Archive for the 'Political News' Category

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…)

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.

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…)

The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Initiates “Monegasque reforestation days”

Monday, April 21st, 2008

It began in January 2007…Pine, maple and olive trees were planted by H.S.H. Prince Albert II together with children from schools in Monaco and the French towns of la Turbie and Cap d’Ail, on the “Tête de Chien” massif overlooking the Principality. (more…)

Over 91% of users satisfied with the public parking facilities in the Principality

Monday, April 21st, 2008

In order to gain a better understanding of the perception, needs and expectations of its clientele, the Department of Public Parking Facilities conducted, a few weeks ago, what has now become its traditional satisfaction survey. A 26-point questionnaire was sent out to a cross-section of 1 000 subscribers, 364 of whom answered. “A quite decent return rate comparable to the results obtained during our 2005 campaign”, says Mr Claude Boffa, head of this Department. (more…)