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Valérie Bruell-Melchior, Minister at the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the United Nations, has been elected as Vice-President of the Second Committee of the General Assembly in charge of economic and financial affairs. This commission deals in particular with economic issues, sustainable development and globalisation.
As Vice-Chair, Ms Bruell-Melchior, representing the Western European and Other States Group (WEOG), will have to negotiate some twenty texts on the themes discussed in this committee and relay the relevant information to the WEOG. Her work in this capacity starts in September.
Holder of a Master’s degree in International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, Ms Bruell-Melchior has been the Permanent Representative to the Permanent Mission of Monaco since March 2010.
The National Assembly has welcomed the latest graduates to the Principality’s Police Force.
An incredible 12-month time lapse video showing the creation of Monaco’s mammoth land extension project has just been released.
Monaco has a new bailiff, or huissier as known locally, who was sworn in earlier this week.
General crime rates in the Principality dropped by a significant 16% between the years 2016 and 2019, and street crime by an impressive 52%.