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Monaco took part in the first session of the Governing Council of the World Food Programme (WFP) from February 20 to 23, 2017, during which the WFP launched its new roadmap. This incorporates three new policies on climate change, environment and nutrition, in response to UN resolutions aimed at “Eradicating hunger, ensuring food security, improving Nutrition and sustainable agriculture” and the Paris Agreement.
Monaco’s participation honoured the commitment of the Prince’s Government to the WFP and paid tribute to the Executive Director, Ertharin Cousin. During her five-year term, Ms Cousin was able to reform the organisation and increase its effectiveness by combining emergency humanitarian aid and development programmes to meet the “Zero Hunger Challenge”.
On the sidelines of the sessions, HE Mr Robert Fillon, Ambassador of the Principality of Monaco in Italy, Permanent Representative to FAO and Ms Martine Garcia, Deputy Representative to FAO and WFP, met with Mr Abdou Dieng, Regional Director of MAP For Central and Western Africa. They discussed together the development of the partnership with the Monegasque Cooperation and its support for long-term aid programmes in Burundi, Madagascar and Mauritania, and the response to emergency aid for populations affected by food crises and natural disasters.
A rare survivor of the nuclear blast that effectively ended World War II in the Pacific has spoken to a group of mesmerised students and staff members at Lycée Albert I. Organised by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), The high school’s history and geography class were told the incredible and sad true […]
October has come to be known as ‘Pink October’ and many Monegasque organisations, as well as the government, are supporting the cause. Roughly two million women were diagnosed with breast cancer last year worldwide and of those an estimated 627,000 will die from the disease. That comes out to 15% of all cancer deaths for […]
A joint meeting was held last week between the Monegasque Ambassador to the US and Honorary Consuls from nine major North American cities to discuss collaborative efforts for the next calendar year. Considered one of America’s greenest cities, Seattle was the setting for the confluence and attracted the Monaco representatives for its achievements regarding environmental […]
The Princess Grace Foundation-USA will be paying tribute to their namesake, Princess Grace of Monaco, during a special fundraising gala this November. The celebration will mark the 90th anniversary of the birth of the Hollywood icon and beloved Princess of Monaco. Known throughout the world as a humanitarian, philanthropist, and artist, Princess Grace was committed to […]