AHEAD-CLEnUniversity of Technology (UTM)

The University of Technology (UTM) having its campus at La Tour Koenig, Pointe-aux-Sables, Republic of Mauritius invited NGOs for an open day on 3 October 2018 for an exchange of information between UTM 1st year undergraduate students and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in connection with CLEn.

Noted that UTM’s 1st year undergraduates must complete a number of hours engaging with the community under CLEn, through NGOs.

This year (Oct 2018) 45 students enrolled with AHEAD. Following a meeting with the volunteers on 18.10.2018, it was suggested, among others, that students will organised and actively participate in a National Colloquium on Rights under the aegis of AHEAD.  Students’ engagement will be supported by AHEAD’s volunteers. The colloquium on Rights will be held at the Municipal Council Hall of Port Louis.

Some 150 university students are expected on Wednesday 19 December 2018 at the Municipal Hall of Port Louis. And for this Programme, it is expected that the Hon Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research will be the chief guests – as suggested by the students. The resources persons will be (i) the Chairman or an experienced officer from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC); and (ii) a senior officer from the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training (MLIRET).

Suraj Ray, the Founder and President of AHEAD will speak to the students on  community actions, an opportunity to exchange experiences.

On 01.11.2018, AHEAD meets the students who have joined for the project. A detailed project plan indicating progress and milestones shall be shared . The Action Plan will be finalised.

AHEAD | 31.10.2018