His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, along with His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium, attended the 1st Congrès Interdisciplinaire du Développement Durable held at the Palais des Congrès in Namur, Belgium.
According to the official website for the 1st Congrès Interdisciplinaire du Développement Durable the theme and purpose of the conference is to:
“…analyze how the concept of transition ties in with the notion of sustainable development (What are the issues that justify a transition? Which kind of transition and how to put it in place? Is it scientifically, economically, and socially achievable? What are the barriers? What positive experiences are there?)
The purpose of conference is encourage innovative scientific perspective, promote an interdisciplinary approach, enhance the recognition of scientists working on sustainable development.”