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Italian authorities have evacuated a migrant camp on the Italian border near Ventimiglia and taken its residents to a formal reception centre as numbers of African migrants continue to rise in the summer months, when sea crossings from North Africa are less dangerous.
The Sant’Antonio church had offered refuge to many migrants from sub-Saharan Africa. Maurizio Marmo, of the local branch of Caritas, an organisation linked to the Catholic Church, told French daily Le Figaro: “Between 31 May and mid-July, we welcomed 5,000 migrants here.”
For many residents of the Côte d’Azur, Ventimiglia is best known for its cheaper prices and Friday market, which attracts thousands of French visitors. But for many thousands of desperate refugees, Ventimiglia has become a stopping point on their way to France, and for many, to the ultimate goal of a better life in the UK.
Monaco-based Anastasios (Tassos) Economou has been elected chairman of the Board of Directors of YPO, a global leadership community for chief executives. It was announced earlier this week that Economou will be the 69th member to hold this office and will succeed current YPO Chairman Elizabeth Zucker. He will begin his term on 1st July 2020. A member […]
Chinese Academy of Sciences Holdings Co., Ltd. and Innovator Capital Limited have signed a Cooperation Agreement, marking the next step in the process of setting up their joint venture. The JV, with Innovator Capital’s Sustainable Finance & Investment Corporation, will comprise a green technologies innovation fund and a transfer platform. The fund, which was first […]
Monaco will benefit from a ‘Real Estate Tech Innovation Program’ that is being developed in partnership with the ESCP Europe Business School in Paris. Prince Albert discussed the research program during a visit to the school last week, where he was also given an Honorary Doctorate Award for his environmental commitments. On Tuesday 24th November, […]
HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco has met with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysée Palace, discussing everything from the Paris Agreement to the rights of French citizens working in Monaco. A statement released by the Palace reads: “Our common destiny, forged throughout our history, is enriched by the constant cooperation between the two […]