Archive for April, 2008

Emergency Humanitarian aid for Kenya and Madagascar

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

The Principality of Monaco has just released emergency aid for Kenya which is going through a serious political crisis and Sainte Marie Island, severely affected by Cyclone Ivan last February. (more…)

Private discussion between H.S.H. Prince Albert II and Mr Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic during his official visit

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

During a tête à tête meeting held between H.S.H. Prince Albert II and the President of the French Republic Nicolas Sarkozy today, several issues were discussed. (more…)

Nadal defeats Federer to win Monte Carlo

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Rafael Nadal won his first title of the season, defeating top-ranked Roger Federer yet again on clay to claim his fourth consecutive Monte Carlo Masters. (more…)

Del Ponte will participate in organ probe

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Carla Del Ponte has agreed to speak to judges investigating the sale of the organs of abducted Kosovo Serbs, says the Serbian War Crimes Prosecutor. (more…)

Mosley to attend Monaco Grand Prix

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Max Mosley will attend the Monaco Grand Prix next month, days before he faces a vote of confidence on his future. (more…)

THE United Nations has honoured Monaco’s Prince Albert II and New Zealand’s Prime Minister Helen Clark for driving policies to tackle climate change.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

The pair were among the seven winners in the annual UN Champions of the Earth awards. Prince Albert, who won the award for Europe for setting up an environmental foundation, said countries had to push their economies towards energy efficiency. (more…)

President Nathan hosts Prince Albert of Monaco to dinner

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

 Prince Albert II of Monaco is in Singapore on a private visit and on Thursday evening he was hosted to a dinner at the Istana by President S R Nathan

While in Singapore, the prince will be receiving the “Champions of the Earth” prize, which is an award given by the United Nations Environment Programme.

The award recognises individuals from various parts of the world who have shown extraordinary leadership on environmental issues.

The prince, who will travel to other countries in the region before returning to Singapore for the ceremony on 22 April, is one of seven environmental achievers this year.

Prince Albert Of Monaco To Visit Mulu On Sunday

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

Prince Albert II of Monaco took a two-day visit to the Gunung Mulu National Park from April 20, as part of his official visit to Sarawak, beginning Saturday.

An advisory released by the Information Department Thursday stated that the prince, who will be accompanied by Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, would visit the Deer Cave and Clearwater Cave at the park.

The park covering 52,864 hectares in Baram district was declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) as a world heritage in 2000.

Prior to visiting the park, the prince has attend a state dinner  hosted by Sarawak head of state, Tun Abang Mohamad Salahuddin.

Survey Finds London Homes Priciest

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

London is the world’s most expensive place in which to buy a home, followed by Monaco and St. Jean Cap Ferrat in southern France, an annual global survey by real estate consultant Knight Frank showed. (more…)

Trip by H.S.H. Prince Albert II in East Timor : An ambitious policy for international cooperation

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

On Saturday 19 April, the Ruling Prince inaugurated a maternity clinic in Same, recalling with emotion that this facility “bears the name of the person who launched this initiative, my Father, Prince Rainier.” (more…)