19 July 2017 Press release
Dans le cadre du partenariat, initié en 2007, dans le domaine de la protection civile avec le Burkina Faso, les Sapeurs-Pompiers de Monaco et la Direction de la Coopération Internationale se sont r...Read more of Monaco’s firefighters pay working visit to Burkina Faso
18 July 2017 Press release
The Meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, convened by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), is being held at the UN headquarters in New York from 17 to 19 July.Read more of Sustainable Development Goals: Prince’s Government presents national voluntary review to UN
13 July 2017 News flash
Humanitarian Alternativesis a new bilingual (French/English) review with an international outlook, which seeks to encourage a broad reflection on humanitarian action, as well as practices and devel...Read more of Government of the Principality of Monaco partners with new review Humanitarian Alternatives
Joint press release issued by Tunisia and Monaco Monaco–Tunisia: A Mediterranean partnership to promote socio-economic development in Tunisia11 July 2017 Press release
On 6 July 2017, Mr Khemaies Jhinaoui, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia, welcomed Mr Gilles Tonelli, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, to Tunis for the third session...Read more of Joint press release issued by Tunisia and Monaco Monaco–Tunisia: A Mediterranean partnership to promote socio-economic development in Tunisia
04 July 2017 News flash
A Monegasque delegation comprising H.E. Mr Robert Fillon, Monaco’s Ambassador to Italy and the Principality’s Permanent Representative to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Ms Elisabeth L...Read more of Monaco attends 40th Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations Conference
19 June 2017 Press release
Launched in 2007 by the Department of International Cooperation, the Monegasque International Volunteer programme (VIM) has enabled numerous young people to travel to one of the countries to which...Read more of Monegasque International Volunteer Programme celebrates tenth anniversary
12 June 2017 News flash
Following the success of the first Solidarity Challenge, which was initiated by the Department of International Cooperation in June 2016, the Prince's Government is launching a new version of the c...Read more of Babyloan Campaign New Solidarity Challenge for the Monegasque Administration
02 June 2017 News flash
On Thursday 1 June 2017, Ms. Isabelle Rosabrunetto, Director General of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, opened a meeting held by the World Health Organization on the eradication of malaria in the...Read more of Monaco and the WHO are Working with the Sahel Countries to Eradicate Malaria
01 June 2017 News flash
As part of the 70th World Health Assembly (WHO), the Principality of Monaco submitted a draft decision on a transition plan for the WHO programme on combating poliomyelitis, for adoption by the Ass...Read more of World Health Assembly Monaco Makes a Commitment to Eradicating Poliomyelitis
24 May 2017 News flash
As part of its volunteer programme, the Department of International Cooperation has recently recruited 3 new Monaco International Volunteers (Volontaires Internationaux de Monaco) (VIM), in Senegal...Read more of Three New International Monaco Volunteers on the African continent
Public Aid for Development and International Cooperation
H.S.H. Sovereign Prince Albert II attaches particular importance to the pursuit of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in September 2015.
The international development policy of the Government of Monaco, which has made combatting poverty its priority in this area, each year provides support to more than 130 projects in 12 countries, primarily least developed countries (Madagascar, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mauritania, Senegal et Burundi).
Monegasque aid, allocated via the Department of International Cooperation focuses on three priorities, in accordance with the national policies of the countries concerned: health, education and socio-economic integration.
The most vulnerable populations are the core target of Monaco’s Official Development Assistance. They include children, women, people with disabilities, refugees and so on.
Beyond these priorities, the Department for International Cooperation also takes action in other areas such as food security, civil protection and mine clearance.
Monaco’s Official Development Assistance is engaged in five flagship programmes:
- Fighting against sickle-cell disease
- Supporting vulnerable and street children
- Controlling pandemics (malaria, HIV/AIDS)
- Supporting people with disabilities
- Supporting national civil protection programmes
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