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Didier Gamerdinger took office as Minister for Health and Social Affairs on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Minister Gamerdinger has taken over from Stéphane Valeri, who served in the post for seven years.
Following his appointment, the Council of Ministers held its regular meeting.
The new minister, 57, has served as a Counsellor of the Prince’s Cabinet since November 1, 2009. He first worked for the Government of Monaco in January 1989 in the Department of the Interior, rising to the post of Director General from February 1995 until October 2009. He has qualified in international law and holds a diploma from the French Ministry of the Interior in security matters.
Among the posts he has held in Monaco, Minister Gamerdinger has served as a member of the board of the Monaco Scientific Centre, and of the board of the Princess Grace Hospital. He is married with two children, and a keen sailor.
Monaco has a new bailiff, or huissier as known locally, who was sworn in earlier this week.
General crime rates in the Principality dropped by a significant 16% between the years 2016 and 2019, and street crime by an impressive 52%.
As part of the newly approved Palais Honoria housing project, a gantry will be installed above Boulevard de Belgique, creating temporary traffic impediments in the area.
Thomas Fouilleron, Director of Archives and Prince's Palace Library, and Colonel Tony Varo, Superior Commander of the Public Force, have been distinguished by the French High Authorities.