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A presentation of the Monaco Better World Forum (MBWF) took place during the 58th Edition of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, gathering together MBWF’s main partners and sponsors: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences – SAA Executive Committee, Soldiers of Peace International Association (SPIA), Casino 3.14 Cannes, Emperius, Renov’Smile, Vivanova, Wheeling around the World, Open Culture Foundation, Monaco Life, Hello Monaco, as well as journalists from a number of countries and personalities who support the MBWF.
Manuel Collas de La Roche, President of the MBWF, presented the program and the trailer for the third edition. He also unveiled some of the speakers and personalities who will be in Monaco on September 21 and 22, notably, Mr Lawrence David Foldes, from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and a member of the Executive Committee of the “Student Academy Award”, who will be presenting two masterclasses related to Hollywood directing and acting.
On this occasion, Soldiers of Peace International Association (SPIA) will elevate the following personalities to the rank of Commander of the Commemorative Peace: Mr Bertrand Picard, Dr Denis Mukwege and Father Pedro Opeka. SPIA. will give an International Gold Medal for Sports for Peace to the following personalities: Mr Mickael Borot and Mr Ryadh Sallem.
During the presentation, the new MBWF trophies for 2018, made from Humanium Metal, created in partnership with IM, Swedish Development Partner, were unveiled.
The alliance between MBWF and Humanium Metal marks the first awards in the history of the Seventh Art, created with a metal fighting the spread of firearms around the world.
Manuel Collas de la Roche took the opportunity to announce several personalities who have already egreed to serve on the MBWF Jury: Mira Sorvino (American actress), Lawrence David Foldes, Gary Goldstein (American film producer), Abel Jafri (French Actor) and Gosha Kutsenko (Russian Actor).
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Both Prince Albert II and Minister of State Serge Telle have offered heartfelt condolences to the President of Lebanon after massive explosions rocked the country’s capital.
The Emerald Isle has dropped five countries off of its “Green List” for travel following a rise in Covid-19 cases over the past week, Monaco amongst them.
Organisers of TEDxMonteCarlo were special guests of MonacoUSA on Tuesday evening at Amber Summer. More than a dozen speakers from around the world, as well as from the principality, will participate in a TEDx conference in Monaco on November 26.
TEDx is a global movement devoted to bringing Ideas Worth Spreading to communities around the globe through independently organised TED-like events. Nearly 200 countries host TEDx events and videos of the most inspiring talks about technology, entertainment and design (TED) are posted on the internet, with more than 1.4 billion views to date.
According to MonacoUSA Director Annette Anderson, the November 26 event will be a prestigious event with global exposure and will reinforce Monaco’s message that the Principality and its residents are so much more than the stereotyped “bling and ker-ching!” image portrayed by the media.