Weather
Monte-Carlo, FR
scattered clouds
5 ° C
7 °
3 °
60%
5.7kmh
40%
Mon
11 °
Tue
14 °
Wed
13 °
Thu
14 °
Fri
13 °
Breaking News

Rolling strike action in France continues to disrupt train services to and from Monaco

Opening of the ICRI General Assembly

Opening of the ICRI General Assembly

By Staff Writer - December 6, 2018

The first General Assembly of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) under the Monegasque co-presidency was opened by HSH the Sovereign Prince. This meeting will be held until December 7th, at the Yacht Club of Monaco.

In his speech, HSH Prince Albert II notably stressed: “International mobilization, the joint action of economic actors and states, international governmental and non-governmental organizations, scientists and local organizations, can lead to valuable results. More than ever we must remain mobilized and determined.”

Around HSH the Sovereign Prince: Mrs. Susi Pudjiastuti, Minister of Fisheries and the Sea (Indonesia); Mr. Angus Mackenzie, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Australia to UNESCO and HE Mr. Bernard Fautrier, Vice-President, Managing Director of the Prince Albert II Foundation. © Directorate of Communication / Stéphane Danna
Around HSH the Sovereign Prince: Mrs. Susi Pudjiastuti, Minister of Fisheries and the Sea (Indonesia); Mr. Angus Mackenzie, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Australia to UNESCO and HE Mr. Bernard Fautrier, Vice-President, Managing Director of the Prince Albert II Foundation. © Directorate of Communication / Stéphane Danna

More than 80 high-level international experts and coral country representatives gathered for this General Assembly, during which the ICRI Secretariat Action Plan (2018-2020) will be presented for adoption. This action plan aims to respond to the many human pressures that coral reefs face. One of the objectives of the Secretariat is to encourage the following:

  • Promote effective and evolving solutions to enhance the protection of coral reefs;
  • Understand the trends of coral reefs;
  • Control the trade of live reef fish;
  • Help reduce anthropogenic threats to coral reefs, particularly those that occur globally or regionally.

This General Assembly was preceded on 3 and 4 December by a workshop bringing together international experts to find common solutions to reduce the risks of climate change impacts on coral reefs and a workshop on climate change. experts on innovative finance.

shares
SHARE
Previous articleA Monegasque debate on public security
Next articleKipchoge and Ibarguen named 2018 World Athletes of the Year in Monaco

daily

January 16, 2020 | Local News

There’s a new bailiff in town

Stephanie Horsman

Monaco has a new bailiff, or huissier as known locally, who was sworn in earlier this week.

0
January 14, 2020 | Local News

Monaco crime rates continue to fall

Stephanie Horsman

General crime rates in the Principality dropped by a significant 16% between the years 2016 and 2019, and street crime by an impressive 52%.

0
Stephanie Horsman

As part of the newly approved Palais Honoria housing project, a gantry will be installed above Boulevard de Belgique, creating temporary traffic impediments in the area.

0
Cassandra Tanti

Thomas Fouilleron, Director of Archives and Prince's Palace Library, and Colonel Tony Varo, Superior Commander of the Public Force, have been distinguished by the French High Authorities.

0