Archive for March, 2008

Proposals to create a new offshore district in Monaco

Monday, March 31st, 2008

The five groups selected at the end of the first phase of consultation in December 2006, just deposited their proposals to build a new offshore district in Monaco. H.S.H. Prince Albert declared “This is a project for the future of the Principality by finding solutions to the lack of land in Monaco but by preserving the environment, that is to say the (more…)

A Commemorative Stamp of the 75th Anniversary of the Exotic Garden creation

Monday, March 31st, 2008

The Office of Stamps of the Principality will issue on the 2nd of May, a commemorative stamp at 0.50 euros entitled “75th Anniversary of the Exotic Garden creation” in Monaco. Its origin started in 1910 with the Prince Albert 1st, who obtained the “Observatory Land” in order to create a garden only dedicated to “succulent plants”. (more…)

The electric “Bus Boat”

Friday, March 28th, 2008

The electric “Bus Boat” is back to sea on March 30 and this will be for 8 months. This port shuttle which was put into service for the first time last year, in 2007, permits to link the Quai Kennedy to Fort Antoine. This innovation is supported by the Department of Facilities, the Monaco Bus Company, the Environment and Urbanism Department, (more…)

A famous geochemist in Monaco

Friday, March 28th, 2008

The professor Jonathan Erez, from the Institute of Earth Sciences located in Jerusalem, arrived in Monaco on March 26th to visit the Scientifique Center of Monaco for one month. Attracted by the reputation of the Monegasque Center and the excellent experimental opportunities offered, the reputated Professor Erez  (more…)

The 7th International Forum of Cinema and Literature

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

The 7th Cinema and Literature Forum attracted this year around 1500 visitors and numerous professionals. This event offered visitors the possibility to discover film makers, to be involved in professionals appointments, to assist to round tables, and literary readings. This year it was also the occasion to launch the first (more…)

Masters Series Monte-Carlo by Rolex

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

The Masters Series Monte-Carlo presented by Rolex will start on April 19th and will end on April the 27th. It will take place at the prestigious Monte-Carlo Country Club which celebrates this year its 80th  anniversary. The SMETT - the Monegasque company for the Administration of the Tennis Tournament - will organise (more…)

The Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Mexico in Monaco

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

H.S. Carlos Alberto de Icaza Gonzales, handed over on March 21st at the Prince’s Palace his letters of credence. Firstly, he was welcomed at the Royal Courtyard of the Palace by the by the Carabinieri Guard directed by the Colonel Bersihand, Senior Commander of the Police Force, (more…)

The Marathon of Monaco

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Since its creation in 1997, the Marathon of Monaco gathers hundreds of runners in the Principality. There are 48 nationalities represented, this is a global success. The past years, it was organised in November but the Monegasque Athletic Federation chose to fix from now on its date, on March. (more…)

A Monegasque delegation received at the Court of Cassation in Paris

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

A few weeks ago, Mr. Philippe Narmino, Director of the Department of Legal Services of the Principality was received in Paris further to the invitation of the First President of the Court of Cassation, Mr. Vincent Lamanda. The visit was based on the presentation of the Court of Cassation’s working methods (more…)

IDDRI seminary at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

The Principality of Monaco welcomes on March 20th and 21st, a seminary which goal’s is to answer to the following question :”How to ensure a long-lasting marine biodiversity gestion?” The said seminary is organised by the Institute of Long-Lasting Developemnt and International Relationships and was invited to be held in Monaco by the Monaco Government in partership with the (more…)