Monaco Government Update 08 Mar

The Government and the Princess Grace Hospital have launched a new cancer screening campaign called "Blue March", which like "Pink October", will encourage cancer screening, this time in the colon. This cancer is responsible for 18,000 deaths per year in France, mainly with people over the age of fifty, and is the second most common cancer. Throughout the month people are encouraged to request a colonoscopy in a preventative measure to protect their health.

The Principality of Monaco has participated in the first session of the Executive Board of the WFP World Food Program, where the meeting evaluated the impact of WFP programs on nutrition. In his statement, the Deputy Alternate Representative of Monaco highlighted the Principality's commitment, noting in particular that Monaco has doubled the amount of its voluntary contributions to meet the Sustainable Development Objective No. 2 on food, security, and nutrition.

Prince Albert of Monaco has been presented the European Medal of Tolerance by former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. The award was given yesterday by the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation in recognition of Prince Albert’s commitment to truth  and historical reconciliation.

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