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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the Winter Youth Olympic Games Athletes Presentation

On January 9, 2012, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco was at the Fairmont Hotel in Monte-Carlo to attend the presentation of athletes who will participate in the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games. This event begins on January 13 – 22, 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria with athletes from around the world participating.  In … Continue reading

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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Delivers His New Year Speech (VIDEOS)

On December 31, 2011, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco delivered his New Year speech from the Palais Princier de Monaco.  The Sovereign Prince spoke about tolerance, the world economic crisis, and Princess Charlene.  Here is what he had to say: This past year has certainly been exceptional for Princess Charlene and myself. … Continue reading

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H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco Participates in the Traditional Christmas Bath (VIDEO)

On Larvotto Beach this cold Sunday morning, December 18, 2011, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, along with 200 brave men and women, participated in the traditional Christmas Bath.  Before jumping into the freezing Mediterranean sea the  gutsy participates pumped themselves up by listening to traditional Tahitian Pahus (drums) and chanting.  Soon, the Sovereign … Continue reading

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Foundation Prince Albert II de Monaco Forms Partnership with the American Museum of Natural History

The Foundation Prince Albert II de Monaco and its US chapter have teamed up with the world-renowned American Museum of Natural History to support the Museum’s conservation efforts in the biologically rich and diverse Solomon Islands. To mark this collaborative partnership, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between them has been signed. The MoU underscores the mutual missions and goals of the … Continue reading

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H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends a Conference at the Musée Océanographique

On December 14, 2011, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco attended Antarctica: 1911-2011 environmental conference held at the Musée Océanographique in Monaco.  The purpose of the conference was to discuss various environmental issues and the technological developments; moreover, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Norwegian explorer, Roald Amundsen, successful trek to the South Pole.  To learn … Continue reading

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T.S.H.s Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Participate in L’arbre de Noël at the Palais Princier (VIDEO)

On December 14, 2011, T.S.H.s Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco participate in L’arbre de Noël at the Palais Princier de Monaco. “It is a tradition that the Monégasque children are invited to the Palais…” for a Christmas party where loads of gifts are presents and lots of delicious treats are, well, eaten.    🙂 … Continue reading

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H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco Distributes Gifts. Plus, News Regarding H.R.H. Princess Caroline of Hanover.

After a successful trip to South Africa last week, H.S.H. Prince Albert II is back home in Monaco and busy as ever.  On December 12, 2011, the prince made a trip to Residence Cap Fleuri where he distributed a myriad of gifts to the residents for Noel Croix Rouge.   Meanwhile, H.R.H. Princess Caroline of … Continue reading

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T.S.H.s Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Meet with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Attend the Polaris Climate Change Observatory Project Presentation in Cape Town Source

On December 8, 2011, T.S.H.s Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco met with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in Cape Town, South Africa.  During their visit the princely couple presented a check for one million Rand to one of Mr. Tutu’s charities, The Giving Organization.   Afterward, the prince and princess attended the Polaris Climate … Continue reading

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T.S.H.s Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Attend the One Billion Tree Event in Durban, South Africa

On December 7, 2011, T.S.H. Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene attended the UNEP One Billion Tree Campaign/Climate Action Networking Reception in Durban, South Africa. During the event, Prince Albert II paid a special tribute to 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Professor Wangari Maatai, who passed away this past September 25, 2011. Professor Wangari Maathai was … Continue reading

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H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco Gives a Speech During the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP17) in Durban, South Africa

On December 6, 2011, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco was in the presence of several heads of state, heads of government, and ministers during the inauguration of the High Level Segment of the United Nations Climate Change conference (COP17) in Durban, South Africa. The prince gave a speech during today’s event regarding the environment … Continue reading

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T.S.H.s Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Visit a Christmas Market in Monaco. Plus, Other News.

On December 5, 2011, T.S.H.s Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the opening of the Monaco Christmas Village located at Port Hercule.  The princely couple along with hundreds of attendees toured the “…19th Century Christmas Village…” whereupon they viewed various Christmas booths, workshops, food stands offering delicious Christmas treats, and much more. … Continue reading

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H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the Opening of the 2011 MonacoPhil Stamp Show

On December 2, 2011, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the opening of the 2011 MonacoPhil Stamp Show held at three venues in Terrasses de Fontvieille. According to a press release regarding this three-day event: The Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies will display a selection of one hundred exceptional philatelic rarities from internationally renowned … Continue reading