(VIDEO) HSH Prince Albert II Witnesses a Signing of a Declaration.

On the evening of November 29, 2015, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco witnessed the signing of Because the Ocean, a declaration on ocean and climate change in Paris, France.

The high-level meeting and signing agreement was organized by the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco, the Global Ocean Commission, the Institute of Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), Government of France, the Government of Chile, and the French scientific organization Tara Expeditions.

Signed by ten other countries, the declaration provides for the creation of a special report on the ocean, respect for the Sustainable Development Goal No. 14, and the appointment of a working group, Ocean, under the auspices of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.