Working toward a straw-free Principality…

 July 21, 2018

All straws – with the exception of biodegradable ones – will soon be withdrawn from the Principality’s bars Monegasques and tourists visiting the Rocher will soon have to do without plastic straws in their cocktails. The country has recently announced a ban on these sources of pollution in bars. The new rules are also set to […]

Princess Charlene visited the Rhino Orphanage in Limpopo

 July 20, 2018

Princess Charlene of Monaco visited The Rhino Orphanage in the Limpopo, South Africa. The Rhino Orphanage is a registered non-profit company based in the Limpopo Province and was founded by Arrie van Deventer in 2012. The orphanage is the first specialist, dedicated, non-commercial centre that cares for orphaned and injured baby rhinos with the only […]

Song of the Whale makes port of call in Monaco

 July 19, 2018

Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development Ms Marie-Pierre Gramaglia visited the Song of the Whale, one of the key vessels in the ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative, on Thursday 19 July 2018, accompanied by numerous other notable figures. The event was organised by the ACCOBAMS Permanent Secretariat, the Prince Albert II Foundation and the […]

ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative (ASI) calls into Principality

 July 19, 2018

Conducted over a period of three and a half years, the aim of the ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative (ASI) is to put in place an integrated and coordinated monitoring system for cetaceans. It plans to do this by establishing a baseline framework to assess these marine mammals abundance and distribution across the ACCOBAMS area. Five research […]

Princess Charlene attended the 16th Nelson Mandela Lecture

 July 18, 2018

Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the 16th “Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture” which was held in Johannesburg. The 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, in partnership with the Motsepe Foundation, was delivered by former US President Barack Obama in Johannesburg. The lecture took place on 17 July 2018, a day before Nelson Mandela International Day 2018, and […]

Reviewing 10 years of cooperation in Mongolia

 July 17, 2018

A Monegasque delegation led by Isabelle Rosabrunetto, Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, visited Mongolia from 5 to 14 July 2018 at the invitation of the Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar to review cooperation efforts in the country since 2008. This working visit, which came ten days after the official visit […]

“Je navigue je trie” campaign 2018

 July 16, 2018

The RAMOGE Agreement has once again launched its annual summer campaign “Je navigue je trie” (“I sail, I recycle”) at the Port of Fontvieille and Port Hercule. The aim of the campaign, which is being run in conjunction with the Department of Urban Amenities, the Société d’Exploitation des Ports de Monaco (SEPM), and Gestes Propres, […]

Electric Mobility Is Everywhere — The Monaco Solar Boat Challenge Seeks To Boost The Solar Maritime Industry

 July 15, 2018

Most electric mobility news is centered around electric vehicles (EVs) with wheels, and now also electric aircraft, but the electric maritime world isn’t left alone either. Case in point: Monaco is putting on the Solar Boat Energy Challenge. Monaco is home to many amazing things, if transportation is your cup of tea. From the Alpine […]

Reception to honour Baccalaureate students who achieved highest honours

 July 11, 2018

Minister of the Interior Patrice Cellario, accompanied by Isabelle Bonnal, Director of Education, Youth and Sport, and the head teachers of the Principality’s lycées, yesterday hosted the 69 students who achieved highest honours in the Baccalaureate exams this year for a reception on the roof terrace at Monaco’s Vocational and Catering School. The Minister was […]

Princess Stephanie and her family attended 2018 charity gala of FAM

 July 09, 2018

On July 7, 2018, Princess Stephanie of Monaco and her family, Pauline Ducruet, Camille Gottlieb, Louis Ducruet and Marie Chevallier attended the 2018 gala dinner held at Monte Carlo Sporting Club for the benefit of Fight AIDS Monaco (FAM). The theme of the gala was “fiesta” and its dress code was “Gypsy”. Since 2004, Princess […]

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