2019 JCI Africa and the Middle East Conference

by / Sunday, 05 May 2019 / Published in UN MDG

In May, JCI Mauritius hosted the 2019 JCI Africa and the Middle East Conference at Intercontinental, Balaclava. It was a memorable and enriching experience for all the JCI family delegates. The theme was ‘Business for Sustainable Development‘.

Highlights include:

  • the Opening ceremony in presence of 2019 JCI President, Alexander Tio, and the Acting President of the Republic of Mauritius, Barlen Vyapoory;
  • Panel Discussion on the theme of the conference, ‘Business for sustainable development’;
  • Pitching session in collaboration with the Indian Ocean Commission (Gold Sponsor)
  • Training session by Dale Carnegie Training and workshop by SME Mauritius;
  • Twinning ceremony with JCI Emeraude (Ivory Coast);
  • Gala Ceremony, during which JCI Mauritius won several awards: Best Public Speaker (Faizal Sheik Chan), Best Debating Team (Anishah Aujayeb-Gopal, Ravish Ramrekha and Siksha Dewoo), Best Skills Development programme (JCI Quatre Bornes).

We also showcased Mauritian talent and hospitality during the various nights:

  • Welcoming party with Mr Love;
  • Mauritian Night, with performances by Abaim;
  • Patriotic Night, with performance by Tenille Amor.

Learn more about the Conference in our 2019 Newsletters ( ) and see more pictures on our Facebook page .

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