His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the 3rd Conference on Sustainable Oceans: Reconciling Economic Use and Protection. (VIDEOS)

On Monday, June 3, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived in Cascais, Portugal, to participate in the 3rd European Union and United States Conference on Sustainable Oceans: Reconciling Economic Use and Protection.  According to the Dräger Foundation, the purpose and focus of the conference was:

“…on good governance for sustainable marine development. [Discussions] on the role of national governments, international organizations and agreements, science, business, and NGOs in securing a sound future for the oceans.  Key objectives of the conference series was to help establish an independent European Ocean Alliance and to link it with the U.S. Joint Ocean Commission Initiative.”

During Monday’s opening the sovereign prince gave speech entitled, The State of Our Oceans: Opportunities and Challenges for Balancing the Economic and Ecological Health of the Oceans.  Attendees at the three-day conference included various government leaders, ocean and marine life experts, professors, environmentalists, and scholars.

To view photos from the event as well as to watch another video please visit the site, PPM Bragahere.   🙂