Pink Ribbon Walk

On Sunday 12th March, the fifth annual Pink Ribbon Walk will take place in Monaco. Supporting breast cancer victims and raising awareness on the methods of early breast cancer detection are at the centre of the association’s work, and the walk will involve hundreds of women, men and children dressed in the signature pink t-shirts.Read more

Solar Impulse: free screening

Pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg made history with their circumnavigation of the globe in 2016 and will now share their experience with the rest of world. A film of their adventure - L'Impossible Tour du Monde - is to be screened in Monaco later this month.Read more

Two months of works in the Larvotto tunnel

From 6th February to 30th March, Monaco’s Larvotto tunnel will be closed in both directions from 8pm until 6am. During this time, necessary construction works and upgrades will be carried out with the aim of improving fire safety and public security. Read more

Monaco celebrates its patron saint

The annual Sainte Dévote festivities, in honour of the principality’s patron saint, are taking place today and tomorrow. The highlight of the event can be discovered tonight in front of the Eglise Sainte Dévote as resident set alight a wooden boat against the backdrop of Monaco’s famous Port Hercule. Read more

Monaco must modernise or become a museum

For more than five years, Guillaume Rose has been at the forefront of the tourism industry in Monaco. With approximately 5,700 jobs, the market accounts for around 10% of the gross domestic product of the principality and is thus the second largest employer in the country.Read more

Monaco wins Ventimiglia port contract

On 6th December, the Principality of Monaco reached a final agreement with the Cozzi Parodi group to takeover its shares in the Société Cala del Forte, which currently manages the pleasure yachting port of Ventimiglia. Monaco, represented by the Société Monégasque Internationale Portuaire (SMIP), will now become the manager of the border marina; a move that brings with it the principality’s unique, modern vision for development and expansion. Read more

Monaco: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

On Friday 25th November, the Principality of Monaco will stand shoulder to shoulder with countries around the world as it promotes the UN initiative of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Read more

One life, one tree

The birth of the next generation is always an emotional time for families, but those in Monaco will forever remember the moment thanks to the principality’s 1 naissance = 1 arbre initiative. For each new child welcomed into the bosom of Monaco, a tree is ceremoniously planted in their honour. This year has seen a record number of seedlings planted - more than 1,000 - in the hills above Monaco.Read more

Monaco: No Finish Line

There are just a few days left of the No Finish Line charity event in the Principality of Monaco, but the teams and runners are slowing no signs of slowing down. The aim is to collectively run 384,400km - the distance between the earth and the moon - with each 1km completed equating to 1€ of funds raised for the Children & Future charity.Read more

Prince Albert writes official letter to Trump

In a letter addressed in his own hand to Mr President-elect, Monaco’s Prince Albert II has sent a carefully worded note of ‘best wishes’ to Donald Trump. Interestingly, the lukewarm letter names neither Trump nor his third wife Melania and seems almost wistful in parts of the past relationship shared by the two nations.Read more