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Scuba Divers clean the depths of the Fontvieille Port

Fontvieille Port

A team of divers, commissioned by the Port Operations Society of Monaco (SEPM), venture to the depths of Monaco’s ports to collect and dispose of harmful waste. At eight in the morning, three divers get their equipment ready for the plunge. The base equipment for the divers is an oxygen tank, a regulator, fins to help them swim quickly and …

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Prince Albert II of Monaco Prize awarded at United Nations Gala in New York

Actress Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, received the ‘Global Citizen of the Year’ award.

The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) honoured winners of the 22nd Annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast and electronic media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. The UNCA Awards took place in New York in the end of December 2017 and were open to all journalists from anywhere in the world.  Prizes amounting to …

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Pelagos Sanctuary: Three New Projects Receive Funding

Pelagos Sanctuary

France, Italy and the Principality of Monaco will be funding three scientific projects aimed at improving our understanding of marine mammals and putting adequate and effective measures to protect them in place. The projects were selected following a call for proposals launched over 2017 and were chosen during the 7th Meeting of the Parties to the Pelagos Agreement, held in …

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Christmas at the Prince’s Palace and other princely news

Christmas at the Prince's Palace

Monaco participates in One Planet Summit At the invitation of President Emmanuel Macron, H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince, accompanied by a delegation, took part in the One Planet Summit in Paris on 12 December 2017. The Summit’s objective was to consider innovative ways to support and accelerate the fight against climate change. The event featured more than 50 speakers, including NGOs, …

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Monegasque Children participate in ‘Le Temps Presse’ Film Festival

International film festival ‘Le Temps Presse’

International film festival ‘Le Temps Presse’ asked 309 Monegasque students to judge 5 short films. The 8 to 14 year olds picked their favourites by filling out short questionnaires at the end of each film. The young jury was created by the festival to give children a voice. Big themes about sustainable development, disabilities, accepting differences and how to deal …

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