It was recently announced that H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco will be in Arkhangelsk, Russia on September 22, 2011 to participate in The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue conference alongside the President of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladmir Putin, and many others.
According to the Palais Princier de Monaco, the conference, organized by the Russian Geographical Society, will:
… bring together top representatives from various countries, scientists as well as specialists in the geology field with an emphasis of the Arctic. Discussions at the conference will include the issue of transport in the Arctic, the environment and energy challenges within the area and more.