National Youth Policy

Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Recreation
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The main vision of the policy is to have a society with a smart and vibrant youth.
The policy objective is to mandate the provision of quality leisure for the self-development of youth and to set up non-competitive/ youth friendly recreational activities to reduce negative behaviour, improve educational performance and promote higher productivity. Therefore, the policy works towards the creation of a dynamic youth sector that responds smartly and systematically to the ever changing needs and aspirations of young people of the Republic of Mauritius.

The policy recognises the fundamental rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution of the Republic of Mauritius and emanating from International and Regional treaties on Human Rights that the Republic of Mauritius has signed and ratified

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Two main activities have been organized under this strategic area, namely the Street Dance Battle and the Zenes Montre to Talan

Event Year No of Participant
Street Dance Battle 2018 600
2019 450

Zenes Montre To Talan 2018 1200 (600 cultural items)

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Rs 7.5 M (approx. 215,000 USD) for the two programmes over 2018 and 2019

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Private Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

- The Zenes Montre To Talan would have a wider coverage both in terms of participants and types of talents demonstrated.
- The artists selected will be given opportunities to showcase their talents in national events organized by this Ministry and other bodies.
- They will be offered mentorship to help them sustain their practice and even explore opportunities to develop same for economic gains through employment and/ or setting up of small businesses of their own.

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Las artes escénicas
Prioridades transversales