Launch of the United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund

 April 16, 2018

On Thursday 12 April 2018, the General Assembly launched the United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund, the aim of which is to speed up progress in improving road safety at a worldwide level by filling gaps in the mobilisation of resources for effective action at all levels. Speaking at this launch, Jean Todt, United Nations […]

Eric Ruf at Maison des Océans

 April 13, 2018

Eric Ruf, General Director of the Comédie-Française, gave a talk at the Maison des Océans in Paris last night as part of the Prince Pierre Foundation’s series of conferences held outside Monaco. The theme of his talk was “The theatrical professions”. The next conferences in this Prince Pierre Foundation series will take place on 13 […]

The A8 Motorway and the Centre of Monaco – New “Temps de parcours” (“Journey Time”) Information System

 April 13, 2018

Every day, almost 20,000 vehicles use the A500 motorway – the junction between Monaco and the A8 motorway – mostly for journeys between home and work. To enable motorists to be better informed about traffic conditions, the Prince’s Government, through the Department of Urban Amenities (DAU), VINCI Autoroutes (Vinci Motorways) and the Metropolis of Nice Côte […]

A partnership agreement signed between the Prince Albert II Foundation and the Energy Observer Foundation

 April 13, 2018

A partnership agreement was signed on 13th April 2018 during Monaco Ocean Week between the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the Energy Observer Foundation. The agreement, which was signed by HE Mr Bernard Fautrier, Vice-President of the Prince Albert II Foundation and Mr Victorien Erussard, President of the Energy Observer Foundation, will enable […]

Princess Caroline and Beatrice Borromeo visited Ventimiglia migrant camp

 April 13, 2018

On April 12, 2018, AMADE president Princess Caroline and Beatrice Borromeo visited Campo Roya Mother-Child Centre in Ventimiglia. Campo Roya Mother-Child Centre consists of a space where children and mothers have access to recreational activities in the Ventimiglia migrant camp.This project is the result of a partnership between AMADE Mondiale, Monegasque and Italian Red Cross. […]

Monaco Ocean Week 2018: The highlights

 April 12, 2018

The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and its partners will be organising the second edition of Monaco Ocean Week, from 8 to 14 April 2018. Aimed at finding solutions to protect the marine environment, notably in the face of the challenges posed by climate change, the event will be launched in Edinburgh, with the […]

Prince Albert of Monaco warns of ‘irreversible tragedies’ facing world’s oceans with up to 500 ‘dead zones’

 April 11, 2018

Urgent action is needed to avoid “irreversible tragedies” in the world’s oceans caused by plastic pollution and climate change, Prince Albert II of Monaco has said at a major conference that heard there are already up to 500 “dead zones”. The Prince told the gathering of academics, senior officials and ministers in Edinburgh that the threats […]

Ministry of Health and Social Affairs launches campaign to promote childhood vaccination in Principality

 April 10, 2018

To mark European Immunisation Week, promoted by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs is launching a public health campaign to raise awareness of vaccination in the Principality. Since 1 January 2018, vaccination against 11 infectious diseases has been mandatory in France. The principle behind vaccination is based on both […]

How Monaco’s Prince Albert is helping Scotland’s marine life

 April 09, 2018

Who would have thought that inspiration for protecting Scotland’s seas would come from a place with one of the shortest coastlines in the world? The Principality of Monaco, on the Mediterranean, is leading the charge and has brought its campaign to the capital. Ruling monarch, Prince Albert II, heads the Monaco Blue Initiative and has […]

Anti-Pollution Exercise in the Area of Construction Work for the Offshore Extension

 April 07, 2018

As part of the evaluation of the emergency response procedures established by the Bouygues Travaux Publics (Bouygues Public Works) company, an anti-pollution exercise took place on Friday morning, in the area of construction work for the offshore extension.  The scenario for the exercise was an accidental spill of hydraulic oil at sea, near the Grimaldi […]

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