Annual Report 2016
Country Reports


HE Mr Bernard Fautrier Government of Monaco

On the instigation of H.S.H. Prince Albert II, the environment and subjects related to sustainable development are among the most important political priorities in the State of Monaco, on both a national and international level. The actions of the Princely Government take into account the topics of biodiversity, the management of resources and the reduction of greenhouse gases and also a specific policy towards the establishment of a sustainable city.

The Principality of Monaco joined OES in June 2013. This action was part of the Government concerns for combating climate change and recognizing the relevance of international cooperation. Monaco is a coastal country with 2,02 km2 of area, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, with a coast length of 3829 m.

In Monaco, ocean energy projects have been demonstrated through the usage of sea water heat pumps to generate energy.