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Maternity leave in the Principality may soon be increased from 16 to 18 weeks. The Monaco Government revealed on International Women’s Day that it was pushing for the increase.
The Prince’s Government released a statement on 8th March saying that it has recently shared with the National Council a bill that would extend maternity leave by two weeks.
It follows an earlier request by the Economic and Social Council that the Department of Social Affairs and Health should implement the bill as soon as possible.
Once the bill has been voted on, the increase will apply immediately to private sector employees and eventually to civil servants and public officials.
Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor has been honoured with the Futurum Association’s Futurum Award for his work Sky Mirror, which sits majestically in Casino Square. The Fairmont’s Gold Hall II was the scene for the gathering of the Futurum Association’s board of directors, with Prince Albert II as honorary president, to celebrate the 9th edition […]
This year’s Monaco Yacht Show not only featured the most impressive fleet of superyachts in its history worth a jaw-dropping €6 billion, it also attracted a record number of exhibitors. Held from 25th to 28th September, the Monaco Yacht Show is considered the largest and most luxurious in the world. This year’s show reached new […]
The 3rd edition of the Senior Games was held last week showing that competitive spirit is alive and well amongst the Principality’s young at heart. Put on by the Monaco City Council Department of Seniors and Social Action, the games were held at the Espace Leo Ferré with four teams competing in three different activities: […]
The President of the Republic of Albania and the Albanian royal couple have paid an official one-day visit to the Principality of Monaco, on the invitation of HSH Prince Albert II. President Ilir Meta was welcomed to Monaco on Wednesday 16th October. It follows a visit by Prince Albert to Albania in October 2018, during […]