US citizens will need to register to visit Monaco starting in 2021

 March 11, 2019

“US citizens visiting parts of Europe will need authorization from the European Union come 2021.” – reports CNN The EU announced last year it was creating a European Travel Information and Authorization System, or ETIAS, that will require “pre-travel screening for security and migration risks of travellers benefiting from visa-free access to the Schengen area.” […]

Is Monaco headed towards joining the European Union?

 February 28, 2019

During his two-day trip to Brussels on February 19th and 20th, Prince Albert II met with President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. Their exchange left Monaco with strong perspectives on the integration of the Principality into the European Union. The announcement did not go unnoticed. During his 48-hour trip to Belgium last week, Prince […]

Visit to Monaco by a Delegation from the European Union

 February 14, 2019

A delegation from the European Union (EU) travelled to Monaco on Tuesday 12 February to take part in a series of technical meetings in connection with the negotiation of an Association Agreement between Monaco and the EU. These meetings were chaired by Gilles Tonelli, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, in the presence of Didier […]

Monaco’s Permanent Representation to the European Union – Director of the Prince’s Palace Archives and Library gives presentation to European Parliament

 February 08, 2019

On Wednesday 6 February 2019, at the joint invitation of MEP Juan Ferrando Lopez-Aguilar and H.E. Ms Sophie Thevenoux, Ambassador and Head of Monaco’s Permanent Representation to the European Union, representatives from European institutions and the diplomatic corps in Brussels attended a presentation delivered by Mr Thomas Fouilleron, Director of the Prince’s Palace Archives and […]

Britons will have to pay 7 euros for visa-free travel to Monaco after Brexit

 December 14, 2018

British travellers will have to pay 7 euros (£6) for a three year pre-travel authorisation to visit the European Union after Brexit, provided London seals a divorce agreement with the bloc. The EU is readying a new electronic visa waiver system by 2021 to beef up security. The bloc’s executive proposed to exempt Britain from […]

Tripartite meeting on negotiations with European Union Monaco, Andorra and San Marino

 July 13, 2018

On Friday 13 July 2018, H.E. Mr Serge Telle, the Minister of State, welcomed Mr Antoni Martí Petit, the Prime Minister of Andorra, and Mr Nicola Renzi, the Minister of Foreign and Political Affairs and Justice of San Marino, accompanied by delegations, for discussions on progress made in negotiations with the European Union (EU) since […]

Monaco Attends the 28th Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

 June 14, 2018

The annual meeting of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) was held in New York from 11 to 12 June 2018. UNCLOS, which to date is comprised of 168 Parties, including the European Union, establishes the legal framework within which all activities relating to the seas and […]

Information Meeting on the Implementation of the New EU Regulation on Personal Data Protection

 May 07, 2018

On the initiative of the Prince’s Government, an information day on the implementation of the EU’s new regulation on the protection of personal data was held today. Meetings were held for representatives of the main Monegasque economic players in the private sector, followed by meetings for representatives of the public sector, the parapublic and institutional […]

Facebook to put 1.5 billion users out of reach of new EU privacy law, users from Monaco are NOT among them

 April 19, 2018

In its recent report Reuters highlights the effect of the new EU privacy law on almost 1.9 billion Facebook Inc users around the world. European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law will take effect on May 25, 2018. The new European law restricting what companies can do with people’s online data. Facebook members outside the United States […]

Monaco resident Flavio Briatore gets 18-month sentence for tax fraud

 February 11, 2018

Monaco resident, Italian tycoon and former boss of the Benetton and Renault F1 racing teams Flavio Briatore was Saturday sentenced on appeal to 18 months in jail for tax evasion in connection with his luxury yacht. Briatore, whose multi-million-dollar superyacht Force Blue was seized in 2010, had his sentence reduced from 23 months, despite prosecutors […]

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