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Gilles Tonelli, Government Counselor-Minister of External Relations and Cooperation, led the Monegasque delegation at the 35th session of the Ministerial Conference of la Francophonie, held on 8th and 9th October 2018 in Yerevan (Armenia).
The theme of this conference was: “Living together in solidarity, sharing humanistic values and respect for diversity: a source of peace and prosperity for the Francophone world.”
During his speech, Mr Tonelli recalled that belonging to the French-speaking family underlies adherence to the fundamental values of respect for cultural diversity, cooperation between member states and member governments and the promotion of of the rule of law.
He concluded his remarks by announcing the reception, in October 2019, of the 36th Conference, whose theme will be “Reconciling Humanity and the Planet: Perspectives in the Francophone Space on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the OIF.”
On the occasion of his presence in Yerevan, Gilles Tonelli signed two financing agreements that cover the duration of the next quadrennium (2019-2022), underlining the constant commitment of the Government of Monaco to the Francophonie.
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