Transition Forum in Monaco: The solution to climate change

 August 08, 2019

It is a world sensation. While record heatwaves were giving the Cote d’Azur a taste of global warming, a US Nobel laureate made an almost unbelievable announcement: It is possible to prevent the Climate Apocalypse – and the oil industry will pay for it. Graciela Chichilnisky, the genius mathematics professor who designed and created the […]

Theft of an expensive women bag followed by remorse still brings trouble

 August 07, 2019

A young lady in Monaco strolled toward the Port, sat on a bench on the way, put down her back-pack, and then continued her walk forgetting she had left the back-pack on the bench. Meanwhile an Italian tourist came by and opportunistically swiped “the prize” from the bench. Inside were keys, credit cards, ID, about […]

Ferrari is threatening to sue fashion designer Philipp Plein

 August 06, 2019

Ferrari doesn’t like what Monaco resident, German fashion designer Philipp Plein is doing with its Italian luxury cars. In a series of Instagram posts last week, Plein claims that Ferrari is threatening to sue him because he posted images of his sneakers on the hood of his own personal supercar. Ferrari says Plein’s behavior “tarnishes […]

Bill on the Decriminalisation of Abortion for Pregnant Women

 August 05, 2019

On 12 June 2019, the National Council adopted Bill No. 234 on the decriminalisation of the voluntary termination of pregnancy. The purpose of this Bill was to amend Article 248 of the Criminal Code in order to remove criminal penalties for women who decide to have an abortion. In addition, the Bill provided for a […]

Monaco Against Deforestation – Positive Results

 August 05, 2019

The 2018 review of the Charter on the use and “virtuous” management of wood has been finalised.  It is very positive, with a response rate of 98%. As a reminder, this Charter was adopted as part of the Monaco Against Deforestation campaign, which was the result of a partnership between the Prince’s Government, the Prince Albert […]

Lose with Dignity when you Support your football team But Don’t Lose Your Head

 August 04, 2019

Going to soccer matches in the evening should be an enjoyable social outing. Except some supporters get way too carried away by their emotions. Hooliganism has been a feature at major “Derby” matches, typically in the UK where two local teams in Liverpool or Manchester face each other. The “disease” arrived at Stade Louis II […]

The Fleet of Electric Taxis is a Great Success!

 August 04, 2019

The fleet of 20 electric taxis was put into service in early July on the initiative of the Prince’s Government, led by the Ministry of Finance and Economy. It has met users’ expectations perfectly and is enjoying real success in the Principality – during the first month of trials, this fleet undertook more than 8,000 […]

2 months left to enjoy the beach of Larvotto before it closes for 2 years

 August 04, 2019

Last few weeks to enjoy the beach of Larvotto Cove. In early October, everyone will draw the curtain for nearly two years of work. A new neighbourhood is emerging. It’s a season unlike any other for merchants on the Larvotto boardwalk. In two months, they will all be down for almost two years. Twenty-one months […]

Round Table on Combating Social Fraud in Europe

 August 03, 2019

A Monegasque delegation, comprised of H.E. Mr. Christophe Steiner, Ambassador to the French Republic, Ms. Valérie Bruell-Melchior, Minister-Counsellor at the Embassy of Monaco in France and Ms. Ludmilla Raconnat-Le-Goff, Secretary General of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, took part in a round table on combating social fraud in Europe, held on Tuesday 30 […]

On the Occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the International Children’s Rights Day – Michaël Grégorio is in the Principality

 August 02, 2019

On the occasion of the International Children’s Rights Day, which will be celebrated on Wednesday 20 November 2019, the Department of Education, Youth and Sport will be host to Michaël Grégorio for a very special charity concert in the Principality. Michaël Gregorio’s talent for imitating pop singers is unequalled, but also – and this is […]

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