(VIDEOS) HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Inaugurates a New Hospital Building.

On Thursday, November 24, 2016, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark inaugurated the new Kolding Sygehus (Kolding Hospital) Patient Acute building in Kolding, Denmark.

According to a press release the new building is “…part of the Hospital Little Belt and is an extension and renovation of the existing Kolding Hospital. The new building consists of a common emergency department, main entrance, chapel, ward and mother-child center.” 

 Click here to watch two more videos from today’s opening.

(VIDEO) HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Participates in the Peace Walk in Monte-Carlo.

On Wednesday, November 23, 2016, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco participated in the 9th Peace and Sport International Forum Peace Walk held along the Terrasses de l’Opéra in Monte-Carlo.

The theme of this year’s Peace and Sport International Forum, Game on for Peace: Changing the World through Sport. 

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(VIDEO) HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the Opening of the Sixth Meeting of the Parties à l’ACCOBAMS.

On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the opening of the Sixth Meeting of the Parties à l’ACCOBAMS in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.

The purpose of the four-day meeting is to adopt measures to improve knowledge of cetaceans, reduce threats from human activities and enhance understanding and techniques among the State parties, in addition to collaboration with other international organizations.

During Tuesday’s event the sovereign prince witnessed the launch of the ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative project. The purpose of the campaign is to assess populations of cetaceans and their distribution in the whole of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea by observers on specially equipped aircraft or ships has been made possible thanks to the MAVA Foundation and the commitment of all the ACCOBAMS countries. It will provide reliable data that is harmonized at the regional level to increase knowledge of cetaceans and ensure their protection.

In particular, the following will be studied: a joint protocol between the various international organizations for the management of cetacean strandings, the adoption of the principle of the systematic undertaking of independent impact studies prior to all work likely to generate underwater noise that could prove harmful to cetaceans, and decreasing the effects of interaction between cetaceans and human activities, such as fishing.