New emergency humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees

 April 20, 2015

Following the appeal launched by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on behalf of Syrian refugees, the Prince’s Government is allocating 75,000 euros to the World Food Programme. After four years of conflict, nearly 11.5 million Syrians are being displaced within the country or have sought refuge in neighbouring states. […]

Princess Grace Hospital: revolutionary cardiac mapping system

 April 20, 2015

Thanks to some generous donors, the Princess Grace Hospital (CHPG) recently acquired Rhythmia: an ultra-high definition cardiac mapping system, which enables quick and accurate analysis of cardiac rhythm disorders. Previously, studies of the heart’s left atrium involved acquiring around 200 data points in 30 minutes. With Rhythmia, 12,000 data points can now be captured in […]

Taking the cinema to the desert

 April 17, 2015

An expedition to take the magic of the cinema to some of the poorest and most remote parts of the world is underway. A collaboration between Italian NGO Bambini nel Deserto ONLUS and French non-profit organization Lezards Migrateurs teamed together for the project Parallele 49. Romania was the first destination on the 30,000 km journey. […]

South African lunch at Collège Charles III

 April 15, 2015

This morning, as part of their visit to the Principality, pupils from deprived areas in South Africa had the chance to meet some pupils from Year 7 international option classes at Collège Charles III and Collège François d’Assise-Nicolas Barré. In advance of the visit, the Monegasque pupils had worked with their teachers to prepare a […]

Participation of H.S.H.Prince Albert II to the 7th World Water Forum

 April 14, 2015

H.S.H Prince Albert II is participating in the 7th World Water Forum in Daegu (South Korea), which gathers political decision makers, NGOs, scientists and industrialists to discuss providing the broadest possible access to this resource in the face of issues of pollution, demographic growth and geopolitical tensions. In today’s world, nearly 2 billion people are […]

Monaco launches state-of-the-art cancer screening service

 April 14, 2015

A new ultrasound breast imaging/screening service has been inaugurated at the Princess Grace Hospital in Monaco. The new technology optimises early detection of breast cancer as well as reducing the amount of radiation necessary for diagnosis. To maintain and advance the excellence of the Monegasque healthcare system, the Monaco Government has created an ultrasound breast […]

CHPG: official opening of the Radiology & Senology Department

 April 13, 2015

Today saw the official opening of the new Radiology & Senology Department at Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace, led by Dr Mathieu Liberatore. In the interest of maintaining and improving Monaco’s exceptional healthcare system, the Prince’s Government has decided to open a new Radiology & Senology Department, complete with the very latest technical infrastructure. The new […]

MONACO ePRIX – May 9th, 2015

 April 11, 2015

On Saturday May 9th , the Automobile Club of Monaco will stage the first edition of the Monaco ePrix as part of its efforts to encourage the development of renewable energies. The Monaco ePrix will be the 7th round of an exciting new FIA international Motorsport series, featuring electric-powered single-seater racing cars. It has 3 […]

Impact of ocean acidification: towards an economic assessment

 April 03, 2015

In 2008, the Second International Symposium on The Ocean in a High CO2 World was held in Monaco, following which the Monaco Declaration was issued at the initiative of the H.S.H. Prince Albert II. There is cause for concern, the oceans are acidifying rapidly resulting in the following main effects: Profound changes in marine ecosystems […]

Earth Hour: an hour for the planet

 March 26, 2015

To demonstrate His commitment to the planet, H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince has decided to support Earth Hour again this year. On 28 March, the Prince’s Palace and all public buildings will be plunged into darkness between 8.30 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. This World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) initiative has seen growing success since 2008, […]

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