French Announcements at the Ajaccio Conference
On Oct. 26, the French Minister of Ecology announced several significant environmental initiatives at the Ajaccio Ministerial Conference for Ocean Conservation.
Philippe Marin, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, and H.S.H. Albert II of Monaco jointly dislosed the creation of a Trust fund for marine protected areas in the Mediterranean.
Its purpose is to ensure the sustainable financing and contribute to the effective action of MPAs in the region. It will help them to organize as a network, an ambition to which the ministers of Tunisia, Italy, Monaco, and Cyprus also publicly voiced their support.
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