Recently, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco was in Papua New Guinea to meet “… scientists involved in the Papua Niugini Biodiversity Expedition (PNBE) in Madang. The expedition documented the marine fauna and flora of Papua New Guinea from the bottom of the Bismarck Sea to the top of Mount Wilhelm…” The sovereign prince also participated in “… some deep-sea sampling aboard the research vessel, Alis, where he visited the Swire Research Station in the Wanang Conservation Area.”
Any way, after his trip Prince Albert II “…urged Papua New Guinea to learn how to manage the areas fish stocks as part of conserving its rich biodiversity…”
In other news, Prince Albert II will attend the 18th UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, on December 6, 2012. And, finally on Friday, December 7, 2012, the sovereign prince will meet with French President, Mr. François Hollande, in Paris. The working meeting and luncheon will take place at Palais de l’Elysée.
According to the Palais Princier, discussions will focus on:
“… the quality of the Franco-Monegasque relationship and conduct an overview of the many topics of mutual interest that illustrate the excellent relations between both countries.”