On Tuesday, July 21, 2015, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco participated in the Summit of Conscience for the Climate conference in Paris, France.
Organized by Mr. Nicolas Hulot, founder of the Fondation Nicolas-Hulot and the President of the Special Envoy of the French President for the Protection of the Planet, the conference gathered world leaders, scientists, and activists to discuss the “…great challenge confronting [the world today]: how to limit global warming by taking real action, including reducing our consumption of fossil fuels…” and more.
During yesterday’s event attendees witnessed the launch of the campaign, Green Faith in Action. The campaign is a “…global initiative stemming from a coalition of partners with the objective of rendering pilgrimage destinations of all religious and spiritual persuasions, low-carbon cities resilient to climate disruptions.”
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On the morning of Tuesday, July 21, 2015, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium accompanied by their children — Princess Elisabeth, Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel, and Princess Eléonore — attended a Te Deum Mass held on the occasion of Fête Nationale 2015 at the Cathédrale des Saints Michel-et-Gudule in Brussels.
Meanwhile, Their Imperial and Royal Highnesses Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenez of Belgium, Archduchess and Archduke of Austria-Este attended a Te Deum Mass in Anvers (Antwerp).
Over in the city of Mons, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Laurent and Princess Claire of Belgium attended a Te Deum Mass at the Collégiale Sainte Waudru.
In the afternoon, the Belgian royal family along with dozens of Belgian government officials watched a military parade in Brussels.
Later in the evenig the royal family, government officials, and proud Belgians watched an amazing firework show in the city center.
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