About Us

The Senior Citizens Council was established in 1985 under the Senior Citizens Council Act No.66 of 1985.  It is now governed by the Senior Citizens Council (SCC) Act 1995 (Act 5 of 1995) as subsequently amended by the SCC (Amendment Act) 2011.


STATUS: It is a corporate body working under the aegis of the Ministry of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity.

 
AFFILIATION WITH INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

The Council is affiliated with:
->> The Help Age International (HAI)
->> The International Federation of Ageing (IFA)
->> The “Fédération Internationale des Associations de Personnes Agées” (FIAPA)
which pursue similar objectives as the Council. The Council benefits from regular exchange of communication and sharing of experience on elderly issues from these three International Organisations which have working relationship with the United Nations and have affiliated members in various countries around the world.

 
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

The Senior Citizens Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding with 2 International Organisations from India. The aim of the Memorandum of Understanding is to promote friendship and sharing of experience on elderly issues between Senior Citizens of Mauritius and Senior Citizens of the following Institutions:

   – Respect Age International of Agra (India)
   – Senior Citizens Council of Delhi (India)

 
MAIN COLLABORATORS

§  The Ministry of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity
§  The Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research
§  The Registrar of Associations of the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations & Employment
§  Ministry of Arts and Culture
§  National Computer Board
§  Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations & Employment
§  Human Rights Commission