In June 2006, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco decided to establish his Foundation to address our planet's alarming environmental situation.
The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is dedicated to the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development on a global scale.
The Foundation supports initiatives of public and private organizations, in the fields of research and studies, technological innovation and socially-aware practices.
The Foundation supports projects in three main geographical zones: the Mediterranean Basin, the Polar Regions, and the least developed countries. The Foundation’s efforts focus on three main areas: Climate Change and renewable energies, Biodiversity, Water resources management.
The Foundation’s mission statement
To establish partnerships in order to carry out projects and undertake concrete initiatives in our priority action areas.
To raise awareness among local populations and the authorities of the impact of human activities on the natural environment and to encourage more environmentally-friendly behaviour.
To promote and encourage outstanding initiatives and innovative solutions by awarding prizes and grants.
Three priority action regions
The Mediterranean Basin, due to the geographic position of the Principality of Monaco.
The Polar Regions, as privileged indicators of climate change evolutions.
Three priority objectives
The Least Developed Countries (as specified on the official United Nations list), such as the countries in Sahelian Africa, which are severely impacted by the effects of climate change, the loss of biodiversity and water shortage
To limit the effects of climate change and promote renewable energies;
To safeguard biodiversity;
To manage water resources and combat desertification.
To learn more about the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and to support its actions, please visit: www.fpa2.com