Message from JCI Mauritius National President 2010 – 1st Quarter

Dear JCI Mauritius Members, Senators and Aspiring Members,

Greetings from your National President.

I hope that his message finds you in good health.

After the planning and preparatory period during the months of January and February, the month of March 2010 has been a productive one with the visit of a JCI Officer, the implementation of a NOM Project and the launching of a JCI Flagship Program.

2010 JCI World President Visit 15th – 17th March 2010

JCI President Roland Kwemain visited Mauritius from the 15th-17th March 2010 to explain the Impact of One and encourage all JCI Mauritius members to take the challenge and respond to this call for action. During his stay he paid a courtesy visit to the Hon. Minister Sylvio Tang, had lunch with 1994 World President Senator Arnaud Godere and other Senators, and participated in a Board Meeting with the NOM Officers and Chapter Presidents. President Kwemain then met the press prior to delivering his speech in front of some 30 JCI Mauritius Members. More information on the PDF document: Highlights of the Visit of 2010 JCI World President Roland Kwemain 15-17 March 2010.

Special thanks to all NOM and LOM Officers, Senators and Members who were present at the activities organised during the World President’s visit and who contributed in one way or another to its success.

JCI Mauritius National Debate Competition

IMG_4016.JPGThe 2010 edition of the National Debate Competition was hosted by JCI Quatre-Bornes with Diane Bécherel as Project Director and was under the supervision of National Vice President Nadaraj Mathuvirin. The training on the debating skills was carried out by National Vice President Nadaraj on Saturday 20th March 2010 while the competition took place on Saturday 27th March 2010 at La Salle du Conseil of the Municipality of Port Louis.

Six teams – 1 from JCI Beau-Bassin/Rose-Hill, JCI City Plus, JCI Port Louis and JCI Quatre-Bornes respectively and 2 from JCI Curepipe – participated in the competition. The jury panel was made up of Senator A. Kaidoo (chairman), Mrs. D. Nundlall, Mr. B. Vyapooree and Senator A. Anodin. Congratulations to the winning team from JCI Curepipe consisting of Sabrina Hanoomanjee (Captain), Sandhya Gopaul, Kiran Bhujun and Arvind Neergheen.

Many thanks to Project Director Diane Bécherel, LOM President Nirmala Rewa and National Vice President Nadaraj Mathuvirin for successfully completing this project.

Launching of The Outstanding Young Person of the Republic of Mauritius 2010

We ended the month of March with the launching of our flagship program TOYP 2010 during a press conference on Wednesday 31st March 2010 at La Flore in the presence of the 2010 TOYP Sponsor Innodis Ltd. This year’s edition is under the responsibility of National Vice President Pravish Ramma with JCI Quatre-Bornes Member Ryad Subrattyas Project Director. More details on this JCI Program are available on the JCI Mauritius Website . We would like to extend the invitation to potential Outstanding Young Persons from within JCI Mauritius Members to participate and encourage you to market this program amongst your contacts and networks.

Lastly, I would like to encourage all JCI Mauritius Members to be more Active Young Citizens by implementing relevant Community Development Projects in your immediate community.

Let’s all Work Together for a Brighter Future


Eric Martial
2010 National President

JCI MauritiusJunior Chamber International Mauritius
Worldwide Federation of Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs

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