Sweden and Monaco join forces for ocean protection and sustainable shipping
In the presence of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, the representatives of Sweden in France and Monaco together with their Monegasque counterparts are organising a high level event on 12th and 13th October 2017 devoted to ocean protection and sustainable shipping.
« What place does wildlife have in today’s society? » was the title of the Forum organised by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, on 12 and 13 October 2017
The Foundation promotes responsible practices and concrete solutions for the sustainable development of our society. Through engaging primarily with populations and government authorities, it supports innovative initiatives in favour of the preservation of biodiversity and the recognition of the impact of human activities on the natural environment.
As part of this process of promotion and support of outstanding initiatives, the Foundation organised a conference, on 12 and 13 October, devoted to the study of the "great world of wildlife" in territorial management.
H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco present at Forum 2000 in Prague
H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco went to Prague on 8 October 2017, to take part in the 21st edition of Forum 2000. Forum 2000 was co-founded in 1996 by the Czech President Valcav Havel, the Japanese philanthropist Yohei Sasakawa, and the writer and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Elie Wiesel.
The main purpose of Forum 2000 conferences is to provide an international discussion platform on different issues and in particular that of democracy, in order to improve international dialogue.
The Foundation attends the Our Ocean conference in Malta
Organised by the European Union, Our Ocean 2017 was held in Malta on 5th and 6th October 2017. This event, initiated by John Kerry, is aimed at inspiring and enhancing a new generation of leaders, entrepreneurs and scientists, as well as civil society, in order to identify solutions and take action to promote a sustainably managed ocean. “The fact that “Our Ocean” is taking place in Malta is a source of great satisfaction for me. It is meaningful recognition for the efforts of the European Union as a whole to help instigate international cooperation in regard to the ocean issue”, we were told by Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner, in charge of environment, maritime affairs and fisheries.
Launch of the coral reef life declaration by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco
St Julian, Malta 5 October, 2017. On the opening day of the Our Ocean conference today, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco was joined by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, and by the Heads of State and Government, Ministers and High Level representatives of 12 countries signatory to the CORAL REEF LIFE DECLARATION, a joint statement facilitated by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.
Both the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation’s 2017 Award Ceremony and the Board of Directors meeting have been held in Montreal
The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation teams met this year in Montreal where a fund-raising event was organised on 29 September 2017 by the Canadian branch, in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Board of Directors and the Presidents of foreign branches.