fresh graduates from local universities, members of ministries, university lecturers, as well as aspiring social workers.

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YUVA wins “Mauritius Social Welfare Award 2019” at CEO Global’s Titans: Building Nations

Today, YUVA has just been awarded as the COUNTRY WINNER in the Welfare & Civil Society Organisations sector of CEO Global’s Titans: Building Nations, 2019 Awards at the Hennessy Park Hotel, Ebene.

Also, YUVA Executive Director, Krishna Athal has just been awarded as the REGIONAL WINNER (AFRICA) in the Welfare & Civil Society Organisations sector of CEO Global’s Titans: Building Nations, 2019 Awards.

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Krishna Athal talks about “The Future of Digital Society” at FutureFest of African Leadership University

YUVA Executive Director, Krishna Athal talked about “The Future Of Digital Society In Digital Economy” during the FutureFest-ALU at the Jin Fei Auditorium.

This event brings together both students and professionals from across the island and abroad to look at the future of humanity through different lenses such as culture, technology, the digital economy, and more.

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YUVA conducts Corporate Leadership Programme with Indian Oil Mauritius staff

On Wednesday, 9 October 2019 the YUVA Academy conducted a 4-hour session on Corporate Leadership with 19 staff members of the Indian Oil Mauritius Limited (IOML).

IOML was incorporated in Mauritius in 2001 and began physical operation in 2004.  IOML has, over the years, positioned itself as the leading supplier of Jet Fuel in Mauritius. Within a short span of time, it has become the most preferred aviation fuel supplier in Mauritius, servicing at present nearly two-third of the total aviation fuel supplies in Mauritius. The company caters to the supply of fuel for all major International and Domestic Airlines in Mauritius.

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Who Will Win the General Elections 2019?

Mauritians have been waiting with bated breath for the announcement of the date of the general elections as the year has progressed; so it was no surprise really that when the Prime Minister dissolved the Parliament on 6 October, the Island began to prepare for the onslaught of political campaigning.

Over the months, political parties far and wide have been making their way through their constituencies starting to rally the support as to why they are worthy of people’s votes in this year’s elections.

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Youth Is Not The Future of the Country; Old People Are

We’ve been taught to always focus on the youth, and the future they hold so dearly in their hands. That they are the ones who will correct the injustices, which previous generations have set in motion over decades.

But let’s face it, Mauritius is getting old at a faster rate than ever before with no signs of slowing down any time soon. We’ve been watching for some time now how the older generation is increasing while the young generation is not, or at least at a much slower pace. It’s reported that between 1972 and 2015, the percentage of people over the age of 60 has increased from 5.9% to 14.8% (Le Mauricien, 2017).

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