On 29 March 2019, YUVA celebrated the World NGO Day 2019 with university students and NGO representatives on the campus of the University of Mauritius (UoM).
World NGO Day is a day for NGOs around the globe to share knowledge and experiences with one another. It aims to educate individuals worldwide on NGOs and their impact. The World NGO Day also provides an opportunity to honour and remember NGO founders, employees, volunteers, members and supporters.
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Report by Nnenna Ihua, Researcher at YUVA
Family protection is an important aspect in any society because the family is a small unit and families make up the society. Happiness and peace including safety are determinants of a healthy society. In Mauritius, Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare is responsible for family protection including gender-based violence, domestic violence, child abuse, elderly abuse, family conflict and conflict among neighbours. Police Family Protection Unit (PFPU) was set up in 1994 with the aim of providing specific services to vulnerable in Mauritius. PFPU is decentralized on a regional basis with a special policing approach for its operation with some underlying principles such as welcoming phase, active listening, individualism, non-judgmental attitude, freedom of decision and confidentiality.
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At the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018, Deepa Gokulsing talked on “Issues facing youngsters in the Mauritian society”.
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On 17 and 18 October, the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Environment and Sustainable Development in collaboration with the University of Mauritius, SASPEN and FES organised the “International Country Workshop — Social Protection in Mauritius: International Frameworks and National Policies” at the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Caudan, Port Louis, Mauritius. Continue reading “International Country Workshop — Social Protection in Mauritius: International Frameworks and National Policies”
YUVA had launched the Mauritian Student Essay Contest 2017 on the next system in the month of March of this year. With a panel of respected politicians, activists and scholars as judges, we have chosen the best original essays by a secondary, an undergraduate, and a graduate. The winners are as follows: Continue reading “Winners Announced for Mauritian Student Essay Contest”
YUVA will celebrate its 1st anniversary with 2000 YUVANs, guests, friends and staff. The event will take place on Sunday, 27 December 2015 at Paul Octave Wiéhé Auditorium (POWA), Réduit at 13:00hr.
YUVA President Krishna Athal will present the association’s key achievements in its first year, its activities and future plans. The event will also comprise of a live band, dance performances, fashion show and drama. Incepted in 2015, Youth United in Voluntary Action (YUVA) started as a group of enthusiastic individuals, and today it has mobilized thousands of young people with a simple aim of creating a better world to live in.
The anniversary celebration will see the distribution of sweets to attendees and cutting of a big anniversary cake by a group of children. One of the specialities of this event is that there would be no chief guest; this is the day of YUVANs and every individual would be a chief guest of the day.
The anniversary will also provide a perfect opportunity for discussion and networking for YUVANs across the Island.
You are invited to attend this first anniversary celebration of YUVA with friends and family on Sunday, 27 December 2015 at POWA, Réduit at 13:00hr. You are requested to be seated by 12:45hr.
Each moment together is a milestone
Every initiative is an accomplishment
On our 1st anniversary we celebrate victory
We have done something that not many can
We have stuck by each other through thick and thin
And we have all reasons to celebrate today