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Alert about attempted scam over the phone

The Public Security Services of Monaco have been informed of several attempted scams and of a proven scam by telephone, targeting residents of the Principality, whose number appears in the telephone directory with a first name which could suggest a advanced age. Under a false pretext (risk of big tax fine for example), the interlocutor, presenting himself as a member of the Monegasque Police or High Monegasque Institutions, tries to extract from them large sums by bank transfer. The scenario is well established: the scammer opens an account abroad in the name of the victim to whom he then explains how to answer the questions of his bank advisor. The scammer's grip on the people contacted is total. In the event of a similar appeal, it is...

44th International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo January 16 to 26, 2020 - Press release n ° 3

The great circus festival is approaching and the Organizing Committee of the 44 th International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo has decided this year to pay tribute to the horse whose beauty and elegance continue to seduce all audiences. - So Maicol Errani, son of Fredy Knie Jr., will present a unique carousel in the world with 30 horses trained by Fredy Knie Junior from the stables of the famous Swiss Knie circus, which is celebrating 100 th anniversary. The marquee will turn into a real horse temple and the number into a real equestrian ballet! - Sergey Nesterov will work with five white tigers of which he has known, by the quality of his training, his sweetness and the confidence established between him and his partners, to get the bes...

Marie-Pierre Gramaglia participates in the launch of the new SUD AZUR Transport Pass

Alongside Christian Estrosi, President of the Côte d'Azur Metropolis, Philippe Tabarot, Vice-President of the General Council, Vice-President of the Regional Council delegated to Transport, Intermodality and Travel, and numerous Presidents of Communities of the Alpes-Maritimes agglomeration, Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Government Counselor - Minister of Equipment, Environment and Town Planning of the Principality participated on Monday December 16, at the Hôtel de Ville in Nice, to the presentation of the "Pass Transport Sud Azur" which will be launched on January 1, 2020, in the Alpes Maritimes department. This new transport pass presents itself as an interesting alternative to the use of the private car; it allows the user to trave...

COP 25 - Monaco at the Blue Leaders round table

On December 11, on the sidelines of the 25 th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, held from December 2 to 15 in Madrid, HE Mr. Jean-Luc Van Klaveren, Ambassador from Monaco to Spain, represented the Principality at the ministerial round table of “Blue Leaders”. The objective of this event was to exchange on the main opportunities to come to strengthen the protection of the oceans within the framework of the intergovernmental negotiations which will be held in 2020, in particular based on the conclusions of the Special Report of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on climate change (IPCC) on the ocean and the cryosphere in the context of climate change. Responding to th...

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 ...

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 ...

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 spo...

A delegation of firefighters from Monaco to Lugano

Fifteen years after the signing of the Twinning Agreement between the Monaco Fire Department and the Lugano * Fire Department, a delegation traveled to Lugano on Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8. Ticino. The delegation, led by Patrice Cellario, Government Counselor - Minister of the Interior, and Colonel Tony Varo, Commander of the Force Publique, was composed of Lieutenant Colonel Norbert Fassiaux, Head of the Monaco Fire Department. Captain Yann Payen, officer of the Bureau Formation Instruction Sport, Major Serge Daffara, Chief of the Fontvieille Rescue Center, Adjutant Patrice Jacob, President of the NCOs, Corporal Fabien Fieni, President of the Corporations and Sapper 1 st class Vialla Jory, President of NCM. This annive...

Monaco joins the international day of the mountain

December 11th is declared by the United Nations General Assembly as International Day of the Mountain. Monaco, which adheres to the Convention for the Protection of the Alps, and which is located at the end of the alpine arc, wanted to mark this event with an exhibition dedicated to the mountain. From December 11, 2019 to January 31, 2020, you will discover at the Galerie des Pêcheurs, an exhibition of photos by Jean-Pierre Debernardi, President of the Association Art Photo Monaco, on the theme "Hiking in the Southern Alps" ". Organized by the Directorate of the Environment, this event offers the opportunity to admire the Alps and the mountains from a different perspective. For the record, mountain preservation is an impo...

Marine Protected Areas Study Presented at the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the UN

On December 4, 2019, as part of a meeting of the Group of Friends of Oceans and Seas *, Dr. Ellen Pikitch, Professor at Stony Brook University, New York, and Chief Scientific Officer of the Ocean Sanctuary Alliance, presented a study entitled "Gaps in the Protection of Important Ocean Areas **" at the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the United Nations in New York. This presentation shows that many maritime regions identified as needing protection are not designated as Marine Protected Areas, especially in Exclusive Economic Zones ***. The interest of this study lies in the analysis of data compiled on the World Database on Protected Areas database managed by the United Nations Environment Program and the International Union for th...

The PM of Monaco to the UN receives the President of the International Olympic Committee and the Chairman of the OC for the Tokyo 2020 Games

On Monday, 9 December, before the adoption by the General Assembly of the resolution on the Olympic Truce, a meeting of the Group of Friends of Sport for Sustainable Development was held at the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the United Nations, New York. The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dr. Thomas BACH, and the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Mr. Yoshiro Mori, shared with the members of the Group the issues of the next Games. The IOC Permanent Observer to the United Nations, Luis Moreno, IOC member and President of the Inter-American Development Bank, was attending a meeting of the Group for the first time. From the gender balance among athletes to the partic...

The Wood Charter rewards its 2019 winners

The 2019 event, organized at the Hôtel Métropole Monte-Carlo, itself a signatory to the Charter, was an opportunity to reward, at a cocktail conference, the most committed signatories. Were honored this year because of their good results: DORO Activity: packaging Progress: improvement in the global management of wood products PLANETE GENERATION Activity: Ink Cartridge Recycling Progress: Improvement in overall paper management MONACO FURNITURE SERVICE Activity: Furniture Progress: Improvement in the overall management of paper TREMPLIN PROMOTION Activity: Wooden promotional items Progress: Improvement in the overall management of wooden products VP INTERNATIONAL (Vereinigte Papierwarenfrabriken GmbH) Activity: Printing, p...

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