The Prince’s Government and France’s National Centre for Space Studies are cooperating to serve the Monegasque economy and preserve the environment.

A framework partnership agreement was signed between the Prince’s Government and the French National Center for Space Studies (CNES) on Tuesday, November 14, at the Ministry of State.

The agreement focuses on the use of space solutions and technologies to support economic development, encourage innovation and contribute to the preservation of the environment. He signs up in a dynamic of diversification of the Monegasque economy and in the pursuit of commitments of H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince, particularly with regard to the Development Program sustainable development by 2030 of the UN.

The agreement was signed by Mrs. Isabelle Berro-Amadei, Minister of External Relations and Cooperation, and Mr. Lionel Suchet, Director-general of CNES, in the presence of Mr. Yann Battefort, First Advisor to the French Embassy in Monaco, Mr. Frédéric Genta, Interministerial Delegate for Attractiveness and Digital Transition, Mr Christophe Pierre, Director of the Office of Space Affairs of Monaco, Patrick Rampal and Denis Allemand, respectively President and Director of the Scientific Centre of Monaco, and Mr Cyril Gomez, Deputy Director General of the Oceanographic Institute.

This signature is the result of fruitful collaborative work between CNES, the Bureau of Monaco Space Affairs and the Department of External Relations and Cooperation, which had already given rise to the joint hosting of the Ocean Space Forum last April.

ORIGINAL SOURCE & PHOTO: Monaco Government Press Service