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The Group of Friends for Drowning Prevention was established at the United Nations on the occasion of World Water Day on Thursday, March 22, and the launch of the International Decade for Action on Water 2018-2028.
HE Isabelle Picco, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Monaco to the UN, restated the commitment of Princess Charlene and her Foundation in the prevention of drowning. The Ambassador also said that swimming is an integral part of the school curriculum in the Principality.
Recognised institutions such as the Royal National Lifeboats Institution and Bloomberg Philanthropies will support the member states of the Group of Friends for the prevention of drowning in their fight against this “silent epidemic”.
The Group currently has eleven Member States: Bangladesh, Denmark, Fiji, Ireland, Maldives, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Tanzania, Thailand and Vietnam.
Jeremy Williman, the man behind the retractable barrier system ‘Tensabarrier’, speaks about his new project, the ‘Dragonfly’, a hyperscooter bringing luxury to the future of micro-mobility.
The first half of 2020 has been the hottest on record for France, with a national average temperature of 12.5ºC according to Météo France.
Inflation unexpectedly rose in June in the Eurozone, prompting fear among experts that consumer price growth will be stunted for several years.
Public health conditions in Monaco are now favourable enough to see further lessening of restrictions on restaurants and live music events, says the Joint Monitoring Committee.