Monaco on the world stage

Guillaume Rose

Changing perceptions & challenging preconceptions. Guillaume Rose has been put in charge of a task force to capitalise and build on Monaco’s international image. We interviewed him on his plans for introducing the world to the Principality.

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Explorer prince: the adventures of Albert I

As a young boy, Prince Albert I of Monaco (1848-1922) stared out across the waters below the Palais Princier and dreamed of the days he would sail out of Port Hercules to explore new lands and seas. Read more

Monaco’s Oceanographic Institute has lost track of its sea turtle Rana

The scientists and specialists of Monaco’s Oceanographic Institute have recently lost track of a loggerhead sea turtle named Rana. They had released it into the sea at the beginning of the summer in their first attempt of GPS tracking a sea turtle.Read more

Federating fishing

“When describing the principality, most young people will talk about the casinos, the cars, the yachts and the palace,” says David Gamba.“Barely anyone will mention the sea, other than it being something for the boats to float on!” For this passionate, young fisherman, it’s something of a travesty: “Somewhere along the way, we’ve lost a huge amount of our maritime heritage.”Read more

Pelagos & the Principality: the state of the sea

Beyond the speedboats and motor yachts, the waters off the coast of Monaco are home to a rich marine ecosystem in which many thousands of dolphins, whales and tuna flourish. At least they do today: 30 years ago they had all but left and by 2050, experts warn that our seas could void of life.Read more

Monaco Spritz networking party

International networking club Club Vivanits event partners L’Orangerie Liqueur de Monaco will be hosting a members-only networking VIP party at L’Orangerie’s distillery boutique in early September.Read more

Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean 2018

©Fondation Prince Albert II de MonacoUnder the high patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the second edition of the Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean will be held in the presence of international personalities and philanthropists in late September as part of wider efforts to promote ocean conservation. Read more

Monaco’s land extension moves above water

© Michael Alesi/Direction de la CommunicationA major milestone has been reached for the Principality of Monaco’s ambitious land extension project, with the first of 18 concrete caissons rising out of the Mediterranean.Read more

Monaco & the Ocean

For over a century, the Princes of Monaco have been fascinated by – and dedicated to – the ocean. Explore their personal journeys of protection and exploration in a new interactive space and exhibition that were opened earlier this summer at the Oceanographic Museum.Read more

The Gold of the Pharaohs

Gold and Ancient Egypt: both together and apart, these are two subjects that have long beguilded people around the world. Ten years after the Queens of Egypt exhibition, one of the Grimaldi Forum’s most successful ever events, the cultural centre has returned to this fascinating theme. Read more

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