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HE Mrs Isabelle Picco, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Monaco to the United Nations, took part in the debate on the theme of the oceans and the law of the sea during the UN’s 71st General Assembly, in which she restated the strong commitment of the Principality to the health of the oceans.
In her address, she pointed to the actions of Monaco in the field of combating plastic pollution and announced the creation of the Trust Fund for Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean, which has granted its first funding.
In addition, the role of the Monaco Science Centre and the IAEA Environmental Laboratories, in the field of ocean acidification and its socio-economic impacts, was emphasised. At the same meeting, UN Member States adopted the annual resolution on the sustainability of fisheries and proclaimed May 2 as “World Tuna Day”.
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