• Herculis EBS 2020 meeting online ticketing is open

    11 th stage of the Diamond League, the meeting Herculis EBS 2020 will be held Friday, July 10, 2020. The fans can already get their precious sesame and so regain the World Athletics elite at the Stade Louis II. In 2019, the faithful Monegasque spectators at the Herculis EBS meeting marveled at Sifan Hassan's outstanding performances at the Brave Like Gabe Mile, punctuated by a world record, Piotr Lisek at the pole or Sydney McLaughlin at the 400m hurdles. The program of the event 2020 is already rich of 10 events counting for the Diamond Race to which will be added additional tests and many animations as each year: Women : 100m 400m 3000m s 400m hurdles Pole vault Discus throw Man: 800m 1500m 110m hurdles High jump Long jump Offers for Business Committees are available on request. The hospitality spaces of the stadium Louis II are also reserved, individually and in the form of lodges, ideal for companies wishing to invite its customers and partners. The Legends Boxes will be available for the first time for the Herculis EBS meeting and complete the VIP offer. Information and reservations on www.herculis.com

  • COP25 - Monaco participates in the high-level segment of the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention

    On 11 December, as part of the high-level segment of COP 25, currently being held in Madrid, HE Mr. Jean-Luc Van Klaveren, Monaco's Ambassador to Spain, delivered the national intervention of the Principality. The Ambassador detailed the action plan of the Prince's Government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while recalling the solidarity of the Principality towards developing countries. Discussions are under way to finalize the Paris Agreement Rules Manual, before the crucial 2020 deadline, which is to see its effective implementation. While the latest report of the United Nations Environment Program on global climate activity shows that the current trajectory will not limit global warming to 1.5 ° C, this Conference was placed by the Chilean Presidency under the sign of the rise of collective ambition. Science, which must remain the foundation of political decisions, as well as the oceans, were also at the heart of the debate. The IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and the Cryosphere in the Context of Climate Change, adopted last September in Monaco, has been the subject of much discussion. Throughout the COP 25, Monaco has participated actively in the intergovernmental negotiations, as a State Party but also through the Environmental Integrity Group, a negotiating group whose Principality is a member alongside Switzerland, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Georgia and Liechtenstein.

  • Monaco acquires two connected sports stations and a Parkour playground

    The new connected sports resort MonaMove and the Parkour playground, located on the New Dike, at the Esplanade Stefano Casiraghi, were inaugurated today in the presence of Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Government Advisor-Minister for Equipment , Environment and Urbanism, Frédéric Genta, Interministerial Delegate in charge of Digital Transition and former French rugby international, Sébastien Chabal. " These two new accessible and free spaces illustrate the development of sport for all in the city and contribute to improving the quality of life. A playful, free and connected practice ", underlines Marie-Pierre Gramaglia. " MonaMove, a sports station connected outdoors and free, aims to facilitate and support the practice of sport for all through digital. Driven by Extended Monaco and at the heart of the Smart City program, it is at the service of the well-being of Monegasques and residents, "said Frederic Genta about the platform designed by the company of Sebastien Chabal: Vivaciti. Connected to the MonaMove mobile application, this station allows you to measure your physical activity in real time thanks to the sensors on each device, and personalize your training thanks to exercises and thematic programs established by Sébastien Chabal (muscle building, posture, stretching ... ). On the subject of this partnership, Sébastien Chabal states that " with this unique combination of urban sports facilities and a connected digital universe, MonaMove is the first phygital sports offer " Like its twin, located on the dike of Fontvieille (commissioned in late December), this station consists of 18 apparatus, integrates a complete weather station (temperature, humidity and air quality). It is 100% self-sufficient energy and powered by a solar panel. On the Stefano Casiraghi esplanade, next to the solarium, the connected MonaMove station is adjacent to the Parkour space. This new playground for teenagers (from 5 years) allows to practice Parkour, a spectacular discipline born in the 2000s, inspired by "Yamakasi" Luc Besson, about 300 m2. Young people have the opportunity to climb and perform acrobatic jumps in optimal conditions on its various apparatus (Gibbon cage, bar for precision jumps, bar with passings, ball of jump of precision, cube for jump of Tic-Tac ...). Thanks to a flashcode, they can access videos of practice of the game. " The Parkour playground, which allows you to practice a free urban discipline, without risk, is part of an initiative to develop equipment for young people, " observes Marie-Pierre Gramaglia.

  • European Waste Reduction Week "Monaco: Deep Water Exploration"

    Highlight of the European Week of Waste Reduction in Monaco, which ends Saturday, November 23, the Directorate of the Environment organized Thursday, November 22, at Stars'n'Bars, a conference on the theme "Monaco Deepwater exploration ". The conference followed the clean-up of the coralligenous rocks, located at the exit of the Port of Fontvieille whose rich biodiversity is the subject of scientific monitoring by the Directorate of the Environment. This joint environmental action, carried out on September 20, brought together divers from several Monegasque institutions *. A presentation, fed by underwater photos and videos of this day, was presented to the public, revealing the impact of many macro-waste, a large proportion of which comes from recreational fishing activity (fishing line, hooks). The results of the deep-water expedition to the RAMOGE area, for which the French, Monegasque and Italian governments are cooperating in terms of integrated coastal management and the fight against marine pollution, were also exposed. The harmful effects of pollution by plastic waste in the Mediterranean, more than 2,000 meters deep, have thus been highlighted. At the end of his presentation, Ludovic Aquilina, Head of Section at the Directorate of the Environment, recalled that in order to limit this deterioration of the marine environment, the Monegasque Government decided to limit waste at its source by banning the environment. use plastic straws in the 1 st January 2019, and plastic dishes (glasses, cutlery, plates) on 1 st January 2020 with the objective zero waste plastic disposable 2030. * Corps of the Carabiniers du Prince, Fire Brigade Corps, Directorate of Maritime Affairs, Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, Scientific Center of Monaco and the Monegasque Association for the Protection of Nature.

  • 7th Meeting of the States Parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, the Mediterranean Sea and the Adjacent Atlantic

    Monaco participated in the 7 th Meeting of Countries Parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and contiguous Atlantic area, which was held from 5 to 8 November in Istanbul, Turkey. At this meeting, the 24 ACCOBAMS Member States pledged themselves, on the initiative of France and Monaco, to help fight against the erosion of marine biodiversity. They thus adopted a work program for 2020-2022 accompanied by measures for the conservation of cetaceans (underwater noise monitoring methods, reduction of incidental catches of cetaceans in fishing gear, protocols for strandings including monitoring of ingested plastics ...). The decisions were based on the results of the recent international campaign, developed and coordinated by the Permanent Secretariat of ACCOBAMS, which allowed the identification of dolphins and whales as well as plastic waste from the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Permanent Secretariat of ACCOBAMS Tel: +377 9898 2078 www.accobams.org @ACCOBAMS

  • Monaco participates in the 40th session of the General Conference of UNESCO

    The Counselor of Government, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Laurent Anselmi, accompanied by HE Ms Yvette Lambin-Berti, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Monaco and other members of the delegation participated in the 40 th session of the Conference General Meeting of UNESCO taking place in Paris until 27 November. On Thursday, 14 November, during the general policy debate, Mr Anselmi delivered a speech to the Assembly, commending the crucial role played by UNESCO in promoting education for all, especially girls. He recalled the actions undertaken by Monaco in this area, including support for a project for schooling vulnerable children in Burundi, conducted in conjunction with UNESCO. On the cultural front, Monaco renewed its support for the "Reviving the Spirit of Mosul" initiative launched in February 2018 by the Director-General of UNESCO. This project aims to support the reconstruction of the city, decimated by the war, notably through the UNESCO Emergency Fund for Heritage, in which Monaco has participated since its inception. In addition, while recalling the Principality's commitment to science, the Government-Minister Advisor welcomed the dialogue on an open science put on the agenda of the discussions. He emphasized that the defense of the oceans remained a priority commitment for the Prince's Government, as evidenced by the hosting of the meeting of the IPCC by Monaco last September. Finally, emphasizing that Monaco aims to become a "smart city", he welcomed the adoption of a roadmap for the creation of an ethical tool in the field of artificial intelligence and encouraged the Organization to play this pioneering role in this area.

  • Traditional consular meeting in Monaco

    Minister of State Serge Telle closed Wednesday, November 20, the consular meeting, organized by the Department of External Relations and Cooperation. After having expressed to the diplomats present, the gratitude of the Princely Government and of the whole Principality, he declared "We are at the heart of the great movements of this world and we bring them original answers. To achieve this, we must continually strengthen our links with all the forces of this world. That's why we need you. " This event brings together each year, after the National Day, the members of the Monaco Diplomatic Corps and the Honorary Consuls of Monaco, active on all continents, to present various current issues of the Principality. Laurent Anselmi, Government Counselor-Minister of External Relations and Cooperation, emphasized the key activities of the Department. Among the various speakers, Guillaume Rose, Executive Director General of the Monaco Economic Board, presented the calendar of joint operations with the Ambassadors and Consuls, then HE Mr. Robert Fillon, Ambassador of Monaco in Italy and President of the Commemoration Committee of Prince Albert 1 er , expressed events organized by the Executive Committee. As a reminder, the Principality currently has 138 consulates in operation in 80 states.

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