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The current focus:
(i) World Heritage Convention (WHC)
Mauritius has ratified the World Heritage Convention in 1995. The following properties have been inscribed in the World Heritage list:
2006 - Aapravasi Ghat
2008 - Le Morne Cultural Landscape
(ii) Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)
Mauritius is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity under the following elements:
November –December 2018
The 13th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage took place at the SVICC, Mauritius from Monday 26 to Saturday 01 December 2018. The meeting was chaired by the Honourable Mr P. Roopun, Minister of Arts and Culture.
24 State Members of the Committee namely: Austria, Cyprus, Netherlands, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Polan, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, Jamaica, China, Japan, Kazakhstan, Philippes, Srilanka, Cameroon, Djibouti, Mauritius, Senegal, Togo, Zambia, Kuwait, Lebanon and Palestine, discussed on a number of issues that are important for the safeguarding of living heritage around the world.
13th session ICH - https://en.unesco.org/events/13th-session-intergovernmental-committee-safeguarding-intangible-cultural-heritage
Status Law of Artist - http://culture.govmu.org/English/Pages/Status-of-the-Artist.aspx