23 September 2016 News flash
S.E. Mme Carole Lanteri, Ambassadeur, Représentant permanent de la Principauté de Monaco auprès des Nations Unies à Genève, a signé le 22 septembre 2016, un memorandum d’entente entre le gouverneme...Read more of Fighting malaria in Africa Monaco signs agreement with Swiss foundation MMV
08 September 2016 News flash
Gilles Tonelli, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, spoke at the closing ceremony of the Convergences World Forum on 7 September 2016. This year’s Forum – the ninth edition – was held from...Read more of Prince’s Government participates in Convergences World Forum
Partnership with Sciences Po Menton Campus on international development challenges enters third year06 September 2016 News flash
At the beginning of the new academic year, a team from the Department of International Cooperation gave a presentation to students on the activities offered as part of the partnership between the P...Read more of Partnership with Sciences Po Menton Campus on international development challenges enters third year
François Hollande presents the 1st prize to the AMSAT Team, winners of the "Assiette Gourm’Hand" Competition08 August 2016 Press release
Rachid Saihi, a young beneficiary of the AMSAT cookery workshop*, which is supported by the Prince's Government, has won 1st prize in the "Assiette Gourm’Hand" international cookery compe...Read more of François Hollande presents the 1st prize to the AMSAT Team, winners of the "Assiette Gourm’Hand" Competition
05 August 2016 Press release
Afin de pouvoir organiser un camp de vacances pour 150 enfants défavorisés, la Maison du Rugby de Yoff au Sénégal lance une campagne de collecte de fonds sur la plateforme de crowdfunding WinWinAfr...Read more of Lancement d'une campagne de crowfunding pour la Maison du Rugby
02 August 2016 Press release
From 27 to 29 July 2016, a delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation made an official visit to Mauritania to meet with the Mauritanian authorities and partners of Monaco's Off...Read more of Strengthening Bilateral Cooperation between Mauritania and the Principality of Monaco
Monaco Humanitarian Collective celebrates 300th child to receive surgery in presence of goodwill ambassador, footballer Olivier Giroud28 July 2016 Press release
On 26 July, members and loyal donors of the Monaco Humanitarian Collective gathered at the Cardiothoracic Centre to celebrate little Fanta from Mali, the 300th child to receive surgery in the Princ...Read more of Monaco Humanitarian Collective celebrates 300th child to receive surgery in presence of goodwill ambassador, footballer Olivier Giroud
25 July 2016 Press release
From 12 to 20 July 2016, the Prince’s Government’s Department of International Cooperation visited Senegal to meet its local partners in the country.Read more of Cooperation mission to Senegal
13 July 2016 News flash
On Friday 8 July, the Department of International Cooperation of Monaco participated in the signature of an agreement between the Malian Ministry for the Promotion of Women, Children and Families a...Read more of Partnership with FAO in Northern Mali
13 July 2016 Press release
The Prince’s Government and the Sovereign Order of Malta have recently entered into a new partnership to support medical and social centres for the elderly and vulnerable in the areas surrounding B...Read more of Order of Malta, Partner of Monaco’s Official Development Assistance
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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