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Monaco will invest €3 million in the United Nation’s Green Climate Fund from 2020 through to 2022.
Jean-Laurent Imbert, the First Secretary to the Permanent Mission of Monaco at the UN, spoke to the General Assembly’s Economic and Financial Committee last week, reaffirming the Principality’s commitment to the environment on a global level by offering this pledge.
He also reminded all present of Monaco’s firm dedication to reducing greenhouse gas emissions locally, as well as the country’s involvement in the ‘Nature Based Solutions’ coalition, and in the recently released IPCC report on oceans and the cryosphere.
The Economic and Financial Committee plays a particularly important role this year in light of the current high-level deliberations on the climate, development financing and sustainable development goals.
The upcoming year will see several important meetings of global leaders discussing the environment, including the COP 25 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) where teen activist Greta Thunberg will address the gathering in Santiago, Chile this December, the 2nd UN Oceans Conference in Lisbon in June 2020, and the 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) being held in February in Kunming, China.
The monumental work ‘The Messenger’ by Ossip Zadkine has taken up residency in the forecourt of the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. Inaugurated by Prince Albert II of Monaco on Thursday 7th November, the sculpture created by cubist artist Ossip Zadkine (1890 -1967) was donated to the Oceanographic Institute by the Broere Charitable Foundation. The Broere […]
Monaco’s government takes harassment very seriously and has made awareness a top priority in schools. To reiterate their commitment to combat bullying, all public and private schools were asked to participate in 2019’s ‘No Harassment Day’. The event gave young people a forum to speak openly about bullying, how to react to it and how […]
The Red and Whites leapfrogged from 15th to 11th place in Ligue 1 standings after a hard fought win at home against Dijon on Saturday. Ending on a high before the international break, Monaco beat Dijon in a close 1-0 match at Stade Louis II putting them firmly in the safety zone out of relegation […]
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 […]
Hibiki is currently visiting Monaco with his parents and offering a free tasting of his coffee this Friday, at 10:30 am, at Castelroc restaurant.
“I had a hard time copying words written on the board, and there were many things I couldn’t do that brought me down,” he told Tokyo Weekender. “I wanted to focus on what I could do with my own working style. I found that roasting coffee was the ideal way of expressing myself.”[caption id="attachment_28324" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Sampling Horizon Lab coffee at Castelroc. Photo: Monaco Life[/caption] Follow Hibiki Iwano on Instagram: horizon_labo. Article first published on February 14, 2018.